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Bellator 89 Results: Dudu Dantas Retains Title with Brutal KO

SHARE THIS NEWS Bellator 89 went down in Charlotte, N.C. last night, and the biggest moment in the cage was the bantamweight title fight that capped off the evening. Nova União teammates Dudu Dantas and Marcos Lôro locked horns with the divisional belt at stake. Showing good movement, Dudu saw the better of the action…

Bellator champ Dudu Dantas teaches knee-on-belly lesson

SHARE THIS NEWS This Friday in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Dudu Dantas captured the Bellator bantamweight belt while showing the skills that earned him his black belt in Jiu-Jitsu. Facing Zach Makovsky, he landed an omoplata, took back mount, got knee on belly and mounted, following up with a fight-ending arm triangle choke 3:26 minutes…

Bellator bantamweight GP contestants

SHARE THIS NEWS Brazilians Marcos “Lôro” Galvão, Luis “Betão” Nogueira, Alexandre Popó Bezerra and Rodrigo “Ratinho” Lima will go up against American Ed West and Travis Marx, Cuba’s Alexis Vila and Japan’s Masakatsu Ueda to find out who will be the next to get a shot at the Bellator bantamweight title, by winning the 135-pound…

Brazilian revelation Eduardo Dantas through to Bellator final

SHARE THIS NEWS In a lively semifinal encounter, Eduardo Dantas, one of the biggest revelations of Brazilian domestic MMA, outdid Ed West this Saturday in Arizona, securing a berth in Bellator’s bantamweight GP final. Dantas made a strong start to the action, landing a knockdown in the opening round, but the American recovered his balance…

Bellator: Loro and Dantas among four GP finalists

SHARE THIS NEWS The weekend was a victory-celebration-filled one for team Nova União. Marcos “Lôro” Galvão and Eduardo Dantas won their respective fights at the 51st installment of Bellator this Saturday night, securing berths in the American promotion’s bantamweight GP. The two will return to the cage on October 22, when “Lôro” will square off…

Bellator 41: Lôro doesn’t buy loss

SHARE THIS NEWS Keeping with the theme of dubious judges’ decisions stirred up by Thursday’s under-65-kg division final at the World Pro in Abu Dhabi (read both sides here and here), similar protests arose regarding the Marcos “Lôro” Galvão-Joe Warren superfight at the Bellator 41 show held last night in Yuma, Arizona. The general consensus…

SHARE THIS NEWS There was plenty of action on display in the black cage that was stage to the 41st Bellator event, in Yuma, Arizona, this Saturday. The featherweight GP semifinals featured an all-Brazilian bout between Patrício “Pitbull” Freire and Wilson Reis – a rematch of the 2010 semifinal won by the former via unanimous…

Shooto Brazil 20 photo gallery

SHARE THIS NEWS Shooto Brazil 20 wrapped up the South American branch of the promotion for 2010 this past Saturday. Besides a flyweight title fight, Eduardo Dantas and former UFC fighter Antonio Samuray put in good performances. [flickr set=72157625473367199]

SHARE THIS NEWS Nova União black belt Marcos Galvão, aka. Loro, did well at this Friday’s Ring of Combat event in New Jersey, United States. It took Loro the whole three rounds to overcome Jacob Kirwan, the unanimous decision his second win in a row. The result brought Galvão’s win tally to eight, with three losses…

SHARE THIS NEWS Former WEC fighter Marcus “Loro” Galvão will see action for the second time since departing the WEC, this time at the Ring of Combat event in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Nova União black belt who teaches and trains at Vitor Shaolin’s academy in New York City will have his hands full…

SHARE THIS NEWS With backing from such major sponsors like Hyundai, Toyota, Dollamur/Swain and District Lounge, Washington Combat, an MMA event promoted by the Yamasaki brothers, pleased the crowd in the capital of the USA. Check out the highlights from the event on the Washington Post website here. Check out the complete results: Washington Combat…

SHARE THIS NEWS This Saturday’s Washington Combat event featured virtuoso performances for Pedro Augusto and Marcos Aurelio Galvão Pereira. Better known as Pedro Rizzo and Marco Loro, the teammates from Nova União dispatched their opponents Gary Goodridge and David Derby, respectively. Rizzo imposed the pace in the second round and got the better of seasoned…

SHARE THIS NEWS The team led by André Pederneiras now counts three worldwide MMA belts among the lighter weight fighters. At featherweight, José Aldo is the current champion of the WEC and Marlons Sandro, who will have a shot at the Sengoku title on June 20th, is the champion of Pancrase, while at lightweight, Willamy…

SHARE THIS NEWS Pedro Rizzo faces Gary Goodridge this coming May 15 at Washington Combat, an event promoted by UFC referee Mario Yamasaki. However, there are a number of other interesting matchups on the card. Besides Gustavo Ximu, who faces Jordan Smith, Jiu-Jitsu black belt Marcos Loro will have some special help in facing Albert…