UFC President Dana White has just revealed that tensions are at an all-time high between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler. A heated argument broke out on set during the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 31, catching everyone off guard.
Fans were initially thrilled about the friendly pairing of the coaches, but it seems like that’s all about to change. Chandler, who had been relentlessly calling out McGregor for months, is making his coaching debut on the show this season, while McGregor returns for his second stint. The pre-fight buzz is already electrifying, and it looks like we’re in for a heart-pounding rivalry that will leave us on the edge of our seats.
“Chandler and Conor were very respectful to each other, and then some things started escalating that you’ll see on the show. They don’t like each other now,” White said of McGregor/Chandler. “A lot of shit went down on Friday…the stuff that just happened, shouldn’t have happened…not good.”
Conor McGregor is itching for a chance to redeem himself after his last fight ended in a loss to Dustin Poirier by medical stoppage at UFC 264. Even while injured, McGregor showed he’s a true promoter and attacked Poirier during his post-fight interview. Now, he’s more motivated than ever to get his first victory since January 2020 and show the world what he’s truly made of.
But he won’t have it easy. Michael Chandler is also on a mission to bounce back from a defeat to Poirier at UFC 281 last November. As he makes his coaching debut on The Ultimate Fighter, he’ll be determined to prove himself as a force to be reckoned with and come out on top in his upcoming showdown with McGregor.
With both fighters hungry for redemption, this is shaping up to be an explosive, must-see battle that you won’t want to miss!