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Bellator 144 Picks Up Second Title-Fight

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Officials announced a previously reported middleweight title bout between Brandon Halsey and Rafael Carvalho for Bellator 144.

Set for October 16 from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, the card features a headline bout between Marcos Galvao and Eduardo Dantas for the bantamweight belt.

Halsey (9-0) was stripped of the 185-pound title after missing weight ahead of a planned title defense vs. Kendall Grove. He went on to win the bout, and will now attempt to reclaim his title.

Carvalho is 11-1 and has won his last 11 fights since dropping his pro debut.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (Spike TV/9 p.m. ET)

Bellator Bantamweight Championship
Marcos Galvao (c) vs. Eduardo Dantas

Vacant Bellator Middleweight Championship
Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael Carvalho

Welterweight: Michael Page vs. TBA

Welterweight: Brennan Ward vs. TBA

PRELIMINARY CARD (Spike.com)

Heavyweight: Josh Diekmann vs. TBA

Ryan Quinn vs. TBA

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