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Midnight Mania! Islam Makhachev responds to Michael Chandler: ‘Shut up and stay in line’

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Welcome to Midnight Mania!

UFC 280 is fast approaching.

Scheduled Sat., Oct. 22, 2022 inside Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the main event will feature a Lightweight title clash between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev. Though weight controversy recently cost him the title, Oliveira has won a remarkable twelve fights in a row over many of the sport’s premier fighters.

Makhachev’s win streak is nothing to scoff at either. The Russian wrestler has won ten in a row himself, finishing all of his recent opposition to score a shot at gold. However, that win streak didn’t impress top-ranked contender Michael Chandler, who recently argued that Makhachev hasn’t really fought anybody.

In short, “Iron” isn’t impressed.

Makhachev responded to Chandler’s criticisms earlier today on Twitter. He turned the tables on Chandler, laughing off Chandler’s pair of wins inside the Octagon.

“Haha., your only two win in UFC is Hooker who came out of loss, and Tony who has 5 losses in the row now., please shut up and stay in line”

At the moment, Chandler is booked opposite Dustin Poirier for UFC 281 on Nov. 12. Depending on the outcomes of their respective fights, perhaps the duo can put their skills to the test inside the Octagon in the near future.


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