Josh Thomson forced out of Michael Chandler bout due to an injury

May 1, 2016 6:01 pm by Chris Taylor
Josh Thomson

Josh Thomson (22-8 MMA) has suffered an undisclosed injury which has forced the former Strikeforce lightweight champion to pull out of his scheduled Bellator 154 matchup with Michael Chandler.

MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after an initial report from FloCombat.com.

Thomson has gone 2-0 since joining the Bellator ranks, scoring finishes in both of those victories.

Meanwhile, Michael Chandler is also riding a two-fight win streak ahead of the May 14 event. No word yet on who the former Bellator lightweight champion will face on short-notice.

Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for further updates.


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