Yes Michael Chandler he wants a better contract, he has put himself in a good position to negotiate it with whoever seeks it, something he showed in these hours. In the stellar of Bellator 243, the ex-champion of the 155 pounds of the promotion showed in the last contest of his bond by knocking out Benson henderson in the first round. This is the second time that Chandler has surpassed the former UFC champion, after beating him by split decision at Bellator 165.
Additionally, this is Henderson’s first KO loss since being finished by Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night Tulsa. In the co-feature, Tim Johnson leveled his record inside the organization’s cage, thanks to a TKO over another ex-UFC, Matt Mitrione, barely three minutes into the first round. They were clearly the two best fights of the night, at least in their early completion.
The 36-year veteran came from surprising the lights by turning off one of the division’s prospects, Tyrell Fortune, the Bellator 239. For Mitrione, a 42-year-old veteran, this is his second loss in a row by TKO. The Sanford MMA member holds a record of 0 – 3 – (1) in his last four in-cage performances. Anyway, known for his strength, there is no doubt that he will jump into the octagon in the best way in his next presentation.
For her part, Valerie Loureda raised her professional record to 3 – 0, thanks to a resounding technical knockout in the Preliminaries of the Bellator 243. The 22-year-old fighter dropped Tara Graff with a right hand and then finished her off with a ground and pound to seal her victory. In this way, the American Top Team member achieves the second completion of her career after finishing with a TKO with Colby Fletcher (1 – 3) at the Bellator 216 in early 2019. For Graff (1 – 2), 34 years, this represents his second KO loss of his career.
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Ricky Bandejas (13 – 3) vs. Sergio Pettis (19 – 5).
Jason Jackson (11-4) vs. Jordan Mean (31 – 12).
Erik Pérez (19 – 7) vs. Josh Hill (19-3).
Tywan Claxton (6 – 1) vs. Jay Jay Wilson (5 – 0).
Aaron Pico (5 – 3) vs. Chris Hatley Jr. (8-2).
Logan Storley (11 – 0) vs. Mark Lemminger (10-1).
Raufeon Stots (13 – 1) vs. Cass Bell (5 – 0).
Steve Mowry (7 – 0) vs. Rudy Schaffroth (6-1, 1 NC).