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Bellator 144: 'Galvao vs Dantas 2' fight card gets a boost with four new matches

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The line up for the highly anticipated rematch between Bantamweight champion Marcos Galvao and former champion Eduardo Dantas on Oct. 23, 2015, has been bolstered with four new fights.

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As Bellator 144: "Galvao vs. Dantas 2" on Oct. 23, 2015, draws closer, the mixed martial arts (MMA) outfit continues to add to the card with more "Prelims" undercard matches that fans at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., will see live.

Of course, combat sports fans will still be able to watch these "Prelims" on Spike.com, too.

Featherweight veterans Isao Kobayashi (18-2-4) and Goiti Yamauchi (18-2) are the biggest bout among the newly announced matches. Yamauchi was originally scheduled to fight Pat Curran at Bellator 139, but had to withdraw because of injury and was replaced by Emmanuel Sanchez.

The other announced bouts include Matt Bessette (15-7) against middling Featherweight fighter Kevin Roddy (15-15), Matt Secor (6-2) against the unbeaten Jeremie Holloway (7-0) at Welterweight, and Pete Rogers Jr. (2-2) faces Marius Enache (2-3) in a catchweight fight at 150 pounds.

Check out the latest Bellator 144 fight card below:

Main Card (Spike TV):

Bantamweight Championship Fight: Marcos Galvao (17-6-1) vs. Eduardo Dantas (17-4)
Middleweight Championship Fight: Brandon Halsey (9-0) vs. Rafael Carvalho (11-1)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Brennan Ward (11-3) vs. Dennis Olson (14-9)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Michael Page (8-0) vs. TBA

'Prelims' Card (Spike.com):

Featherweight Feature Fight: Isao Kobayashi (18-2-4) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (18-2)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Matt Bessette (15-7) vs. Kevin Roddy (15-15)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Matt Secor (6-2) vs. Jeremie Holloway (7-0)
150-Pound Feature Fight: Pete Rogers Jr. (2-2) vs. Marius Enache (2-3)

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