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Michael Chandler Releases Statement On Bellator 221 Loss

Michael Chandler was looking to defend his lightweight title against Patricio Freire at Bellator 221. However, the featherweight champion knocked him out in just 61 seconds. Now, after a few days to think about it, the former champion has released a statement on the loss. https://twitter.com/MikeChandlerMMA/status/1129031855574048771 "This sport has never been...

T.J. Jones To Jack Swagger: ‘You Have To Be Professional’

Former WWE star Jack Swagger continues to impress in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Swagger won his second consecutive fight at Bellator 221 this past weekend (Sat. May 11, 2019). He submitted opponent T.J. Jones in the first round by way of arm-triangle choke. Swagger won his MMA debut...

Jake Hager Says T.J. Jones ‘Did Get Under My Skin’ Before Bellator 221 Fight

Jake Hager was set for his second professional MMA fight, and second with Bellator at Bellator 221. He was taking on T.J. Jones, who became a folk hero to some, for his attitude before the fight saying he has to book the time off work from the beef plant...

Michael Chandler Wants Rematch Against Patricio Freire After Controversial Stoppage

Michael Chandler was looking to defend his lightweight title in the main event of Bellator 221 against featherweight champion, Patricio Freire. However, it did not go his way as Freire dropped Chandler and ground and pounded him until the ref stepped in to stop the fight 61 seconds into...

Michael Page Speaks On KO Loss At Bellator 221

Michael Page didn't shy away from the aftermath of his first professional mixed martial arts loss. Page made it to the semifinals in the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix. Sharing the cage with him for a spot in the finals was Douglas Lima. In the end, Lima knocked out Page...

Highlights: Patricio Freire Becomes ‘Champ Champ’ By Making Quick Work Of Michael Chandler

Bellator has another "Champ Champ" after the main event of Bellator 221 from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Freire's journey up to 155 pounds was a success, as he made quick work of lightweight champion Michael Chandler. After an interesting first few moments, Freire landed...

Highlights: Douglas Lima Sleeps Michael Page At Bellator 221

Douglas Lima just handed Michael "Venom" Page the first loss of his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, and he did it in dynamic fashion. Lima caught Page with a low kick that took his feet out from under him. As Page attempted to get back up, Lima nailed him with...

Highlights: Christian Rodriguez Taps Jose Leon After Dynamite First Round From Bellator 221

We have another big submission finish to pass along from the Bellator 221 preliminary card from Illinois. Christian Rodriguez and Jose Leon met inside the cage in featherweight action. The bout was both Rodriguez and Leon's professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut. Both men put on a show in the...

Highlights: Robert Morrow Mauls James Bochnovic At Bellator 221

The Bellator 221 preliminary card continues to deliver some exciting finishes. The latest coming from the heavyweight division, as Robert Morrow met James Bochnovic inside the cage. Morrow landed some huge shots inside the clinch that dropped Bochnovic down. After swarming on for some crushing ground-and-pound, the referee was forced...

Highlights: Cris Lencioni Submits Adil Benjilany With Seconds Left At Bellator 221

More finishes continue to pour out of the Bellator 221 preliminary card from Rosemont. In featherweight action, Cris Lencioni and Adil Benjilany met inside the cage. Lencioni was able to get the fight to the ground and lock Benjilany up with a triangle choke. After delivering some nasty blows to...

Highlights: Josh Streacker Blasts Scott Writz For KO To Kick Off Bellator 221

Things are off to a hot start at Bellator 221 in Illinois. Opening up the night was a welterweight bout between Josh Streacker and Scott Writz. In the second round of the contest, Streacker but together a beautiful combination that dropped Writz to the canvas. He swarmed on his adversary...

A.J. McKee Appreciative Pat Curran Took Bellator 221 Fight

Undefeated prospect, A.J. McKee has been waiting for a tougher test for a while now and will get that at Bellator 221. McKee is set to take on former featherweight champion, Pat Curran. But, for the 24-year-old he is just glad some of Curran's caliber took the fight. “I...

Bellator 221 Results: ‘Pitbull’ Is Champ-Champ, Lima Starches Page

 UPDATE: The Bellator 221 results are in. Patricio Freire stopped Michael Chandler to win the lightweight title. The time has arrived for Bellator 221. The card will take place tonight (May 11) inside the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. The main card will air live at 9 p.m. ET exclusively on...

Bellator 221 Weigh-in Results: Chandler vs. ‘Pitbull’ Title Fight Official

UPDATE: The Bellator 221 weigh-in results are ongoing, but Michael Chandler and Patricio Freire have made weight for their main event title bout. Douglas Lima and Michael Page have also made weight for their Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix semifinals bout. Join us for live results of the Bellator 221...

Watch: Bellator 221 Faceoffs Featuring Chandler & ‘Pitbull’

Bellator 221 will feature a lightweight world title bout that has been in the making since Bellator held their last “Dynamite” event in June of 2016. Michael Chandler finished Patricky Freire, the brother of his opponent this weekend and since that moment; Patricio “Pitbull” Freire has had Chandler in...