Michael “Iron” Chandler 16-4 MMA (13-4 BMMA) is set to face Goiti Yamauchi 22-3 MMA (8-2 BMMA) at Bellator 192 January 20, 2018.
Chandler debuted in Bellator back in 2010 in his fourth pro fight and has been there since. Losing his most recent bout and lightweight title to Brent Primus at Bellator 180 after the Dr. stopped the fight due to an ankle injury which turned out to be a nerve issue known as foot drop.
Yamauchi has only lost twice since his Bellator debut in 2013. With 16 of his 19 finishes coming in the first round and never having been finished. Yamauchi will be looking to put together his first four fight win streak under the Bellator banner.
Bellator made the bout official through their twitter account today:
— Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 20, 2017
Bellator 192 will be headlined by Douglas Lima vs Rory Macdonald