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Bellator Results: Caldwell Dominates Dantas

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Bellator has a new bantamweight champion, as Darrion Caldwell dominated Eduardo Dantas Friday night at Bellator 184.

Caldwell, a former NCAA wrestling standout, improved to 11-1 in his career with a decision victory over Dantas. The bout served as the main event on Spike from Thackerville, Oklahoma.

Emmanuel Sanchez submitted Daniel Straus in the co-main event, with Pat Curran scoring a decision vs. John Teixeira in another main card bout.

Results are below:

Darrion Caldwell def. Eduardo Dantas via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 50-45) to become Bellator bantamweight champion

Emmanuel Sanchez def. Daniel Straus via submission (triangle choke) at 1:56 of Round 3

Pat Curran def. John Teixeira via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)

Leandro Higo def. Joe Taimanglo via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Manuel Muro def. Emmanuel Rivera via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Sean Holden def. Shakir McKillip via TKO (strikes) at 4:39 of Round 2

Carrington Banks def. Steve Kozola via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-25)

Chance Rencountre def. Justin Patterson via submission (D’Arce choke) at 2:58 of Round 1

Teagan Dooley def DeMarcus Simmons via submission (Americana) at 2:12 of Round 2

Westin Wilson def. L.J. Hermreck via submission (rear-naked choke) at :55 of Round 2

Kendall Carnahan def. Daniel Carey via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

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