The former Bellator Lw champion Michael Chandler entered this fight with a professional mma record of 20-5-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He fought twice last year losing to Patricio Pitbull Freire (Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire) and beating Sidney Outlaw (Michael Chandler vs Sidney Outlaw).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do, Bjj and former Ufc Lw champ Benson Henderson, has an official record of 28-8-0 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats between 2016 and 2017, against Chandler in their first bout (Michael Chandler vs Benson Henderson) and with Patricky Freire (Benson Henderson vs Patricky Freire), but then he has won four bouts defeating Myles Jury in his last one (Benson Henderson vs Myles Jury). Henderson vs Chandler 2 is the main event of the Bellator 243. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Henderson’s next fight: Benson Henderson vs Jason Jackson
Chandler’s next fight: Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker
Chandler vs Henderson 2 full fight video:
(Free embeddable video hosted on Youtube/sendvid and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights)
Official video (USA)