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Bellator 131: Chandler vs. Brooks 2

Bellator 131: Chandler vs. Brooks 2 When: November 15th, 2014 Where: Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California How: Spike TV Who: Stephan Bonnar vs. Tito Ortiz Michael Chandler vs. Will Brooks – Bellator interim lightweight champion) (for vacant Bellator lightweight title)
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: Eddie Alvarez finally in the UFC?

Eddie Alvarez flexing after another victory in Bellator Bellator’s hottest commodity Eddie Alvarez may be coming to the UFC. If it seems like we’ve taken a stroll down this road before, we have, like a lot. There has long been talks of a move from Bellator to the UFC for Alvarez but the fighter has constantly ran into road blocks, in the form of the tall, bald, former chief executive...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 120: Will Brooks upsets Michael Chandler for interim title (video highlights)

‘Ill’ Will Brooks made his Bellator debut last January in Mount Pleasant in a lightweight quarterfinal bout against Ricardo Tirloni. There was a lot of hype on him heading into the contest, and even more following his impressively dominant unanimous decision victory. The hype on Brooks would quickly be derailed when he would be eliminated in the next round by Saad Awad. It wasn’t...
Via Fight Booth
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Brooks upsets Michael Chandler, is new interim lightweight champion

This PPV has been incredible, can we all agree? Every single fight has been incredible, and this co-main event between Will Brooks and ex-lightweight champ Michael Chandler for the interim lightweight championship stole the show. The fight was a back and forth slugfest/grapplefest. A slupplefest, if you will. Chandler obviously took the first two rounds, while Brooks possibly had...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator 120 Results: Brooks Upsets Chandler To Win Title

People didn’t give Will Brooks a chance to defeat Michael Chandler tonight at Bellator 120 when Eddie Alvarez had to bow out of the fight. The first round was all Chandler as he controlled the whole opening stanza. Chandler was able to land two takedowns with Brooks not being able to do much, as Chandler was working well from the top. The second round started with both guys circling...
Via Between The Ropes
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez Apologizes For Calling Interim Title, “Sh***y Belt”

On Saturday, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had to bow out of his fight at Bellator 120 this Saturday against Michael Chandler. Alvarez suffered a concussion in training and the company announced on a conference call later that day, Chandler would stay on the card and fight Will Brooks in an interim title fight and the winner would fight Alvarez. The champion wasn...
Via Between The Ropes
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator Moves Forward with PPV, Chandler and Brooks Fight for Interim Title

Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney confirmed during Saturday’s emergency conference call that lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez (pictured) has in fact been forced out of next week’s trilogy against Michael Chandler after suffering a concussion during training 11 days ago. Will Brooks replaces Alvarez and face Chandler for the interim 155-pound title. The show will move forward as a...
Via 5thRound.com
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bellator PPV Foiled Again, Eddie Alvarez Out, Michael Chandler Now Fights Will Brooks

The injury bug simply doesn’t want Bellator MMA to successfully host a pay-per-view event. Sherdog.com is reporting lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (pictured) has been forced out of next Saturday’s trilogy against Michael Chandler for undisclosed reasons. Will Brooks has agreed to step in as a last-minute substitute against Chandler. It is unknown if the new tango will serve...
Via 5thRound.com
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 120: Alvarez vs. Chandler III’ Fight Card Complete

Bellator MMA’s Pay-Per-View Debut: Take Two. After watching the injury bug sink them in their first dip in the PPV pond, the Viacom-backed promotion will make another go at it with “Bellator 120: Alvarez vs. Chandler III.” The May 17 event takes place inside Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. A lightweight rubber match between champion Eddie Alvarez (pictured) and Michael...
Via 5thRound.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alvarez vs Chandler III Headlines Bellator’s First Pay-Per-View

Alvarez vs. Chandler III Headlines Bellator’s First Pay-Per-View Saturday, May 17th Newport Beach, Calif. (February 28, 2014) – MMA’s greatest trilogy will occur  on Saturday, May 17th as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on Pay-Per-View. Location and ticket information...
Via MMAInsider
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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