We are back with another good weekend of action-packed fighting. We head to the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino. Bellator 243 is scheduled for tonight Friday, August 7th, and UFC Fight Night: Olenik vs. Lewis is scheduled for tomorrow Saturday, August 8th.
Benson Henderson vs. Michael Chandler 2 is set to headline Bellator 243, after a very close first fight that saw Michael Chandler retain the Lightweight belt in a split decision. Michael Chandler is perhaps the most decorated fighter in recent years for Bellator MMA. In their first matchup, Chandler came out with heavy shots early that really tested the chin of Henderson, but Henderson weathered the storm and gave the fans a 5 round war.
A legend in Matt Mitrione is going to co-headline the card against Timothy Johnson. This is an exciting matchup for both of them, and these two heavyweights are expected to set some fireworks off in the Mohegan Sun.
Another long time veteran in Myles Jury is set to take on Georgi Karakhanyan in the second event of the main card. To kick everything off Sabah Homasi vs. Curtis Millender will open up the main card.
Here is how our staff picks for tonight’s main card bouts. Leave your predictions in the comments section below.
|Michael Chandler||Michael Chandler||Michael Chandler||Michael Chandler||Benson Henderson||Michael Chandler||Michael Chandler|
|Timothy Johnson||Matt Mitrione ||Matt Mitrione||Matt Mitrione||Matt Mitrione||Timothy Johnson||Timothy Johnson|
|Myles Jury||Myles Jury||Myles Jury||Myles Jury||Myles|
|Myles Jury||Myles Jury|
|Curtis Millender||Curtis Millender||Curtis Millender||Curtis Millender||Curtis Millender||Curtis Millender||Curtis Millender|
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