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Michael Chandler is an American professional Mixed Martial Artist (MMA). He competes in the Lightweight division of the UFC currently. He became famous after competing in the Bellator MMA in 2010. Initially, in his college days he was into wrestling sport and later began training in Mixed Martial Arts.

Chandler started his professional MMA career in 2009, but in 2020 only he signed a UFC contract. Most of his net worth comes from the paychecks in UFC bouts notably. He resides in Nashville currently, where he owns a training camp (a fitness and MMA gym).

Age: 37 years
Date of Birth: 24 April 1986
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)
Division: Welterweight (2010-11); Lightweight (2011-present)

Michael Chandler's net worth is estimated to be $6 million as of 2023. Michael Chandler on an average gets $5,00,000 for his fights in UFC per year. He got his biggest pay of $7,60,000 for his fight against Dustin Poirier in UFC 281.

Michael Chandler's endorsements include a cryptocurrency company named CoinLion. He has also signed an agreement with a sports nutrition and supplement brand called Dymatize. He owns a Toyota Escondido car. He was sponsored by that company in 2017.

Records and Achievements:
* Three times Bellator Lightweight champion
* Ranked number 5 in UFC Lightweight rankings in Nov 2021
* Two times Performance of the Night performance in UFC
* Winner of Bellator Lightweight tournament in 2011  
* Won Fight of Year award in 2021 UFC (vs Justin Gaethje)
* Won 23 out of 31 games in professional MMA career
* Has recorded the second most wins (18) in Bellator MMA history
* Most submission victories (6) in Bellator Lightweight division
* Four-times NCAA Division 1 Qualifier
* Second most title bouts (11) in Bellator MMA history