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Conor McGregor’s Next Opponent Confirmed By UFC

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• Conor McGregor’s Next Opponent Confirmed By UFC

Last year, after Michael Chandler knocked out Tony Ferguson, he called out Conor McGregor for a fight.

Now, the UFC has confirmed that McGregor (MMA record: 22-6) vs. Chandler (MMA record: 23-8) will indeed happen this year.

McGregor & Chandler will be the next coaches on The Ultimate Fighter, which will air from May 30th to August 15th.

Both men will then fight each other by the end of the year.

You can watch the announcement by UFC President Dana White below:

McGregor last fought in 2021. He had 2 fights that year, both against Dustin Poirier, and he lost both of them. He broke his leg in the trilogy fight with Poirier at UFC 264.

Chandler’s last fight took place on November 12th 2022, where he lost to Poirier via submission.

Dustin tweeted the following about Conor & Michael being the coaches on The Ultimate Fighter:

“TUF all my children edition.”

You can watch what Chandler had to say about fighting McGregor below:

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• On This Day In Pro Wrestling History (February 4, 2016) – ECW Veteran Passed Away

On this day in 2016, we lost Old School ECW Veteran Axl Rotten (Real name: Brian Knighton) at the age of 44 due to a heroin overdose.

Axl Rotten briefly appeared in Ted Turner’s World Championship Wrestling in 1991 but eventually became famous while wrestling for Paul Heyman’s Extreme Championship Wrestling from 1993 till 1999, most notably feuding with his kayfabe brother Ian Rotten and later teaming up with Balls Mahoney.

His last major appearances were at WWE’s ECW tribute show ‘ECW One Night Stand’ in 2005, aswell as TNA’s ECW tribute show ‘TNA HardCore Justice’ in 2010.

† Rest In Peace Axl Rotten

April 21, 1971 – February 4, 2016

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