It wasn’t pretty, but Darrion Caldwell ground out a victory at Bellator 184 to take the Bellator Bantamweight Championship from Eduardo Dantas.
Leandro Higo outworked Joe Taimanglo at Bellator 184 for his first victory since arriving in the organization earlier this year.
Roy Nelson’s Bellator debut was a success as “Big Country” scored a unanimous decision victory (30-26, 29-28, 29-28) over Javy Ayala at Bellator 183.
Aaron Pico celebrated his 21st birthday in style after managing a highlight-reel knockout of Justin Linn just 3:45 into round one at Bellator 183.
Despite entering Bellator 183 as an underdog, Gouti Yamauchi put on a jiu-jitsu clinic in front of the fans in San Jose before submitting Adam Piccolotti with a rear-naked choke 3:19 into round one.