MMA – Currently the UFC needs him to face Tony Ferguson, however no one is aware of if Michael Chandler is way from a title shot.
Michael Chandler spent a decade at Bellator, the place he received the light-weight belt thrice. In 2021, he made his UFC debut and delivered three shocks within the octagon. After a TKO inflicted on Dan Hooker for his first confrontation, he bowed to Charles Oliveira for the belt, then dealing with Justin Gaethje.
Tony Ferguson was on a streak of twelve victories till the 12 months 2020. He has been going by means of a dangerous interval since shedding his interim belt to Justin Gaethje. The following 12 months, he misplaced to Charles Oliveira and Beneil Dariush by unanimous selections.
Dana White mentioned the UFC was engaged on a battle between Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson. The two athletes are respectively fifth and seventh within the light-weight rating. However, nothing has been formalized right now.
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Michael Chandler spoke on the present DC&RC “Do I feel I’ll routinely change into quantity one contender by beating Tony Ferguson or successful my subsequent battle? […] Under regular circumstances, I do not suppose so, however these should not regular circumstances. »
“I think everyone wants to see a rematch between me and Charles Oliveira. […] They also want to see a rematch, a second chapter, to the clash of the year between me and Justin Gaethje. So I kind of put myself in a unique position where I could be one win away from having a title shot by the end of 2022.”
“If I’ve to do two extra fights, and even three extra to regain the title, that is what I’m going to do. […] In any case, everyone seems to be warned now. When I step into the UFC octagon, placed on these gloves and chunk into this mouth guard, you may be sitting comfortably. You’re gonna purchase the pay-per-view, and we’re gonna have a blast. »