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 Michael Chandler reacts after his knockout victory over Dan Hooker of New Zealand in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
"Iron"

Michael Chandler

#5 Lightweight Division • 23-7-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 11
    Wins by Knockout
  • 7
    Wins by Submission
  • 5
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 47% 47%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
296
Sig. Strikes Attempted
630
Grappling accuracy 37% 37%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
1
Takedowns Attempted
19
5.17
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.87
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.83
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.05
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
46
%
Sig. Str. Defense
71
%
Takedown Defense
0.79
Knockdown Ratio
07:16
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
193 (65%)
Clinch
19 (6%)
Ground
84 (28%)

Sig. Str. by target

70% 208 Head 18% 54 Body 11% 34 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
11 (48%)
DEC
5 (22%)
SUB
7 (30%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Gaethje vs Chandler

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
High Ridge, United States
Trains at
Sanford MMA
Fighting style
Wrestler
Age
36
Height
68.00
Weight
156.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 23, 2021
Reach
71.50
Leg reach
37.50
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Michael Chandler punches Dan Hooker of New Zealand in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)