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Dana White orders Michael Chandler to sit out for Conor McGregor fight: ‘He can wait for however long it takes’


UFC CEO, Dana White has beckoned lightweight contender, Michael Chandler to “sit around and wait” for a much-anticipated welterweight clash with former two-weight champion, Conor McGregor – amid continued uncertainty over the booking of a clash between the veteran duo.

Chandler, who was a former lightweight champion under the banner, has been on the sidelines since his appearance at UFC 281, back in November last year. He lost to Dustin Poirier via rear-naked choking submission during the third round.

For McGregor, the former undisputed lightweight and featherweight titleholder has yet to make his return to the Octagon since he fractured his left tibia and fibula in a first round doctor’s stoppage TKO loss to Poirier back in July 2021 in the pair’s heated trilogy rubber match.

Dana White says Michael Chandler will wait until Conor McGregor

And with rumors circulating regarding a potential return featuring the duo at UFC 300 in April of next year – or a potential summer landing for the long-overdue clash, UFC boss, White is in o rush to push through a pairing, claiming Michael Chandler can sit and wait for Conor McGregor for however long it…

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