Bellator 165: Michael Chandler Gets by Benson Henderson
By FCF Staff
Michael Chandler narrowly retained Bellator’s lightweight title tonight in San Jose, California, by earning a split decision win over Benson Henderson.
Chandler dominated much of the action early on, but Henderson hung in there and had the champion on the defensive in the latter stages of the bout.
Here are the main card results for Bellator 165.
Michael Chandler def. Benson Henderson via split decision (48-46, 46-48, 48-47)
Michael Page def. Fernando Gonzalez via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28)
Adam Piccolotti def. Brandon Girtz via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Linton Vassell def. Francis Carmont via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-25)
Keri Anne Melendez def. Sheila Padilla via KO (punches) at :47 of R1