Michael Chandler recently made his long-awaited UFC debut, and his newcomer effectively rocked the entire division with his performance. Chandler meets Dan Hooker at UFC 257’s joint main event Knocked out the opponent With a perfectly placed left hook and a follow-up punch in the first round.
Chandler headed to Mike with the best impression of Ric Flair after the finish Called out Names such as Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier set to compete soon in the main event of the same card. Poirier got his own finish, Knock out McGregor in the second round..
As both Chandler and Poirier are performing to make statements, there have been rumors of a battle between them taking place for what could become a vacant lightweight title pretty soon.Chandler and UFC President Dana White were fully involved in making that happen, but Poirier Am not interested..
Despite his indifference, Chandler still pushed the fight against Poirier and continued to do so in his post-fight media appearance.About the episode Jim Rohm Show, Chandler explained why the fight against Poirier actually took place.
“It’s definitely a fight I’m interested in,” Chandler said. “Honestly, Dustin Poirier was the first fight I tried to join the UFC. I think he matches very well. I have a lot to the guy inside and outside the Octagon. He’s a champion in itself. I saw him by the cage and cleaned up one of the greatest in history, Conor McGregor. At this point, we two I think the performance that I did justifies the next title shot.
“Listen, Habib Nurmagomedov is the best I’ve ever had, but everyone knows he’s gone. Let him go. Let go of the belt. In the next quarter, with me Let’s put it between Dustin Poirier. After that fight, I promise to be the UFC champion. I hope it happens and can be celebrated later. “
Nurmagomedov told White mentioned that he was likely to retire after deciding to retire at UFC 254 a few months ago, so the championship will be available in the near future.
Poirier seems to be interested in fighting for it when it’s free, but not in Chandler. Poirier once again welcomed the fight with fellow candidates Charles Oliveira, Nate Diaz and McGregor before entertaining Chandler at this point.
– MMA Sports
Michael Chandler: Leave Habib and give a title to the line between me and Dustin Poirier
https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2021/1/28/22254715/michael-chandler-on-dustin-poirier-definitely-a-fight-that-interests-me-ufc-news Michael Chandler: Leave Habib and give a title to the line between me and Dustin Poirier