Michael Chandler vs. Dave Jansen title fight, King Mo's return top Bellator's June 19 show

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As reported last week, Bellator will launch its 2013 summer series on June 19, and the main card is now set, with a stacked lineup including a championship match.

Undefeated lightweight titleholder Michael Chandler attempts to defend the belt against challenger Dave Jansen in the night's headliner.

Chandler (11-0) won the belt in Nov. 2011, and had his first successful defense in Jan. 2013, when he defeated Rick Hawn via rear naked choke submission. Jansen comes in riding a six-fight win streak, having advanced to a title match after capturing season seven tournament victories over Magomed Saadulaev, Ricardo Tirloni and Marcin Held, respectively.

The show also features the opening round of a four-man light-heavyweight tournament. The opening round matchups include Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal vs. Seth Petruzelli and Renato "Babalu" Sobral vs. Jacob Noe.

The main card will be rounded out with a welterweight fight pitting Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver against Blas Avena.

The show takes place at the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and the main card begins at a special 7 pm ET start time on Spike. The Wednesday night event will serve to introduce viewers to the promotion's new reality show: "Fight Master: Bellator MMA" that will debut on Thursday night.

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