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10 biggest moments in Bellator history: When one night features two of the greatest fights of all time

6 days ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Fight fans the world over should raise a toast every Nov. 19. For it was on that date in 2011 that two of the most memorable fights in MMA history took place.
That evening the UFC presented the five-round fracas between Dan Henderson and Mauricio Rua in the top spot at UFC 139. That event took place in San Jose, Calif. Meanwhile, some 3,000 miles to the east, Bellator offered Bellator 58, a card headlined by Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler .
At the time, Alvarez was 24 fights into his career. He was also the reigning Bellator lightweight champion. The Philly fighter had won seven...
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