Bellator MMA on a conference call today confirmed that lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was injured and suffered a concussion during training. As a result, Alvarez was forced to withdraw from his scheduled main event match-up with Michael Chandler. According to Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney, former champion Michael Chandler will now face season 9 lightweight tournament winner Will Brooks. The fight will be for a new Bellator interim lightweight title. The event will still go forward as a pay-per-view event.
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