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Patricio Freire rates Michael Chandler’s chances in the UFC

Two-division Bellator champ Patricio Freire has shared his thoughts on how Michael Chandler will perform in the UFC's Octagon. Freire currently holds the Bellator featherweight...
Michael Chandler, Conor McGregor

Michael Chandler calls out Conor McGregor: “I’m ready to sign when you are”

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is setting his sights on a blockbuster fight with MMA superstar Conor McGregor. Chandler signed with the UFC earlier...
Rafael dos Anjos, Kevin Lee

Rafael dos Anjos shames Michael Chandler for turning down short-notice fight

Rafael dos Anjos is not impressed with Michael Chandler after the former Bellator champ turned down a short-notice fight at UFC Vegas 13. Dos Anjos,...
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Michael Chandler responds to calls for short-notice Rafael dos Anjos fight

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has responded to calls for a potential short-notice fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Chandler signed with the UFC earlier...
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Michael Chandler plays tweet and delete after taking a jab at the Presidential Election

Michael Chandler may be new to the UFC, but he has already taken a page out of Jon Jones and Conor McGregor's playbook by...
Michael Chandler, Benson Henderson

Michael Chandler calls out Tony Ferguson or Justin Gaethje for UFC debut: “We’re going...

Recent UFC free-agent signing Michael Chandler is requesting a matchup against either Tony Ferguson or Justin Gaethje for his Octagon debut. Chandler was the backup...
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Michael Chandler sets his sights on Justin Gaethje following UFC 254

UFC newcomer Michael Chandler has his sights set on a potential showdown with fellow lightweight contender Justin Gaethje. "The Highlight" failed in his attempt to...
Dan Hooker

Dan Hooker slams Michael Chandler for comments made during UFC 254 broadcast

Perennial UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker took exception to some of the comments made by Michael Chandler during yesterday's UFC 254 broadcast. After Phil Hawes...
Michael Chandler, Conor McGregor

Michael Chandler calls for four-man tournament to crown new UFC lightweight champion

Newly-signed free agent lightweight Michael Chandler is calling for a four-man tournament to crown the new UFC lightweight champion. Chandler finds himself in a tremendous...
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Michael Chandler reacts after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Justin Gaethje and retires from MMA

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler reacted after Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 and then retired. Chandler, the former three-time Bellator lightweight champion,...
Tony Ferguson, Michael Chandler

Dana White floats No. 1 contender fight between Tony Ferguson and Michael Chandler

UFC President Dana White is floating the idea of a lightweight No. 1 contender fight between Tony Ferguson and Michael Chandler. Ferguson stood out as...
Michael Chandler, Benson Henderson

Michael Chandler explains how he is preparing to be a backup fighter at UFC...

UFC lightweight Michael Chandler explained how he is preparing for his role as the backup fighter for this main event of Saturday's UFC 254. Chandler...
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Michael Chandler explains disinterest in short-notice Islam Makhachev fight

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has explained why he wasn't interested in fighting Islam Makhachev on short-notice. Chandler, who has yet to make his...
Tony Ferguson, Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler still believes Tony Ferguson is “the logical, best choice” for UFC debut

Michael Chandler is still eyeing a dance with Tony Ferguson for his first fight in the UFC. The pair were briefly intended to be the...
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Michael Chandler still open to fighting Tony Ferguson at UFC 254 on short notice:...

UFC lightweight Michael Chandler says he is still open to fighting Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of UFC 254 later this month. Chandler, the...
Tony Ferguson, Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler slams Tony Ferguson for turning him down at UFC 254

Michael Chandler is not happy with Tony Ferguson. Earlier on Wednesday, Ferguson was not happy with Chandler and what he was making in the UFC....
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Scott Coker reacts to Michael Chandler signing with the UFC

Bellator President Scott Coker has shared his first reaction to Michael Chandler, the promotion's former lightweight champion, signing with the UFC. Chandler is arguably the...
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Michael Chandler explains why he’s “extremely confident” he’d beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is "extremely confident" he could beat UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov, as it's a fight he's been preparing for...
Dan Hooker

Dan Hooker open to kneeing Michael Chandler’s chin off and sending him “back to...

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker has made it crystal clear that he is interested in a fight against promotional newcomer Michael Chandler. Hooker, who is coming...
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Michael Chandler leaning toward Khabib Nurmagomedov in Justin Gaethje matchup

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is leaning toward a Khabib Nurmagomedov victory at UFC 254. Nurmagomedov, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion, is set to...
Charles Oliveira, Beneil Dariush

Charles Oliveira not happy Michael Chandler is back-up fighter for UFC 254 main event

Charles Oliveira is not happy that Michael Chandler has been tapped as the back-up fighter for the UFC 254 main event on October 24. Chandler,...
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Michael Chandler lays out strategies for fights with Nurmagomedov, Gaethje

Michael Chandler has signed with the UFC and has already been tapped as the back-up fighter for the UFC 254 main event. UFC 254 goes...
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Dana White says he is “very excited” about adding Michael Chandler to the UFC...

UFC president Dana White says he is "very excited" about adding former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler to the UFC roster. On Thursday, White announced...
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Michael Chandler releases first statement since signing with the UFC

New UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has released his first statement since leaving Bellator and signing with the UFC. Chandler is a former three-time Bellator...
Michael Chandler, Conor McGregor

Michael Chandler planning to prove he’s “the best 155er in the world” by signing...

Michael Chandler is planning to prove to the world he is the best lightweight after signing with the UFC. Chandler is a three-time Bellator lightweight...
Kevin Lee, Joe Rogan

Kevin Lee shares interesting theory on why the UFC signed free agent Michael Chandler

UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee shared an interesting theory on why the UFC signed prized free agent fighter Michael Chandler to a deal. UFC president...
Michael Chandler, Benson Henderson

Breaking: UFC signs Michael Chandler, former Bellator champ to serve as backup for UFC...

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has officially signed with the UFC, and has already been tapped as an understudy for the UFC 254...
Tony Ferguson, Michael Chandler

Michael Chandler in consideration for UFC fight with Tony Ferguson

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is reportedly being considered as a potential opponent for former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. After knocking out...