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Michael Chandler

#4 Lightweight Division • 22-5-0 (W-L-D)

Estadísticas y récords

  • 3
    Fight Win Streak
  • 10
    Wins by Knockout
  • 7
    Wins by Submission
Golpes Sig. Conectados
Por Minuto
Golpes Sig. Recibidos
Por Minuto
Promedio de Knockdown
Por 15 Min
Promedio de Sumisión
Por 15 Min
Defensa de Golpes Sig.
Defensa De Derribo
Proporción de Derribos por Golpe
Promedio de Tiempo de Pelea

Golpes Sig. por Posición

De pie
0 (0 %)
0 (0 %)
0 (0 %)

Sig. Str. by target

0% 0 Cabeza 0% 0 Cuerpo 0% 0 Pierna

Victoria por

10 (45%)
5 (23%)
7 (32%)

Resultados del evento


Ciudad natal
High Ridge, Estados Unidos
Trenes en
Sanford MMA
Estilo de lucha
Debut del octágono
Jan. 23, 2021
Alcance de la pierna
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2009 - right after senior year of college after I became an All-American at Mizzou. I was really close with Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren, who were like my big brothers; they started fighting so I figured I’d give it a try. Here I am, 11 years later.

What ranks and titles have you held? Highest rank -Top 3. Three-time Bellator world champion. Widely regarded as a perennial top 10 in the world.

Do you have any heroes? My mom and dad for setting the perfect example of hard work and doing things right.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me. It’s always been my goal to be the best lightweight in the world and I can finally prove that in the UFC. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of Missouri: Bachelor’s degree in Personal Financial Management Services and Real Estate.

What was your job before you started fighting? Wrestling coach at Mizzou.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? NCAA D1 All-American wrestler. Four-time NCAA qualifier. Three-year team captain at Mizzou.

Favorite grappling technique: Head and arm choke, suplex, double leg takedown

Favorite Striking technique: Basic hook - right hand 

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Michael Chandler punches Dan Hooker of New Zealand in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)