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Bellator 96 Kicks Off Summer Series with Mi...

May 01, 2013Comments off121 Views

Bellator MMA on Wednesday announced the first event of its 2013 Summer Series with lightweight champion Michael Chandler putting his belt on the line in

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Michael Chandler Wants to Face the Best and...

Jan 30, 2013Comments off209 Views

Michael Chandler addresses his next fight, the "toughest tournament in sports" and where Eddie Alvarez fits in this whole scenario including the rumored pay-per-view fight.

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Bellator 85 Pulls Biggest TV Ratings in Pro...

Jan 18, 2013Comments off112 Views

It was almost a given that Bellator MMA would draw much better TV ratings with its move from MTV2 over to Spike TV, but now

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Michael Chandler Shines, Curran Wins Split ...

Jan 18, 2013Comments off147 Views

Bellator's debut show on Spike TV ended up as an almost flawless performance with both Michael Chandler and Pat Curran retaining their titles, while Renato

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MMAWeekly Radio Thursday: Saffiedine, Chand...

Jan 17, 2013Comments off188 Views

After a day off, MMAWeekly Radio returns with a stacked show for Thursday with guests including Tarec Saffiedine, Michael Chandler, Rick Hawn and Javier Vazquez.

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Michael Chandler Poised to Become the New F...

Jan 17, 2013Comments off159 Views

Michael Chandler isn't satisfied with a win unless it comes along with the roar of a crowd and people literally sitting on the edge of

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Spike Officials Pleased with Bellator 360 T...

Jan 04, 2013Comments off144 Views

Bellator 360 marked the launch of Bellator programming on its new television home, and Spike TV officials are pleased with the ratings the show's first

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Bellator 67 Chandler vs. Gono Highlights Vi...

May 06, 2012Comments off106 Views

Check out video highlights from Friday night's Bellator 67: Chandler vs. Gono in Canada.

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Bellator 67 Moment – Michael Chandler Kno...

May 06, 2012Comments off96 Views

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler solidified his position atop the promotion with a blistering knockout of Japanese MMA veteran Akihiro Gono.

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Bellator 67 Results: Chandler Crushes Gono,...

May 04, 2012Comments off113 Views

Michael Chandler needed less than one minute to put away veteran fighter Akihiro Gono, while Bryan Baker surprised just about everyone with his performance over

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‘Old Man’ Akihiro Gono Ready to...

May 03, 2012Comments off141 Views

At 37 years of age, Akihiro Gono knows what his role in the sport of MMA is these days, but he's not afraid to back

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Bellator 67 Weigh-ins Live Video Today at 5...

May 03, 2012Comments off87 Views

Watch the Bellator 67 weigh-ins live on MMAWeekly.com Thursday at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT.

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MMAWeekly Radio Tues: Alan Belcher, Michael...

May 01, 2012Comments off173 Views

UFC on Fox 3 fighter Alan Belcher, Bellator champ Michael Chandler and Miami Heat forward Mike Miller highlight MMAWeekly Radio for Tuesday's show.

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Chandler vs. Gono Tops Bellator 67 Fight Ca...

Apr 06, 2012Comments off194 Views

Bellator on Friday officially announced lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s first title defense. He will defend against Akihiro Gono at Bellator 67 on May 4.

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Why Is Akihiro Gono Fighting Michael Chandl...

Apr 05, 2012Comments off349 Views

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney explains why Akihiro Gono is getting the chance to fight Michael Chandler at Bellator 67 in a super fight main event.

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Lloyd Woodard Would Consider it an Honor to...

Apr 03, 2012Comments off84 Views

After a bone-breaking finish of Patricky Freire at Bellator 62, Lloyd Woodard says he'd consider it an honor to crack Rick Hawn upside his head

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Michael Chandler Faces Akihiro Gono at Bell...

Mar 07, 2012Comments off119 Views

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler will get back in action for the first time since capturing the belt when he faces former UFC fighter Akihiro

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Bellator Champ Michael Chandler’s Ups...

Feb 11, 2012Comments off90 Views

There were a lot of doubters when Michael Chandler challenged Eddie Alvarez, but the new Bellator champ never questioned that he would win the tournament

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Bellator 58 TV Ratings Rocket to Season Hig...

Nov 22, 2011Comments off92 Views

Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler fueled Bellator 58 to season-high TV ratings for the promotion.

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MMAWeekly Radio Tuesday: Benson Henderson, ...

Nov 22, 2011Comments off144 Views

Tuesday's edition of MMAWeekly Radio features interviews with UFC contender Benson Henderson, new Bellator champ Michael Chandler and UFC bantamweight Darren Uyenoyama.

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Bellator 58 Results: Chandler and Alvarez H...

Nov 20, 2011Comments off59 Views

Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez did their part to give Bellator Fighting Championships their own personal Griffin vs. Bonnar on Saturday night.

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Michael Chandler vs. Eddie Alvarez Full Fig...

Nov 20, 2011Comments off118 Views

Watch the full epic fight between Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez from Bellator 58

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Bellator 58 Weigh-In Results

Nov 18, 2011Comments off83 Views

Bellator 58 is officially a go with lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and challenger Michael Chandler making weight on Friday.

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Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler Re-Sched...

Oct 12, 2011Comments off166 Views

An injury forced Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez out of his Oct 15 bout against Michael Chandler, but it appears it was only a one

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Eddie Alvarez Injured and Out of Bellator 5...

Sep 20, 2011Comments off291 Views

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has suffered an injury that has forced him out of his upcoming title defense against Michael Chandler.

Lightweight Champ Eddie Alvarez Faces Micha...

Jul 28, 2011Comments off109 Views

After a spectacular run through the Bellator Season 4 Lightweight Tournament, Michael Chandler earned a world title shot at Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The two

Bellator 44 Rockets To Season’s Best ...

May 17, 2011Comments off123 Views

Bellator Fighting Championships hit a Season 4 peak in TV ratings with Saturday night’s Bellator 44 on MTV2. The promotion’s latest event drew an average

Bellator 44 Results: Michael Chandler Earns...

May 15, 2011Comments off204 Views

Michael Chandler earned $100,000 and a shot at Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez on Saturday night, while Hector Lombard moved his winning streak to 18 with

Ben Askren Rolls at Bellator 40; Hieron and...

Apr 10, 2011Comments off138 Views

Bellator welterweight champion Ben Askren dominated in a non-title bout at Bellator 40, while welterweight Jay Hieron and lightweight Michael Chandler moved on to the