Michael Chandler is a Mixed Martial Artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championships/UFC.
After a strong career in amateur wrestling, Chandler began his MMA career in August 2009, earning a first-round TKO victory over Kyle Swadley.
Chandler would then sign for Strikeforce, making his debut for the company on November 20th 2009 at Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Bears. ‘Iron’ Mike would defeat Richard Bouphanouvong via technical knockout in the second round.
‘Iron’ Mike would really rise to prominence in the MMA world during his time with Bellator MMA. Chandler would beat former Conor McGregor foe Eddie Alvarez to become the Bellator Lightweight Champion in November 2011.
After an incredible career with the Bellator promotion, Chandler would sign for the UFC, making his promotional debut in January 2021 on the undercard for McGregor vs Dustin Poirier, defeating Dan Hooker via TKO (punches) to earn the Performance of the Night bonus.
What is Michael Chandler’s age?
Chandler was born on April 24th 1986, making him 36 years old.
What is Michael Chandler’s height?
The UFC fighter has a billed height of 5 ft 8 in (173 cm).
What weight class does Michael Chandler fight in?
Chandler fights in the Lightweight division of the UFC, and his weigh-in weight is almost always at the division limit of 155 to 156 pounds.
What time does Michael Chandler fight?
Chandler is one of the prominent stars on the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s 155-pound roster, meaning that he will usually be featured on the Main Card on PPV events and in the main event of UFC Fight Night cards.
If Chandler is featured on the main card of a PPV card in the United States, then he is usually fighting between 3 AM BST and 6 AM BST.
These timings can change regularly depending on where Chandler is on the fight card, but it is highly unlikely that he will be competing any lower than at least the co-main event if it is a UFC Fight Night card.
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