Michael Chandler offers his reason for his willingness to fulfill all of Conor McGregor’s demands ahead of their highly-anticipated UFC bout

Conor McGregor is set to fight Michael Chandler in the octagon later this year. They will feature in their roles as opposing coaches on season 31 of The Ultimate Fighter. The fifth-ranked lightweight recently explained why he agreed to all of the conditions put forth by the double champion prior to their upcoming fight.

According to Michael Chandler, he aims to provide the public with an intense and extended battle on pay-per-view, preferably scheduled for September. He added that there is no grander platform to showcase one’s fighting skills than facing Conor McGregor, as the spotlight and stage could not be any more significant.

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During the filming of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, Michael Chandler expressed an increased interest in fighting Conor McGregor. He expressed his desire for the fight to occur at Allegiant Stadium, where the Las Vegas Raiders play. Although he is willing to fight McGregor at any weight class. He anticipates that the fight will take place in the welterweight division.

What demands does Conor McGregor have for his return?

Dana White, the President of the UFC, recently discussed the demands made by Conor McGregor during his appearance. With McGregor’s involvement in The Ultimate Fighter, the show is likely to gain a larger audience.

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“He said, ‘Conor McGregor was going to coach this season of The Ultimate Fighter and he’s like, ‘yeah, I’ll do it, but I’m bringing two guys that I want to make it right onto the show.’ Then, of course, the fking media [says], ‘oh, that’s not fair, and what happened to those guys?’ Shut the fk up. We’ll take care of the guys that aren’t on it, and this is what Conor wants, we’ll give it to him.'”

Despite some controversy surrounding the removal of a few fighters, Dana White promised to take care of them. One of the removed fighters, Loik Radzhabov, made his debut at UFC 285 and emerged victorious.

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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