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Michael Chandler and Patricio Friere to Fight For Lightweight Title at Bellator 221

February 14, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Michael Chandler and Patricio Friere will face off with Chandler’s lightweight title on the line at Bellator 221. MMAjunkie has confirmed the fight with a source close to the situation, though an official announcement isn’t expected until later this week.

Friere is the featherweight champion and will move up to lightweight to face Chandler. The show takes place on May 11th in Rosemont, Illinois. The updated card is:

* Michael Chandler vs. Patricio Freire – for lightweight title
* Douglas Lima vs. opponent TBA – welterweight grand prix semifinal
* Pat Curran vs. A.J. McKee
* Jake Hager vs. opponent TBA