Bellator 118: Dantas injured, Rafael Silva vs. Joe Warren for interim title

Reigning Bellator Bantamweight Champion Eduardo Dantas will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a head injury in training. Originally scheduled to face Joe Warren on Friday, May 2nd, the Brazilian phenom will be replaced by 21-3 Bellator Bantamweight Tournament winner Rafael Silva, as he battles “The Baddest Man On The Planet” Joe Warren for the Bellator Interim Bantamweight World title live on Spike.

Bellator MMA 97 weigh-in results

Fighter weigh-ins for Bellator MMA 97 took place this afternoon at Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Rio Rancho, N.M. Headliners Michael Chandler and David Rickels both made weight for their Lightweight Title bout with Chandler coming in at 154. 4 pounds and Rickels weighing in at 154.6 pounds.