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Joe Taimanglo vs. Leandro Higo targeted for Bellator 184

Bellator will be returning to the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma in October for Bellator 184 and a bantamweight bout has been booked for the fight card as Joe Taimanglo will meet Leandro Higo.

Multiple sources confirmed the fight booking to The MMA Report on Wednesday and a featherweight bout between Pat Curran and John Teixeira is also expected to take place on this fight card.

Bellator 184 will take place on October 6 and will be headlined by a title fight as Eduardo Dantas will defend the bantamweight title against Darrion Caldwell.

Taimanglo (23-7-1) had his fourth fight winning streak snapped in December at Bellator 167 as he lost a decision against Caldwell. Since entering Bellator in 2013, Taimanglo has gone 6-3 and three of those victories have come by stoppage. Higo (17-3) lost his Bellator debut earlier this year when he lost a split decision against Dantas at Bellator 177. The defeat snapped an eight fight winning streak and ten of his seventeen wins have come by submission.

The current Bellator 184: Dantas vs. Warren fight card is below.

Eduardo Dantas (20-4) vs. Darrion Caldwell (9-1, 1NC)
Daniel Straus (24-7, 1NC) vs. Emmanuel Sanchez (15-3)
Pat Curran (22-7) vs. John Teixeira (21-2-2)
Joe Taimanglo (23-7-1) vs. Leandro Higo (17-3)