Dana White made it official that Conor McGregor will be making his return to the octagon against Michael Chandler after the pair coach a season of The Ultimate Fighter. The odds for this one are out, and they are even as early action has come in on both sides of this huge matchup.
Odds Provided by Bestfightodds.com accurate as of 2/4/2024 2:55 PM EST
Conor McGregor -110, Michael Chandler -110
Despite his recent struggles, Conor McGregor remains the biggest name in the sport, with news of his return set to dominate headlines. He comes into this off two straight losses to Dustin Poirier, the second of which he suffered a gruesome leg injury. In his career, McGregor has claimed UFC gold at both Featherweight and Lightweight and will look to begin another run to the top with a win here.
Michael Chandler has become known as one of the most exciting fighters on the roster since his debut in the co-main slot of McGregor and Poirier's second matchup. His last fight was also against Dustin Poirier in a fight of the year contender that Poirier would eventually win by submission in round three. Chandler has been asking for this matchup and seems primed to put on a show with this spotlight on him.
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Conor McGregor (+120) vs. Dustin Poirier (-130 ) - UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3
Conor McGregor (-290) vs. Dustin Poirier (+260) - UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2
Conor McGregor (-310) vs. Donald Cerrone (+280) - UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cerrone
Conor McGregor (+170) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (-185) - UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor
Conor McGregor (-152) vs. Eddie Alvarez (+142) - UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor
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Michael Chandler (+190) vs. Dustin Poirier (-210) - UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira
Michael Chandler (-330) vs. Tony Ferguson (+300) - UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje
Michael Chandler (+190) vs. Justin Gaethje (-210) - UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2
Michael Chandler (+115) vs. Charles Oliveira (-125) - UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler
Michael Chandler (+132) vs. Dan Hooker (-142) - UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2
With the odds being even for the time being, the community could be split on this one. Let us know your prediction in the comments below.