- 15-3 MMA / 5-0 Bellator Record
- Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
- Notable Wins: Wilson Reis, Marcos Galvao, Zach Makovsky
- 21-3 MMA / 2-0 Bellator Record
- 13 Fight Win Streak
- Notable Wins: John Lineker, Rodrigo Lima, Anthony Leone
March 7th, 2014
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Bantamweight champion, Eduardo Dantas defended his title for the first time at Bellator 89, knocking out friend and Nova Uniao teammate, Marcos Galvao in the second round. He’s now 5-0 under the Bellator banner, but suffered a upset knockout loss to Tyson Nam at a Shooto: Brazil event in August of 2012.
Rafael ‘Morcego’ Silva earned a shot at a world title after winning the Summer Series four-man bantamweight weight tournament last year, defeating Rodrigo Lima and Anthony Leone. He’s currently on an impressive thirteen-fight win streak, dating back to June of 2011.