Bellator 243 goes down on Friday August 7 and the official weigh-ins took place on Thursday August 6 from the Mohegan Sun Arena.

The card is to be headlined by a rematch with Michael Chandler vs. Benson Henderson. In their first match, Chandler won by split decision. Both men made weight for their main event collision.

Betting lines are close for the headlining rematch, so place your bets at for any of the Bellator 243 fights.

The co-main event will see former UFC heavyweights Timothy Johnson and Matt Mitrione clash for the first time in their long careers. Johnson and Mitrione both peaked the scale close to the 265-pound weight limit and are ready for their co-main event battle.

Mike Hamel missed the 150-pound limit in his short-notice catchweight bout against Adam Borics. Borics initial opponent was supposed to be Derek Campos but he pulled out for undisclosed reasons

Two other fights were canceled due to fighters pulling out for undisclosed reasons. Joel Bauman pulled out of his fight against Taylor Johnson and Christian Edwards pulled out against Ahmed Samir Hefny.

Completed Bellator 243: Chandler vs. Henderson 2 Main Card:

Paramount Network and DAZN

10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT

Lightweight Main Event: Michael Chandler (155.9) vs. Benson Henderson (155.6)

Heavyweight Co-Main Event: Matt Mitrione (262.6) vs. Timothy Johnson (263.2)

Lightweight Main Card Bout: Myles Jury (155.6) vs. Georgi Karakhanyan (155.5)

175-Pound Contract Weight Main Card Bout: Sabah Homasi (175) vs. Curtis Millender (174)

Preliminary Card:

Bellator MMA’s YouTube Channel

7:15 p.m. ET/6:15 p.m. CT

150-Pound Contract Weight Preliminary Bout: Adam Borics (150.2) vs. Mike Hamel (154.6)*

Featherweight Preliminary Bout: Cris Lencioni (145.8) vs. AJ Agazarm (145.3)

Flyweight Preliminary Bout: Valerie Loureda (125.3) vs. Tara Graff (125)

Light Heavyweight Preliminary Bout: Grant Neal (204.7) vs. Hamza Salim (205.1)

Lightweight Preliminary Bout: Nainoa Dung (155.1) vs. Charlie Campbell (155.8)

Middleweight Preliminary Bout: Dalton Rosta (185.7) vs. Mark Gardner (184.8)


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