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Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler to coach 'The Ultimate Fighter 31,' fight after season



The UFC has just made a major announcement that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will serve as coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 31," before they face each other in a highly anticipated fight. This will be a major event in the world of MMA, as two of the best lightweights in the sport prepare to square off.


Ariel Helwani confirmed that the season will run between May and August, with Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler set to headline a Pay-Per-View in September.


Conor McGregor, the former two-division champion, is widely considered to be one of the biggest stars in the history of the UFC. With a professional record of 22 wins and 4 losses, McGregor is known for his striking prowess and knockout power.


In 2015, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously, when he defeated José Aldo for the featherweight championship and then Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title. McGregor is a polarizing figure in the sport, but there is no denying his impact on the UFC and the sport of MMA.





Michael Chandler, a former three-time Bellator Lightweight Champion, is a highly decorated wrestler and a talented striker. With a professional record of 22 wins and 5 losses, Chandler has shown that he can finish fights both by knockout and submission.


Chandler's signing with the UFC was met with much excitement from fans, as he is widely considered to be one of the best lightweights outside of the organization. Chandler has been pushing for the fight versus McGregor for a very long time and was found calling him out in a post-fight interview.





The news that McGregor and Chandler will serve as coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 31" is a major coup for the UFC. The show will provide a platform for up-and-coming fighters to showcase their skills and earn a shot at the UFC. The young athletes will get an opportunity to learn from the one of bests in the UFC lightweight division.


In addition to coaching on "The Ultimate Fighter 31," McGregor and Chandler will face each other in a highly anticipated bout. The fight between the two top lightweights promises to be an exciting and entertaining affair, as McGregor and Chandler each look to make a statement in the Octagon.


Chandler, who is known for his knockout power and finishing ability, will have the opportunity to make a statement in his UFC debut against one of the biggest stars in the sport. Meanwhile, McGregor will look to bounce back from his last loss and show the world that he is still one of the top fighters in the game.


The anticipation for the upcoming season of TUF features McGregor and Chandler as coaches continue to build, with fans eagerly waiting for details on the exact date and venue of the highly anticipated bout. The show will give fans an inside look at the preparation and mindset of two of the best lightweights in the sport, while the bout promises to be an exciting and entertaining affair. Fans can expect a classic striker vs. wrestler matchup that will determine who is the top lightweight in the UFC.

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