Eduardo Dantas vs Michael McDonald Bellator 202 Preview, Odds, Picks, Predictions - 7/13/2018
Michael McDonald vs Eduardo Dantas
MMA: Friday, July 13, 2018 (Oklahoma)
The Line: -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
29-year-old Brazilian fighter, Eduardo Dantas, will be in the ring Bellator 202 as he takes on American fighter, Michael Mcdonald. This fight is set to take place in Oklahoma as the two fighters face each other in the Bantamweight class. There are tons of expectations for both fighters so we should see a great fight.
Eduardo Dantas lost his title the last time he entered the ring. This will give the Brazilian tons of motivation to do well so he can challenge for the belt once again. Dantas enters this fight with a record of 20 wins and 5 losses. While this is not the best record in the Bellator, it is good enough to establish Eduardo Dantas as one of the top fighters in the Bantamweight category. Currently, Dantas is ranked as the top fighter outside of the UFC and he will know that there is a potential UFC contract if he can continue his good form.
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Michael McDonald, on the other hand, will look to establish himself at the Bellator. Having parted with the UFC due to personal reason, McDonald will want to show that he can make it at any level. The American is a very talented fighter and he has main evented at the UFC. This is a huge signing for Bellator and he will look to show why he is such a talented fighter. This will not be an easy fight for Michael McDonald since he is up against a terrific fighter in Eduardo Dantas.
Taking everything into consideration, I am going to predict that Eduardo Dantas wins this fight. He is the better fighter and has much more to prove than Michael McDonald. This was not an easy decision since both fighters are very good and this should be a very close fight.
As far as betting is concerned, we are getting a good enough price to wager on Eduardo Dantas to win so that seems to be the best wager for this fight. In addition to that, I am also expecting to fight to go the distance since both fighters tend to last in the ring.