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Justin Gaethje says it was taken over by Michael Chandler – MMA Sports

Justin Gaethje I thought he was lined up to fight Michael chandler so UFC 262 – Until he is gone.

Following Thursday’s official announcement by Khabib Nurmagomedov Abandon UFC lightweight title Chandler v Charles Oliveira was booked for an empty belt on the May 15th card in Houston, and Gaethje (22-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) was in talks for him to fight. I made it clear.

Gaethje seems to have been surprised when the promotion chose to turn to a match against Oliveira from the way he spelled it out. twitter):

I woke up yesterday and trained for a match against Chandler on May 15th. Not today and I still don’t know what I’m doing, but I like this feeling. The sparring practice was a good day.

Gaethje, 32, did not identify whether the match he was negotiating with Chandler was in the title.

3rd place fighter in the latest USA TODAY Sports / MMA Junkie Lightweight ranking No competition since losing to Nurmagomedov By the second submission At UFC 254 in October.


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Justin Gaethje says it was taken over by Michael Chandler

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/03/ufc-262-justin-gaethje-passed-over-michael-chandler-title-fight-charles-oliveira Justin Gaethje says it was taken over by Michael Chandler

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