Completed MMA Event

Bellator 197: Chandler vs. Girtz

Bellator 197
  • Friday 04.13.2018 at 09:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Paramount Network | Prelims: Internet Stream
  • Promotion: Bellator MMA
  • Ownership: Bellator Sport Worldwide, LLC
  • Venue: The Family Arena
  • Location: St. Charles, Missouri, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: John McCarthy, Mauro Ranallo
  • Ring Announcer: Michael C. Williams
  • Interviews: John McCarthy | Backstage: Jenn Brown
  • TV Ratings: 403,000 avg. viewers
  • MMA Bouts: 12
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Referees

  • Jason Herzog
    Chandler vs. Girtz (12)Storley vs. Buckley (10)Anderson vs. Bucia (5)
  • Mike England
    McKee Jr. vs. Lawrence (11)Howard vs. Ellington (3)
  • Mark Wasem
    Ferguson Jr. vs. Brock (9)Ruth vs. Velasquez (6)
  • Dwayne Bess
    Sampo vs. Mazzotta (4)

Fight Predictions

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