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Bellator 156 Results: Galvao vs Dantas 2

Bellator 156 took place tonight at the Save Mart Center, with the event airing LIVE and FREE on SPIKE at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.

Bellator 156

Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title rematch pitting Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) against Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 156

A Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title rematch pitted Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) against Eduardo Dantas (17-4), headlining a thrilling night of fights that includes a co-main event between Chidi “Chidi Bang Bang” Njokuani (14-4) and Thiago Jambo Goncalves (18-4) in a welterweight bout that also served as Jambo’s promotional debut. The main card also featured a duo of electrifying middleweight showdowns, as former Fresno State University wrestler Brandon Halsey (9-1) prepared for John Salter (11-3) and fan favorite Chris Honeycutt (7-1) challenged Mikkel Parlo (13-2).

Bellator 156 Results below:

Main Card: (Live on SPIKE – 9 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT)

Eduardo Dantas defeated Marcos Galvao via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-44, 50-43) – to win bantamweight title
Chidi Njokuani defeated Thiago Jambo Goncalves via knockout (body kick, punches) – Round 3, 2:39
John Salter defeateddef. Brandon Halsey via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 4:03
Chris Honeycutt defeated Mikkel Parlo via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card: ( – 7:50 p.m. ET/6:50 p.m. CT)

Jermaine McDermott (3-0) defeated Blake Watkins (5-1) via TKO at :20 of round one
Paul Ruiz (7-3) defeated Chris Buron (5-1) via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Javy Ayala (9-5) defeated Roy Boughton (14-8) via TKO at 3:02 of round one
Nick Bustamante (4-1) defeated Antoine Smith (2-6-1) via majority decision (28-28, 29-27, 29-27)
Jose Cabezas (6-8) defeated John Paul Elias (3-1) via knockout at :25 of round one
Chris Lewis (1-0) defeated Myron Smith (2-3) via TKO at 4:48 of round one
Luis Jauregui (4-2) defeated Ryan Tobar (3-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ben Reiter (17-1-1) defeated A.J. Matthews (8-5) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Carrington Banks (5-0) defeated C.J. Keith (8-4) via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26)