Paulo Filho Predicts UFC Titles for Jon Jones at Heavyweight, Michael Chandler at Lightweight

Once considered to be among the Top 5 middleweights in the world between 2005 and 2008, former World Extreme Cage Fighting champion Paulo Filho analyzed the top of the UFC heavyweight and lightweight divisions in a recent interview with View full post on Recent News on

Phil Hawes jokes about COVID-19 with Michael Bisping after eking out UFC Fight Night 185 win

Phil Hawes would like a big opportunity coming out of UFC Fight Night 185 – and if that means someone contracting COVID-19 then so be it. Hawes survived a third-round surge from Nassourdine Imavov to escape with a majority-decision win in their middleweight bout Saturday at the UFC Apex. In speaking about what he’d like […]

Unfiltered: Khalil Rountree & Michael Lorenzen

Listen To The Latest UFC Unfiltered Podcast Featuring Light Heavyweight Khalil Rountree And MLB Pitcher Michael Lorenzen. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Michael Chandler trashes, then reviews Dustin Poirier’s hot sauce: ‘It’s pretty good’

You’re not supposed to help the guy you’re competing against. But when he produces a good product, what else can you do? UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler had to give Dustin Poirier props for the Louisiana-style hot sauce their mutual friend, comedian Theo Von, brought to his Super Bowl party on Sunday, as told through […]

Michael Chandler Is Just Getting Started

Lightweight’s Newest Title Contender, Michael Chandler, Proved He’s More Than Ready To Challenge For Gold Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Eddie Alvarez hails Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler’s UFC 257 wins: ‘The good guys conquered’

Eddie Alvarez shares a rich history with the majority of the fighters that competed in the main and co-main events of UFC 257. In a pivotal night for the UFC’s lightweight division, Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler reigned supreme Jan. 23 as they positioned themselves at the top of the 155-pound ladder. Having gone into […]

Alistair Overeem: UFC debut win over Brock Lesnar ‘definitely better than Michael Chandler’

Photo by Donald Miralle/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alistair Overeem knows a thing or two about making a huge impact in a UFC debut. Nearly a decade ago, the former Strikeforce, K-1 and DREAM champion was making his first appearance inside the octagon for a showdown against ex-UFC champ Brock Lesnar at UFC 141. […]

Coach: Charles Oliveira Turned Down Title Eliminator vs. Michael Chandler at UFC 258

Charles Oliveira isn’t interested in a short-notice fight with no title on the line. View full post on Recent News on

Report: Charles Oliveira turned down non-title fight against Michael Chandler at UFC 258

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Lightweight standout Charles Oliveira is holding out for a shot at the UFC lightweight title, according to a recent report. Oliveira, who’s won his past eight octagon bouts and is ranked No. 3 in the promotion’s top-15 at 155 pounds, turned down a non-title fight against Michael […]

Michael Chiesa still hopes for Colby Covington matchup, open to fight with Stephen Thompson after UFC Fight Island 8 win

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Michael Chiesa returned home as one of three main event winners during the UFC’s recent trip to Abu Dhabi and has his eye on a potential matchup with one of the more polarizing figures in the welterweight division. Chiesa earned his fourth straight win with a dominant unanimous decision over […]

Coach: Charles Oliviera Turned Down Title Eliminator vs. Michael Chandler at UFC 258

Charles Oliveira isn’t interested in a short-notice fight with no title on the line. View full post on Recent News on

Patricio Pitbull expects Michael Chandler to beat Dustin Poirier ‘easily,’ but still won’t be MMA’s best lightweight

Patricio Freire became a two-division champion in Bellator by stopping Michael Chandler in just 61 seconds. | Bellator Every time Michael Chandler enters a cage to compete, expect a tweet from Patricio Freire. Chandler, a former Bellator lightweight champion, beat Freire’s brother Patricky Freire twice in 2011 and 2016. But “Pitbull” got the last laugh […]

Michael Chandler predicts boxing success for Ben Askren: ‘Mark my words, I think he finishes Jake Paul’

Michael Chandler has the utmost confidence that Ben Askren will beat Jake Paul. Former Bellator champion and ex-UFC fighter Askren is scheduled to fight YouTube star Paul in an eight-round boxing match on April 17. Despite Paul’s inexperience as a boxer, many are befuddled at how Askren, who was known as a standout wrestler throughout his […]

Video: Between the Links, Live Edition: Dustin Poirier KOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s stellar debut, Ben Askren vs. Jake Paul

Between the Links returns for a special live edition following the UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2021. Host Mike Heck is joined by reigning BTL champion, MMA Fighting’s Steven Marrocco as he looks to make it two straight against Jed Meshew following last week’s victory. This week, the panel will discuss the fallout of UFC […]

Video: Michael Chandler receives congratulatory call from Ric Flair, UFC 257 promo mashup

Ric Flair and Michael Chandler | @RicFlairNatrBoy, Twitter Michael Chandler might not be “The Man” yet, but he’s already getting props from someone who was at the top of their business for decades. Following his first-round TKO win of Dan Hooker at UFC 257 this past Saturday, the former Bellator lightweight champion cut a promo […]

Video: After cutting a Ric Flair-inspired promo, Michael Chandler gets a call from ‘The Nature Boy,’ himself

Michael Chandler is living the dream. Following his first-round finish of Dan Hooker in the co-main event of UFC 257, Chandler cut an epic promo, honoring one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, Ric Flair. And it appears “The Nature Boy” took notice, giving Chandler a call to congratulate him on his impressive […]

Video: Does Michael Chandler deserve immediate UFC title shot after debut?

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler had one of the most memorable debuts in UFC history last Saturday night, when he defeated Dan Hooker via first-round TKO in the co-feature bout of UFC 257. Then, in the next bout, Dustin Poirier finished former champ-champ Conor McGregor in the second round of the lightweight main event. […]

Video: UFC 257 ‘Fight Motion’ features Dustin Poirier flooring Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s spectacular debut, more

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Watch the UFC 257 edition of “Fight Motion” to see all the highlights from Saturday’s pay-per-view, including Dustin Poirier’s triumph in his rematch with Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler’s incredible UFC debut, plus big finishes for Makhmud Muradov, Marina Rodriguez, and Julianna Pena, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting […]

Michael Chandler now eyes Dustin Poirier for UFC title, hopes ‘bored’ Khabib Nurmagomedov returns

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC UFC lightweight title contender Michael Chandler believes he and Dustin Poirier should next fight for the belt. In a perfect world, current champ Khabib Nurmagomedov will be down the road. Chandler on Wednesday told Jim Rome a matchup with Poirier “is definitely a fight that interests me” after a near-miss […]

Unfiltered: Gilbert Burns and Michael Chiesa

Gilbert Burns And Michael Chiesa Guest, & The Guys Also Recap UFC 257 Here In Episode 464 Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

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