Michael Chandler has revealed that he would love to educate ‘The Final Fighter’ with Conor McGregor. There have been rumours floating about that McGregor will face Tony Ferguson in his return UFC combat. Nonetheless, Chandler has throw his identify into the hat to be the Irishman’s opponent as a substitute.
Chandler Desires McGregor Struggle Subsequent
Michael Chandler has thrown his identify within the hat to be Conor McGregor’s subsequent opponent. The previous Bellator champion has revealed that he would soar on the alternative to educate on The Final Fighter with the Irishman earlier than going through him in a UFC bout earlier than the tip of the 12 months.
It seems possible that McGregor is making a return to the octagon this 12 months, therefore the hypothesis of opponents for ‘Infamous’. It appeared yesterday like Tony Ferguson was going to be the man to face McGregor and coach The Ultimate Fighter with him. Nonetheless, Chandler insists they’re solely rumours and would really like a shot on the Irishman himself.
Chandler has revealed that he could be joyful to maneuver as much as welterweight to face McGregor:
“I’m at all times round that 185-190 clip. So 170lb, for me, could be a dream come true. I don’t like making 155lb. The one cause I could make 155lb is simply good, old style 12 weeks of food plan, train, self-discipline, and slightly little bit of dehydration on the finish, so why not do 170lb? I nonetheless assume I’m larger than Conor at this level, even together with his routine that he’s been on,” he revealed on the Believe You Me podcast with Michael Bisping and Anthony Smith.
It looks as if McGregor vs Chandler could be an epic combat and an awesome stylistic match-up. Each males hit actually laborious and could be assured of beating the opposite man. The chance of being a coach on The Final Fighter with McGregor is one thing the Missouri man couldn’t go up.
The Tennessee resident believes that he’s the best choice for McGregor’s return combat and that the rumours of the previous two-weight UFC champion returning in opposition to Tony Ferguson have been all simply social media rumours:
“I do know for certain that was positively only a tweet thrown on the market to see if it gained any traction,” Chandler mentioned concerning McGregor vs Ferguson.
“That’s been within the talks,” he added of The Final Fighter. “Clearly everyone is aware of I’d be down. Me, Conor on TUF whether or not or not it’s four-six weeks or nevertheless lengthy we’d be filming that factor. The stress, the rivalry, the competitors, the trash discuss, simply the animosity that will be constructed up after which going right into a coaching camp after which combat afterward after the present.
“I would like the combat. Everybody is aware of that. The followers need the combat, Dana has gone public saying he needs that combat, so the UFC needs the combat. I’ve really heard from quite a few UFC folks that it’s the combat that individuals are speaking about. Man, big combat. Are you able to think about the primary spherical? Are you able to think about The Foggy Dew after which my tune comes on and we go on the market? Simply two dudes attempting to complete one another within the first spherical. Large.”
A combat between McGregor and Chandler is definitely one which whets the urge for food. Fingers crossed Conor McGregor is again in motion at some stage later this 12 months, whether or not that be in opposition to Michael Chandler or not.
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