Chandler says he has a proposal to challenge Makhachev, but still says he's willing to face McGregor

While patiently waiting for the Irishman, Chandler claims he has a chance to fight for the title in October

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Chandler says he has a proposal to face Makhachev (Photo: Montage/SUPER FIGHTS)

In a patient state of waiting for Conor McGregor, Michael chandler hasn't entered the Octagon since the loss to Dustin poirier, in November 2022, but surprised everyone by stating that he has a proposal to compete for the lightweight belt (up to 70,3 kg) in his next appearance.

In a post on the social network 'X', Chandler stated that Ultimate offered him a chance to face Islam makhachev for the belt at UFC 307, scheduled for October. Despite this, the North American guarantees that he is still willing to face Conor McGregor, as long as the Irishman recovers from his foot injury in time for UFC 306, on September 14th, at 'Esfera', in Las Vegas.

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"They offered me Islam makhachev in October, but if the little pink finger of Conor McGregor If you're ready for September, let's fight in the sphere. The biggest sporting event in the history of sports,” revealed Chandler.

While maintaining hopes of sharing the 'Sphere' octagon with Conor McGregor, Michael chandler Don't miss the opportunity to spice up a possible meeting with the champion Islam makhachev.

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“Good, old and passionate American wrestling beats sambo every day, Makhachev”, teased the North American in another publication.

Michael chandler He is one of the greatest fighters in the history of Bellator, where he worked between 2010 and 2020, when he was hired by the UFC. In Ultimate, the North American even competed for the lightweight belt in 2021, but ended up defeated by Charles of the Bronx.

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