The Ultimate Fighter 31: Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler Episode 3 Updates

The Ultimate Fighter 31 has been captivating American fight fans with its thrilling matchups and intense competition between coaching rivals Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler.

In this article, we’ll delve into the latest results, highlight standout performances, and give you a glimpse of what’s to come.

McGregor’s Struggles

McGregor’s coaching team is yet to secure a victory, the tension continues to rise as they strive to turn their fortunes around.

The promising prospects under McGregor’s guidance, including Lee Hammond, Nate Jennerman, Aaron McKenzie, and Landon Quinones, are determined to make their mark in the octagon.

Team Chandler’s Perfect Record

In a spectacular lightweight tournament match, Austin Hubbard showcased his skills and led Team Chandler to a flawless 3-0 record in the TUF 31 quarterfinals.

With superb takedown defense and relentless determination, Hubbard outperformed his opponent, Aaron McKenzie, securing a well-deserved unanimous decision victory.

The win adds to the impressive roster of UFC veterans, including Roosevelt Roberts and Cody Gibson, who have been dominating the competition.

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Exciting Quarterfinal Results and Upcoming Matchups

Roosevelt Roberts secured a first-round knockout victory over Nate Jennerman, while Cody Gibson delivered a spectacular first-round TKO win against Mando Gutierrez.

With Austin Hubbard’s triumph, the anticipation builds for the remaining quarterfinal matchups, featuring talented fighters such as Trevor Wells, Timur Valiev, Lee Hammond, Kurt Holobaugh, Jason Knight, Landon Quinones, Hunter Azure, Rico DiSciullo, Brad Katona, and Carlos Vera.

Fan-Favorite McGregor

In a heartwarming moment, Conor McGregor received a surprise visit from devoted fan Samuel Romero, who presented him with two specially crafted McGregor action figurines.

Overwhelmed by Romero’s gesture, “The Notorious” immediately offered to purchase the figurines, displaying his enthusiasm and support for his fans. This uplifting encounter added a touch of joy amidst the intense competition.

Future Finale and Contract Opportunities

The live finale of The Ultimate Fighter 31 promises an electrifying showdown, where the winners of the lightweight and bantamweight tournaments will battle it out for a coveted six-figure UFC contract.

The date for this highly anticipated event is yet to be announced, leaving fans eagerly awaiting the culmination of an action-packed season.

Tune in to ESPN and ESPN+ every Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET to catch all the exhilarating action of The Ultimate Fighter 31!

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