Former Bellator lightweight winner Michael Chandler likes the strategy of a showdown with Justin Gaethje.
Chandler fought out of his Bellator contract with his rematch in opposition to Benson Henderson. Chandler scored a first-spherical knockout victory. He has not resolved on his next move, but all keen promotions are on the clock.
Chandler Likes Notion Of Battling Gaethje
Now a absolutely free agent, Chandler admitted to MMAJunkie that the imagined of battling interim UFC light-weight winner Justin Gaethje is interesting.
“That’s my favourite battle,” Chandler instructed MMA Junkie. “That 1 ideal there, since we’re gonna run sprints. I will have never sprinted toward any one so quickly in my entire existence than I would Justin Gaethje. We’d meet correct in the middle, we’d battle fireplace with fire. As he said, I really like what he claimed because I was actually a supporter of what he reported, he claimed, ‘I want to go out there when I combat Khabib and produce motor vehicle crashes, I want to step in that cage and each individual one trade is a further motor vehicle crash and we’re gonna locate out who the superior crash dummy is, who the harder man, who’s the dude that’s eager to dig deeper.’
“I consider that is me. I assume I have normally been a greater competitor than him. I was in wrestling, I am in mixed martial arts, I’m a admirer of his fashion. I’m even a admirer of him cleaning up his design a minor little bit and staying a small bit a lot more technical and diplomatic with his style. So I feel the previous Justin Gaethje that we observed from Tony Ferguson was the best Justin Gaethje we have ever noticed, and I would adore to encounter that Justin Gaethje, and I would love to blend it up (with) him.”
Gaethje is scheduled to collide with 155-pound champion Khabib Nurmagomedov on Oct. 24. The two will collide in a light-weight title unification bout. It’ll provide as the UFC 254 headliner.
Chandler is expected to be extremely worthwhile as a free of charge agent. Quite a few have praised him for his remarkable fighting design and style. Even through the coronavirus pandemic, Bellator and the UFC are anticipated to make robust presents. There are other promotions likely at perform but COVID-19 might put a damper on factors for international companies owing to travel fears.