Things got grabby between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler when they faced off during taping for Season 31 of “The Ultimate Fighter.”
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) and Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) are fresh off filming “TUF 31,” which debuts May 30 on ESPN and ESPN+. Episodes will air Tuesdays with a season finale set for Aug. 15.
The UFC dropped its first official promo for “TUF 31,” and McGregor got physical with Chandler in their faceoff. Check out the full trailer below:
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McGregor and Chandler are expected to fight sometime after the conclusion of “TUF 31,” but McGregor has yet to re-enter the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) drug testing pool. He broke his leg in a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021, and he left the testing pool following his surgery and during his rehab. The Irish superstar is required to be in the USADA testing pool for six months before he’s eligible to compete unless the UFC issues an exemption.
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