Summer 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
23-8-0
26-11-0

The tape

36
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

SUB 3KO 2UD 3KO 2KO 1
Form
KO 2KO 3KO 1UD 3SUB 3
23
Wins
26
11
By KO
13
48
KO%
50
7
By Sub
6
30
SUB%
23
8
Losses
11
4
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
31
Bouts
38
68
Rounds
82
4 hours, 35 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 53 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

5
UFC
14
-
Bellator
-
9
Tapology
12

Michael Chandler vs Drew Dober preview

When is Chandler vs Dober?

Michael Chandler could potentially square off against Drew Dober, in Summer 2023.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Chandler vs Dober stats

Michael Chandler would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Drew Dober would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggest Dober would have a slight advantage in power over Chandler, with a 50% knock out percentage over Chandler's 48%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chandler would have a slight advantage over Dober, with a 30% submission rate over Dober's 23%.

Michael Chandler is the older man by 2 years, at 36 years old.

Dober has 1-inch reach advantage.

Chandler is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 15 days later than Dober, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 14 less professional rounds, 68 to Dober's 82.

Chandler vs Dober form

Michael Chandler has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Tony Ferguson at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had beat Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Drew Dober has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Rafael Alves at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had beat Terrance McKinney at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Brad Riddell at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

He had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Drew Dober has been fighting more than Michael Chandler.

Michael Chandler last fought 2 months and 28 days ago, while Drew Dober's last outing was 1 month and 23 days ago.

Chandler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Dober's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Chandler vs Dober?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Chandler vs Dober yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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