For the 2nd time Bellator will be in Budapest, Hungary; this time with a MMA/ Kickboxing event that will both have championship contests.
The main event of the MMA portion, Bellator 177, will see Darrion “The Wolf” Caldwell challenging Eduardo Dantas for the Bellator Bantamweight title. Caldwell rebounded from a Bellator 159 submission loss to Joe Taimanglo, who missed weight for the bout, with a unanimous decision win over Taimanglo at Bellator 167. Dantas is a 2-time Bellator Bantamweight champion, who’s on a 3 fight win streak, coming off defending the title with a decision win over Joe Warren.
Also announced for the MMA card is a Featherweight bout with undefeated Hungarian, Adam “the Kid” Borics, who has 3 submission wins, against Anthony “Pretty Boy” Taylor, who was submitted by James Gallagher at Bellator 169.
The main event of the Bellator Kickboxing 6, will see Karim Ghajji looking to regain the Welterweight title from Zoltan Laszak, who he lost it to, in Bellator first trip to Hungary.
Updated Bellator 177: Dantas vs. Caldwell Main Card:
Bantamweight World Title Bout: Eduardo Dantas (19-4) vs. Darrion Caldwell (10-1)
Featherweight Feature Bout: Adam Borics (5-0) vs. Anthony Taylor (1-2)
Updated Bellator Kickboxing 6 Main Card:
Welterweight World Title Bout: Zoltan Laszak (11-2) vs. Karim Ghajji (97-13-1)