After a tough fight between Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson in 2016, all Bellator fans wanted to see a rematch between the two lightweights.
The rematch was set up for December, but fell apart when Henderson pulled out due to injury.
Now, the two will face off at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut in the main event of Bellator 243 this Friday.
Check out the full fight card.
— MMA Junkie (@MMAjunkie) August 3, 2020
Completed Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2 Main Card:
Lightweight Main Event: Michael Chandler (20-5) vs. Benson Henderson (28-8)
Heavyweight Co-Main Event: Matt Mitrione (13-7, 1 NC) vs. Timothy Johnson (13-6)
Lightweight Main Card Bout: Myles Jury (18-5) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (29-10-1, 1 NC)
175-Pound Contract Weight Main Card Bout: Sabah Homasi (13-8) vs. Curtis Millender (18-5)
Completed Preliminary Card:
150-Pound Contract Weight Preliminary Bout: Adam Borics (14-1) vs. Mike Hamel (7-3)
Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Cris Lencioni (6-2) vs. AJ Agazarm (3-1)
Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Valerie Loureda (2-0) vs. Tara Graff (1-1)
Light Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Grant Neal (3-0) vs. Hamza Salim (5-2)
Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Nainoa Dung (3-1) vs. Charlie Campbell (1-1)
Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Dalton Rosta (2-0) vs. Mark Gardner (1-1)