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It's OFFICIAL: McGregor and Chandler Set to Battle at UFC 303

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will square off in the highly anticipated main event of UFC 303.

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Amidst speculation and anticipation from fans worldwide, White officially announced the showdown during last night's UFC 300 post-fight press conference. McGregor's return to the Octagon after a three-year hiatus has been eagerly awaited, and his clash with Chandler is poised to be a highlight of International Fight Week.

For months, pundits and enthusiasts have debated the likelihood of this bout materializing. Now, with White's declaration, it's undeniable - McGregor vs Chandler is happening.

McGregor, a former two-division champion, will step back into the cage to face Chandler, who has been eyeing this opportunity for over a year. With both fighters eager to make their mark, the bout promises to be a spectacle for fans and pundits alike.

The weight class for the bout has been set at welterweight, a division that aligns with McGregor's preferences for this matchup. However, questions linger about McGregor's condition at 170 pounds, given his prolonged absence from the Octagon. Conversely, Chandler, known as 'Iron Mike,' typically competes in the lightweight division, but is prepared to make the adjustment for this high-stakes showdown.

As the countdown to UFC 303 begins, speculation is rife about the strategies and performances of both fighters. With McGregor's return and Chandler's hunger for validation, the clash is poised to be one of the biggest events in UFC history.


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