Michael Chandler Tag

Bellator 97 Results: Michael Chandler and B...

Aug 01, 2013Comments off886 Views

Bellator 97 took place Wednesday night at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque. It proved to be one

Ben Askren vs. Andrey Kareshkov-Bellator 97-478x270

Bellator 97 Quick Results

Jul 31, 2013Comments off1036 Views

Bellator 97 quick results from Wednesday night's show at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, N.M., just outside of Albuquerque.

Ben Askren vs. Andrey Kareshkov-Bellator 97-478x270

Watch the Bellator 97 Video Preview

Jul 31, 2013Comments off949 Views

Check out the Bellator 97 video preview featuring Michael Chandler, Ben Askren, and King Mo Lawal.

Michael Chandler vs. David Rickels-Bellator 97-478x270

Bellator 97 Weigh-in Results: Chandler and ...

Jul 31, 2013Comments off922 Views

The Bellator 97 weigh-ins have been completed from Stage nightclub at the Santa Ana Star Casino in preparation for Michael Chandler and Ben Askren's title


How a Firework Nearly Put David RickelsR...

Jul 30, 2013Comments off720 Views

An Independence Day firework accident nearly put David Rickels' Bellator 97 lightweight title fight with Michael Chandler in jeopardy.

Michael Chandler-Bellator Am Flag-110x77

Bellator Signs Lightweight Champ Michael Ch...

Jul 25, 2013Comments off1808 Views

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has signed an eight-fight contract extension that company CEO Bjorn Rebney says makes him "one of the highest paid lightweights

Bellator MMA Logo-110x77

Two Title Fights Highlight Bellator 97

Jul 09, 2013Comments off708 Views

Bellator MMA returns to Albuquerque, N.M., on Wednesday, July 31, as the Santa Ana Star Center will play host to two Bellator title fights and

Michael Chandler 478x270

Dave Jansen Injured, Bellator Champ Michael...

Jun 02, 2013Comments off692 Views

Bellator No. 1 lightweight contender Dave Jansen has withdrawn from his Bellator 96 challenge of champion Michael Chandler, who now gets a new opponent and

Bellator MMA Logo-110x77

Bellator MMA Kicks of Summer Series With Ti...

May 15, 2013Comments off782 Views

Bellator MMA returns to WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma on Wednesday, June 19 live on Spike TV.

Michael Chandler 478x270

Bellator 96 Kicks Off Summer Series with Mi...

May 01, 2013Comments off544 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

Michael Chandler 478x270

Michael Chandler Wants to Face the Best and...

Jan 30, 2013Comments off796 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.

Bellator MMA Logo-110x77

Bellator 85 Pulls Biggest TV Ratings in Pro...

Jan 18, 2013Comments off575 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

Bellator Chandler Hawn 478x270

Michael Chandler Shines, Curran Wins Split ...

Jan 18, 2013Comments off742 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

Tarec Saffiedine-Esther Lin-478x270

MMAWeekly Radio Thursday: Saffiedine, Chand...

Jan 17, 2013Comments off1815 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.

Michael Chandler 110x66

Michael Chandler Poised to Become the New F...

Jan 17, 2013Comments off670 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

Bellator MMA Logo-110x77

Spike Officials Pleased with Bellator 360 T...

Jan 04, 2013Comments off548 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

Bellator 67 Poster

Bellator 67 Chandler vs. Gono Highlights Vi...

May 06, 2012Comments off284 Views

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

Bellator 67 Michael Chandler and Akihiro Gono Poster

Bellator 67 Moment – Michael Chandler Kno...

May 06, 2012Comments off441 Views

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

Bellator 67 Michael Chandler and Akihiro Gono Poster

Bellator 67 Results: Chandler Crushes Gono,...

May 04, 2012Comments off422 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

Akihiro Gono 118x80

‘Old Man’ Akihiro Gono Ready to...

May 03, 2012Comments off687 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

Bellator 67 Poster

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

May 03, 2012Comments off289 Views

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


MMAWeekly Radio Tues: Alan Belcher, Michael...

May 01, 2012Comments off836 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.

Michael Chandler 110x66

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

Apr 06, 2012Comments off478 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.

Akihiro Gono 110x66

Why Is Akihiro Gono Fighting Michael Chandl...

Apr 05, 2012Comments off1248 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.

Lloyd Woodard

Lloyd Woodard Would Consider it an Honor to...

Apr 03, 2012Comments off403 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

Michael Chandler 110x66

Michael Chandler Faces Akihiro Gono at Bell...

Mar 07, 2012Comments off480 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

Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez

Bellator Champ Michael Chandler’s Ups...

Feb 11, 2012Comments off399 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

Bellator Logo

Bellator 58 TV Ratings Rocket to Season Hig...

Nov 22, 2011Comments off397 Views

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

Benson Henderson

MMAWeekly Radio Tuesday: Benson Henderson, ...

Nov 22, 2011Comments off560 Views

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

Alvarez Chandler

Bellator 58 Results: Chandler and Alvarez H...

Nov 20, 2011Comments off179 Views

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