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Michael Chandler Didn’t Give a Truthful Answer About His Intentions About Conor McGregor’s Injured Leg – ‘Make Him Look Better’

To remind Brock Lesnar vs Alistair Overeem? In the 2011 UFC 141 heavyweight main event, Lesnar lost in the opening round after Overeem kicked him in the midsection. Lesnar had undergone surgery for diverticulitis a few months before the fight and had a foot of his colon removed. So it was no surprise that his opponent targeted his stomach. Lesnar retired from MMA after this fight (except for his UFC 200 return). Will we see Michael Chandler send Conor McGregor the same route at UFC 303?

As UFC 303 approaches, controversies and issues arise surrounding the Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler battles seem to crop up with increasing regularity. Every UFC expert wants to bake a bigger pie and voice their opinion to capitalize on the increased interest. And one aspect of the fight that is drawing a lot of attention is McGregor’s injured leg. Three years removed from UFC 264, the Irishman should be fully healed, but is the leg a potential target for any future opponent of ‘The Mac?’

Will Michael Chandler go after Conor McGregor’s leg?

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Former UFC star Chael Sonnen, delved deeper into this topic on his YouTube channel. He presented his analysis of a recent statement by Michael Chandler in an interview with Ariel Helwani. In his recent interview with Ariel Helwani, Michael Chandler addressed whether he would target Conor McGregor’s injured leg. Chandler stated that he would not focus on it specifically. This answer seemed to irritate Chael Sonnen.

He said, “That’s a strange question to ask someone. It’s a strange question to bring up, and from a psychological point of view it’s always interesting what the answer is, because the man doesn’t give the answer that’s truthful. He added, “He gives the answer that he decides he looks better.”Sonnen believes he understands the best mind games in combat sports, having been a UFC fighter himself.

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Sonnen later said: “It is a fighter’s job and responsibility to his fans and promoter.” He continued, “Your job is to beat the man, and the first criterion for beating him is damage. Shouldn’t you be doing this work? I mean, you have a deal with the fans, the promoter, the people who bet on it, and the people who keep us going. You have a responsibility.”

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However, martial arts are not all about strength and nonsense; there are also a lot of mind games and strategies involved. As Michael Chandler’s two years of preparation shows, he probably doesn’t want all his hard work to go to waste. He could potentially use mind games against Conor McGregor as part of his overall strategy to win.

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Conor McGregor reveals his UFC 303 Octagon strategy

Conor McGregor recently appeared on James Corden’s show “This Life of Mine” for an interview. During the chat, he revealed his strategy for beating Michael Chandler at UFC 303, emphasizing the importance of his injured leg playing a role in his plan.

McGregor revisited the timing of his leg surgery and explained that the titanium rod was inserted into his knee and up to the bones of his ankle, making it essentially unbreakable. That’s why he’s eager to kick his opponents again.

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He said, “I want to see a picture of myself in the octagon with my leg broken, and then I want to see a picture of myself in the octagon with my leg wrapped around my opponent’s neck or head and setting him up side by side.

Whether Conor’s leg is truly unbreakable remains to be seen after June 29. As for the fight, who do you have: McGregor or Chandler. Comment below with your opinion.