Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler Odds & Predictions | UFC 303

Adam Bloszko

Adam Bloszko

After nearly three years of inactivity, the fighting world will see one of the most popular UFC fighters, Conor McGregor, back in the Octagon. McGregor’s return will see him square up with Michael Chandler in UFC 303, and the fighting world can’t wait to experience another breathtaking fight.

We haven’t seen the UFC champion fight for a couple of years now. The last time McGregor won a UFC fight was in 2020 against Donald Cerrone. The renowned Irish UFC fighter lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018 and has appeared just three times in the Octagon since then.

Fans of the UFC champion will be looking to throw in their money for their favourite. For this, we’ll take a look at Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler's prediction to help bettors make the best possible betting decision.

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Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler Prediction

It’s been 18 months since Michael Chandler last fought. For Conor McGregor, he has been inactive for almost 3 years as a result of an ugly leg injury he sustained during the end of the first round of the trilogy fight he had against Dustin Poirier, resulting in a 1st round TKO defeat.

The fight between both men, for now, will be in the 170-pound welterweight division. It will be interesting to see how Michael Chandler could ruin Conor McGregor’s return, considering he doesn’t yet have the best gas tank after being sidelined for long.

Based on McGregor vs Chandler's prediction, Chandler is expected to wear down McGregor—that’s if he can utilise his grappling skill effectively to the point where he can set up a potential finish. Interestingly, Michael Chandler has had 18 of his 23 victories coming through stoppage, while the 6 losses Conor McGregor has suffered in his career came through stoppage.

McGregor vs Chandler Betting Odds

Odds for McGregor vs Chandler were released even before the official announcement of the fight. When Oddmakers first released McGregor vs Chandler odds, McGregor slightly had the edge over the American. However, the odds have shifted since the fight became official, with fight fans trickling in their money on Chandler.

McGregor hasn’t beaten anyone other than the weakened Donald Cerrone for almost eight years now. However, the public hopes the Irishman comes back to his best. We take a look at Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler betting odds according to our best UFC betting sites.

Betting odds for McGregor vs Chandler were at -110 for the moneyline. The odds for the fight currently stand at 50-50—also called a pick’em.

Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler Picks

Conor McGregor is currently match-rusty, having been inactive for almost three years since his injury. However, this doesn’t downplay the fact that this fight is an epic one.

From the look of things, the fight is unlikely to go the distance, and it’s difficult to predict where the rounds will open. However, this should have the under 2.5 rounds.

As for the winner, Chandler is likely to have the day despite the star power of Conor McGregor.

Our Pick: Michael Chandler

When is Conor McGregor vs Michael Chandler Fight?

The fight between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler was initially scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2024, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Unfortunately, the CEO and president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Dana White, recently announced that the UFC 303 main event between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler has been cancelled. This is due to McGregor picking up an injury, which forced him to pull out of the fight.

Dana White further announced that the new main event for the heavyweight title will be Alex Pereira vs Jiri Prochazka.


The fight between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler promises to be an epic encounter. However, fight fans will have to wait for a new date to enjoy the bout.

As anticipation builds for the fight, there could be a change in odds and UFC 303 predictions before a new date.

While we await an announcement regarding the new date, you can catch all UFC and sports' latest news on MightyTips and stay updated about the new odds on the best betting sites in Ireland.

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Adam Bloszko

Adam Bloszko

My name's Adam, and I'm known as a 'football nerd' by most of my friends. That is one of the best things I have ever been called.