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Bellator 54: Champ Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chadler Set for Oct. 15

Eddie AlvarezBellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against season four tournament winner Michael Chandler in the main event of Bellator 54 on October 15 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Alvarez (22-2) defended his title for the first time over Pat Curran in April for his seventh-straight win, while Chandler (8-0) earned a shot at the belt with wins over Marcin Held, Lloyd Woodard, and Patricky Freire earlier this year.

Earlier Thursday Bellator announced its season five middleweight tournament quarterfinals for Bellator 50 on September 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Pictured: Eddie Alvarez

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