Michael Chandler
Michael Chandler (Image Source: Michael's Instagram)

Several fighting forms are in practice, but we will discuss mixed martial arts today. It’s also referred to as cage fighting, no holds barred (NHB), and ultimate fighting and was originally called Vale Tudo. It is an unarmed full-contact combat sport where players strike, grapple, and ground-fight each other using different techniques. It was first documented as UFC 1 by TV critics Howard Rosenberg in the early 90s. The sport has now become a huge mixed martial art championship in which many country representatives participate to play the sport and map their country in the UFC map of winners.

Michael Chandler, also known as Iron Mike, is an American Professional mixed martial artist and a UFC competitor in the lightweight division. He has been a professional competitor since 2009 and has won about 23 matches.

Who Are Micheal Chandler’s Parents?

On April 24, 1986, Michael Chandler was born to Micheal Sr Chandler and Betty Chandler in High Ridge, Missouri. Michael is the second child out of four children. Michael is of mixed descent, German and Irish. He has been an excellent student, went to Northwest High School, and was runner-up at the Missouri State High School Activities Association as a senior in wrestling. Later, he enrolled at the University of Missouri and joined the wrestling squad.

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What Are The Career Peaks of Micheal Chandler?

Michael Chandler has been involved in wrestling from a young age, from his school to college. His major career turn was when he got trained for Mixed Martial Arts and became a professional MMA by making a debut in the TKO and got victory over Kyle Swadley. Then he made his other major debuts, such as in Strikeforce on November 20, 2009, and fought Richard Bouphanouvoung.

In 2011, he became a part of the Bellator Season 4 lightweight tournament, and in June 2013, he became a champion at lightweight. He fought against Eddie Alvarez and lost in 2013, also lost against Will Brooks, then won the match with Derek Campos and won the technical knockout against David Rickels in 2015.

On September 17, 2020, Michael signed a contract with the UCF as a backup for a title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. In UFC, he made his professional debut in the technical knockout against Dan Hooker at UFC 257 in 2021.

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He got a victory in the first round and earned himself a performance of the night award. Michael has also played against the long-term UFC veteran Charles Oliveira; however, he was able to drop Charles in the first but lost the technical knockout fight in the second round.

Is Micheal Chandler Married?

Michael Chandler is a proud husband and father. He married Brie Willett Chandler in 2014 in a private ceremony surrounded by their family. His wife is an American aesthetic doctor. The couple started dating in 2013 and used to talk by email. In March 2014, Michael Chandler tweeted about his engagement with his beloved.

Michael Chandler with his wife 

Michael even provided a glimpse of the secret proposal, which consisted of a picture showcasing candle light dinner. One showed  Michael and his newly engaged partner showing off her ring. Likewise, the other one depicted rose petals which led the way to their bathroom, where their memories were printed out in the form of pictures and were demonstrated with the rose petals 

His wife, Brie is an aesthetic medicine doctor who graduated from Taylor University with a biology and psychology degree. Later, Brie also earned a master's degree from Southern Illinois University in Physician Assistant Studies.

They are now parents to two children; their son Hap was adopted in 2017, and their second adopted son Ace was born in April 2022.

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Michael Chandler with his family 

How Much Is Michael Chandler’s Net Worth?

As of the wiki 2022, Michael Chandler has an estimated net worth of $2 million, with his primary source of income being a champion at UFC. He has also endorsed many brands, such as CoinLion, and Dymatize Protein. He is also active on social media and has 1.5 million followers on Instagram and 274k followers on Twitter. He also owns a training camp and a fitness and MMA Gym in Nashville.

How Tall Is Michael Chandler?

Michael Chandler has a towering height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 70kg. He has an athletic body build and does both welterweight and lightweight. Michael has tattoos on his body and does regular workouts to maintain his health and physique.

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