In addition to the 155-pound championship main event of Michael Chandler vs. Dave Jansen, the Bellator 96 full poster also includes familiar names such as Muhammed Lawal, Seth Petruzelli, Renato Sobral and War Machine.
Bellator MMA will return with its Summer Series this June as Lightweight champion Michael Chandler looks to defend his belt against season seven tournament winner Dave Jansen. Also on tap, a four-man Light Heavyweight tournament begins with King Mo.
Ratings for The Ultimate Fighter reality show, even with an appearance by Ronda Rousey, declined 16 percent from the previous week. Bellator also dropped from last week, even with two tournament finals.
MMAmania's Brian Hemminger has a complete recap of last night's Bellator 94 event which featured two season eight tournament finals in the lightweight and light heavyweight divisions. How did each number one contender earn their shot? Check inside
MMAmania.com has a complete recap of last night's Bellator 93 event which saw Dave Jansen defeat Marcin Held to win the season seven lightweight tournament and earn a title shot against champion Michael Chandler.