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Bellator 197: Michael Chandler vs. Brandon Girtz

Michael Chandler became the winningest fighter in Bellator history on April 13, 2018. His first-round submission of Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 was his 15th win for the promotion. Chandler also set the record for the most stoppage wins with 11 and tied the record for most submission wins with six.

Michael Chandler faces Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197
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Michael Chandler faces Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler gets his hands wrapped before facing
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Michael Chandler gets his hands wrapped before facing Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler prepares to face Brandon Girtz at
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Michael Chandler prepares to face Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler prepares to face Brandon Girtz at
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Michael Chandler prepares to face Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler prepares to face Brandon Girtz at
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Michael Chandler prepares to face Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler gets ready to enter the cage
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Michael Chandler gets ready to enter the cage to face Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon
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Michael Chandler, in the white shorts, beat Brandon Moreno by first-round submission at Bellator 197 in St. Charles, Mo., on April 13, 2018.

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