Bellator 118 Features Dantas-Warren For Bantamweight Title

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The lineup for Bellator 118 on May 2 is set, as Joe Warren will challenge Eduardo Dantas for the bantamweight title.

The card takes place from Atlantic City’s Revel, with the main card airing on Spike TV.

Along with Dantas-Warren for the belt, the recently-postponed season 10 welterweight semifinal between Andrey Koreshkov and Sam Oropeza has been rescheduled for the night. Koreshkov became ill last week and the fight was scrapped.

“I always say things happen for a reason, and this is one of those moments where everything is coming together,” Oropeza said. “It was frustrating to hear the fight got pushed back after training so hard for this semifinal fight, but when we heard I’d be fighting back in Revel so close to friends and family, things really couldn’t have worked out better.

“Bellator has taken great care of me, and I can’t wait to put on a show on May 2 and move onto the finals of this tournament.”

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (Spike TV)

Bellator Bantamweight Championship
Eduardo Dantas (c) vs. Joe Warren

Bellator Welterweight Tournament Semifinal
Andrey Koreshkov vs. Sam Oropeza

Bantamweight: Marcos Galvao vs. Thomas Vasquez

Light Heavyweight: Liam McGeary vs. Mike Mucitelli

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)

Welterweight: Tim Woods vs. Dante Rivera

Welterweight: Jesus Martinez vs. Ryan Contaldi

Featherweight: Joe Pingitore vs. Darrion Caldwell

Featherweight: Jay Haas vs. Lester Caslow

Catch-weight: Julian Lane vs. Anthony Morrison

Heavyweight: Pat Bennett vs. John Fain

Lightweight: Mike Bannon vs. Sidney Outlaw

Featherweight: Amran Aliyev vs. Kevin Roddy

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