Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler Wants Conor McGregor: ‘I’m Fighting Next For The Title Anyway’

Michael Chandler was quizzed to pick between Conor McGregor or a title fight. “Iron” is open to fighting McGregor in Ireland. Michael Chandler is well aware that he’s stunning KO win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 274 has become his ticket to a title shot. However, with Conor McGregor hinting at a potential showdown, “Iron” admitted that he wouldn’t say no to it.
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Midnight Mania! Michael Chandler ‘frontrunner’ for McGregor fight, targets Croke Park showdown

After scoring a blistering front kick knockout win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 274, one thing is certain: Michael Chandler has options. The former Bellator kingpin lined himself up for nothing but major scraps in his post-fight interview, calling for a title shot or Conor McGregor. Since then, Chandler has also managed to get his name in the discussion for potential July showdowns vs. men like Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier.

Michael Chandler believes he’s the “frontrunner” to fight Conor McGregor next, open to doing the bout in Ireland

Michael Chandler believes it is likely he will face Conor McGregor next. After Chandler scored a highlight-reel KO win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 274, he called for the title fight or a bout with McGregor. After some time to think about what the UFC might do, he believes he makes the most sense for McGregor’s return as it’s a fan-friendly fight where the winner would get a title shot.

Michael Chandler Agrees With The UFC Stripping Charles Oliveira

“Dana White’s Favorite Fighter” stands with the UFC’s decision to strip Charles Oliveira. Michael Chandler is coming off a knockout of the year contender over Tony Ferguson at UFC 274. In the main event, his former opponent Oliveira was stripped of his UFC lightweight belt as soon as the fight started because he missed weight by .5 pounds.
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Michael Chandler reveals why he was saving promo-cutting skills for the UFC: ‘Bellator doesn’t have the best fighters in the world’

Michael Chandler says he’s always had the ability to cut incredible promos on the microphone, but he wanted to wait until he got into the UFC before he unleashed them. Chandler faced Tony Ferguson in the featured bout of UFC 274 and landed a ferocious front kick knockout shot to the former interim champion. Following the bout, the former Bellator lightweight champion called for fights with the winner of the main event of the card — Charles Oliveira or Justin Gaethje — or a matchup with the biggest star in the sport, Conor McGregor.
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Tony Ferguson: Michael Chandler used my move to knock me out

Tony Ferguson has now watched film of his knockout loss at UFC 274, and a headache that followed the concussive stoppage has gone away. What remains is his will to win. “There’s a lot of mistakes that I can fix, and if I didn’t feel that I had the energy or the will or the want to be able to do it, I would have retired [at] the first drop,” Ferguson said Monday on The MMA Hour.

Tony Ferguson says he would’ve retired if he “didn’t do good” in the first round against Michael Chandler

Tony Ferguson was closer to retiring than some may think. On the main card of UFC 274, Ferguson was looking to snap his three-fight losing streak when he took on Michael Chandler. ‘El Cucuy’ said he was looking to prove he is still a top contender and in order to do that, he needed to beat ‘Iron’. Unfortnately for Ferguson, the result did not go his way as he was knocked out in the second round, but in the first round, he had some success and says that is what is keeping him going.

Michael Chandler Fractured His Shinbone at UFC 274 When He knocked Out Tony Ferguson

The UFC 274 event saw Michael Chandler fracture his shinbone while throwing two kicks at Tony Ferguson in a fight against the latter. A brutal front kick from Chandler knocked out Ferguson with one of the greatest knockouts in promotional history last weekend at UFC 274. When Ferguson fell, he was unconscious as the Phoenix crowd went wild for the knockout of the year candidate.

Michael Chandler Explains Why He Didn’t Cut Hot Promos In Bellator

There is a reason why Michael Chandler is more outspoken in the UFC than he was in Bellator. Michael Chandler has coined himself to be the most entertaining fighter in the UFC. No doubt part of that package has to do with his microphone skills that are best on display inside the Octagon after a victory.

Tony Ferguson opens up on KO loss to Michael Chandler, says it “was a scary feeling not remembering anything”

Tony Ferguson has opened up on his knockout loss to Michael Chandler. At UFC 274, Ferguson was looking to snap his three-fight losing streak in a very fan-friendly matchup against Chandler. Although ‘El Cucuy’ was coming off three losses in a row, he did much better than many expected in the first round. However, just seconds into the round Chandler landed a massive front kick that knocked Ferguson out cold.