Bellator 221 pre-event facts: Michael Chandler, Patricio Freire battle for belt, records

One of the biggest events in Bellator history takes place Saturday with Bellator 221, which goes down at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., and streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie.

A champion-vs.-champion grudge match headlines the card. Lightweight champion Michael Chandler (19-4 MMA, 16-4 BMMA) will put his belt on the line against featherweight titleholder Patricio Freire (28-4 MMA, 16-4 BMMA), who is moving up to settle a longstanding feud.

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