You Have To Believe That You Deserve Great Things

Michael currently competes in the UFC lightweight division. In 2009 he competed in his first MMA fight, won by first round TKO and hasn’t looked back since. Winning multiple world titles has kept Michael a perennial top 10 lightweight in the world rankings. He has been involved in some of the most action packed fights in Mixed Martial Arts history being nominated for “Fight Of The Year” three different times. In 2020, he signed with the UFC and made his debut at UFC 257, winning via first-round TKO over Dan Hooker.

Michael currently resides in Nashville, TN with his wife Brie, and their sons Hap and Ace. Michael and his wife Brie live life on-the-go as they juggle both of their careers and parenthood.

FIGHTER: “IRON” Michael Chandler

DOB: 04/24/1986

Age: 37

Height: 5′ 9″

Weight class: Lightweight(155lbs)

Pro record: 23-8

KO/TKO: 11

Submission: 7

Decision: 5

Fight Of The Year Nominations

2011, 2013, 2016, 2021, 2022

3 Time Bellator

Lightweight champion

UFC Fight of the Year


UFC Debut of the Year


UFC Performance of the Night

UFC 257, UFC 268, UFC 274, UFC 281

Ranked top 5

in the world

More than half of success is just
believing that you deserve to be
successful . . . and we ALL do.