Michael Chandler scored maybe one of the best knockout of 2022 when he landed a picture-perfect entrance kick on combat 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 approach 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 ft and a firefight ensued, with each males touchdown heavy pictures.
Chandler ultimately thought higher of buying and selling it up with ‘El Cucuy’ on the ft and took the combat to the ground. Nonetheless, issues had been simply as powerful once they obtained there.
The one-time UFC title challanger was reduce from Ferguson’s strikes from backside earlier than he finally began to land some great things, reduce his opponent, and journey out the spherical in prime place.
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At the start of round two, Chandler opened up with a front kick that landed perfectly on the face of Ferguson, sending him tumbling to the canvas.
After picking up the most impressive KO win of his career, Chandler got on the mic and called for a fight with UFC superstar Conor McGregor.
The Irishman is closing in on a return to action after suffering a catastrophic leg injury at UFC 264 in July 2021.
‘Notorious’ has revealed he will make his comeback at welterweight and Chandler is happy to step up to 170lbs for the fight.
“I got one dude on my mind,” Chandler told Joe Rogan post-fight.
“Conor McGregor! You gotta come back and fight somebody!
“I am the most entertaining lightweight on the planet. I wanna up the stakes, Conor. I want you at your biggest, I want you at your baddest, and I want you at your best.
“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 respond to being called out by the American for a fight he appears to welcome.
“I’d have a nice knock off this guy, no doubt about it. A firework spectacle. I like the 170 shout also. Tipped him over, he wrote on Twitter.
“I’m undoubtedly sport to combat this man during my profession. I see it taking place after tonight. Congrats on a strong win Michael and one other barnstormer.”