Bellator 166 Results: Eduardo Dantas/Joe Warren II & More

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Main Card (9pm EST., Spike TV)

Eduardo Dantas def. Joe Warren by majority decision (47-47, 49-44, 48-46) to retain the Bellator MMA bantamweight Title

AJ McKee def. Ray Wood by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-25, 30-27)

Marcos Galvao def. LC Davis by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Chris Honeycutt def. Ben Reiter by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-25)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., Bellator.com)

Derrick Adkins def. Chris Jones by submission via d’arce choke (4:09, R2)

Gregory Babene def. Emiliano Sordi by submission via guillotine choke (3:11, R1)

Kinny Spotwood def. John King by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Treston Thomison def. Dawond Pickney by submission via arm bar (0:51, R1)


Round By Round Recap

John King vs. Kinny Spotwood

Round One: The round begins with Spotwood popping King with a few jabs, King responds by nailing Spotwood with leg kicks. Spotwood grabs King and he holds him against the cage wall, King scores the takedown and Spotwood quickly sweeps him to get top position. Spotwood attacks King with some strikes while gaining back control, King occasionally attacks Spotwood with elbow strikes while Spotwood is on his back. King scrambles to his feet and he cracks Spotwood with some knee strikes to the midsection, Spotwood again holds King against the cage wall until the referee separates them and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Spotwood

Round Two: The round begins with Spotwood charging at King while throwing a combination, Spotwood grabs King and he holds him against the cage wall. Spotwood attacks King with short range strikes as he holds him against the cage wall, the referee decides to separate the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with King holding Spotwood against the cage wall while landing knee strikes, Spotwood spins King and lands a few strikes before holding him against the cage wall again. Spotwood starts attacking the midsection of King with some rights, the referee again separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Spotwood attacking King with jabs until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Spotwood (Overall Score: 20-18 for Spotwood)

Round Three: The round begins with Spotwood attacking King with a combination, Spotwood accidentally pokes King in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Spotwood jabbing away at King, King starts catching Spotwood with some leg kicks. King grabs Spotwood and he holds him up against the cage wall, Spotwood spins King and now he holds him against the cage wall. Spotwood separates from King after landing a knee strike, King attacks Spotwood with a combination. King scores a takedown and Spotwood quickly sweeps him, Spotwood lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Spotwood (Final Score: 30-27 for Spotwood)

Official Result: Kinny Spotwood def. John King by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Derrick Adkins vs. Chris Jones

Round One: The round begins with Adkins attacking Jones with some leg kicks, Jones responds by landing a few leg kicks of his own. Jones charges at Adkins while throwing a few lefts, Adkins scores a takedown on Jones and he gets side control. Adkins starts attacking Jones with some ground and pound, Jones scrambles to his feet and Adkins gets him against the cage wall. Adkins scores another takedown on Jones and he gets the full guard, Adkins attacks Jones with more ground and pound. Jones is able to kick Adkins off of him to get the fight standing and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Adkins

Round Two: The round begins with Adkins cracking Jones with a short right, Adkins then hits a swinging Jones with a counter right. Adkins continues attacking Jones with a bunch of rights to the head and midsection, Adkins also goes back to nailing Jones with leg kicks. Adkins nails Jones with a head kick before scoring a takedown, Adkins starts nailing Jones with some ground and pound. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Adkins dropping Jones with a right and he pounces on him with strikes as he gains top position. Jones scrambles to get the fight standing and Adkins catches him in a d’arce choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Derrick Adkins def. Chris Jones by submission via d’arce choke (4:09, R2)

Treston Thomison vs. Dawond Pickney

Round One: The round begins with both fighters attacking each other with some leg kicks, Pickney starts popping Thomison with some jabs. Pickney scores a takedown on Thomison, Thomison catches Pickney in an arm bar from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Treston Thomison def. Dawond Pickney by submission via arm bar (0:51, R1)

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Gregory Babene vs. Emiliano Sordi

Round One: The round begins with Babene and Sordi throwing combinations at each other, the fighters briefly grapple near the cage wall. Babene backs up Sordi after landing a multiple strike combination, Sordi recovers and attacks Babene with a high kick. Sordi then nails a swinging Babene with a knee strike to the midsection, Babene scores a takedown on Sordi and he gets the half guard. Babene catches Sordi in a guillotine choke during a scramble and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Gregory Babene def. Emiliano Sordi by submission via guillotine choke (3:11, R1)

Chris Honeycutt vs. Ben Reiter

Round One: The round begins with Reiter attacking Honeycutt with a front kick attempt, Honeycutt scores a takedown on Reiter and he gets the north/south position. Reiter scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Honeycutt then lands a kick to the midsection of Reiter. Honeycutt lands a takedown on Reiter while eating elbow strikes, Reiter wall walks to his feet to get the fight standing again. Reiter looks for the takedown on Honeycutt after attempting an uppercut, Honeycutt then attempts a high kick on a punching Reiter. Honeycutt looks for a takedown before cracking Reiter with a knee strike to the face, Honeycutt holds Reiter against the cage wall while landing a few more knee strikes. Honeycutt then hits Reiter with a front kick to the midsection, Honeycutt then hits a swinging Reiter with a two punch combination and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Honeycutt

Round Two: The round begins with Honeycutt attacking Reiter with a variety of kicks, Reiter holds Honeycutt against the cage wall after eating a head kick. Honeycutt breaks away from Reiter after landing a few knee strikes, Reiter attacks a kicking Honeycutt with a two punch combination. Honeycutt holds Reiter against the cage wall before scoring the takedown, Reiter scrambles to his feet as Honeycutt catches him with a few knee strikes. Honeycutt starts catching Reiter with a kick to the midsection, Honeycutt then hits a swinging Reiter with a counter right. Honeycutt barely lands a jumping front kick on Reiter as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Honeycutt (Overall Score: 20-18 for Honeycutt)

Round Three: The round begins with Honeycutt nailing Reiter with a multiple punch combination, Honeycutt continues attempting some kicks against Reiter. Honeycutt crushes Reiter with a multi-strike combination before scoring a takedown, Reiter scrambles to his feet while eating some more strikes. Honeycutt keeps Reiter at a distance by throwing some more kicks, Reiter holds Honeycutt against the cage wall while eating some knee strikes, Reiter starts attacking Honeycutt with some leg kicks. Honeycutt rocks a swinging Reiter with a counter right, Honeycutt goes back to attacking Reiter with some more knee strikes. Honeycutt scores a takedown on Reiter and he gets the half guard, Honeycutt starts attacking Reiter with ground and pound. Honeycutt transitions to the full mount while landing more strikes, Honeycutt transitions to back control while landing more strikes and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Honeycutt (Final Score: 30-27 for Honeycutt)

Official Result: Chris Honeycutt def. Ben Reiter by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-25, 30-25)

LC Davis vs. Marcos Galvao

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Davis starts cracking Galvao with a few lefts. Galvao looks for the takedown as Davis cracks him with a short left, the fighters clinch near the cage wall while looking for takedowns. Galvao scores a takedown on Davis and he gets the full guard, Galvao starts attacking Davis with some ground and pound. Galvao briefly gets the half guard while landing more strikes on Davis, Davis scrambles to his feet and he holds Galvao against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Galvao

Round Two: The round begins with Galvao nailing Davis with a few leg kicks, Galvao scores a takedown on Davis and he gets the butterfly guard. Davis causes a scramble to get the fight standing and he holds Galvao against the cage wall, Galvao nails Davis with a few knee strikes before separating. Davis then lands a counter left on a kicking Galvao, Galvao responds by catching Davis with a two punch combination. Davis responds by catching Galvao with a combination of his own, Davis pops a kicking Galvao with another counter left. Galvao then pops Davis with a looping right to the head, Galvao looks for another takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Galvao (Overall Score: 20-18 for Galvao)

Round Three: The round begins with Galvao cracking Davis with a few leg kicks, Davis follows Galvao around the cage while throwing combinations. Galvao tries keeping Davis at bay by throwing combinations of his own, Davis cracks a backing Galvao with a straight left. Galvao starts hunting for the takedowns against Davis, Davis holds Galvao against the cage wall while looking for takedowns. The fighters break away from each other and Davis swings away at Galvao, Davis again holds Galvao up against the cage wall. Galvao spins Davis before landing a two punch combination, Galvao starts attacking Davis with a few knee strikes to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Galvao (Final Score: 30-27 for Galvao)

Official Result: Marcos Galvao def. LC Davis by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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AJ McKee vs. Ray Wood

Round One: The round begins with the fighters attacking each other with a variety of kicks, McKee scores a takedown on Wood and he gets the half guard. Wood scrambles to his feet as McKee attacks him with knee strikes, McKee follows up by catching Wood with a punching combination. Wood responds by catching with a pair of right hooks, McKee looks for the takedown as Wood catches him with a flying knee strike. McKee scores another takedown on Wood and he gets the full guard, McKee jumps to the back control position on Wood. Wood scrambles to his feet as McKee nails him with a left, Wood then hits McKee with a pair of kicks to the midsection. McKee scores another takedown on Wood and he gets the half guard, McKee hits Wood with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Wood

Round Two: The round begins with Wood cracking McKee with a kick to the midsection, Wood then hits McKee with a spinning back fist. McKee drags Wood to the ground while controlling his head, Wood gets back up and McKee scores another takedown on him. McKee starts attacking Wood with some ground and pound, McKee transitions to back control on Wood. McKee goes back to attacking Wood with ground and pound, Wood briefly gets up and McKee drags him back to the ground, McKee lands a few more strikes on Wood as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McKee (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with McKee nailing Wood with a head kick that gets partially blocked, McKee scores a takedown on a swinging Wood and he gets the full guard. McKee transitions to side control on Wood while landing ground and pound, McKee moves into the half guard of Wood while landing more strikes. McKee transitions to back control as Wood tries standing up, Wood gets to his feet and McKee drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for McKee (Final Score: 29-28 for McKee)

Official Result: AJ McKee def. Ray Wood by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-25, 30-27)

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title Fight: Eduardo Dantas (Champion) vs. Joe Warren

Round One: The round begins with the fighters peppering each other with some jabs, Warren starts catching Dantas with some leg kicks. Dantas starts cracking Warren with a series of lefts that land all over the place, Dantas backs up Warren by landing a three punch combination. Dantas starts catching Warren with a plethora of jabs, Dantas starts nailing Warren with a bunch of combinations. Warren charges at Dantas while doing very little, Dantas also catches Warren with some leg kicks as well as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dantas

Round Two: The round begins with Warren charging at Dantas while throwing strikes, Warren starts hunting for the takedowns on Dantas after landing a left hook. Dantas goes back to peppering Warren with the jab, Dantas also goes back to attacking Warren with leg kicks. Warren continues charging at Dantas while throwing combinations, Dantas lands a few combinations of his own on Warren. Dantas starts to just take some wild swings against Warren, Warren eats more leg kicks as he attacks Dantas with a flying knee strike and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dantas (Overall Score: 20-18 for Dantas)

Round Three: The round begins with Dantas immediately attacking Warren with leg kicks, Dantas also nails a charging Warren with a knee strike. Dantas dances around Warren while popping him with some jabs, Warren holds Dantas against the cage wall while landing knee strikes to his thighs. Dantas eventually shakes Warren off of him to create separation, Dantas continues to just pop Warren with strikes. Dantas nails Warren low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Warren just swinging wildly against Dantas. Dantas drops Warren with a jab as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dantas (Overall Score: 30-27 for Dantas)

Round Four: The round begins with Dantas cracking Warren with some leg kicks, Warren badly misses a cartwheel kick attempt against Dantas. Dantas dances around Warren while popping him with strikes, Warren holds Dantas against the cage wall for a few moments while looking for the takedown. Dantas just continues pot shitting Warren as he charges in, Warren again holds Dantas against the cage wall while looking for the takedown. Warren scores a takedown and Dantas pops right back up to his feet, Dantas separates from Warren before throwing a few strikes. Dantas swings away at Warren as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Dantas (Overall Score: 40-36 for Dantas)

Round Five: The round begins with Warren charging at Dantas while looking for the takedown, Dantas pot shots an incoming Warren. Dantas nails Warren low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Dantas. The action resumes with Warren chasing Dantas around the cage while throwing strikes, Warren gets Dantas against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters separate from each other and they swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Warren (-1 point for Dantas due to low kick) (Final Score: 48-46 for Dantas)

Official Result: Eduardo Dantas def. Joe Warren by majority decision (47-47, 49-44, 48-46) to retain the Bellator MMA bantamweight Title

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