As Bellator MMA prepares for its long awaited Summer Series return, the full fight card has been completed as Bellator MMA returns to WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma Wednesday, June 19th live on Spike TV. The night will feature a Lightweight World Championship fight between reigning Bellator Champion Michael Chandler, as he defends his [...]
Date: June 19, 2013 Location: Thackerville, Oklahoma Venue: WinStar World Casino Broadcast: Spike TV, Spike.com Michael Chandler vs. Dave Jansen - for lightweight title Muhammed Lawal vs. Seth Petruzelli - light-heavyweight tournament opening round Jacob Noe vs. Renato Sobral - light-heavyweight tournament opening round Blas Avena vs. War Machine
After delivering a dramatic and dominating submission victory in his first title defense, top ranked Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler will once again put his title on the line as Bellator MMA returns to WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma Wednesday, June 19th for the start of the Bellator MMA Summer Series live on Spike [...]
On Wednesday, it was announced Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (pictured) will put his strap up for grabs against Dave Jansen on June 19.
WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma serves as host.
Chandler owns a spotless 11-0 record, with all but his first two pro fights coming under Bellator’s watch. He submitted Rick Hawn in January to notch his first title...
After delivering a dramatic and dominating submission victory in his first title defense, top ranked Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler will once again put his title on the line as Bellator MMA returns to WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma Wednesday, June 19th for the start of the Bellator MMA Summer Series live on Spike TV.
The event will broadcast LIVE...
The final results are in for the Bellator MMA event live from The Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. The night was headlined with Dave Jansen defeating Marcin Held to win the Lightweight Tournament Finals, a tournament prize of $100,000 and a guaranteed title shot against current Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler. Lightweight Tournament Final [...]
Bellator MMA made it’s long awaited debut on Spike TV on Thursday night as the promotion put on two world title fights emanating from The Bren Events Center in Irvine, CA. The reigning lightweight champion Michael Chandler made short work of former judo Olympian Rick Hawn, as he used his wrestling to keep the judo [...]
At 36 years of age, Rick Hawn will fight battle for a title for the first time in his young mixed martial arts career. Having trained for only four and a half years the man they call “Ghengis” has amassed a 14-1 fight record.
On Thursday January 17, Hawn will take on Michael Chandler for his Bellator Lightweight Championship in the main event on the organizations debut on SPIKE...
NICEVILLE, Fla. - Remember Michael Chandler? He's a one-time Louisville basketball commitment, who was also committed to Xavier and Central Florida. Chandler is now playing with a current U of L commitment. Cardinal Authority has an update.
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On May 14, 2011 Michael Chandler won the Bellator lightweight tournament which awarded him $100,000 and a shot at the lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. The number one contender was expected to face Alvarez at Bellator 54 however Alvarez pulled out due to an undisclosed injury. Chandler will now get his long awaited shot at the belt on November 19, 2011 at Bellator 58.