[autotag]Daniel Straus[/autotag] has had gold around his waist before. It was brief, but he liked the feeling enough to know he wants to have it again.

As Bellator MMA shifts away from the tournament format to create title challengers, it may be a little easier for Straus to get back into a title fight. Beat some big names, look good doing it, and he could be right there again.

This, he knows. And if his confidence means anything, if Straus (22-5 MMA, 8-2 BMMA) beats Justin Wilcox (14-6-1 MMA, 3-1 BMMA) tonight in the main event of Bellator 127, maybe he’ll be next in line.

“Flat out, there’s no one in the Bellator 145-pound division that can beat me,” Straus told MMAjunkie. “I don’t care if they beat me before or whatever. There’s no one in the Bellator featherweight division who can beat me. That’s just how I feel. I beat…

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