Nov 12, 2022; New York, NY, USA; Michael Chandler (before his bout against Dustin Poirier during UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Alcheh-USA TODAY Sports

Chandler-McGregor Clash Teased for Landmark UFC 300 Event

Michael Chandler hints at a blockbuster bout with Conor McGregor, fueling anticipation for the major UFC milestone.

Michael Chandler Confirms Upcoming Duel with Conor McGregor for UFC 300

The MMA community is buzzing with anticipation as Michael Chandler drops the major hint fans were eagerly waiting for. In a recent announcement, Chandler has set his sights on an electrifying showdown with the ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor at UFC 300.

Michael Chandler, the former Bellator lightweight champion, has made it clear that a face-off with Conor McGregor is not just a possibility but is

“unequivocally happening.”

Speaking with reporters, Chandler went on record, stating,

“The fight with Conor McGregor is unequivocally happening. There’s too much money not to.”

Chandler’s affirmation does more than just hint at the match—it points to an undercurrent of financial motivation behind such high-profile duels in the UFC, often pushing them into the realm of reality. And with two of the most dynamic figures in mixed martial arts locking horns, it’s easy to see why this contest is expected to be a massive pay-per-view success.

UFC 300, an already monumental event for the promotion, seems like the perfect platform for this mega-fight. While neither the UFC nor McGregor has officially confirmed the bout, Chandler’s bold claim has fans and pundits looking to the horizon in anticipation. The juxtaposition of Chandler’s explosive wrestling with McGregor’s sharp striking promises a duel that MMA purists and casual fans alike won’t want to miss.

It’s worth noting that Chandler, despite his enthusiasm, maintained a level of mystery, leaving the date and other specifics in the shadows.

“I think we’re targeting UFC 300. I don’t have a contract yet, but that’s the word,” he mentioned.

As fans eagerly await an official confirmation, the mere possibility of a Chandler-McGregor clash at UFC 300 has already set the MMA world alight. With the stakes this high and the anticipation palpable, one can only hope that this blockbuster match sees the light of day soon. For now, though, all eyes will be on both fighters and UFC executives, as the world waits for the next move in this high-stakes game of chess.

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