Dana White Interested In Potential Conor McGregor-Michael Chandler Matchup: "It Makes A Lot Of Sense Right Now"

UFC President Dana White likes the idea of a potential matchup between former two-division UFC champion, Conor McGregor and former UFC title challenger Michael Chandler.

White recently spoke with TMZ Sports ahead of this weekend's UFC 275 pay-per-view event and responded with the following when asked about the timeline for McGregor's Octagon return from the leg injury he suffered last July, while additionally saying he prefers the Irishman to fight Chandler over Jorge Masvidal next.

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“I think he’s getting better, he’s starting to ramp up his training some more and I’m hoping at the end of this year, early next year,” White said (h/t MMA Junkie). “I don’t know, I really like Chandler vs. Conor after Chandler’s last fight. There’s plenty of fights to make, I don’t know if that’s the one, but we’ll see what the landscape looks like when Conor comes back. I’m just saying after his last interview, his last fight, Conor’s ranked No. 8, he’s ranked No. 5, it makes a lot of sense right now."

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