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  1. Mike Chandler to defend Bellator title vs. Dave Jansen

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight champion Michael Chandler makes the second defense of his Bellator title June 19 when he meets Dave Jansen in Thackerville, Okla., promotion officials announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  2. Dantas says anxiety played role in KO loss

    Franklin McNeil

    Finding ways to stay active is one drawback to being a Bellator champion. It's the reason bantamweight titleholder Eduardo Dantas felt compelled to step outside the Bellator cage for an Aug. 25 fight with Tyson Nam at Shooto Brazil 33 in Rio de ...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  3. Akihiro Gono retires after 18 years, amid 3-fight skid

    Franklin McNeil

    With 18 years and more than 50 pro fights under his belt, veteran mixed martial artist Akihiro Gono retired Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2012
  4. Chandler stops Gono in 56 seconds

    Franklin McNeil

    Since capturing the Bellator lightweight title on Nov. 19 from Eddie Alvarez with a fourth-round submission, Michael Chandler has refused to rest on his laurels. Chandler is determined not to be a one-and-done champion so he has upped the ante in...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  5. Michael Chandler-Akihiro Gono fight set for May 4 in Ontario

    Franklin McNeil

    Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler will face veteran Akihiro Gono in a nontitle bout May 4 in Rama, Ontario, the promotion announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  6. Eddie Alvarez to defend lightweight title against Michael Chandle...

    Franklin McNeil

    Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title Nov. 19 against Michael Chandler, the promotion announced.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  7. Eddie Alvarez withdraws from Oct. 15 title bout

    Franklin McNeil

    An undisclosed injury has forced Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to withdraw from his Oct. 15 title bout, the fighter told on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011