Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler Touted to Be Headliner UFC 300 by Aljamain Sterling in a Striking Disclosure – “What Bigger Fight Can There Be?”

Published 12/28/2023, 5:45 AM EST

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With UFC CEO Dana White gearing up to announce the fight card for UFC 300 any day now, the speculations for the main event still intrigue fight fans. Plenty of people, fighters and fans alike, speculate “The Notorious” Conor McGregor will headline the main event. An ex-UFC champ feels no differently.

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Former bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling will make his debut in the featherweight division against a formidable featherweight contender, Calvin Kattar, on April 13, 2024, at UFC 300. Sterling has also picked the fighter to headline the UFC 300 card. Here is what he had to say.

Aljamain Sterling expects Conor McGregor to headline UFC 300

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Former Bantamweight champ Aljamain Sterling was among the few fighters announced to be featured in the UFC 300 fight card. The “Funk Master” predicted the UFC 300 main event in a recent video uploaded to his YouTube channel.

I’m just saying if we’re trying to make this a huge card, what bigger fight can there be? Obviously Jon Jones is out,” claimed Sterling, hinting that there is a bigger draw than Jon Jones since he is out with an injury.

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Aljamain Sterling claims that Conor McGregor brings the most value from a number standpoint. He predicts McGregor will take on Michael Chandler at UFC 300, as he states, “But what bigger fight can there be outside of John Jones to bring a huge just number value to this card other than Conor McGregor versus Michael Chandler? I think that is a huge fight.

 

Plenty of fighters and fans expect Connor McGregor to headline the UFC 300 fight card. Aljamain Sterling is no different. However, Conor McGregor’s recent frustration at the Anthony Joshua and Otto Wallin fight might point to a different trajectory that the UFC plans with the main event of UFC 300.

‘The Notorious’ vents out his frustration on not getting a fight

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The Anthony Joshua and Otto Wallin fight brought many big names to the event. UFC superstar Conor McGregor is one of them. The Notorious was interviewed after the event by talkSPORT Boxing, where McGregor revealed his frustration with the UFC.

In the interview, McGregor claimed that the UFC has recently treated him poorly. He explained that the UFC should’ve opened the floodgates for him, especially after all the figures that The Notorious brought in for the sport. McGregor stated, “I’m waiting! And my patience is wearing thin on me waiting,” implying that he was frustrated with the promotion.

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Conor McGregor is undoubtedly frustrated with the UFC at the moment for not getting a fight. However, especially after Sterling’s comments, do you think McGregor will feature as the main event of the UFC 300 card? Let us know in the comments section below.

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As someone who's spent her childhood experiencing combat sports firsthand, I have always been in awe of the action in the cage. Post a Degree with Honors in Literature, I quickly realised my penmanship needed some gloves. So here I am , Imtikokba Jamir, a pro writer for UFC at EssentiallySports.
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