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Irish Mirror
Michael Turnbull

Conor McGregor responds to Michael Chandler's KO prediction

Conor McGregor has responded to his Michael Chandler's prediction that he will knock the Irishman out in the second round.

McGregor is due to fight Chandler later this year and the American was bigging up his chances in a recent interview with ESPN.

Taking a leaf out of McGregor's book, 'Mystic Mike' predicted that he would 'finish Conor in the second round'.

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Chandler also claimed McGregor would 'feel my presence from the very beginning of the fight' and that he would 'put a beating on him'.

The Dubliner responded with a crying laughing emoji when he quote tweeted the article on his own Twitter page which boasts over 7 million followers.

The duel between McGregor and Chandler was announced by UFC boss Dana White a couple of days ago and it something ex-Bellator champion Chandler has wanted since signing up to the UFC.

McGregor hasn't fought competitively since breaking his leg in a loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021.

The date and location of the fight has yet to be announced, although a September fight has been reported.


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