As far as Dariush is frightened, Chandler had his probability in opposition to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262. He’s not happy that ‘Iron’ deserves a second different to battle for the UFC lightweight belt over him.
Speaking about Chandler all through an interview with Helen Yee Sports activities actions, Dariush said:
“Honestly, I imagine he’s merely making an attempt to hype himself up. I don’t assume that’s true. However when that does happen, man… That’s primarily a clown current. What? The person has a title shot and misplaced after which misplaced as soon as extra. So, it doesn’t make sense. After I beat [Mateusz] Gamrot, I don’t assume there’s anyone who can step in entrance of me.”
Watch Beneil Dariush talk about Michael Chandler:
Dariush is making his private bid to battle for the lightweight title. He’ll battle fellow lightweight contender Mateusz Gamrot all through this month’s UFC 280 pay-per-view in Abu Dhabi.
The Assyrian-American fighter is at current ranked No.5 inside the UFC lightweight rankings. A win over rising contender Gamrot will definitely ship him nearer to a coveted title shot.
“He actually gives up an entire lot of his capacity items” – Beneil Dariush on Michael Chandler’s stopping style
Michael Chandler prides himself on being primarily probably the most thrilling fighter inside the UFC’s 155-pound weight class. Nonetheless, Beneil Dariush thinks Chandler is sacrificing success by being too fixated on inserting on a gift.
Chandler possesses an NCAA Division I wrestling background. Nonetheless, ‘Iron’ chosen to rely upon his hanging in pursuit of thrilling fights.
The 36-year-old is at current 2-2 inside the UFC after stopping Dan Hooker, Charles Oliveira, Justin Gaethje, and Tony Ferguson. Nonetheless, Dariush thinks the earlier Bellator champion could have been undefeated inside the octagon had he utilized his skills increased.
Within the similar interview with Helen Yee, Dariush added:
“Like I said, I imagine whether it is three rounds… 60-40, I lean within the path of Dustin. Solely on account of Michael Chandler’s centered quite a bit on being thrilling. I imagine he actually gives up an entire lot of his capacity items. I imagine he can actually do method increased than he’s completed. I imagine he’s, what, 2-2 inside the UFC? I imagine he might presumably be undefeated correct now if he had a larger mindset. Nonetheless he’s too centered on being entertaining and thrilling that he misplaced two fights.”