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UFC’s Michael Chandler to speak at conservative event alongside Candace Owens, Tucker Carlson, Trump Jr.

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The event is hosted by Turning Point USA, a right-wing youth group founded by Charlie Kirk. Michael Chandler is set to …read more

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[ARCHIVES] Chandler Says Dagestan Fans Believe He Can Beat Khabib

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Today, Michael Chandler competes in the UFC’s lightweight division. In fact, he has even challenged for the title. His UFC debut did not come until 2021, which means …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Justin Gaethje promises to finish Michael Chandler as “violently as possible” at UFC 268

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje says that he promises to finish Michael Chandler as “violently as possible” at UFC 268. Gaethje hasn’t competed since last October when he lost by …read more

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Charles Oliveira: Justin Gaethje calls me ‘quitter’ because ’he needs to talk to be in the spotlight’

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Top-ranked UFC lightweight contenders Justin Gaethje and …read more

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Justin Gaethje Planning “Violent” And “Fast” Victory Over Chandler

Former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje is hoping to give Michael Chandler a “fast” and “violent” end to his night at UFC 268.

Gaethje hasn’t been in action in almost …read more

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Posted on October 14, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Justin Gaethje expresses his disdain for Colby Covington but admits “he’s a good fighter”

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje expressed his disdain for welterweight Colby Covington but admitted that “he’s a good fighter.” Gaethje is set to take on Michael Chandler at UFC 268 …read more

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Justin Gaethje expects Michael Chandler to turn ‘into a b***h’ and wrestle when they fight at UFC 268

Justin Gaethje is looking for a fan-friendly fight but thinks Michael Chandler will try and wrestle him. Gaethje and Chandler are set to fight at UFC 268 on November 6 …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Michael Chandler will turn timid when he starts shooting for takedowns

Justin Gaethje doesn’t see his fight with Michael Chandler playing out on the feet for too long.
In a battle between two of the most exciting fighters on the roster, former …read more

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Dariush Says He’s Deserving Of Title Shot Over Gaethje/Chandler Victor

UFC lightweight Beneil Dariush has claimed he’s more deserving of a shot at the 155-pound title than whoever wins the Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler clash at UFC 268.

Dariush’s red-hot …read more

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Michael Chandler shares prediction for Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier

Top contender Michael Chandler shared his prediction for the upcoming UFC lightweight title bout between Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier. Chandler knows a thing-or-two about Oliveira, considering he just fought …read more

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Michael Chandler recounts ‘pain, crying’ after UFC title loss, makes pick for Oliveira vs. Poirier

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All eyes will be on the UFC lightweight division on Dec. 11 when Charles Oliviera looks …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Charles Oliveira no quitter, showed championship mentality vs. Michael Chandler

LAS VEGAS – Dustin Poirier isn’t one of the fighters questioning UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira’s heart.
Top contenders Michael Chandler and Justin Gaethje have accused Oliveira of giving up in …read more

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Justin Gaethje Sees Nurmagomedov Loss As Different From Other Losses

Ahead of his return fight against Michael Chandler, the crowd-pleasing Justin Gaethje details his journey back to competition and the differences between his three losses.

Reflecting on his only three …read more

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Hooker’s UFC 266 bout in danger, goes public with visa request

Dan Hooker walks to the cage ahead of his UFC 257 bout against Michael Chandler. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Hooker apparently has a …read more

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Michael Chandler wants everyone to know he isn’t an ‘anti-vaxxer’

When Michael Chandler announced he wouldn’t be fighting in New York due to the vaccine requirements he found himself labeled as an ‘anti-vaxxer’ by many fans. And Chandler is not …read more

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Chandler Responds To Gaethje’s Claim That He’s Seeking Attention

UFC lightweight Michael Chandler has denied Justin Gaethje’s claims that he was “seeking attention” with his vaccination comments.

Chandler has certainly been involved in more controversy and back-and-forth with his upcoming …read more

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Justin Gaethje blasts “quitter” Charles Oliveira ahead of Dustin Poirier title fight at UFC 269

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje blasted “quitter” Charles Oliveira ahead of the Dustin Poirier title fight at UFC 269. Oliveira knocked out Michael Chandler at UFC 262 to become the …read more

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Michael Chandler explains why he hasn’t gotten vaccinated yet

UFC lightweight title contender Michael Chandler explained why he hasn’t gotten himself vaccinated against COVID-19 yet. Chandler is set to take on rival Justin Gaethje at UFC 268 in November …read more

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Michael Chandler responds to Justin Gaethje, clarifies ‘anti-vaxxer’ narrative

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Michael Chandler didn’t intend to become the center of controversy last month when he revealed during an Instagram Live chat …read more

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Justin Gaethje on Michael Chandler’s anti-vaccine comments: ‘He was just seeking attention’

The highly anticipated matchup between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler is set to go down… but it wasn’t without a brief scare. With UFC 268 on Nov. 6 taking place …read more

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Michael Chandler says he’s “ready for violence” against Justin Gaethje at UFC 268

UFC lightweight title contender Michael Chandler says he’s “ready for violence” against divisional rival Justin Gaethje at UFC 268. Chandler meets Gaethje on November 6 at UFC 268 in what …read more

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Gaethje: Chandler Was “Seeking Attention” With Vaccination Comments

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has put his upcoming opponent Michael Chandler’s vaccination comments down to the former Bellator Lightweight Champion “seeking attention.” The two former 155-pound UFC title challengers are …read more

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Michael Chandler implores Justin Gaethje to 'pack a lunch' and get ready to go to work at UFC 268

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – By now, it should come as little surprise that Michael Chandler wants to get into a firefight.
He’ll have his next opportunity in a couple months on a …read more

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Justin Gaethje thinks Michael Chandler was ‘just seeking attention’ with anti-vaccine comments

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Justin Gaethje was never worried about whether his fight against Michael Chandler was in danger, and he …read more

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Michael Chandler promises to bring ‘reckless abandon’ against Justin Gaethje at UFC 268

No. 4 ranked lightweight Michael Chandler issued a bold promise on Wednesday evening via social media about his UFC 268 match against no. 2 ranked Justin Gaethje.

Chandler put …read more

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Michael Chandler issues bold promise for UFC 268 fight with Justin Gaethje

Michael Chandler isn’t backing down from his next challenge. Set to collide with the equally exciting Justin Gaethje (22-3) at UFC 268 on Nov. 6, Chandler has made his intentions …read more

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Justin Gaethje Makes A Guarantee Ahead Of Michael Chandler Fight

Ahead of their meeting on November 6, Justin Gaethje has made a bold prediction regarding his fight with Michael Chandler. The eagerly anticipated lightweight clash between Justin Gaethje and Michael …read more

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Oliveira responds to Gaethje’s ‘laughing stock’ diss

Charles Oliveira speaks to the media ahead of his lightweight title bout against Michael Chandler at UFC 262. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

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Gaethje Wants To Be ‘Blessed’

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Former UFC lightweight title challenger Justin Gaethje is scheduled to fight Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on …read more

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Justin Gaethje campaigned for Max Holloway fight before Michael Chandler scrap came to fruition

Justin Gaethje wanted to fight Max Holloway and had hoped he would move up to lightweight again. After Gaethje was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight strap last October, …read more

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Gaethje Pans Oliveira — ‘He’s Not The Best’

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Charles Oliveira captured the UFC lightweight title by smashing Michael Chandler at the UFC 262 PPV event …read more

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Justin Gaethje says the lightweight division became ‘the laughingstock of the UFC’ after Oliveira and Chandler fought for the belt

Justin Gaethje wasn’t a fan of the Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler fighting for the vacant lightweight title. When Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were lightweight champions, the division was …read more

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Gaethje signs new deal, mends fences with UFC

After expressing some frustration with UFC, lightweight Justin Gaethje, who will fight Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on Nov. 6, has signed a contract extension, telling ESPN Tuesday that he …read more

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UFC 268 set for NYC; Gaethje-Chandler, Namajunas-Zhang 2 confirmed

Justin Gaethje will fight Michael Chandler at UFC 268 in New York City. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Michael Chandler dubs Justin Gaethje the UFC’s “toughest” lightweight: “Ferg is craziest…Poirier most skilled”

Michael Chandler has given a quick overview of who he believes to be amongst the elite of the elite in the lightweight division. Chandler has had a fascinating start to …read more

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