Michael Chandler Plans To Outclass Tony Ferguson In “All Facets Of MMA”

Michael Chandler's goal is also to take a more measured approach for the bout.

Michael Chandler On Tony Ferguson
Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson (Images via Instagram)

Michael Chandler believes that skill for skill, he has Tony Ferguson beat in all areas.

Chandler will be colliding with Ferguson on May 7. The lightweight clash will be featured on the main card of UFC 274. This will be Chandler’s first fight since his three-round war with Justin Gaethje back in Nov. 2021.

Michael Chandler On Tony Ferguson Fight

During a chat with Brian Campbell of Morning Kombat, Michael Chandler expressed his belief that he simply can’t be topped by “El Cucuy.”

“I think I outclass him in all facets of mixed martial arts.”

Chandler went on to say that he plans to take a more measured approach against Ferguson, something that he’s admitted has been missing in his game.

“My confidence in my skill set, my confidence in my preparation is second to none, and I think we go out there and touch gloves and I go out there and look for a finish but in a calculated manner. If the leather starts flying we’ll enjoy that as well.”

Middle Easy has kept you covered with all the fight announcements and changes leading up to the UFC 274 event. We’ll continue to keep you posted all the way up to fight night. Be sure to stick with us on the homepage on May 7 for results and video highlights of the key fights.

UFC 274 will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Charles Oliveira and Justin Gaethje. The co-main event will feature a strawweight title collision between titleholder Rose Namajunas and Carla Esparza.

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