Bellator 177 Dantas vs Higo Live Free Show. Dantas retains Bellator MMA heavyweight title with a majority decision by Warren at Bellator 166 headliner Friday at the Winstar World Casino in Tekkerville, Oklahoma.
Bellator 177 Dantas vs Higo Live Free Show
LOS ANGELES – (March 14, 2017) – After an undisclosed injury Darriona Caldwell budding superstar Leandro “Pitbull” Fig (17-2) Now will challenge defending champion Eduardo “Dudu” Dantas (19-4) in a bout of Weight cock in Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Fig in Budapest stadium on April 14.
Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Fig will be broadcast by Spike at 9 pm ET / 8 pm CT, while Bellator Kickboxing 6 will be broadcast immediately after the MMA portion of the event, beginning at 11 pm ET / 10:00 pm CT
The prospect featherweight event set of the Bodyshop team A. J. McKee has passed his first serious test as a professional and has retained his excellent reputation with a unanimous decision over Ray Wood. McKee (6-0) led 29-27 with scorers, 30-25 and 30-27 judges scores.
Replacing the injured Emmanuel Sanchez Wood (7-3) made his intentions known in the first round. There he crossed with the McKee jump knee strike at the sides of the head and then a spinning throw and side kick to the body. His success was short-lived. McKee intercepted wood in Round 2, where he managed to dismantle and hit the ground and pound to effectively turn the tide. 21 years old, caused even more damage in the last five minutes while re-casting wood and putting an exclamation mark on his victory with a “belly-to-back” suplex.
Meanwhile, former Bellator bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao won for the fifth time in six appearances, winning a split decision over LS Davis in perfect match at 135 pounds. The three judges scored 29-28: Todd Anderson and Dan Mathisen for Galvao, Dzheykob Montalvo Davis.
No man took control in a meaningful way. Galvao (07/01/18) takes the dock in the first and second rounds, applies a soft ground and the pound and made a pair of protection passes, but never reached the finish line. Davis (23-8) returned to the corner in the second round, made Brazilian rejected from his hind legs and his fell into a series of rivets. It was not enough.
Elsewhere, two-time All-American wrestler Chris Honeycutt NCAA relied on repeated rallies and crushed ground and pound, which pocketed a unanimous decision against Ben Reiter in his three rounds weighing 194 pounds at the window. The three judges sitting in the office, stood by the side Honeycutt (9-1):