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Undisclosed injury forces Josh Thomson out of bout with Michael Chandler

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Josh Thomson out of his anticipated Bellator 154 matchup against Michael Chandler.

The fight fallout is due to an undisclosed injury. confirmed an initial report Sunday by

Thomson (22-8), is a former Strikeforce lightweight champion. Since jumping to Bellator from the UFC last year and is 2-0 in the company with finishes in both victories.

Chandler, for his part, is a former Bellator lightweight champion who has put a three-fight losing streak in his rear-view mirror after winning his last two fights.

No word yet on a new opponent for Chandler for the May 14 card in San Jose, Calif.

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