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“Chandler Does What He’s Told”: After Going 0–6 in TUF, Conor McGregor’s “Fight” Message to Michael Chandler Sends Fans in Frenzy

Published 07/05/2023, 5:41 AM EDT

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Things are starting to heat up on ‘The Ultimate Fighter 31’ as Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler recently had a heated altercation. However, ‘The Notorious’ wasn’t going to stop there. The former UFC double champion took to social media to mock the former Bellator champion.

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Conor McGregor is having a horrible season on TUF this time out. His team of prospects is still struggling to get one victory as Michael Chandler’s prospects dominated their opponents with a 6-0 lead. Now, things have escalated to another level. Animosity is brewing up between the two. McGregor took a jibe at ‘Iron’, claiming that some of the fighters came to the UFC before Chandler, following which he shoved the 5th-ranked lightweight fighter. Chandler was ready to fight. However, the TUF competitors tried to stop things from escalating any further. Even Dana White had to get inside the cage to calm things down.

After the incident on the 6th episode of TUF 31, the Irishman shared a voice clip on Twitter, mocking Michael Chandler. He said, “Oh, we’re gonna do this? We’re gonna fight right now? You wanna fight right now? Oh, we’re gonna do this? You wanna fight right now?” It amused the fans as they shared reactions to the post on Twitter.


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Conor McGregor gets the last laugh as fans find the mocking hilarious!

Social media users were amused to hear Conor McGregor mocking ‘Iron’ by trolling him in a somewhat American accent. One fan lauded ‘The Notorious’ for the way imitated Chandler’s words.

Another fan wishes to see Conor McGregor make an appearance in the ‘Family Guy’, which is known for being one of the funniest TV shows ever.


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A Twitter user recalled the instance from the 1st episode of TUF when McGregor said that Chandler does what he’s told. McGregor’s antics this time got quite a lot of support from UFC fans.

On the other hand, a fan might have felt sympathetic for Chandler.

Some fans believed that the former UFC double champion was the funniest fighter on the UFC roster. After all, the Irishman has some great one-liners and trash-talking skills.

The fans also claim that McGregor’s antics on social media are what keep them as his fans.


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Moreover, there are some fans who believe that Michael Chandler doesn’t want to fight the Irishman.


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There are a couple more fights to go on TUF 31, and McGregor would look to make the most of it. Moreover, it is still unsure if Chandler and the former ‘champ champ’ will ever fight inside the Octagon. McGregor missed the USADA deadline and was criticized by fans. However, many fans still hope to see McGregor return to the octagon soon.

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Written by:

Himanga Mahanta


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Himanga Mahanta is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He has a passion for combat sports and a deep understanding of the intricacies of MMA. With his expertise and extensive knowledge, Himanga provides in-depth coverage of UFC events and fighters, bringing his readers closer to the action and the athletes they admire.
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Rohini Kottu