Michael Chandler was on the lookout to generate his fourth consecutive knockout and the light-weight title when he squared off with Charles Oliveira at UFC 262.
Chandler (22-6 MMA) had entered tonight’s occasion with a ton of momentum possessing acquired three very first spherical finishes in a row. For the duration of that stretch ‘Iron’ experienced scored stoppage wins above Sidney Outlaw, Benson Henderson and Dan Hooker.
While Michael Chandler came close to earning a further to start with round acquire this evening in Houston, his title aspirations were being in the end set to mattress early in spherical two immediately after ‘Do Bronx’ cracked him with a significant ideal hand. The Brazilian swiftly pounced on the possibility and instantly place Chandler absent with follow up strikes.
Chandler attended tonight’s UFC 262 submit-fight push meeting exactly where he issued the next assertion on his disappointing setback to Oliveira.
“I feel like I’m appropriate in which I am intended to be. I do, I was just making the most of the second. Taking pleasure in (acquiring) the supporters again. I love battling with the followers,” Michael Chandler explained. “I beloved becoming in there with the supporters. This is just one of the causes why we do what we do. Since the persons that invest in the spend-for each-views, the people today that display up to the occasions, the individuals that cheer or boo. You know, discuss trash on Twitter regardless of what, it does not make a difference. The highs, the lows, the content and every thing in in between. The enthusiasts make it what it is.”
Michael Chandler continued:
“I just felt like I was in the proper minute. A smile was on my deal with all over again. I really feel like I am preventing on borrowed time nonetheless. You know, there was times in my vocation wherever I by no means thought I’d close up in this article. I in no way thought that the door would open. And now it has and the to start with one particular was the greatest of highs and this ones… It is not the cheapest of lows. Since Charles Oliveira is a world course fighter, and combating for the UFC title is a planet class option. But as my son is aware of, every younger gentleman falls but just about every young male will get back up. The sunlight will increase tomorrow when I fly household devoid of the belt. We have got some outlining to do but we’re heading to figure it out.”
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