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Bellator 96: Featherweight Champion Michael Chandler, Opening Rounds Of Tournament Set

Bellator kick starts their 2013 Summer Series with a main card that features a title fight and the opening round of a four person light heavyweight tournament.

In the main event, Michael Chandler looks to defend his lightweight championship once again. No. 1 contender Dave Jansen stands in his way.

The opening round of the tournament has Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal vs. Seth Petruzelli and Renato “Babalu” Sobral vs. Jacob Noe.

The other main card bout has War Machine make his Bellator debut against Blas Avena.

Bellator 96 is June 19 from the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK. It has an early start time of 7 p.m. ET and airs on Spike TV.