eduardo dantas

March 15th, 2017
James Lynch

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Anderson Silva set for UFC 212 in Brazil  UFC officials announced last night that Kelvin Gastleum — just four days removed from his win over Vitor Belfort — will face another Brazilian on June 3rd  in former middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Gastelum (14-2) is coming off a first-round TKO victory over Vitor…

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…

November 30th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Bellator 166 bantamweight contender Joe Warren in advance of his title bout against Eduardo Dantas this Friday (December 2, 2016) at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Warren talks about splitting his last four fights and his rematch with Dantas: “It’s not just the last few years, it’s my MMA…

November 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a first for the promotion, Bellator will be holding events on back-to-back days this weekend. The WinStar Resort and Casino will play host to Bellator 166 on Friday, and 167 on Saturday, as the promotion looks to suss out their bantamweight division and find contenders at featherweight. Friday night’s event will be headlined by…

October 11th, 2016
Matty

NSAC makes McGregor pay for water-bottle incident at UFC 202 press conference You know it’s a slow news day in MMA when the lead story is UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor getting fined for throwing a water bottle back in August at a press conference to promote his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202….

June 15th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After this Friday, Bellator may finally have the opportunity to move forward in their bantamweight division. The organization’s 135lb title hasn’t been defended since March 2015 because the main event of Bellator 156 has already fallen apart on two occasions. Champion Marcos Galvao is once again set to square off with his former protege Eduardo…

March 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Marcos Galvao vs. Eduardo Dantas 135lb title rematch headlines Bellator 156 Bellator officials announced Tuesday that Marcos Galvao vs. Eduardo Dantas will headline Bellator 156 on June 17th, Galvao (17-6-1) hasn’t lost a fight since their first encounter at Bellator 89 in 2013. The 34-year old went on to win four straight fights including a…

February 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Marcos Galvao vs. Eduardo Dantas championship rematch pulled from Bellator 150  Bellator officials Thursday announced that bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao suffered an illness and was removed from Bellator 150’s main event. Because of the short notice, his opponent Eduardo Dantas was also pulled from the card. Instead a heavyweight matchup between Cheick Kongo and Vinicius Queiroz has been promoted…

February 24th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After what was one of the most memorable (not necessarily for the best reasons) Bellator cards of all time, the promotion tries to get back to the real fights. Marcos Galvao defending his bantamweight title against Eduardo Dantas (in a rematch of their 2013 bout that Dantas won by KO) is far better than anything…

May 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Bellator returns for the first time in just over a month, with a Bellator 137 card juxtaposing the organization’s past and future. Middleweight champion Brandon Halsey makes his first title defense against a somewhat surprising foe, Ultimate Fighter 3 winner Kendall Grove. Grove has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly 12 years, while Halsey…

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 12th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 74, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Battlegrounds MMA tournament winner Roan Carneiro to discuss his controversial fine from the Oklahoma commission. Then TUF Nations winner Elias Theodorou joins the show to talk all about his victory over Bruno Santos last weekend at the UFC’s inaugural event in Halifax. The Big Three 1)  …

October 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy Bellator 128 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Joe Warren wins by decision (+755) In the main event of Bellator 128,…

October 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 128 took place Friday night at Winstar Casino Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and the card overall was solid as it featured a fantastic main event as well as a few other slick finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, two underdogs and two favorites won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

October 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Eduardo Dantas is one of the top-ranked bantamweights in the world. But even the best fighters can be suckered into a war of words with Joe Warren. The talented Brazilian has been sidelined for several months after suffering a head injury in training which not only kept him from defending his Bellator Bantamweight title but…

October 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of Bellator 128 is a five-round title unification bout between Bellator bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas and interim champ Joe Warren. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Dantas is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Warren is a +435 underdog (bet $100 to win $435). MMA linesetter…

October 9th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Bellator 128 Date: October 10, 2014 Arena: WinStar World Casino and Resort City: Thackerville, OK Bantamweight bout: Eduardo Dantas (-535) vs Joe Warren (+385) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the Bellator 128 main card will be a five round match-up that will unify the Bellator bantamweight titles, when champion Eduardo Dantas takes on interim champ Joe Warren….

October 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Bellator continues their yo-yo between bouts that are simply fun, and bouts that are relevant. This week we get the latter, as top 10 bantamweight in the world, Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas returns to action for just the second time in 2014 against interim champ Joe Warren. Both men have been plagued with concussion issues…

March 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator 111 is in the books and it was a solid event that featured a bantamweight title defence as well as four heavyweight tournament quarterfinal bouts. Overall, four betting favorites came through with the W while one doggie cashed. Here’s a betting recap for Bellator 111 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook: Bellator 111 Favorites…

March 7th, 2014
Jason Nawara

Bellator season is in full-swing, people, and Bellator 111 is coming at us full throttle with a title defense and the opening round of this year’s heavyweight tournament. Defending his Bellator bantamweight title for the second time is Eduardo Dantas (15-3) a Nova Uniao product who trains next to Jose Aldo and Renan Barao, but…

March 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

After Bellator’s season 10 premiere, which featured the best result the organization could have hoped for in the light heavyweight tournament and some of the worst at featherweight, the company moves on to the heavyweights. An eight-man bracket should either provide some quick, violent finishes or drawn-out, plodding matches. Hopefully, for all our sakes, it…

January 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Bellator MMA officially announced its first card of season 10 yesterday, and it features a title fight as well as the quarterfinals of a brand-new, eight-man tournament. Well, actually let me clarify that. Bellator 111, which takes place March 7 in Oklahoma, is actually the second card of season 10, but for some reason (don’t…

February 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The Bellator season eight middleweight tournament quarterfinals took place tonight at Bellator 89, along with a main event matchup with the Bellator World Bantamweight Title on the line. Overall two favorites cashed, while three underdogs came through. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on closing MMA odds: BELLATOR BETTING FAVORITES THAT WON In the main…

February 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today officially opened up the MMA odds for Thursday’s Bellator 89 event through 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here are the opening odds for Bellator 89. ————- Marcos Galvao +165 Eduardo Dantas -215 (For Bellator World Bantamweight Championship) ————- Dan Cramer +220 Brian Rogers -300 ————- Norman Paraisy +185 Brett Cooper -265 ————- Doug Marshall +200 Andreas…

February 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Bellator 89 The Bojangles’ Coliseum, Charlotte, NC Thursday, February 14, 2013 Bantamweight Title Fight: Eduardo Dantas (215) vs. Marcos Galvao (+165) Fight Breakdown: Bellator World Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas puts his title on the line for the first time when he takes on Bellator Bantamweight Tournament winner Marcos Galvao. Dantas opened as a -215 favorite…

August 31st, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opens odds on this Bellator 79 Eduardo Dantas vs. Marcos Galvao Bantamweight Title bout