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After recapturing 145 title, champ Patricio Freire wants Bellator 155 champ Chandler next

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Patricio Freire got the featherweight title back on Friday night at Bellator 178. Now he wants to get greedy.

“Pitbull” Freire (26-4 MMA, 14-4 BMMA) said after his second-round submission win over champ Daniel Straus (24-7 MMA, 11-4 BMMA) in their tetralogy fight that he’s now got his sights set on lightweight champion Michael Chandler – a man he and his brother Patricky have beef with. 418 more words


Michael Chandler confident Coker going after high-end future opponents for him after Bellator 180

Many have already penciled in Michael Chandler as a lock to successfully defend his Bellator lightweight title against Brent Primus at “Bellator: NYC.” But the champion said he’s not taking anything for granted. 462 more words


Bellator 180 Press Conference Reaction

Bellator’s New York debut will host an impressively stacked PPV card that will have two title fights and a co-main event and main event that consits of legend in the industry when… 387 more words


Watch the 'Bellator: NYC' headliners face off in New York – with one notable absence

NEW YORK – Bellator will head back to the world of pay-per-view this summer with its debut at the hallowed Madison Square Garden in New York City. 266 more words


Fans invited to next week's Bellator 175 weigh-ins, tailgate party with Fedor, Gracie, Chandler, Davis

Bellator returns to the Chicago area next week for a rematch nearly three years in the making. Beforehand, fans can get up close and personal with some current champions and MMA legends. 309 more words


Bellator Champions should headline MSG card, not hyped up talent

Note: This is a piece I wrote for Creators

Bellator MMA is pulling out all the stops for its June 24 pay per view event at Madison Square Garden – dubbed Bellator: NYC. 116 more words


Bellator to promote 'Bellator NYC' as followup to Bellator 180; Chandler-Primus added (updated)

(Updated at 5:15 p.m. ET to reflect information from Bellator’s official press release.)

Bellator wants to create a distinct identity for its second pay-per-view event, so the Viacom-owned promotion is spinning off the pay portion of its June 24 event at Madison Square Garden in New York City. 373 more words