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With Will Brooks no longer on the roster, Michael Chandler and Patricky Freiere will get first crack at Bellator MMA’s vacant lightweight championship.
Michael Chandler and Patricky Pitbull will fight for the vacant lightweight title at Bellator 158.
From Yahoo Sports: Bellator MMA on Saturday released disgruntled lightweight champion Will Brooks from his contract and stripped the heavyweight belt from Vitaly Minakov. Brooks' contract was coming to an end in July, and he reportedly wasn't interested in renewing with Bellator. Bellator president Scott Coker confirmed the news to MMAWeekly.com following an initial report by MMAJunkie.com.
From Yahoo Sports: Following the release of former lightweight champion Will Brooks, Bellator officials quickly followed up with an announcement to fill the vacancy.
Bellator MMA shook up the landscape of its lightweight division on Saturday by releasing champion Will Brooks. "Ill Will" has fought for the promotion since 2013 and compiled a 10-1 record.
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