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Nov 6, 2015 10:46 pm

REPLAY! Michael Chandler drops David Rickels

Last night at Bellator 145 Michael Chandler once again put himself in a position to get a crack at the Bellator lightweight championship. Chandler knocked out Rickels in the second round of the bout, and you can see the finish above!

Nov 6, 2015 7:38 pm

Bellator 145 results: Michael Chandler vs. David Rickels

It was a bloody fight between Michael Chandler and David Rickels that saw Rickels bloodied and in a bad position against the cage. Chandler poured on the ground & pound while Rickels offered little in the way of defense, forcing the referee to stop the fight. Michael Chandler wins via TKO. Welcome home, @MikeChandlerMMA! #Bellator145...

Sep 22, 2015 9:58 pm

Michael Chandler vs. David Rickels 2 Set For Bellator 145

Bellator added another big fight to their already stacked Bellator 145: Vengeance event. The show will take place on November 6, at the Scottrade Center in Saint Louis. On Tuesday the promotion announced that a lightweight rematch between Michael Chandler and David Rickels will take place on the main card of the big event. In...

Jun 8, 2015 11:02 am

Bellator’s Chandler Believes He’s Still One of the Best in the World

Michael Chandler was one the top fighter of Bellator and was the name you heard when fans talked about the face of a promotion. He defeated the likes of Eddie Alvarez, Patricky Freire and Akihiro Gono in spectacular fashion. Now, Chandler is simply struggling to pick up a win. The former Bellator Lightweight Champion hasn’t...

Feb 18, 2015 9:49 am

Patriots likely to void Chandler Jones contract in wake of ‘Brother’ UFC fight

The NFL’s Patriots franchise have put a stop to the brother vs. brother brawl Jon Jones and Chandler Jones have so aggressively been pursuing. In a statement to TMZ, the New England Patriots Vice President of Media Relations stated the following: “It’s not a matter of if we’d allow Chandler to fight his brother. We...

Nov 24, 2014 2:58 pm

Will Brooks reveals he fought Michael Chandler with torn hamstring

Earlier this month at Bellator 131, Will Brooks scored an impressive fourth round TKO win over Michael Chandler to win the vacant lightweight title, a belt he believes was rightfully his to begin with given that he was the interim champion. What makes Brooks win more impressive is that he won the bout with a...

Nov 17, 2014 9:54 am

Michael Chandler on bizarre Bellator 131 loss: “I don’t remember much”

Michael Chandler was on the receiving end of one of the most bizarre knockouts in MMA history this past Saturday when he was KO’d by Will Brooks (See that HERE). Following the bout, Chandler spoke to Sherdog to discuss the strange KO. “It’s a loss, it was a hard one to take. I showed up...

Nov 15, 2014 8:32 pm

Bellator 131 Results: Brooks Stuns Chandler and Wins Lightweight Title!

There is just something about Michael Chandler title fights that just screams “TRILOGY”. His bout tonight with Will Brooks was one of the most exciting lightweight title fights in the history of Bellator and it showed that Brooks initial victory was not a fluke. The first round was simply a feeling out process. Due to...

Nov 13, 2014 10:09 am

Will Brooks: ‘Chandler a product of a pumped up ego’

“I chalk it up to, his ego doesn’t allow him to step outside of himself and really examine the big picture. I think sometimes his ego and the people around him pump his ego so much that he’s not allowed to see his different things. But it’s not my problem. I control what I can...

Oct 19, 2014 9:45 am

‘5 Rounds’ With Michael Chandler Ahead Of Bellator 131

Go ‘5 rounds’ with former Bellator MMA champion Michael Chandler as he answers 5 questions on various topics ahead of his Bellator 131 bout against Will Brooks for the vacant Bellator lightweight championship. The Bellator MMA lightweight strap was vacated by Eddie Alvarez earlier this year when he left Bellator and signed with the UFC,...

Oct 10, 2014 2:20 pm

Michael Chandler & Will Brooks – Twitter Beef Gone Wrong

At the top of the Bellator lightweight heap sit Michael Chandler and Will Brooks. And with an eventual matchup between the two, their dislike has brought them to beef, on twitter. Check it: @MikeChandlerMMA "you better pack a lunch"? Are you serious? What is this leave it to beaver? I can't even talk to you...

Sep 8, 2014 5:05 am

PHOTO | Dominick Cruz Attends Mike Chandler’s Wedding

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz attended the wedding of Mike Chandler, and his wife Brie this past weekend. Check it out: “So happy for these two lovebirds @briewillett+@mikechandlermma …love being here to witness the beginning of this powerful relationship. #MeettheChandlers”

Jun 14, 2014 1:44 pm

Michael Chandler to Get Title Shot Over Will Brooks?

Despite the fact that Bellator Interim Champion Will Brooks just earned a decision win over former champion Michael Chandler, it appears that it could be Chandler, not Brooks, who is getting the next shot at Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez hinted at this on twitter today, saying “I tried my best Big homie Your boss ain’t having it...

Jun 10, 2014 6:34 am

Michael Chandler Wants A Rematch With Will Brooks, Was Injured Before Last Fight

  When Eddie Alvarez had to pull out of his rubber match with Michael Chandler due to injury, Chandler stuck in there and took a fight against lightweight Will Brooks. Chandler ended up losing to Brooks via split decision. Chandler recently went on The Great MMA Debate Podcast and it sounds like he may have...