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The Ultimate Fighter 31: Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler Episode 6 results

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However, Holobaugh took advantage of an opening to escape from bottom position and reverse the situation. With less than two minutes remaining in the fight, the former UFC fighter went all-out for a guillotine choke that forced Hammond to tap out. The result left a stunned McGregor on his knees cageside.The Ultimate Fighter 31 airs live every Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+.Here are the quarterfinal results so far:(*TUF bouts are considered to be exhibitions and the results do not count towards a fighter’s pro record)Here is the TUF 31 roster divided by team:Next week, Team Chandler’s Jason Knight (23-7) and Team McGregor’s Landon Quinones (7-1-1) fight for the final lightweight semifinal spot.Conor McGregor sent out his team’s brightest prospect and still went home empty-handed.Here are the remaining quarterfinal matchups:


The finalists of the TUF 31 lightweight and bantamweight tournaments will also compete for a six-figure UFC contract at the show’s live finale. A date for that event is yet to be announced.LightweightBantamweightChandler and McGregor then shared a tense faceoff in the cage capped off by McGregor giving Chandler a hard shove. UFC President Dana White quickly made his way into the cage to prevent the situation from escalating, but the bad blood is palpable between the two stars who are expected to fight at a future date.Holobaugh previously competed in two separate stints for the UFC, a one-off showing in 2013 and then a three-fight run from 2018-2019. He joins Team Chandler lightweight veterans Roosevelt Roberts and Austin Hubbard in advancing to the TUF 31 semifinals.Following the season finale, Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler are expected to face off in a welterweight bout at a date still to be determined. However, the matchup is yet to be made official and recent sexual assault accusations against McGregor have left his future competitive status unclear.

  1. Lee Hammond (27, 5-0)
  2. Nate Jennerman (29, 16-5)
  3. Aaron McKenzie (34, 11-2-1)
  4. Landon Quinones (27, 7-1-1)

Following the season finale, Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler are expected to face off in a welterweight bout at a date still to be determined. However, the matchup is yet to be made official and recent sexual assault accusations against McGregor have left his future competitive status unclear.

  1. Jason Knight (30, 23-7)
  2. Austin Hubbard (31, 15-6)
  3. Roosevelt Roberts (28, 12-3, 1 NC)
  4. Kurt Holobaugh (36, 19-7, 1 NC)

Bantamweight

  1. Hunter Azure (31, 10-3)
  2. Brad Katona (31, 12-2)
  3. Timur Valiev (33, 18-3, 1 NC)
  4. Cody Gibson (35, 19-8)

Kurt Holobaugh (19-7, 1 NC) made it 6-0 for coach Michael Chandler on The Ultimate Fighter 31 as he pulled off an impressive comeback submission win over McGregor’s SBG Ireland teammate Lee Hammond (5-0*). This was a crippling blow to Team McGregor with Hammond the top-ranked lightweight on his squad and Holobaugh the fourth-ranked on Team Chandler.

  • Roosevelt Roberts def. Nate Jennerman via first-round KO
  • Cody Gibson def. Mando Gutierrez via first-round TKO
  • Austin Hubbard def. Aaron McKenzie via unanimous decision
  • Timur Valiev def. Trevor Wells via unanimous decision
  • Brad Katona def. Carlos Vera via unanimous decision
  • Kurt Holobaugh def. Lee Hammond via second-round submission (guillotine choke)

Team McGregor (prospects)

  • Jason Knight vs. Landon Quinones
  • Hunter Azure vs. Rico DiSciullo

Team Chandler (veterans)Eliminated: Jennerman, Gutierrez, McKenzie, Wells, Vera, Hammond

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