The tangible pleasure earlier than, throughout and after the battle lived as much as the product contained in the cage. Justin Gaethje defeated Michael Chandler by way of unanimous determination in a light-weight bout to start out the primary card of U.F.C. 268, basically incomes a title shot for his subsequent battle.
Gaethje will almost certainly conflict with the winner of subsequent month’s battle between the champion Charles Oliveira and the No. 1 contender Dustin Poirier.
Gaethje despatched Chandler to the bottom within the second spherical with a punch to the face, and his aggression in that spherical might have been the deciding think about a fast-paced, thrilling bout. Within the third spherical, Gaethje wobbled Chandler with a proper hand, however he nonetheless marched ahead like a zombie with blood round his nostril, eyes and mouth.
The 2 males confirmed sportsmanship in what was predicted to be a battle outlined by excessive tempo and comparable types. Chandler additionally almost completed Gaethje within the first spherical close to the fence, however Gaethje recovered from these assaults. Afterward, as Gaethje and Chandler exited the cage, Chandler seemed into the gang and shouted, “Are you not entertained?”
Everybody who watched that battle absolutely was.