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  • 3 years ago
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Eddie Alvarez's second title defense is now official, as the reigning Bellator Fighting Championships 155-pound kingpin and challenger Michael Chandler both hit their contracted weights at Friday's Bellator 58 weigh-ins. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Michael Chandler will defend his lightweight championship as expected on Wednesday night at Bellator 97, as both Chandler and David Rickels were cleared to compete at Tuesday’s weigh-ins. read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Sorry Mike, but Eddie Alvarez says fighting Will Brooks to unify the Bellator lightweight titles is the only thing that makes sense. Plus, fighting "Ill" Will is an easier fight than Chandler, according to the champ. Not a fan of picking his opponents, Eddie Alvarez had a decision to make as to who he would defend his lightweight title against in his return to the cage following a concussion that knocked him out of his trilogy title bout opposite Michael Chandler, which was set to go down at Bel read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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With Eddie Alvarez injured, former champion Michael Chandler instead threw hands opposite rising lightweight star "Ill" Will Brooks for the promotion's interim strap in the Bellator 120: "Rampage vs. King Mo" pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (May 17, 2014) inside Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. Here's what happened. Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler battled Bellator season nine lightweight tournament winner Will Brooks for the promotion's interim lightwe read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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The show must go on! Bellator has finally broken its silence on Eddie Alvarez, who was pulled from next weekend's (Sat., May 17, 2014) Bellator 120 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi, after suffering a concussion in training camp (more on that here). But unlike the injury that torpedoed its first attempt at PPV back in November, this card will not transition to Spike TV. Instead, streaking lightweight tournament champion Will Brooks -- originally boo read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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Originally reported by Sherdog.com, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is reportedly withdrawing from his scheduled title fight with Michael Chandler next Saturday at Bellator 120. MMAFighting.com's Guilherme Cruz confirmed the news and discovered that Alvarez had suffered a concussion in training and will be unable to compete. The news comes a week in advance of the rubber match, which was scheduled to headline the event. Bellator has yet to address the news, and it is unknown if the c read news >>

  • a year ago
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Eddie Alvarez handed Michael Chandler his first career loss and regained the Bellator Lightweight Title, winning by split decision in the rematch on Saturday. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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If you didn't see it, you missed one of the best fights of 2011. Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez put together more than 18 minutes' worth of back-and-forth action that left no fan still sitting in his seat. When it was all said and done, a bloodied and swollen Chandler had earned the right to be called the new Bellator lightweight champion. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez is not motivated by a desire to keep his belt. He is motivated by the fear of losing it. "I have a lot of demons, and that boosts me," he said. "That helps me prepare the way I do for these sort of belts, so I always, always, always, fight up." At first glance, though, it would appear he's not fighting up, but rather down. The third defense of his title is against a guy with the fraction of the fights he has - a mere eight outings compared with his read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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While injury forced a short delay in Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez's planned title defense with season-four tournament winner Michael Chandler, fans won't have to wait long for the contest. Originally scheduled to take place at this weekend's Bellator 54 event, company brass recently announced the matchup has been moved back just five weeks and will take place at November's Bellator 58 card. Already featuring middleweight champion Hector Lombard in a 195-pound non-title read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Michael Chandler will receive his shot at Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, albeit a bit later than originally anticipated. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and has suffered an undisclosed injury, officials today announced. As a result, a planned Bellator 54 title fight between Alvarez and season-four tournament winner Michael Chandler has been delayed. According to the announcement, the championship five-rounder is still possible for season five, which concludes in late November. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will put his title on the line against season-four tournament winner Michael Chandler at Bellator 54. Bellator Fighting Championships officials today announced the official date for the booking, which Chandler earned by defeating Patricky Freire, Lloyd Woodard and Marcin Held during Bellator's recent 155-pound bracket. The two now headline Bellator 54, which takes place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The evening's main card airs on read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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After a spectacular run through the Bellator Season 4 Lightweight Tournament, Michael Chandler earned a world title shot at Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The two will square off at Bellator 54. Read More >> read news >>

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