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 into the second round.
Watch the Nova União ace putting on a Jiu-Jitsu clinic:
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
April 13, 2012
Dudu Dantas subbed Zach Makovsky via arm triangle in R2;
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Luis Betão defeated Alexis Vilapor via unanimous decision;
E.J. Brooks defeated Mikhail Malyutin via unanimous decision;
Lyman Good defeated LeVon Maynard via KO in R1;
Kris McCray defeated Ailton Barbosa via split decision;
Will Martinez subbed Terrell Hobbs via rear-naked choke in R1;
Scott Heckman submitted Lester Caslow via rear-naked choke in R1;
Duane Bastress defeated Plinio Cruz via TKO in R2;
Kenny Foster submitted Jay Haasvia guillotine in R1.