Michael Chandler can show his value within the UFC by heading into his light-weight title battle with Charles Oliveira at UFC 262. This coming May, the previous Bellator champion, is seeking to put all doubts to relaxation with a victory of Oliveira.
The fast-rising 155 pounder envisions a straightforward victory over Oliveira en path to grabbing the title. Following the retirement of Khabib Nurmagomedov, the promotion tried their greatest to place interim light-weight title matchup of Oliveira towards Dustin Poirier. But the latter simply handed over the chance to guide a trilogy battle towards Conor McGregor.
Chandler made an enormous UFC debut at UFC 257 with a co-main occasion knockout end over Dan Hooker, and as luck would have it, he was on the proper place and time to be booked for the title.
During a current interview, Chandler tried to measurement up Oliveira when he stated, “He has a tendency to start fast and then fade.” He went on to elucidate his plans on how he’ll make brief work of Oliveira.
If the battle stays on the toes, that can actually favor Chandler, who has completed his final 3 professional fights by 1st-round knockout.
What Michael Chandler has in thoughts subsequent after this battle?
This battle will likely be Chandler’s second battle within the UFC. However, there may be one other individual he goals to battle sometime. That fighter is none apart from Conor McGregor.
Chandler has been an enormous fan of Irishman and hopes to defend his title (if he will get previous Oliveira) towards McGregor.
McGregor and Poirier will likely be on the hunt for bragging rights. It was the previous who received the higher of Poirier once they first met in 2014.
Poirier made it 1-1 early this yr. Both fighters agreed for the trilogy bout in what guarantees to be a nail-biting encounter.
The light-weight division is actually heading into intense motion. With a high-intensity title conflict between Chandler and Oliveira and a trilogy bout between McGregor and Poirier. It’s nearly a provided that winners from each encounters will face one another later this yr.
Who do you assume will come out victorious from these two fights?
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