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Michael Chandler fires back following Conor McGregor’s UFC fight canceling threat

Michael Chandler fires back following Conor McGregor’s UFC fight canceling threat

Within the wake of what looks as if an try by Conor McGregor to scrap their scheduled match, MMA sensation Michael Chandler has responded. The 2 fighters, who’re at the moment serving as coaches on The Final Fighter collection, had been slated to conflict after the present’s conclusion. Nonetheless, uncertainty now looms over the destiny of their impending bout.


Uncertainties arose within the aftermath of Justin Gaethje’s latest victory over his longstanding adversary Dustin Poirier, incomes him the BMF championship title at UFC 291. Within the wake of Gaethje’s highly effective knockout, Conor McGregor, staying true to his distinctive method, took motion by publicly difficult ‘The Spotlight’.

McGregor calls out Justin Gaethje for a combat

“Justin, I’ll slap you round. I’m the true BMF, he can combat for pennies if he desires however I need spirits, I name the pictures, I’m in it to launch pictures, f**okay Chandler, you need it name for it,” McGregor wrote.

Persevering with his playful banter, McGregor proceeded to share one more tantalizing replace, this time posting an image of himself autographing {a photograph} inside The Octagon. The accompanying caption merely acknowledged: “Signed.”

Chandler is unfazed by McGregor’s feedback

Even in gentle of McGregor’s latest psychological ways, Chandler has maintained his composure within the face of those remarks. Talking with ESPN, he highlighted the intriguing nature of blended martial arts, emphasizing how the game operates on a “what have you ever completed for me currently” foundation. He additionally identified the human tendency to be influenced by latest occasions, acknowledging the prevalence of short-term reminiscence and recency bias within the business.

“I’m probably not that anxious about it. I imagine the combat is going on. The combat makes an excessive amount of sense for it to not occur. I’m nonetheless essentially the most entertaining man on the doggone roster. Everybody desires to see the best comeback in fight sports activities historical past, so I believe it’s going to be me and Conor. That’s it.” 

McGregor’s disruptive conduct has led to potential combat disruptions on earlier events as nicely. The 35-year-old athlete has lately confronted issues by failing to fulfill the deadline for enrollment in the US Anti-Doping Company’s testing program. To be eligible, fighters are required to bear six months of testing, but the Dublin-native star’s identify has but to be listed inside USADA’s on-line data.

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