Current Bellator Lightweight champ Michael Chandler appears in an interview courtesy of and addresses the issue of respect within MMA. He also speaks of the man whom he beat in November 2011 for the belt.

Chandler acknowledges that Eddie Alvarez is a bigger and more accomplished name than he is, and remains focused on furthering his success even though he owns the title. Chandler is set to face Rick Hawn soon for the belt, who won the Season 6 Bellator Lightweight tournament.