“Love it” UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor-Michael Chandler TUF announcement

The announcement by Dana White that Conor McGregor will compete as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter against Michael Chandler sparked considerable excitement in the MMA world.

Michael Chandler has been confirmed as Conor McGregor’s opponent for his upcoming return to the octagon this year. UFC President and CEO Dana White stated that McGregor and Michael will fight, but not before competing against one another as coaches on the 31st season of The Ultimate Fighter.

The Irish MMA fighter, in his second run as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter, will face off against the American MMA fighter. Dana has promised a fight between the two lightweight fighters after they have completed coaching on TUF.

How UFC fighters reacted to the Conor-Chandler announcement?

The entirety of the UFC community reacted to the news of Conor facing Chandler on Twitter, where they voiced their delight at the prospect of Conor fighting again and emphasized their excitement for the bout. The following are some of the most intriguing reactions to the announcement.

Youtuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul, who has often stated his desire to fight Conor McGregor, also weighed in on the topic through Twitter.

”Boxing fans should learn from MMA fans to support fighters. McGregor 1-3 in his last four fights. Choked out, knocked out. His opponent is 1-3 in his last four fights, knocked out and choked out. But it’s a massive fight and the fans don’t care one bit.” Jake Paul tweeted.

Dustin Poirier did not pass up the opportunity to make jokes about the two lightweight fighters as both of their most recent battles ended in defeat at his hands.

Canadian-American MMA journalist Ariel Helwani confirmed the news with a tweet saying,”Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler are the next TUF coaches, and they’ll fight later in the year, Dana White just announced.


Khandaker Muntasir

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Khandaker Muntasir Hossain is a passionate writer and avid reader. Other than having an immense interest in astronomy and gastronomy, he has been a sports lover all his life. Currently covering mixed martial arts, wrestling and boxing of all promotions for Sportszion.


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