October 7, 2022

Dana White has seen numerous knockouts in his time as UFC president, however ranks Michael Chandler’s in opposition to Tony Ferguson as ‘probably the most vicious.’

The previous Bellator champion spectacularly knocked out Ferguson with a entrance kick within the second spherical of their UFC 274 fundamental card bout earlier than leaping on the mic to name for a combat with Conor McGregor at welterweight.


Chandler scored the most effective KO of his profession at UFC 274

Ferguson was floored with it

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Ferguson was floored with it

And Chandler was happy as he celebrated with the fans

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And Chandler was pleased as he celebrated with the followers

White was uncertain about Ferguson’s situation within the instant aftermath of the pay-per-view occasion in Arizona however was positive the KO ‘El Cucuy’ suffered was probably the most brutal he’d ever seen.

“I don’t know something about Tony, aside from that was probably the most vicious knockout I’ve ever seen,” he mentioned on the UFC 274 post-fight press convention.

That’s excessive reward from a person who was cageside to witness Francis Ngannou virtually decapitate Alistair Overeem, McGregor flooring Jose Aldo in 13 seconds and Anderson Silva rating a entrance kick KO of his personal in opposition to Vitor Belfort.

White heard Chandler’s name out of McGregor and is psyched by the prospect of seeing that combat occur however stopped wanting confirming if he’ll look to guide the bout subsequent.

“That’s a enjoyable one, man,” he mentioned.

Who the hell wouldn’t need to see that combat? However, Conor’s not prepared but.

White raved about Chandler’s KO after UFC 274

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White raved about Chandler’s KO after UFC 274

Chandler had a lot to say during his post-fight interview


Chandler had so much to say throughout his post-fight interview

“Conor is damage. So, when Conor’s is 100 per cent and may truly actually begin coaching for a combat, then we speak about what’s subsequent for Conor.”

McGregor is presently enjoying along with his new lamborghini yacht within the south of France, however was watching the combat and was in a playful temper.

Posting an image of Chandler’s kick, he wrote: “If you happen to pulled that out of a McDonald’s bag, you’d dip it in sauce and eat with no moments thought. Little question. That may go as a legit hen nugget. That’s loopy.”


White insists he has no plans to chop Ferguson regardless of the actual fact he’s presently using a four-fight dropping streak and seems to be well beyond his prime.

“He’s nonetheless one of many high 10 guys on this planet,” White added. “He seemed rattling good in that first spherical however that was a vicious knockout. Have you learnt what I imply?

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“I feel what must occur now’s Tony must take a while off after that knockout.

“It’s not like, ‘Oh my god. Tony bought dominated and doesn’t appear like he belongs right here.’ Tony seemed rattling good proper up till he bought caught and on this sport anybody can get caught with something.”

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