Bellator’s first ever bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky held the title for nearly 17 months, but in his first title defense at tonight’s Bellator 65, he lost the belt. Season five tournament winner Eduardo Dantas became the promotions second ever bantamweight champion with an impressive outing in front of a pro-Makovsky crowd at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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Following the welterweights kicking the Bellator season five off last week, it’s the middleweights turn to shine at Bellator 50. Eight men enter the Bellator cage for the quarterfinal round of the promotions third middleweight tournament. The tournament field includes three of the four fighters who participated in the past season tournament finals.