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Eddie Alvarez vs Michael Chandler, Set for Bellator 54 Title Bout

Written on July 29, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Eddie Alvarez finally has a date for his next title defense, as he's set to face Michael Chandler at Bellator 54.

With a date all set for his next title defense, reigning lightweight champion – – will face season four tournament winner – – on October 15 for .

Eddie Alvarez last fought at Bellator 39, where he won against Pat Curran via unanimous decision. The victory marks his seventh consecutive win by far. Opposing him is the 25-year-old, Michael Chandler. The former collegiate All-American wrestler at the University of Missouri debuted in MMA scene with an impressive style. Prior to Bellator 54, Michael Chandler earned a submission win over Marcin Held, and decision victories against Lloyd Woodard and Patrick Freire.

Bellator 54, set for October 15, will take place in Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The said tournament will air live at MTV 2.

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