Found July 26, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Michael Chandler
As Michael Chandler prepares to defend his Bellator Lightweight Title on July 31st live on Spike, the promotion announced today an eight fight extension with the top ranked lightweight to keep the undefeated Alliance MMA product with Bellator. “In all my years in combat sports, I’ve never seen the growth and development in a fighter like [...]

Bellator’s Michael Chandler Now ‘One of the MMA’s Highest Paid Lightweights’

According to Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney, Michael Chandler (pictured) has just become one of the game’s highest paid players. On Thursday, Bellator announced their reigning lightweight champion has inked an eight-fight contract extension to remain with the Viacom-owned organization. “In all my years in combat sports, I’ve never seen the growth and development in a fighter...

Top Ten Earning Lightweights

Bellator just announced the re-signing of their lightweight champion, Michael Chandler, to an eight-fight contract extension.  With it Bellator head Bjorn Rebney promises that it makes Chandler "one of the highest paid lightweights in all of MMA.". This must mean that Chandler got a significant raise, as his last fight only paid him $34,000.  So how much exactly does...
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