It was reported yesterday that Dustin Poirier had signed his contract for the trilogy fight and that McGregor experienced presently verbally agreed to the July 10 date. Now, McGregor has damaged the news himself that the fight is 100% done and has gone ahead and delivered a spoiler of the consequence 3 months in progress.
“The fight is booked! July 10th you are gonna see what the Mac is about. Modify and absolutely fucking destroy! #BilliStrut“
Of program, Dustin Poirier will have some thing to say about this “spoiler” and will glimpse to be the 1 accomplishing the spoiling by trashing McGregor’s ideas at the time again. The usually self-confident McGregor built a comparable prediction in advance of the UFC 257 rematch in opposition to Poirier, stating:
“I like Dustin. I imagine he’s a excellent fighter,” McGregor stated in a clip from UFC Countdown. “He’s even a terrific fighter. But great is nonetheless levels beneath me. I’ll knock Dustin out inside 60 seconds.”
UFC 257 Countdown
As we know, the final result turned out to be very various, with Poirier utilizing calf kicks to neutralize the Irishman prior to inevitably jogging away with the combat and staying the initial competitor to place McGregor away via TKO. Today’s tweet is not the very first time he has promised to make adjustments in advance of the trilogy fight from Poirier, and he has proven an skill to rebound from a loss in the previous. This July, we’ll see if Mystic Mac returns to form with a prime Dustin Poirier standing across from him.
The UFC is nonetheless to officially announce the scheduling, but that appears to be to only be a make a difference of time now. Promptly following Poirier scored the upset over McGregor at UFC 257, the trilogy battle seemed inevitable. Dana White and the two combatants had been vocal about wanting it, and it seems to be like they all have occur with each other to make it transpire rather easily.
There is presently no venue set for UFC 264, but White has explained that he would like the celebration to consider spot within the T-Cellular Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, if permitted by the point out.
With this bout now set, the present UFC 264 lineup at present involves the subsequent bouts:
Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson
Jennifer Maia vs. Jessica Eye
Who wins the trilogy battle? Dustin Poirier or Conor McGregor?