“See you soon” – Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor agree to fight in 2022

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Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor had a respectful back and forth on Twitter recently

It looks like Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor have agreed to a fight in 2022. The two explosive lightweights had nothing but respect for each other on Twitter.

It all started when Michael Chandler took to Twitter to post a photoshopped faceoff involving himself and McGregor.

He wrote the numbers “2022,” alongside the post, implying to fight ‘The Notorious’ next year.

McGregor wasted no time. The Irishman replied to Chandler’s Tweet stating that “he is down for it.” He also acknowledged Chandler’s fight with Justin Gaethje the other night.

McGregor wrote:

“I’m down at some stage for sure. Great fight the other night Mike, congrats!”

Chandler then replied:

“Thank you sir. It would be my pleasure. See you soon.”

Conor McGregor has a couple of months left in his rehab

Conor McGregor suffered a broken ankle in the first round of his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, in July 2021.

The Irishman was operated upon the next day, and has been recovering ever since. He is expected to be back by the second week of January 2022.

Conor McGregor stress fracture
McGregor will be out of action for months

Chandler, on the other hand, is coming off a Fight of the Night performance against Justin Gaethje at UFC 268. The two lightweights went back and forth for three rounds in what is considered by many to be the Fight of the Year.

Gaethje won the fight via. unanimous decision.

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Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler (Credits: UFC)

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