Rafael Fiziev Predicts Conor McGregor Vs. Michael Chandler
8 months ago
By Super Admin
The lightweight contender is curious to see which version of McGregor shows up to fight Chandler. || Super Admin
Rafael Fiziev has actually shared his ideas on just how points could play out between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler when both meet in the cage.
" Ataman" was stopped in the first round of his UFC debut in 2019, but Fiziev has won six-straight fights ever since. The 30-year-old's last 2 victories were especially outstanding, as he ended up Brad Riddell with a wheel kick in 2021 prior to knocking out former Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos in his initial UFC main event last July.
Now the UFC's # 6-ranked light-weight competitor, Fiziev will certainly take on Justin Gaethje in the co-main event of this weekend break's UFC 286 card in London. "The Emphasize" is a previous acting lightweight champ and also is coming off his 2nd stopped working effort to declare the divison's title, yet a win for either man at UFC 286 could set them up for a shot at existing Lightweight Champ Islam Makhachev.
Fiziev Predicts McGregor Vs. Chandler
A possible wild card in the UFC's lightweight title image is the approaching return of McGregor, who is anticipated to face Chandler after the pair finish mentoring Period 31 of The Ultimate Fighter.
" The Infamous" is coming off back-to-back losses against Dustin Porier, however the Irishman's appeal and also legacy as a former two-division champ mean he's often in the discussion for a prospective title battle. The 34-year-old won't have a very easy return matchup when he tackles Chandler, and at the UFC 286 media day Fiziev was requested for his thoughts on the matchup.
" Interesting battle," Fiziev began. "If we see like McGregor, like he do [his last] pair fights, I do not think he won. However Chandler is concentrated, he's the same constantly. He's motivated, he's-- I believe he wait [for] this fight, he ask this fight long time currently. As well as if he go in the same, I think this is his evening."
Aside from being 1-3 in his last four fights, McGregor has actually additionally experienced a substantial quantity of hardship beyond the cage during the last few years. There's been some supposition that coaching TUF might be an attempt for the Irishman to regain a bit of the limelight he commanded during his rise to stardom, however his real go back to the cage is still up in the air pending his go back to the USADA screening swimming pool.
Fiziev's matchup with Gaethje is probably the most awaited fight of UFC 286, but the card's centerpiece will likewise see Kamaru Usman attempt to redeem his welterweight title when he fulfills Leon Edwards in a trilogy bout.
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