The 2006 Greco-Roman world champion wrestler and former Bellator Fw champion Joe Warren entered this fight with a pro mma record of 12-3-0 (33% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is TJ Dillashaw). He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2011 and 2012, against Alexis Vila (=Vila vs Warren) and Pat Curran (=Curran vs Warren), but since then he has won five consecutive bouts winning the interim Bellator Bw title last year against Rafael Silva (=Warren vs Silva) and defending it with Eduardo Dantas (=Dantas vs Warren).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Marcos Galvao, has an official record of 16-6-1 (25% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.34 in the same weight class. ‘Loro’ Galvao suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Eduardo Dantas (=Dantas vs Galvao), after this bout he won three consecutive times beating Thomas Vasquez in his last fight (=Galvao vs Vasquez). Warren vs Galvao 2, main event of Bellator 135, is valid for the Bellator bantamweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 135: Warren vs Galvao
Where: Winstar World Casino and Resort, Thackerville, Oklahoma, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Title: Bellator Bantamweight Championship title
Warren’s previous fight: Eduardo Dantas vs Joe Warren
Galvao’s previous fight: Marcos Galvao vs Thomas Vasquez
Warren’s next fight: Joe Warren vs LC Davis
Galvao’s next fight: Marcos Galvao vs Eduardo Dantas 2
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