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New year, same beef: Patricio Freire has choice words for fellow Bellator champ Michael Chandler

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Photos: Best of Michael Chandler

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You know how people often use the entrance of a new year as an opportunity to forgive, forget and mend fences with those who …read more

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Patricio Freire On Michael Chandler: I’ll Fight This Guy On The Street

Patricio Freire is hoping to get his hands on Michael Chandler. Freire and Chandler have two things in common. They’re both champions and both are regarded as the top “homegrown” …read more

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Bellator champ Patricio Freire on A.J. McKee, Aaron Pico, Michael Chandler, and recent health scare

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Patricio Freire def. Daniel Weichel at Bellator 203: Best photos

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After a bit of a health scare after a title defense against Emmanuel Sanchez, Patricio Freire is slowly returning …read more

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Mir’s Broken Mouth Tops Very Short Bellator ‘Hawaii’ List

Bellator 212: “Macfarlane vs. Letourneau” went down inside Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 14, 2018. The Paramount Network-televised card saw Michael Chandler improve to 19-4 and …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Michael Chandler, Valentina Shevchenko (in studio)

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Michael Chandler and Valentina Shevchenko.
Chandler headlined Bellator 212 this past Friday night for the promotion’s debut …read more

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Bellator 212 – Quick Results

Bellator 212: Salute the Troops went down last night from the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. In the main event Michael Chandler captured the Lightweight Title for the …read more

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Michael Chandler Feels He Can Solve The Puzzle Of Khabib

Newly crowned Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler believes he can best Khabib Nurmagomedov. Chandler challenged Brent Primus for the 155-pound gold in the main event of Bellator 212. Chandler won …read more

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Michael Chandler after Bellator 212 win: 'Ton of respect' for Brent Primus, dreaming of Khabib

HONOLULU – It’s no secret that Michael Chandler wasn’t exactly running Brent Primus’ fan club in the 18 months between their first meeting and Friday’s rematch.
But, as MMA has often …read more

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Brent Primus plans to work on takedown defense after title loss to Michael Chandler at Bellator 212

Brent Primus was humble in defeat after dropping his lightweight title to Michael Chandler in the Bellator 212 main event.
Primus (8-1 MMA, 6-1 BMMA) was outworked to unanimous decision by …read more

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Who is Bellator Champ Michael Chandler’s Ultimate Match-Up?

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Michael Chandler became the first fighter in history to win a championship on three separate occasions under the Bellator banner. He set or tied numerous Bellator records in …read more

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Bellator 212 Highlights & Results: Michael Chandler Becomes 3-Time Bellator Champion

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Michael Chandler reclaimed the lightweight title from Brent Primus at Bellator 212 on Friday in Hawaii.
Chandler didn’t simply win the belt back, however, he set all …read more

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Bellator 212 post-event facts: Michael Chandler joins exclusive club with third title reign

The first half of Bellator’s weekend doubleheader took place on Friday with Bellator 212 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The card aired on Paramount and DAZN following prelims …read more

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Brent Primus says Michael Chandler ‘didn’t want any of my standup’ at Bellator 212

HONOLULU — After his loss at Bellator 212, Brent Primus discusses nearly getting a rear-naked choke victory over Michael Chandler, Chandler adjusting his game plan, wanting a trilogy, what he’d …read more

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If Michael Chandler could choose anyone, he says Khabib Nurmagomedov would be next

HONOLULU — After his title victory at Bellator 212, Michael Chandler discusses the win over Brent Primus, why he would want Khabib Nurmagomedov next if he had the choice, Primus …read more

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Bellator 212 results: Michael Chandler reclaims lightweight title in hard-fought battle with Brent Primus

The champ is back.
On Friday night at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Michael Chandler backed up all his talk and avenged his loss to Brent Primus, taking a …read more

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Pros react to Michael Chandler’s win over Brent Primus at Bellator 212

Michael Chandler won his lightweight belt back at Bellator 212. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the fight. Michael Chandler won his belt back. After five rounds against Brent Primus, …read more

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Twitter reacts to Michael Chandler's win over Brent Primus to regain title in Bellator 212 rematch

Michael Chandler became the first three-time champion in Bellator history on Friday when he regained the lightweight title against Brent Primus in the Bellator 212 headliner.
Just as he promised, Chandler …read more

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Bellator 212 results: Chandler dominates Primus, Ayala taps Mir with strikes

Check out the results and highlights from Bellator 212, including Michael Chandler re-captured the lightweight title from Brent Primus in the main event. The first installment of Bellator’s double header …read more

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Michael Chandler retakes Bellator's lightweight belt with unanimous decision win against Brent Primus

Michael Chandler retakes Bellator’s lightweight belt with unanimous decision win against Brent Primus …read more

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Bellator 212 Results: Michael Chandler defeats Brent Primus (Highlights)

The lightweight belt was on the line in tonight’s Bellator 212 main event as reigning division champion Brent Primus squared off with former title holder Michael Chandler.
Michael Chandler had previously …read more

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Michael Chandler doesn't mind Brent Primus showing off Bellator belt: 'Highlight of his life'

HONOLULU – Bellator lightweight champion Brent Primus puts tonight’s Bellator 212 headliner in no uncertain terms: To him, it is absolutely personal.
As for opponent Michael Chandler? Well, let’s just say …read more

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Brent Primus excited to put Michael Chandler feud behind him after Bellator 212

With the amount of time they’ve had to spend talking about each other, one might think that Brent Primus and Michael Chandler have already fought several times.
But outside of their …read more

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Video: Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler final face-off ahead of Bellator 212 title rematch

HONOLULU – All the pre-fight festivities are complete for Bellator “Salute the Troops” after ceremonial weigh-ins wrapped up today.
Everyone made weight for the card, which will see Bellator lightweight champion …read more

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Bellator 212 weigh-in video live now

At the Bellator 212 weigh-ins, all 20 fighters taking part in Friday night’s fights will step on the scales Thursday.
In the main event, Brent Primus and Michael Chandler will have …read more

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Brent Primus Says Michael Chandler Made Things Personal Ahead Of Bellator 212

Brent Primus feels a rematch with Michael Chandler means more than a title defense. Back in June 2017, Primus earned a first-round TKO victory over Chandler to capture the Bellator …read more

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Michael Chandler staying the course with Bellator

He could have tested free agency after fighting out his previous contract, but Michael Chandler instead signed an extension with Bellator and will meet Brent Primus for the lightweight championship …read more

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Brent Primus doesn’t respect Michael Chandler ‘out of the cage,’ says rematch is personal

HONOLULU — At Bellator 212 open workouts, lightweight champion Brent Primus discusses his rematch against Michael Chandler, why the fight is personal, his long layoff from MMA, and much more. …read more

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Michael Chandler doesn’t think Brent Primus ever wanted to fight him at Bellator 212

HONOLULU — At Bellator 213 open workouts, Michael Chandler discusses his title rematch against Brent Primus, why he doesn’t respect Primus as much as past opponents, fighting in Hawaii, and …read more

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Brent Primus says Bellator 212 rematch with Michael Chandler is absolutely personal

HONOLULU – It’s been 18 long months since Brent Primus claimed Bellator’s lightweight title with a stunning TKO win over then-champ Michael Chandler, and with the rematch now on deck, …read more

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Michael Chandler Shifts Focus From Titles To Big Fights

Despite fighting for a championship this Friday night (Dec. 14), Michael Chandler values big fights more at this stage of his career. Chandler anticipates a purge at Bellator 212, but …read more

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For ex-Bellator champ Michael Chandler, 'it's about the big fights' after Brent Primus rematch

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler already has said he doesn’t want trilogies against Patricky Freire or Brent Primus.
Freire has been vocal about the issue, and he’s got a win …read more

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Bellator 212 pre-event facts: Michael Chandler first to reach 10 Bellator title bouts

Bellator kicks off yet another weekend doubleheader on Friday with Bellator 212, which is also being labeled as “Bellator and USO Present: Salute the Troops.” The event takes place from …read more

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VIDEO | Michael Chandler recreates scene from The Purge for epic Bellator 212 promo

Former two-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has undeniably established himself as one of the best fighters outside of the UFC. At Bellator 212, he looks to reclaim the title …read more

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Michael Chandler took a scene from 'The Purge' and turned it into a Bellator 212 hype video

Holy crap, Michael Chandler has that crazed look in his eyes.
Chandler is dead-set on reclaiming the Bellator lightweight title from champion Brent Primus at Bellator 212. It’s a rematch that’s …read more

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Michael Chandler wants to beat Brent Primus ‘within an inch of his life’

Two-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is on a mission to get his title back. And he is willing to do whatever it takes to accomplish his goal.
Chandler, 32, is …read more

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Michael Chandler wants to beat Brent Primus ‘within an inch of his life’ at Bellator 212

Throughout his mixed martial arts career, two-time Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has stood out for his positivity.
In an environment which often seems a race to the bottom in terms …read more

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The MMA Hour with Max Holloway, Rener Gracie, Julianna Peña, Michael Chandler, the Monday Morning Analyst and more

12 p.m.: Show open.
12:05 p.m.: The Weigh-In: After another controversial decision, is there anyway to fix judging in boxing or MMA?
12:15 p.m.: A Round of Tweets
12: 20 p.m.: UFC featherweight …read more

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