Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is McGregor vs Chandler?
Conor McGregor could potentially face the challenge of Michael Chandler, in Summer 2024.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
McGregor vs Chandler stats
Conor McGregor would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Michael Chandler would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Chandler, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Chandler's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Chandler would have a large advantage over McGregor, boosting at 30% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.
Conor McGregor is the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
McGregor has a height advantage of 1 inch over Chandler. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
McGregor is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Chandler, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 23 less professional rounds, 45 to Chandler's 68.
McGregor vs Chandler form
Michael Chandler has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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 won against Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Chandler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on McGregor vs Chandler?
Michael Chandler is currently 5/6 (-120) to win the clash outright, while you can get 5/6 (-120) on Conor McGregor if you fancy the incredible upset.