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Bellator 197: Michael Chandler – Post-fight interview with Big John McCarthy


>>CHANDLER’S FAMILY CELEBRAING WITH HIM HERE AT FAMILY ARENA AS WE ABSOLUTE MICHAEL CHANDLER, ANOTHER IMPRESSIVE VICK. HE’S JOINING OUR JOHN McCARTHY.>>YOU CAN COME OVER HERE WITH ME. CONGRATULATIONS. THAT IS THE 15th VICTORY YOU HAVE HAD IN THIS BELLATOR CAGE AND THAT IS THE MOST OF ANY FIGHTER EVER. CONGRATULATIONS THERE.>>THANK YOU. IT’S AN HONOR TO WAKE UP WITH TWO CAPABLE ARMS AJS AND TWO CAPABLE LEGS TO DO SOMETHING GREAT. THIS IS SOMETHING I WOULD NEVER EVER TAKE FOR GRANTED AND I THANK EVERYBODY FOR COMING OUT.>>I WANT TO TALK TO YOU ABOUT HOW YOU GOT THAT FINISH. THAT WAS A BEAUTIFUL HEAD AND ARM CHOKE. YOU ACTUALLY SEPARATED HIS SHOULDER AND HE DECIDED INSTEAD OF TAPPING OUT, HE WAS GOING AT IT. HOW DID YOU FEEL ABOUT THAT?>>I ACTUALLY KNEW HE CRUMBLED. S IN THE KIND OF GUY — BRAND OON GIRTZ IS THE KIND OF GUY WE NEED IN THIS SPORT, THE GUY WHO WANTS TO STAND UP AND NOT BAT AN EYELASH.>>TALK TO ME ABOUT WHAT IS NEXT FOR YOU, BROTHER?>>WHO KNOWS? THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT. I’M EXCITED TO SEE WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS. I GOT A LOT MORE FIGHTS LEFT IN ME. I JUST NOW HIT MY PRIME. I MIGHT BE FIGHTING IN MY 40s. WE’LL FIND OUT. SQUHOO WHOEVER IT IS YOU FIGHT, I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE. YOUR WINNER, “IRON’ MICHAEL CHANDLER MPLGTS. >>CHANDLER KEEPING HIS WORD. HE CELEBRATES THE BELLATOR WINS, 15, THE MOST STOPPAGE WINS, 11. HE IS TIED FOR MOST SUBMISSION WINS WITH SIX. A HISTORY-MAKING NIGHT FOR MISSOURI’S OWN IRON MICHAEL CHANDLER.

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