Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-11-06, brutal match in which both fighters exchanged shot for shot, one of those bouts that there’s no loser: Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler is our first candidate for mma Fights of the Year 2021 and it gets five stars!
Chandler vs Gaethje is on the undercard of Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2 – UFC 268. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Justin Gaethje record
The former Wsof Lw and former interim Ufc Lw champion Justin Gaethje entered this fight with a record of 22-3-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Dustin Poirier).
In his last three bouts he has beat Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje) and Tony Ferguson (Tony Ferguson vs Justin Gaethje), but then he has lost to former #1 Lw Ufc champ Khabib Nurmagomedov (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje).
Michael Chandler record
His opponent, the former Bellator Lw champ Michael Chandler, has an official record of 22-6-0 (77% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the lightweight division.
In his last three fights he has defeated Benson Henderson (Michael Chandler vs Benson Henderson 2) and Dan Hooker (Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker) but then he has lost to Charles Oliveira (Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler).
If you want to watch one match with Chandler that has been rated with 4 stars and has been also ranked in the top 10 Users’ Fights of the Year of 2011, we suggest Michael Chandler vs Eddie Alvarez.
Chandler’s next fight: Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson
Gaethje’s next fight: Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje
UFC 268 info
Event: UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, United States
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 268 fight card
Here is the UFC 268 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV – Pay-per-View)
Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2
Rose Namajunas vs Weili Zhang 2
Frankie Edgar vs Marlon Vera
Shane Burgos vs Billy Quarantillo
Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPNews / ESPN+)
Alex Pereira vs Andreas Michailidis
Al Iaquinta vs Bobby Green
Phil Hawes vs Chris Curtis
Edmen Shahbazyan vs Nassourdine Imavov
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ian Garry vs Jordan Williams
Gian Villante vs Chris Barnett
Dustin Jacoby vs John Allan
Melsik Baghdasaryan vs Bruno Souza
CJ Vergara vs Ode Osbourne
UFC 268 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 268 countdown Gaethje vs Chandler, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Gaethje vs Chandler full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Gaethje vs Chandler result
Justin Gaethje defeated Michael Chandler via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 30–27.
Gaethje vs Chandler post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Michael Chandler vs Justin Gaethje post-fight octagon interview.