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Michael Chandler reveals his plans for Conor McGregor’s ‘hurt leg’ in their showdown at UFC 303

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Michael Chandler reveals his plans for Conor McGregor’s ‘hurt leg’ in their showdown at UFC 303



When it comes to his long-awaited scrap with Conor McGregor, ‘Iron’ Michael Chandler is more focused on his strengths than the Irishman’s weaknesses. McGregor’s busted leg, which he suffered during his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier almost three years ago.

The build-up to Saturday’s fight between Chandler and McGregor has dominated the headlines for over a full year. It will be the former two-division titleholder’s first time competing since snapping his limb in the opening round against ‘The Diamond’ at UFC 264.

Conor McGregor

Coming back from an injury of that nature is no easy task — just ask Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.

Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman

Fortunately, ‘Mystic Mac’ won’t have to worry about Michael Chandler intentionally targeting his surgically repaired tibia and fibula when they meet in ‘Sin City’ later this year.

“His ‘hurt leg’, if you would, going after it, it’s his back leg,” Chandler told The MMA Hour. “So me focusing on anything other than just being me and focusing on my strengths, which is always punches in bunches. Pick them up and put them down. In your face.



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