Report: Toby Misech Replaces Manny Vazquez At Bellator 215


Former Bellator MMA Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas needed a new opponent for Bellator 215 after the withdraw of Manny Vazquez, now he has one according to KHON2 as Toby Misech has accepted the short notice opportunity.

Dantas (20-6-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight losing streak, dropping bouts to the duo of Michael McDonald and Darrion Caldwell. Dantas hasn’t picked up a win in almost two years, with that last victory coming at Bellator 177 in April of 2017. Dantas is a former Bellator MMA Bantamweight Champion, defeating Marcos Galvao and Zach Makovsky to start both reigns.

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Misech (10-5-0) is currently undefeated under the Bellator MMA banner, having defeated Edward Thommes by third round TKO at Bellator 212. Misech also competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 12, suffering a unanimous decision loss to Ricky Palacios. Misech is also a former Alaska Fighting Championship Bantamweight Champion, defeating Jared Mazurek to win the gold at Alaska FC 130.

Bellator 215 takes place on Friday, February 15 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut with Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on the Paramount Network.

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