Bellator MMA Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas Injured
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 10.09.2013
He’ll be out until early 2014…
Bellator MMA announced in an official press release today that their bantamweight champion, Eduardo Dantas, is injured and will be out of action until sometime in early 2014.
Dantas suffered an ankle injury that will put him out of action for the rest of the year. His next planned title defense against bantamweight tournament winner Rafael Silva will not take place until early 2014.
Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney stated on the announcement, "Eduardo Dantas is one of the most explosive champions in MMA, and while this injury is a setback, we all expect Eduardo back, better than ever in 2014."