UFC commentator Joe Rogan thinks Conor McGregor would possibly sustain a further loss if he was matched up with Michael Chandler.
McGregor past fought in the most important celebration of UFC 257 in January, emerging from a 12 months-prolonged hiatus only to be stopped by Dustin Poirier in the fight’s next spherical. That setback brought McGregor and Poirier to a 1-1 tie, as McGregor won their first struggle by knockout back again in 2014, but it still shrouded the Irishman’s foreseeable future in uncertainty. While he stays the sport’s most important star, he’s now 1-2 in the UFC light-weight division, and is in determined need to have of a victory if he intends to preserve his name as 1 of the division’s most effective fighters.
Talking on a recent edition of his podcast, Rogan opened up on the upcoming go for McGregor. He started by divulging that he’d like to see Poirier combat Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight title. He then advised that McGregor could fight Chandler, who debuted in the UFC with a initial-round knockout of Dan Hooker at UFC 257, but extra that he thinks the Irishman would shed that fight.
“The purist selection is Charles Oliveira,” Rogan mentioned, suggesting Poirier fight Oliveira (by way of MMA Mania). “If you’re a purist you want that fight.
“If you want to make a shitload of dollars just before Conor fights somebody else, you have the (Poirier) rematch,” Rogan continued. “Here’s the thing, if Conor fights Michael Chandler following, which is a probability, if Dustin fights Charles Oliveira and Conor fights Michael Chandler, what are the odds that Conor beats Michael Chandler? I think Michael Chandler is a most loved in that battle, which is pretty dangerous for your cash.”
Michael Chandler is the previous Bellator lightweight champion, and after his acquire about Dan Hooker, the UFC’s No. 4-rated light-weight. Conor McGregor, in the meantime, now sits at No. 6 in the division’s rankings.
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