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Conor McGregor successful UFC light-weight title would ‘devalue’ belt as a consequence of Khabib Nurmagomedov loss, claims Dan Hardy


Conor McGregor is one win away from having one other shot on the UFC Light-weight title.

In fact, Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira will battle it out for the vacant title this Saturday at UFC 262.

Conor McGregor needs to grab a big win

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Conor McGregor must seize a giant win

The title is up for grabs after the legendary Khabib Nurmagomedov, 29-0, walked away from the game.

In his wake, the Russian defeated massive names like McGregor, his foe on July 10 Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje and lots of extra.

Former UFC fighter Dan Hardy simply agreed to depart UFC earlier this week and is now a free man. The Brit did commentary duties for the corporate as properly and in his evaluation of this light-weight title combat, Hardy believes there’s a really particular purpose the larger names are usually not combating for the title.

“That’s why we’ve acquired Oliveira towards Chandler – neither a kind of guys have misplaced to Khabib [Nurmagomedov],” Hardy advised Submission Radio.

Michael Chandler made the MMA community sit up and take notice in his UFC debut

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Michael Chandler made the MMA neighborhood sit up and take discover in his UFC debut

“So the followers don’t have that image of their thoughts of the brand new light-weight champion getting strangled and dominated by the previous retired nice.

“If you happen to put that belt over McGregor’s shoulder or Poirier’s waist or Gatheje’s waist at this level, everybody sees the identical factor; they only see Khabib dominating them and that belt’s not price as a lot.”

It’s partly that, however it’s additionally the truth that Poirier and McGregor wished to run it again and have a 3rd and last combat. Provided that their second assembly at UFC 257 was the joint-second highest purchased pay-per-view in UFC historical past, the corporate was by no means going to show that down.

Had Poirier wished to combat for the title, he might have fought for the title after defeating the Irishman, no query.

Conor McGregor could not deal with Dustin Poirier’s kicks when they met in January

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Conor McGregor couldn’t cope with Dustin Poirier’s kicks once they met in January

Chandler hopes McGregor avenges his loss in January, although, and if he wins the title on Saturday, massive enterprise might be on the horizon.

“I wish to see Conor come again, man,” Chandler advised TMZ.

“There’s nothing higher than when a man as massive as Conor McGregor falls brief, loses after which is ready to pull himself again up and win. That’s an enormous story, it’s an enormous storyline.

Could Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler happen before the end of 2021?

Might Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler occur earlier than the top of 2021?

“Clearly the athlete in me desires to combat the winner of it. The businessman desires to combat Conor, in fact.”

McGregor has advised he want to combat once more after Poirier in July and he has overtly stated he’d wish to go after a title after he wins.

Although Hardy has some extent, it’s arduous to say a title on McGregor’s waist would maintain no worth when the Irishman continues to be far and away the most important draw within the sport.


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