Michael Chandler told anyone he would hear he was the best lightweight in life and ready to prove it.
Chandler at UFC 257 Joint Main Event Defeat Dan Hooker in the first round of TKO To solidify his case as a top 5 lightweight. After the victory, the three Bellator Lightweight Champions called Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
After Poirier defeated McGregor, Chandler turned his attention to Poirier and promised to finish him within two rounds.
“I think the shades of me and Dan Hooker are very similar. I’ll put Poirier on my hind legs. I’m going to push him against the fence. He’s going to fight on his hind legs,” Chandler said. TMZ sports.. “He’s not going to pull me in. He never puts pressure on me or he pushes me into the most dangerous cages. And I’m going to throw a punch in a bunch. You will be very surprised by my strength, I think I will finish him within the first two rounds. “
Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler is very likely to be the next battle for a vacant lightweight title. It’s a big battle, and if the “iron” wins, it consolidates his legacy as one of the lightest in history.
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Michael Chandler believes Dustin Poirier finished in two rounds
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