Eddie Alvarez defends title against Michael Chandler at Bellator 58

Eddie AlvarezThe Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler at Bellator 58 on November 19th.

Alvarez (22-2) last competed at Bellator 39 in April when he successfully defended his title with a unanimous decision over Pat Curran. He will enter the but riding a seven fight winning streak which includes victories over Roger Huerta, Josh Neer and Toby Imada. The undefeated Chandler (8-0) earned his title shot by winning the Season 4 lightweight tournament with victories over Marcin Held, Lloyd Woodard and Patricky Freire.

Bellator 58 takes place from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Also featured on the card is a 195 pound catchweight bout between middleweight Hector Lombard and Trevor Prangley. Marlon Sandro returns to action against Rafael Dias while Jessica Aguilar takes on Lisa Ward in a women’s featured bout.