The former Bellator Bw champion Eduardo Dantas entered this fight with a mma record of 20-5-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 bantamweight in the world. ‘Dudu’ Dantas fought twice last year beating Leandro Higo (Dantas vs Higo) but then he lost to Darrion Caldwell (Eduardo Dantas vs Darrion Caldwell).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Michael McDonald, has an official record of 18-4-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.37 in the same weight class. He was defeated by John Lineker in 2016 (McDonald vs Lineker) but he came back to win in 2017 with Peter Ligier (Michael McDonald vs Peter Ligier). Dantas vs McDonald is on the undercard of Julia Budd vs Talita Nogueira – Bellator 202. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 202: Budd vs Nogueira
Where: Winstar World Casino, Thackerville, Oklahoma, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Dantas’ previous fight: Eduardo Dantas vs Darrion Caldwell
McDonald’s previous fight: Michael McDonald vs Peter Ligier
Dantas vs McDonald full fight video:
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Official video (USA)