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Dana White Talks Conor McGregor & more!
Dana White recently spoke to UFC.com about the contenders in the UFC Featherweight Division. Here is what he had to say… “Especially with all the excitement in that division with Conor McGregor, Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar – that division is so exciting that people are talking about freaking Nik Lentz and Dennis Bermudez. I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar.’ Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad thing. It’s a good thing.”


Chandler Says He's Ready For Hawn
Posted on 18 Jan 2013
by MMAScoops.com Staff

Michael Chandler recently spoke about his fight against Rick Hawn at Bellator 85. Check out the highlights:

On his rise to the top: "It's been a pretty quick rise. I can't talk to anybody without them bringing (Alvarez) up. The fans loved that fight. For me, it hasn't been a ton different (since winning the title). I'm trying to keep the main thing the main thing – and that's getting better. I'm still relatively young in this sport – young, hungry, happy, healthy and enjoying this ride."

On Hawn's power: "I think I have a pretty tough chin, and I've tested it against some of the hardest hitting guys in the world. Patricky put a couple on me. Eddie put a couple thousand on my chin in the third round. I think I have a tough chin and a heart that's not easily stopped. I plan on going out there and taking it to him."

On being prepared mentally: "I'm definitely more motivated than him. I'm in this sport to be the No. 1 lightweight in the world. I'm not saying I am that, but I'm working toward that. He's an Olympian who represented my country, and anyone who represents my country in the Olympics, I have a ton of respect for. He's a great competitor and has a ton of confidence and momentum behind him. But at the end of the day, I do, too."

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