The contract between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier would be signed in accordance with ESPN, for a brand new confrontation which is able to undoubtedly happen on July 10 on the time of the UFC 264. In early January, the American had knocked out the Irish champion.
A priori, it’s signed. The third fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier ought to subsequently happen on July 10 throughout UFC 264, in accordance with ESPN, which depends on “multiple sources” to report this data.
The media affirms this Friday night that the contract was lastly signed by Dustin Poirier, winner of the earlier duel. The paperwork have already been initialed a number of weeks in the past by Conor McGregor, clearly in a rush to take revenge to revive his honor.
The place isn’t but mounted
On January 24, after a 12 months with no fight, Conor McGregor conceded the fifth lack of his profession. Dustin Poirier had crushed him throughout UFC 257, within the United Arab Emirates, after slightly over 2’30 of fight, by TKO within the second spherical. In their first conflict, which dates again to 2014, the end result was the alternative. “The Notorious” had received by TKO earlier than the top of the primary spherical (in 109 seconds).
Since UFC 257, Conor McGregor made positive to get better from an damage to his proper leg suffered in that loss. This bodily glitch had led the UFC to pronounce a form of medical suspension, in an effort to keep away from any untimely return to a cage.
The location of this “McGregor-Poirier 3” isn’t but identified. ESPN stresses, nonetheless, that the occasion ought to be open to the general public. What would enable the UFC to make this collection of fights one of the most lucrative in its history.