Michael Chandler Endorses Infamous Conor McGregor Meme Amidst Massive Injury Revelation Pre-UFC 274 Fight

Published 05/11/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

The mega-card of UFC 274 delivered on all fronts offering breathtaking KOs, and submissions with the exception of the co-main. Despite being away from the sport for over a year, Conor McGregor was name-dropped on multiple instances. First up, it was Michael Chandler who called the Irishman out, following his KO win over Tony Ferguson. Later on, Charles Oliveira followed the same routine and extended an invitation to the Notorious one.

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McGregor offered responses to both fighters, but his interest leaned towards the 170lbs division. This makes Michael Chandler the leading name, as his callout involved the welterweight division. Despite securing a massive KO, Chandler didn’t walk away from UFC 274 unscathed. The American mixed martial artist seems to have once again dislocated his finger.

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The grueling first round saw Ferguson exert tremendous pressure, and he even scored a knockdown. This round saw Chandler take a couple of shots to the right eye and days later, revealed an injured finger. MMA fans took a quick note of it and drew a hilarious comparison with Conor McGregor.

Dana White likes the idea of Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler

During the post-media scrum, UFC president Dana White looked back at the massive event. He backed Charles Oliveira’s claim to the world title and was blown away by Chandler’s performance. White stated that McGregor is still nursing an injury that he sustained last year, and would need clearance from the doctor.

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White stated,” Yeah that is a fun one man, who the hell wouldn’t want to see that one. But Conor is not ready yet, you know? When Conor is 100% and can actually start training for a fight, then we talk about what’s next for Conor. Listen, who doesn’t want to see Chandler vs Conor?”

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The Notorious one has since offered his response and showcased his interest in the match-up. It looks like Chandler could find himself staring into the eyes of UFC’s biggest star in his next outing. The bout will most likely take place at 170lbs and will not impact either fighter’s ranking.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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