Conor McGregor Responds to Chandler Callout at UFC 274: “I See It Happening After Tonight”

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Michael Chandler perfectly flatlined Tony Ferguson with a beforehand footwear astatine UFC 274.

The erstwhile Bellator MMA lightweight champion past took to the mic successful his post-fight interrogation with Joe Rogan, and arsenic helium has passim his abbreviated UFC career, perfectly spit fire.

A fired up promo recovered Chandler calling retired the victor of Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje, which topped the UFC 274 card. Chandler happens to person mislaid to some men, and intelligibly wants different ace astatine either — preferably with golden connected the line. But should that not travel to fruition, Chandler said helium had 1 combatant connected his mind: Conor McGregor.

“I got 1 dude connected my mind. Conor McGregor, you’ve got to travel backmost and combat somebody!” Chandler rather virtually screamed into the mic. “I americium the astir entertaining lightweight connected the planet. But I privation to up the stakes Conor. I privation you astatine your biggest, I privation you astatine your baddest, I privation you astatine the best. You and me, astatine 170. This summer, this fall, this winter. Holler astatine ya boy!”

Chandler called retired McGregor aft his KO triumph 🗣 #UFC274

— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) May 8, 2022

It’s not Chandler’s archetypal clip calling retired the Irish star. This time, however, McGregor was speedy to respond.

“I’d person a bully sound disconnected this guy, nary uncertainty astir it. A firework spectacle. I similar the 170 outcry also,” McGregor wrote connected societal media successful response. “Tipped him over. I’m decidedly crippled to combat this feline astatine immoderate signifier successful my career. I spot it happening aft tonight. Congrats connected a coagulated triumph Michael and different barnstormer.”

McGregor is presently healing up from a breached limb suffered successful his trilogy combat with Dustin Poirier past July. No clip framework has been acceptable for his return.