Bellator will be returning to the SAP Center in San Jose, California on November 19 and the fight card will be headlined by a title fight as Michael Chandler will defend the lightweight title against former UFC champion Benson Henderson.
The fight booking was made official by Bellator today in a press release.
Tickets for this Bellator fight card will go on sale to the public on Friday, September 2 at Bellator.com, as well as SAP Center Box Office and Ticketmaster. The Bellator Nation pre-sale offer will begin on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Chandler (15-3) became a two-time Bellator lightweight champion in June when he defeated Patricky “Pitbull” Freire by knockout to claim the vacant 155 pound title. He is currently on a three fight winning streak and two of those wins have come in the opening round. Henderson (24-6) secured this title shot by defeating Patricio “Pitbull” Freire this past Friday night at Bellator 160. He is 3-1 in his last four fights and has gone 1-1 in Bellator.
The current Bellator 164: Chandler vs. Henderson fight card is below.
Michael Chandler (15-3) vs. Benson Henderson (24-6)
Michael Page (11-0) vs. Fernando Gonzalez (25-13)