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Patricio Pitbull TKO’s Michael Chandler To Become Champ-Champ

Patricio Freire managed to steal away the lightweight title of promotional legend Michael Chandler in the opening round at Bellator 221.  There was an added level of intrigue heading into the opening round of the Bellator 221 headlining showdown between the three-time and reigning lightweight champion Michael Chandler and his opponent Patricio Pitbull. In the past, Chandler had twice defeated …

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Watch: Michael Chandler Becomes Three-Time Bellator Champ With Dominant Display

The legendary Michael Chandler won the Bellator lightweight title for the third time last night, dominating Brent Primus over five rounds. The story of Michael Chandler has been nothing short of exhilarating from its beginning to present and last night, he managed to reach yet another milestone by taking home the Bellator lightweight title for a third time. And for …

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Exclusive: Michael Chandler Breaks Down His Champion Mindset Ahead Of Bellator 212

The legendary former two-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler spoke exclusively to Pundit Arena about his ability to deal with pressure and adversity after a career that is amongst the finest the sport has ever seen. It’s hard to describe Michael Chandler as one of the game’s most underrated fighters because anyone who is even slightly aware of his talent …

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Michael Chandler Calls On Eddie Alvarez To Finish Trilogy

Michael Chandler has called on Eddie Alvarez to fight him one more time to close out their legendary trilogy. Two fights, one win apiece, and one potentially unmissable spectacle now within our grasp. Bellator’s Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez went to war on two separate occasions in a pair of showdowns that fully deserved the ‘instant-classic’ label they were assigned …

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Our Dream Lineup For The Bellator Welterweight Grand-Prix

With Bellator MMA set to put together an eight-man tournament to determine the next challenger to Rory MacDonald’s crown, we put together a list of the eight welterweights and the four matchups we would love to see them involved in. Paul Daley vs. Michael ‘Venom’ Page This one is an absolute no-brainer. Both of these guys have been gunning for …

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Watch: All The Highlights From Bellator 192

While their rivals promoted title fights in the sport’s two heaviest weight classes at UFC 220 in Boston, Bellator MMA put forth a stacked card of their own across the country at The Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday night. Bellator 192 featured the opening fight in the promotion’s heavyweight Grand Prix between Chael Sonnen and Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Douglas Lima …

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Fighter Of The Week: Eddie Alvarez

In this week’s edition of Pundit Arena’s ‘Fighter Of The Week’, we’re going to take a closer look the ‘Underground King’ himself, Eddie Alvarez. Eddie Alvarez is just not like most fighters. For many, the road to the top of the MMA game consists of a steady rise and sometimes years of obscurity. Alvarez, ever since his early twenties, has known nothing …

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Watch: Brendan Schaub Makes An Undeniable Argument For Eddie Alvarez As A Future Hall Of Famer

The former UFC heavyweight and popular MMA personality Brendan Schaub recently made a very strong argument for the inclusion of the lightweight legend Eddie Alvarez in the UFC’s Hall of Fame. Eddie Alvarez’s stock took something of a hit following his destruction at the hands of the reigning lightweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 205, but for those in the …

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Video: Bellator 155-Pound King Michael Chandler Gains Outlandish Amount Of Weight After Friday Weigh-In

Despite the fact that three of his opponent’s last four fights took place up at welterweight, Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler looks certain to have a weight advantage when he steps into the cage at Bellator 165 tonight. Chandler, who scooped the title with a brutal knockout win over Patricky Freire in June, posted a video to Instagram earlier which …

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Video: The Top Five Definitive Eddie Alvarez Performances

BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 17: Eddie Alvarez (R) fights Anthony Pettis in their lightweight bout during UFC Fight Night 81 at TD Banknorth Garden on January 17, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The career of Eddie Alvarez is one that deserves to be mentioned alongside some of the best to ever compete in the lightweight division. A perennial underdog, he has made a living out of defying the odds, odds that are stacked against him once more ahead of his upcoming super fight with featherweight champion Conor McGregor. It’s the perfect time …

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Ex-Eddie Alvarez Foe Explains Why Rival Will Defeat Conor McGregor At UFC 205

The current Bellator lightweight champion shared why his first-hand experience with his UFC equivalent leads him to believe that Conor McGregor will suffer his second loss in three fights next month. Michael Chandler has shared nine rounds of action with Eddie Alvarez on two separate occasions, with the duo splitting the conflict one fight apiece. Both contests were fight-of-the-year candidates, and such …

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Watch: Crazy One-Punch KO Leaves Fighter Folded-Up In Horrifying Position

Friday night was a hell of a night for one-punch KO’s. Bellator 157 – Dynamite 2 was one of the promotion’s hybrid MMA/kickboxing shows and it featured brutal one-shot finishes in each of the disciplines. First, Michael Chandler scooped the Bellator lightweight title by starching Patricky Freire a little over two minutes into their MMA bout. Then, in a kickboxing …

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5 Of The Greatest MMA Fights That Took Place Outside the UFC

All too often fans of MMA view the sport from a UFC-centric perspective. It is understandable, of course. The Zuffa owned league is a global juggernaut. It is the stage that every fighter wants to grace. That being said it isn’t the only place to find big names, world class action and ferocious finishes. Bellator Fighting Championships is a company …

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