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Conor McGregor mocks Michael Chandler’s UFC run ahead of June grudge fight: ‘Lifting belts < Lifting weights'


Conor McGregor mocks Michael Chandler's run in the UFC Lifting belts < Lifting weights

Former two-weight UFC champion, Conor McGregor has hit out at incoming foe, Michael Chandler ahead of their expected June tangle during International Fight Week – claiming that lifting titles inside the Octagon is far greater the experience than lifting weights outside of it.

McGregor is a former lightweight and featherweight champion of the promotion. He won gold in 2015, then again in 2016, with knockout wins over Jose Aldo and Eddie Alvarez.

Chandler, the former Bellator MMA Lightweight Champion, who made his Bellator MMA debut in 2021, did not win his first attempt to capture the gold medal in this weight class. Instead, he competed for vacant spoils for the next year.

Chandler, despite an impressive opening round, was stopped by a powerful rallying KO at the start of the second round, in the fight for the vacant lightweight title.

Conor McGregor mocks Michael Chandler’s Octagon tenure

Revealing on New Year’s Eve how he is set to fight Chandler on June 29. during International Fight Week in a much-anticipated return to the UFC, McGregor has since poked fun at Chandler’s stature –…

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