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Marcos Galvao out of Bellator 144 with Eduardo Dantas injured

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Eduardo Dantas’ injury will force 135-pound champion Marcos Galvao out of Bellator 144 after all.
“Dudu”, a former bantamweight champion, was slated to rematch “Loro” in the main event of Oct. 23’s card in Uncasville, but has sustained a rib injury in training, the promotion announced on Wednesday. has learned with sources close to the situation on Wednesday morning that Joe Warren was in conversation to replace Dantas in a trilogy bout against Galvao, but the promotion has decided to postpone the bantamweight title fight.
With the change, a clash between former champion Brandon Halsey and Rafael Carvalho for the vacant middleweight title will now headline the show at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
The co-main event is Brennan Ward vs. Dennis Olson, while Isao Kobayashi vs. Goiti Yamauchi and Michael Page vs. Charlie Ontiveros complete the main card.
Main Card: (Spike – 9 p.m. ET)Brandon Halsey vs. Rafael CarvalhoBrennan Ward vs. Dennis OlsonIsao Kobayashi vs. Goiti YamauchiMichael Page vs. Charlie Ontiveros
Preliminary Card: ( – 6:50 p.m. ET)Pete Rogers Jr. vs. Marius EnacheBilly Giovanella vs. Brandon PolcareKeenan Raymond vs. Damien TritesKin Moy vs. Walter Smith-CotitoMatt Bessette vs. Kevin RoddyMatt Secor vs. Jeremie HollowaySam Watford vs. TJ HepburnIlya Kotau vs. Kemran LachinovKevin Haley vs. Mike Zichelle ….View original article