Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler Officially Announced For UFC 303, Will Take Place At Welterweight

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Conor McGregor will return to the cage at UFC 303.

After a long road of negotiations and teases, Dana White announced during the UFC 300 post show press conference that Conor McGregor would return at UFC 303 for his long awaited bout with Michael Chandler on June 29th at the T-Mobile Arena. The fight will take place at 170lbs (welterweight).

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McGregor vs Chandler has been in the works for quite some time, with the two men featuring as coaches on The Ultimate Fighter 31, with Chandler going to great lengths to get McGregor's attention, including cutting a promo on WWE Monday Night RAW earlier this year.

McGregor has not fought since breaking his leg at UFC 264 in 2021 in a doctor stoppage loss to Dustin Poirer, while Chandler is also coming off of a loss to Poirer at UFC 281, where he lost via rear naked choke in the third round.

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