Chandler signs with UFC

Per Ariel

White says Chandler will be at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi to serve as a backup fighter for the Khabib-Gaethje main event. Didn’t mention Ferguson and/or Poirier. There was talk yesterday that they would just move on.

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That is fucking sick! I will stfu about USADA. I hope Chandler does well because he is always a fighter that brings it. Chandler vs Felder, Chandler vs Tony please. 

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lame, so we dont get a bad ass co-main on that card

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Damn I didn't think he was really going to go to the UFC. I guess Dana had already spoken to Chandler when he mentioned he was interested in Chandler. 

Match him up with the best guys I don't want no warm up fight the guy is 34 already.

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He won't do anything in the UFC especially at lightweight. Too many killers in the lightweight division.

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Mjump05 -

He won't do anything in the UFC especially at lightweight. Too many killers in the lightweight division.

He's still pretty high level, i think he atleast gets his name in top 5 discussions. His wrestling and striking are definitely good enough to reach a title shot at some point.

Feels like Khabib gonna pull out

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sixdog -

Per Ariel

White says Chandler will be at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi to serve as a backup fighter for the Khabib-Gaethje main event. Didn’t mention Ferguson and/or Poirier. There was talk yesterday that they would just move on.

Lol at being the backup for that fight....Khabib or Justin dust him in a half of round

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cyberc92 -

That is fucking sick! I will stfu about USADA. I hope Chandler does well because he is always a fighter that brings it. Chandler vs Felder, Chandler vs Tony please. 

I’ll mention USADA. How the heck can he fight right away when Rumble has to wait 6 months?

Not trolling that’s a legit question.  

iwarnedyou -
cyberc92 -

That is fucking sick! I will stfu about USADA. I hope Chandler does well because he is always a fighter that brings it. Chandler vs Felder, Chandler vs Tony please. 

I’ll mention USADA. How the heck can he fight right away when Rumble has to wait 6 months?

Not trolling that’s a legit question.  

That is a great point. I do know Rumble has pretty much admitted he was on some roids during his body building period. 

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cyberc92 -

That is fucking sick! I will stfu about USADA. I hope Chandler does well because he is always a fighter that brings it. Chandler vs Felder, Chandler vs Tony please. 

I’ll mention USADA. How the heck can he fight right away when Rumble has to wait 6 months?

Not trolling that’s a legit question.  

Rumble was in the pool, retired and them came back. Chandler is entering for the first time. Two totally different situations.

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Chandler is about to get treated like Eddie Alvarez and go straight to the deep end fighting nothing but monsters. Good.

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JoeHurley -
iwarnedyou -
cyberc92 -

That is fucking sick! I will stfu about USADA. I hope Chandler does well because he is always a fighter that brings it. Chandler vs Felder, Chandler vs Tony please. 

I’ll mention USADA. How the heck can he fight right away when Rumble has to wait 6 months?

Not trolling that’s a legit question.  

Rumble was in the pool, retired and them came back. Chandler is entering for the first time. Two totally different situations.

Exactly.

Athletes who are new to the UFC testing pool must be in the pool for at least one month before competing in a Bout. The one-month rule is also in place for athletes who’ve previously been in the pool, but their contract was terminated or wasn’t renewed at the choice of the UFC.

The one-month notice requirement will be waived if an athlete is replacing someone on an upcoming Card because of injury or other reasons.

For athletes who have chosen to remove themselves from the UFC testing pool through retirement, hiatus, or a non-renewal of their contract, they are required to be in the testing pool for 6 months before they can compete.

Source: https://ufc.usada.org/ufc-anti-doping-policy-summary-of-major-changes/

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17-0 KSW FW/LW champ Gamrot has also signed with the UFC and is debuting in Oct vs Mustafaev.

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Ferguson vs Chandler please... Wtf dana 

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About 10 years too late.

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Smilin like Rashad -
sixdog -

Per Ariel

White says Chandler will be at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi to serve as a backup fighter for the Khabib-Gaethje main event. Didn’t mention Ferguson and/or Poirier. There was talk yesterday that they would just move on.

Lol at being the backup for that fight....Khabib or Justin dust him in a half of round

I disagree. I think he would hang in there for a bit against either

at 34 he is likely past his prime

oranos - 

Feels like Khabib gonna pull out

Imagine if Khabib pulls out and starches Justin. He becomes UFC champ with his first UFC win. Would definitely shake up the division.

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Erik Apple -
Smilin like Rashad -
sixdog -

Per Ariel

White says Chandler will be at UFC 254 in Abu Dhabi to serve as a backup fighter for the Khabib-Gaethje main event. Didn’t mention Ferguson and/or Poirier. There was talk yesterday that they would just move on.

Lol at being the backup for that fight....Khabib or Justin dust him in a half of round

I disagree. I think he would hang in there for a bit against either

All I can think of is those Will Brooks fights.