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

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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