Michael Chandler scored maybe the very best knockout of 2022 when he landed a picture-perfect entrance kick on struggle legend Tony Ferguson at UFC 274.
The previous Bellator champion re-established himself as a real light-weight title contender by changing into the primary man to ever correctly knock out ‘El Cucuy’ contained in the Octagon.
Chandler didn’t have issues all his personal method towards Ferguson, who has now misplaced 4 fights in a row.
The UFC fan favorite scored a heavy knockdown in spherical one. Chandler popped again to his toes and a firefight ensued, with each males touchdown heavy pictures.
Chandler finally thought higher of buying and selling it up with ‘El Cucuy’ on the toes and took the struggle to the ground. Nevertheless, issues have been simply as powerful once they acquired there.
The one-time UFC title challanger was lower from Ferguson’s strikes from backside earlier than he in the end began to land some great things, lower his opponent, and journey out the spherical in prime place.
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At first of spherical two, Chandler opened up with a entrance kick that landed completely on the face of Ferguson, sending him tumbling to the canvas.
After choosing up essentially the most spectacular KO win of his profession, Chandler acquired on the mic and known as for a struggle with UFC celebrity Conor McGregor.
The Irishman is closing in on a return to motion after struggling a catastrophic leg harm at UFC 264 in July 2021.
‘Notorious’ has revealed he’ll make his comeback at welterweight and Chandler is blissful to step as much as 170lbs for the struggle.
“I got one dude on my mind,” Chandler instructed Joe Rogan post-fight.
“Conor McGregor! You gotta come again and struggle someone!
“I’m essentially the most entertaining light-weight on the planet. I wanna up the stakes, Conor. I would like you at your largest, I would like you at your baddest, and I would like you at your finest.
“You and me at 170! This summer, this fall, this winter. Holla at your boy. God bless. I’ll see you at the top!”
McGregor took to social media to congratulate Chandler on his win and reply to being known as out by the American for a struggle he seems to welcome.
“I’d have a pleasant knock off this man, little doubt about it. A firework spectacle. I just like the 170 shout additionally. Tipped him over, he wrote on Twitter.
“I’m definitely game to fight this guy at some stage in my career. I see it happening after tonight. Congrats on a solid win Michael and another barnstormer.”