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Gaethje Fires Back At Chandler After Accusations Of Fight Ducking

Justin Gaethje is punching back after Michael Chandler hit him with accusations of fight ducking. This week, #4-ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chandler accused Justin Gaethje of rejecting a fight against …read more

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Charles Oliveira predicts submission finish over Dustin Poirier for UFC lightweight title: “It’s going to be a war”

New UFC 155lbs champion Charles Oliveira is predicting that he gets a submission finish over Dustin Poirier for the UFC lightweight title. Oliveira knocked out Michael Chandler at UFC 262 …read more

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Justin Gaethje responds to Michael Chandler: ‘He’s slandering my name’

No. 2 ranked lightweight contender Justin Gaethje responded to no. 4 ranked Michael Chandler’s allegations about turning down fights on Wednesday.

During an Instagram live chat, Chandler said …read more

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Justin Gaethje fires back at Michael Chandler: 'This f*cker is slandering my name'

Justin Gaethje is not pleased with Michael Chandler – that much is clear.
Chandler (22-6 MMA, 1-1 UFC) conducted an Instagram Live on Tuesday where he talked about his desire to …read more

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Justin Gaethje blasts Michael Chandler over his recent comments: “This f****r is slandering my name”

Justin Gaethje has responded to Michael Chandler’s recent comments. On Tuesday, Chandler spoke on an Instagram Live where he made it clear that he wanted to fight Gaethje next. He …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Michael Chandler ‘talking out of his ass’ on ducking allegations

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Justin Gaethje is firing back at Michael Chandler’s claim he’s ducked several fights.
Gaethje responded on Wednesday …read more

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Posted on July 22, 2021, 12:47 am By
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Michael Chandler calls out Justin Gaethje for fight

After Islam Makhachev called out the one-time UFC lightweight challenger, it appears that no. 4 ranked lightweight Michael Chandler is interested in a fight with a different contender in the …read more

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Michael Chandler Says Gaethje Has Declined Fight Three-Four Times

#4-ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chandler claims that Justin Gaethje is doing backflips to avoid fighting him. Both Michael Chandler and Dana White are on the record stating that they would …read more

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Chandler says ‘there’s no doubt about it’, Gaethje ‘should be next’

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UFC lightweight Michael Chandler calls out Justin Gaethje — again. Michael Chandler can’t understand why Justin Gaethje doesn’t want to …read more

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Michael Chandler eyes December return, says Justin Gaethje has 'no interest' in a matchup

Michael Chandler is searching for a dance partner for his return to action but says one fellow top-ranked lightweight isn’t interested in sharing the cage with him.
Chandler (22-6 MMA, 1-1 …read more

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Michael Chandler claims Justin Gaethje turned him down three or four times, still wants the fight: “Be prepared to make a highlight or be made a highlight”

MMichael Chandler is aiming to fight Justin Gaethje in his next fight. After Chandler suffered a second-round TKO loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 for the vacant lightweight title, …read more

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Michael Chandler says there’s ‘no doubt’ Justin Gaethje should be next fight: ‘Come on, bro’

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Michael Chandler found himself in the crosshairs of Islam Makhachev this past Saturday following the Dagestani lightweight’s win over Thiago …read more

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Michael Chandler Thinks His Style Matches Up Well Against Makhachev’s

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has responded to Islam Makhachev after the Dagestani called him out at UFC Vegas 31. Chandler’s comments came after Makhachev addressed a plethora of 155-pound …read more

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Michael Chandler responds to callout from Islam Makhachev

No. 9 ranked lightweight contender Islam Makhachev put the lightweight division on notice in his first main event at UFC Vegas 31.

Makhachev dismantled no. 14 ranked lightweight Thiago Moises, capping …read more

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Michael Chandler reacts to Islam Makhachev calling him out after UFC Vegas 31: ‘I think wrestling beats sambo’ 

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Michael Chandler has always welcomed call outs from potential opponents and that includes UFC Vegas 31 main event winner Islam …read more

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Islam Makhachev Wants To Test Michael Chandler’s ‘Bellator Skills’

Fresh from mauling Thiago Moises on Saturday night, UFC lightweight Islam Makhachev has called out Michael Chandler. Makhachev is now on an eight-fight win-streak after he earned a submission victory …read more

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Islam Makhachev calls out Michael Chandler: “You come from Bellator, I want to check your skills”

UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev called out Michael Chandler, saying that “you come from Bellator, I want to check your skills.” Makhachev defeated Thiago Moises in the main event of …read more

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UFC on ESPN 26 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Michael Chandler makes desk debut

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC on ESPN 26 on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help …read more

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Ali Abdelaziz thinks Justin Gaethje should fight Charles Oliveira next: 'Michael Chandler doesn't deserve anything'

LAS VEGAS – Ali Abdelaziz isn’t keen on seeing Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler next.
Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) has been eager to return to action for months now and Chandler’s …read more

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Photo | The UFC misspelled Charles Oliveira on new lightweight title belt

The UFC misspelled Charles Oliveira on his new lightweight title belt in a major gaffe that is making the rounds on social media. Oliveira knocked out Michael Chandler in the …read more

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Oliveira reacts to Poirier’s stoppage win over McGregor at UFC 264

Charles Oliveira poses with the UFC lightweight title at Sao Paulos International Airport on May 17, 2021 following his victory over Michael Chandler at UFC 262. | Photo by Leandro …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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McGregor? Poirier? Oliveira Would KO Them Both!

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Charles Oliveira captured the lightweight strap by smashing Michael Chandler at the UFC 262 pay-per-view (PPV) event …read more

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I’ll KO both - UFC champ Oliveira ‘not afraid of trading’ with McGregor or Poirier

Charles Oliveira knocked out Michael Chandler to become the lightweight champion. | Photo by Leandro Bernardes/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira …read more

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Dan Hooker: Chandler Fight Doesn’t Go That Way 9 Times Out Of 10

After the smoke cleared at UFC 257, Dan Hooker still believes his knockout loss to Michael Chandler was a borderline fluke. Dan Hooker last competed on the blockbuster pay-per-view headlined …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov happy to see Charles Oliveira as champion, says it would have “been sad” had Michael Chandler won

Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has said he’s happy to see Charles Oliveira hold the gold at 155 pounds. After retiring from mixed martial arts last year, Khabib left the …read more

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Oliveira breaks down UFC performance bonus pay

Charles Oliveira after defeating Michael Chandler for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 262. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliviera …read more

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Michael Chandler reveals valuable lesson he learned from previous losses to help him deal with fallout from Charles Oliveira fight

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Michael Chandler never wants to lose but at least now he knows how to deal with defeat.
Within a matter of …read more

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Khabib: Chandler becoming UFC champion ‘would be somehow wrong’

Khabib Nurmagomedov does not think Michael Chandler would’ve been a worthy UFC champion. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Retired ex-UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Chandler: If Eddie Alvarez Can Beat Justin Gaethje, I Definitely Can

After coming up short in realizing his title dreams at UFC 262, Michael Chandler believes that if he is matched with Justin Gaethje, he will win handily. While Michael Chandler …read more

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