Eduardo Dantas is a Brazilian renowned Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter. Dantas match to Bellator Fighting Championship under the bantamweight division. A professional since 2007, he has mostly competed for Shooto Brazil, where he has participated for the Shooto 132-pound world title.
As of 2018, Dantas is ranked at No. 5 bantamweight in the world as well as the No. 1 bantamweight outside of the UFC by fightmatrix.com.
A native of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Dantas was born on 3rd of February 1989. His star sign is Aquarius. By nationality, he is a Brazilian and his ethnicity is under-review.
Not much known about his past life, Dantas is a private person. Information related to his childhood, parents, siblings, and education background, is still the subject of curiosity.
Eduardo Dantas is a wealthy MMA fighter with an estimated net worth of $3 million. Presently, he returned to Bellator MMA which is also his primary source of earning as he has disclosed any information about his any other income generating business.
Since 2007, he has been competing professionally and has won several titles as well. Apportioning information from several sources, it is found out that his career disclosed is recorded $112,000.
Eduardo Dantas trains with a Brazilian jiu-jitsu academy and MMA team, Nova Uniao, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Also, he has shown a tendency in his career to prefer the striking game.
On 24th March 2007, Dantas made his professional MMA career debut at Shooto Brazil 2, where he defeated William Porfirio via unanimous decision. His second pro fight came against Fabio Oliveira at Shooto Brazil 3, on 7th July 2007. He won the battle via unanimous decision.
On 15th September 2007, he went on to fight at Casino Fight 4 against Artano Silva Barbosa. He lost the fight via DQ (illegal soccer kicks) in the round one.
Rebounding from the loss, he returned to Shooto Brazil and gave series off a win against Shinichi Kojima, Hudson Rocha, Juan Tessari, and Luis Alberto Nogueira at Shooto: Back To Our Roots 6, Shooto Brazil 5, 7, and nine respectively.
On 19th July 2009, he appeared against Mauricio Antonio Santos Jr., at World Fighting Combat, where he marked his victory via unanimous decision.
Later three month, Dantas faced Masakatsu Ueda at Shooto: Revolutionary Exchanges 1: Undefeated. He lost the fight but this time via unanimous decision. Following the loss, he returned with a bang and won consecutive three matches, against Carlos Robert, Hiromasa Ogikubo, and Samuel de Souza.
In the fall of 2011, Dantas signed for Bellator MMA, making his debut on 24th September at Bellator 51, against Wilson Reis. He took home the belt in his debut match, defeating his opponent via KO in the round two.
He subsequently faced Ed Wets, Alexis Vila, Zach Makovsky, Marcos Galvao, and Anthony Leone at Bellator 55, 59, 65, 89, and 111 respectively, compiling all five of wins.
On 10th October 2014, Dantas was defeated by Joe Warren at Bellator 128, via unanimous decision.
In 2015, he had just one fight, and that was against Mike Richman at Bellator 137, on 15th May. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Further, he started the following year competing at Bellator 156, where he defeated his opponent Marcos Galvao via unanimous decision, on 17th June.
At Bellator 166, he re-faced Joe Warren, but this time he defeated him via majority decision.
On 14th April 2017, Dantas faced Leandro Higo at Bellator 177 and mark his victory via split decision,
On 6th October 2017, he faced Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 184. He lost the fight via unanimous decision in the 5th round of the bout.
One of the prominent mixed martial artists, Eduardo Dantas, has a prosperous career as well as personal life. Well, the twenty-nine years old Dantas is married to Patricia Perez. Nonetheless, he hadn't mentioned when they tied the knot.
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If we analyze their official Instagram account, the pair has shared stunning pictures of them in their respective account with romantic captions. The couple spends quality time with each other and often visits mesmerizing holiday and goes on fancy dates when they are free.
Dantas stands at the height of 5ft. 10 inches (177.8 cm) and weighs 61 kg.