“bam, hit him with a hard one”: Michael Chandler’s bold prediction for  Conor McGregor bout after TUF 31

Fans and competitors alike are expecting a high-voltage match-up between Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor after TUF 31. In an exclusive interview with Brendan Schaub, Chandler shared his game plan and made a bold prediction for the fight, promising an exciting and emphatic victory. See what “Iron” Chandler has in store for “The Notorious” McGregor by getting into the nitty gritty.

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Collision Course: Michael Chandler vs. Conor McGregor – The Ultimate Fighter’s Explosive Showdown

Premiering on May 30, Chandler and McGregor will serve as coaches for a mixture of skilled bantamweight and lightweight athletes on The Ultimate Fighter Season 31. This season is not an exception to the norm that every coaching term usually ends with a fight between the coaches. As the show unfolds, fans can expect sparks to fly, building up the anticipation for their upcoming showdown.

During the interview with Schaub, Chandler left no doubts about his approach to the fight. He intends to stay true to his aggressive style, relentlessly pressuring McGregor and forcing him to retreat.

With an unwavering conviction, Chandler plans to wear McGregor down in the first round, planting seeds of self-doubt in his mind. Then, in the second round, he plans to strike McGregor with a crushing shot that would knock him to the ground.

As a fighter known for his spectacular performances, Chandler couldn’t resist making a prediction. Dubbing it his “Mystic Mike” forecast, he confidently declared that he would secure a knockout victory in the second round. With a mix of precision striking and relentless pressure, Chandler envisions himself inflicting significant damage on McGregor before delivering the fight-ending blow.

With his consecutive defeats to Dustin Poirier in July 2021, McGregor’s comeback to the Octagon has been highly awaited. Suffering a severe leg injury in his last encounter, The Irish underwent surgery and embarked on a lengthy recovery process.

Rise of the Resilient Warrior: Chandler’s Octagon Tenacity Paves the Way for an Epic McGregor Showdown

While McGregor focused on his recovery, Chandler remained active inside the Octagon. His most recent fight was an intense war against Poirier in November 2022, showcasing Chandler’s resilience and determination, even in defeat. This continued activity keeps Chandler relatively sharp and primed for the upcoming showdown with McGregor.

As for the question of when Chandler and McGregor will finally meet inside the Octagon, uncertainties persist. McGregor momentarily has withdrawn from the USADA testing pool due to a leg issue. According to USADA regulations, fighters must at least pass six months of random drug testing even before being permitted to participate.

McGregor’s pursuit of an exemption from this policy has been met with resistance, making the exact fight date unclear. Nevertheless, both fighters seem to maintain their expectations for a blockbuster UFC showdown later this year.

With Michael Chandler’s confident game plan and prediction, the stage is set for an exhilarating clash between him and Conor McGregor. As the fighters prepare to go head-to-head, fans eagerly anticipate witnessing the outcome of their showdown.

Kushal Shinde

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