By Benoit Desaint March 29, 2021 at 4:04 PM
Amended March 29, 2021 at 4:38 PM
Just a few months after their final conflict at UFC 257, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are set to satisfy once more quickly for an additional fight within the Octagon to finish their trilogy.
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January 24, Dustin Poirier shocked the MMA planet by ending with KO Conor McGregor in the course of the’UFC 257. An actual demonstration from the Diamondwho, through the use of his low-kicks and his skill to field together, completed off the Irishman, not likely in prime type. With this victory, the Louisiana-born fighter equalized to 1 in all places within the duels between the 2 males, thus leaving the opening to a greater than anticipated trilogy.
A fight focused for UFC 264
Since then, rumors have been rife concerning the date of the fight. Whether or not it’s Poirier or McGregor, each are publicly in favor of it, nevertheless it was nonetheless mandatory to search out the proper second. And plainly is lastly the case. Indeed, after UFC 260 who noticed Francis Ngannou develop into the heavyweight champion of the group on the expense of Stipe Miocic, the UFC President Dana White spoke concerning the conflict between the 2 light-weight. At the press convention, he stated that “the plan” was for the fight to happen throughout UFC 264 in subsequent july. “I hope so, we all hope so,” he added.
An announcement that Dustin Poirier himself confirmed in a submit on Twitter. The 32-year-old fighter thus launched a easy message on the social community: ” July 10 Enough to set fire to the many fans who want to see the trilogy between the two men take shape. Even if the stakes will not be the lightweight title, who will argue between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira on May 16, the duel between McGregor, who had dispatched his opponent during the fastest knockout of his career, and Poirier promises to be fierce. And whoever wins should be offered an opportunity for the championship belt of the category.