The undefeated Darrion Caldwell entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 9-0-0 (56% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 bantamweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dominick Cruz). He has already fought once in 2016 winning over Joe Warren (=Warren vs Caldwell).
His opponent, Joe Taimanglo, has an official record of 22-6-1 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.28 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive fights between 2013 and 2014, against Justin Wilcox (=Wilcox vs Taimanglo) and Robert Emerson, but then he has won three times beating Sirwan Kakai in his last one (=Taimanglo vs Kakai). Caldwell vs Taimanglo is the main event of the Bellator 159. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 159: Caldwell vs Taimanglo
Where: Kansas Star Arena, Mulvane, Kansas, USA
Division: bantamweight (135 lbs, 61 kg)
Caldwell’s previous fight: Joe Warren vs Darrion Caldwell
Taimanglo’s previous fight: Joe Taimanglo vs Sirwan Kakai
Their next fight: Joe Taimanglo vs Darrion Caldwell 2
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Official video (USA)