Michael Chandler has announced in the press that he is the most legitimate fighter to face Connor McGregor for his next fight and wants to fight him on his home turf in Ireland.
Michael Chandler has been making strong strides since beating Tony Ferguson and being knocked out at UFC 274. The incredible finish took him to a whole new level. In July, the American would face Nate Diaz and continue his leap. Unfortunately, the shin injury against Tony Ferguson forced him to observe a recovery period.
It seems that Michael Chandler now wants to come back against Connor McGregor, and the idea of this fight is already appealing to Dana White and the UFC. Chandler recently said of this fight that he was the most legitimate fighter against The Notorious (by the way). Busin with the Boys):
“I feel like I am the most beloved in this fight. I’m excited, I’m excited, I’m got people behind me, I’m got knockouts, I ‘ve had the experience of fighting big fighters like Geith, and I’m ready. People can see me in the mic, and they know that he and I verbally jiu-jitsu will, of course, be on my side. Fight with the corner. Very few people log into this conversation. So you have to take me a little more seriously and give me some importance. I think I can beat Connor, and if that happens I will fight for the crown anyway. But you have to be careful as nothing is guaranteed in this sport. Everything is moving very fast. ⁇
Conor McGregor has not fought on his side since July 2021, and TKO’s defeat (injury) against Dustin Poir. The Irishman’s leg was broken. According to Chandler, the notoriety seems to be training for a fight that could take place at his home in Ireland and preparing for a comeback:
“I’m going to call it Croke Park or something, there’s a big stadium in Ireland and they talked about doing something there.
Croke Park, which hosts rugby matches from the Irish XV team, could be transformed into a 90,000-seat MMA arena to watch the nation’s Connor McGregor fight Michael Chander. Imagine the hype …
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