darrion caldwell

December 30th, 2018
Adam Martin.

RIZIN 14 takes place Monday, December 31 at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up full odds for the card, and here they are. RIZIN 14 Opening Odds Floyd Mayweather -260 Tenshin Nasukawa +200 Kyogi Horiguchi -160 Darrion Caldwell +120 Daron Cruickshank -300 Damien Brown +220 Jiri Prochazka -420 Brandon…

February 9th, 2017
James Lynch

Eduardo Dantas vs. Darrion Caldwell bantamweight title fight headlines Bellator 177 Bellator officials announced Wednesday that bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas will face off against Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 177 in Budapest, Hungry on April 14th. Dantas (19-4) heads into this matchup on a three-fight win streak, including a majority decision victory over Joe Warren at Bellator 166 back…

December 3rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After determining their bantamweight champion on Friday night, Bellator may have decided the number one contender to Eduardo Dantas’ belt on Saturday. Bellator 167 saw the second of back-to-back cards from MMA’s second largest promotion. The card was headlined by a rematch between Darrion Caldwell and Joe Taimanglo, after Taimanglo secured a shocking third round…

November 30th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

While Bellator 167 won’t have a title on the line like the card the night prior, it will be headlined by another important match in the promotion’s bantamweight division. Back in July, Joe Taimanglo handed impressive prospect Darrion Caldwell his first ever MMA loss. Down two rounds on the scorecards, Taimanglo secured a tight guillotine…

November 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

T.J. Dillashaw vs. John Lineker in the works for UFC 207 According to ESPN, a bantamweight matchup between former UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw and John Lineker is set for UFC 207. Dillashaw (13-3) lost his title to Dominick Cruz at UFC Fight Night 81 but rebounded against Raphael Assuncao earning a unanimous decision at UFC 200. Lineker…

July 26th, 2016
Jay Primetown

In a new feature, Jay Primetown looks at prospects in MMA that recently lost. He looks at why they lost and what needs to change to take their talent to the next level. Thomas Almeida Overview: The 24-year old Chute Boxe product had perhaps been on the best run of form in mixed martial arts….

July 21st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Following last week’s Bellator London event, the organization returns to more familiar grounds as the Kansas Star Arena will play host to Bellator 159. While Michael Page received many of the headlines last week, this week may feature Bellator’s top fighter to keep an eye on, Darrion Caldwell. The former NCAA wrestling champion has made…

July 20th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 159 bantamweight Darrion Caldwell as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Friday night (July 22, 2016) against Joseph Taimanglo at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. p The undefeated prospect has really put on a show thus far in his Bellator career, recently stepping up and…

May 17th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson signs new eight-fight deal  UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson confirmed Monday on The MMA Hour that he has signed a new eight-fight contract with the Las Vegas based promotion. Johnson (24-2-1) is coming off a first round knockout victory over Henry Cejudo at UFC 197 last month. The 29-year old…

March 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 82 taking place last weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMAOddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) has taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the rankings with this update. To access the full MMAOddsBreaker rankings,…

March 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

One of MMA’s most under appreciated prospects steps into the Bellator cage this Friday, as Darrion Caldwell takes his highest profile fight against Joe Warren in the Bellator 151 main event. Caldwell has added a dangerous submission game and a nice striking arsenal to his impressive wrestling base, and has impressive wins over Rafael Silva…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC on FOX 17 Highlights Rafael Dos Anjos knocks out Donald Cerrone Nate Diaz wins a decision over Michael Johnson Classic Nate Diaz post fight interview  UFC on FOX 18 adds Sage Northcutt vs. Andrew Holbrook This matchup was announced on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 17 broadcast as Sage Northcutt finally makes his long awaited debut on…

May 12th, 2015
James Lynch

Bellator 137 emanates from the Pechanga Resort & Casino, in Temecula, California this Friday night. While the middleweight championship takes centre stage in the main event, two bantamweight bouts on the main card could have major implications for the 135 pound division. Here are five reasons to watch Bellator 137. The Bull looks aims to squash…

October 21st, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 130 Date: October 24, 2014 Arena: Kansas Star Casino City: Mulvane, KS Bellator 130 will be live from Kansas this Friday night with a 12 fight card, including a four fight main card that will be live on Spike TV at 9pm ET, and with preliminary action getting going on Spike.com at 7pm ET….