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John McCarthy warns Michael Chandler against throwing caution to the wind in UFC fight with Conor McGregor: “It is the dumbest idea ever”

John McCarthy is warning Michael Chandler against throwing caution to the wind in his UFC fight with Conor McGregor. UFC President, Dana White, announced this past Saturday that McGregor (22-6 …read more

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John McCarthy: Michael Chandler's exciting style 'dumbest idea ever' vs. Conor McGregor

John McCarthy says Michael Chandler will be in trouble if he doesn’t employ a different strategy against Conor McGregor.
Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) and McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) will …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Will Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler get you to watch The Ultimate Fighter?

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Conor McGregor is set to return to competition later on this year against Michael Chandler. While that will …read more

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Michael Chandler Explains Why He Doesn’t Want To Be A Coach After Fighting

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Michael Chandler expects his Ultimate Fighter 31 coaching gig to be his first and last. Chandler will face Conor McGregor as coaches on TUF 31 …read more

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Morning Report: Michael Bisping: Conor McGregor ‘100 percent’ gets a title shot with win over Michael Chandler

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Conor McGregor always feels one win away from a title shot.
“The Notorious” former UFC featherweight and …read more

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Michael Bisping discusses the possibility of Conor McGregor earning a UFC title shot with a win over Michael Chandler: “That is a given”

Michael Bisping believes it is a ‘given’ that Conor McGregor will earn a UFC title shot if he’s able to defeat Michael Chandler. Last week, the UFC announced the return …read more

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Michael Bisping: Conor McGregor fighting for UFC title 'a given' if he beats Michael Chandler

Michael Bisping believesConor McGregor could soon find himself in yet another championship bout.
Bisping, a UFC Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion, is confident that McGregor just needs to notch …read more

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Michael Chandler believes Conor McGregor fight could earn 2 million PPV buys: ‘It’s very achievable’

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Michael Chandler has already been a part of some huge fights since joining the UFC roster, but he’ll reach a …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares prediction for upcoming Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight: “He’s just too hittable”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier is leaning toward Conor McGregor to defeat Michael Chandler. Late last week, Dana White announced that ‘The Notorious’ and ‘Iron’ would coach the next season …read more

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Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler Opening Betting Odds Revealed

Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler don’t know when they’ll fight, but the opening odds have already been released ahead of their matchup. McGregor and Chandler will square off as coaches …read more

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Michael Chandler believes he’ll be one fight away from a title shot after he finishes Conor McGregor: “This is a pit stop out of the path to the title”

Michael Chandler says his fight against Conor McGregor is a detour en route to the title. Chandler is set to coach TUF opposite McGregor which will lead to the two …read more

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Opening odds released for Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler UFC fight

The opening odds have been released for the upcoming Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler UFC fight. Conor McGregor (22-6 MMA) and Michael Chandler (23-8 MMA) are set to coach ‘The …read more

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Opening odds have Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight as even

The betting odds for Conor McGregor’s return to the UFC against Michael Chandler signal an even matchup.
McGregor and Chandler will coach “The Ultimate Fighter 31” and are expected to square …read more

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Conor McGregor has a laugh at Michael Chandler’s prediction

Shortly after UFC president Dana White made the announcement that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will be coaching the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, Chandler gave his prediction. …read more

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The MMA Hour with Michael Chandler, Jorge Masvidal, Ryan Bader, Chris Weidman, Johnny Eblen, and Brennan Ward at 1 p.m. ET

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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET …read more

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Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler the kind of matchup needed for 'TUF' on ESPN

LAS VEGAS – Dana White probably could be forgiven if he refused to answer any more questions about why Conor McGregor is coaching the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
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‘Mystic Mike’ Predicts Win Over McGregor, Conor Responds

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Take a look at how Conor McGregor reacted to Michael Chandler’s prediction of a second round submission win when they …read more

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Renato Moicano calls out Tony Ferguson following Chandler vs. McGregor booking: “I’m reconsidering about my political views of death penalty’s”

UFC fighter Renato Moicano has called for a fight against Tony Ferguson after Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler was confirmed. Last week, the UFC announced that Conor McGregor will fight …read more

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Conor McGregor laughs off Michael Chandler’s prediction for their upcoming UFC fight

Conor McGregor has laughed off the prediction Michael Chandler has given for their upcoming UFC fight. After months of speculation, the return of Conor McGregor was finally confirmed last week. …read more

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Conor McGregor Laughs Off Michael Chandler’s ‘Mystic Mike’ Prediction

Conor McGregor is not taking the predictions of Michael Chandler very seriously. It was recently announced that McGregor would likely be making his return to action against Chandler, following a …read more

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Conor McGregor Laughs Off Michael Chandler’s ‘Mystic Mike’ Prediction

Conor McGregor is not taking the predictions of Michael Chandler very seriously. It was recently announced that McGregor would likely be making his return to action against Chandler, following a …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Conor McGregor fight to be contested at welterweight

Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor will be throwing leather this year, and the fight will be contested at 170 pounds. Taking to social media, UFC President Dana White recently announced …read more

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Michael Chandler predicts second-round knockout of Conor McGregor: ‘That’s my Mystic Mike take’

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Michael Chandler has called for a fight against Conor McGregor since the day he signed with the …read more

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Dustin Poirier Gives Trolling Reaction To McGregor/Chandler TUF News

It is safe to say that Dustin Poirier is not impressed by the announcement that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will be the next coaches of The Ultimate Fighter. Poirier …read more

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Twitter Reacts To TUF 31: Conor McGregor Vs. Michael Chandler

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Conor McGregor is back, and he will be coaching the 31st season of The Ultimate Fighter against Michael …read more

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‘TUF all my children edition’: Pros react to Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler announcement

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Dustin Poirier isn’t the only one to offer his thoughts to the Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler …read more

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Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler to Serve as Coaches on ‘TUF 31’

“The Ultimate Fighter 31” figures to be one of the more intriguing seasons in recent memory. …read more

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Reaction: Conor Mcgregor is back, will fight Michael Chandler after coaching The Ultimate Fighter

On Saturday morning, UFC president Dana White returned to the promotion’s social media channels to announce a variety of news — including the return of Conor McGregor to face Michael …read more

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Dustin Poirier reacts to the Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler fight booking: “TUF all my children edition”

Dustin Poirier has reacted to the news that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will serve as opposing coaches on season 31 of The Ultimate Fighter. Earlier this morning, UFC President …read more

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Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler to coach TUF 31, clash later this year

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Conor McGregor will return to fight this year, but will coach The Ultimate Fighter first.
The former UFC champion, …read more

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Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler Confirmed As TUF 31 Coaches

Rumors had been swirling for a few weeks, but now it has been confirmed that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will be coaching The Ultimate Fighter against one another. Fans …read more

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Michael Chandler issues statement after booking coaching role opposite Conor McGregor on TUF 31

Michael Chandler sent out a video shortly after news broke that he would be coaching TUF 31 opposite Conor McGregor. Earlier this morning UFC President Dana White took to social …read more

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How to watch The Ultimate Fighter on ESPN -- Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler

The Ultimate Fighter has arrived on ESPN+. Here’s what you need to know about the show that might have saved the UFC. …read more

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Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler to coach 'The Ultimate Fighter 31,' fight after season

The UFC will feature another season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series as part of its 2023 calendar, and the promotion has recruited its biggest start to coach.
UFC president Dana …read more

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Dana White announces Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will be the coaches of TUF Season 31

UFC President Dana White took to social media this morning to announce that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will serve as the coaches of TUF 31. According to the UFC …read more

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McGregor returns as 'TUF' coach vs. Chandler

Conor McGregor will coach against Michael Chandler on the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter” before a UFC fight between the two. …read more

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Chandler snubs Tsarukyan, calls for McGregor fight 

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Michael Chandler wants a money fight. Michael Chandler is not …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2023, 8:46 pm By
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Michael Chandler Predicts How Wrestling Match With Islam Makhachev Would Go

No.5-ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chandler recently weighed in on a hypothetical bout with UFC Lightweight Champion Islam Makhachev. ‘Iron’ last fought at UFC 281. There, he fell to Dustin Poirier …read more

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Michael Chandler Names Better Fighter Between Islam Makhachev & Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has assessed who the better fighter is between former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and reigning king Islam Makhachev. While Khabib ruled over the 155-pound landscape, he …read more

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Michael Chandler knows a potential fight against Conor McGregor wouldn’t last long: “Can you imagine the first round?”

Michael Chandler knows a fight against Conor McGregor would be exciting, but he doesn’t think it would last long. Chandler has called out McGregor ever since he got to the …read more

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Michael Chandler downplays Arman Tsarukyan’s recent callout: “I haven’t even seen him fight”

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler isn’t very interested in facing Arman Tsarukyan next. ‘Iron’ has been out of action since his clash with Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 last November. …read more

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Michael Chandler says 'no thanks' to Arman Tsarukyan's callout: 'I'm over here talking about Conor McGregor'

Michael Chandler has bigger business to attend to than rising UFC lightweight contender Arman Tsarukyan.
Tsarukyan (19-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) called out Chandler, taking aim at his fight IQ. Tsarukyan entered …read more

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Michael Chandler gives himself size advantage over Conor McGregor at welterweight, wants 'TUF' opportunity

Michael Chandler thinks he’d have a size advantage over Conor McGregor at welterweight.
Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) is eager to welcome McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) back to the octagon and is …read more

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Michael Chandler Responds To Arman Tsarukyan’s Callout

UFC lightweight Michael Chandler has responded after being the subject of some fiery callouts from rising contender Arman Tsarukyan. Tsarukyan has entered the year at #8 on the 155-pound ladder …read more

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Arman Tsarukyan Issues Roasting Callout To Michael Chandler

UFC lightweight contender Arman Tsarukyan wants a shot at Michael Chandler for his first fight of the new year. Tsarukyan most recently earned a unanimous decision victory against Damir Ismagulov …read more

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Arman Tsarukyan calls out Michael Chandler, says he has 'lowest fight IQ in the division'

Arman Tsarukyan thinks it’s time for Michael Chandler to prove that he belongs in the top five of the official UFC rankings.
Tsarukyan (19-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) issued a callout of …read more

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Dustin Poirier Gets An Enthusiastic Callout From Former UFC Champion

Former UFC Interim Lightweight Champion Dustin Poirier recently received a callout from a fellow lightweight great. ‘The Diamond’ last fought at UFC 282 in a blood-soaked clash with Michael Chandler. …read more

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Posted on January 26, 2023, 4:16 pm By
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Michael Chandler Reacts To Conor McGregor’s TUF Coaching Claim

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has reacted with interest following Conor McGregor’s claim that he’s been offered a coaching role for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF). By …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains why he favors Conor McGregor to beat Michael Chandler

Dustin Poirier has shared the Octagon with both Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler and he’s favoring the Irishman to win if they fight. Ever since Chandler signed with the UFC …read more

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Dustin Poirier favors Conor McGregor over 'hittable' Michael Chandler in potential fight

Dustin Poirier believes Conor McGregor’s striking is too precise for Michael Chandler to handle.
Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has been campaigning to welcome McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) back to the …read more

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Dustin Poirier still hopeful Michael Chandler will be “honest” about what he did at UFC 281: “I don’t want an apology. It doesn’t mean anything to me”

Dustin Poirier wants Michael Chandler to tell the truth. At UFC 281, Poirier and Chandler fought in a highly-anticipated bout that lived up to expectations. It was a back-and-forth war …read more

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Poirier gives his picks for Makhachev-Volkanovski and Chandler-McGregor

Dustin Poirier gives his predictions for Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski and Michael Chandler vs. Conor McGregor | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Dustin Poirier Predicts Possible Michael Chandler vs Conor McGregor Bout

As someone with experience with both Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier seems to have a decent idea of how a fight between those two would go down. Poirier …read more

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Dustin Poirier on Michael Chandler’s fouls, fishhooks: ‘I just want you to be honest’

Dustin Poirier, the former UFC interim lightweight champion, goes over his attritional UFC 281 match with Michael Chandler | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

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Check out the Top UFC finishes of 2022

Relive some of the biggest and baddest UFC finishes that we witnessed in 2022 from some of the biggest stars including Michael Chandler, Leon Edwards, Alex Pereira and more!

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Video: Top UFC octagon-side finishes includes gnarly view of Michael Chandler’s front-kick KO of Tony Ferguson

The UFC has released a video featuring some of the promotion’s top finishes of 2022, but shown through the octagon-side lens of a cell phone camera on the arena floor. …read more

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‘Fight IQ’ - Dober says Makhachev vs. Poirier would be ‘close’

Dustin Poirier ahead of his lightweight fight with Michael Chandler at UFC 281. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Drew Dober would expect a “close …read more

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Jon Anik believes ‘gangster’ Dustin Poirier doesn’t need an undisputed UFC title to cement legacy

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Like many, Jon Anik was blown away by Dustin Poirier’s latest bout with Michael Chandler.
In the lightweight featured bout …read more

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Drew Dober calls for a fight with Michael Chandler: “If Conor refuses I’m ready for the violence”

Drew Dober is calling for a fight with Michael Chandler. It was at UFC Vegas 66 last Saturday night, December 17th, that Drew Dober (26-11 MMA) defeated Bobby Green (29-14 …read more

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UFC's Drew Dober issues respectful callout of Michael Chandler: 'I'm ready for the violence'

UFC lightweight Drew Dober wants a shot at fellow knockout artist Michael Chandler.
Fresh off his Fight of the Night knockout of Bobby Green this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night …read more

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Morning Report: Arman Tsarukyan puts ‘dummy’ Michael Chandler on blast: ‘He’s old and it’s time to retire’

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Arman Tsarukyan isn’t a fan of the UFC lightweight elite.
Considered by many as the best division in all of MMA, …read more

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Dustin Poirier Names UFC Hall of Famer He Would’ve Loved To Fight

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has fought the ‘who’s who’ at 155lbs, but one dream matchup got away. Poirier most recently defeated Michael Chandler at UFC 281 last …read more

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Michael Chandler thinks Alexander Volkanovski 'might actually squeak out a decision' vs. Islam Makhachev

LAS VEGAS – Michael Chandler believes UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski still carries the strength from his rugby days.
Volkanovski weighed more than 200 pounds when he played rugby but has …read more

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Michael Bisping believes Conor McGregor could fast track his way to a UFC title shot with a knockout of Michael Chandler

Michael Bisping believes Conor McGregor could end up with a UFC title shot if he’s able to knock out Michael Chandler. The return of Conor McGregor has been hotly debated …read more

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