UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier prompt that Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler battle every single other for the vacant title.
The race for the UFC light-weight title is superior in the wake of Poirier’s knockout win in excess of Conor McGregor at UFC 257. With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov just about assuredly set to retire in the coming months and vacate the belt, Poirier — the self-named “uncrowned planet champion” — is absolutely anticipated to be a person 50 percent of whatsoever the upcoming lightweight title fight is. His opponent, however, is continue to up in the air, with McGregor, Chandler, Oliveira, and Nate Diaz all sensible choices.
Talking to MMAjunkie.com, Poirier stated that suitable now he isn’t confident what the UFC would like to do subsequent. He reported he has not started talks about his up coming struggle still and said that ideal now he wants to just take a stage again and enjoy the division. When Poirier surveys the land, he mentioned the UFC can go in advance with a vacant title fight between Oliveira and Chandler. If which is what the UFC needs, then Poirier is supplying his blessing for it.
“I want to be the planet winner, and Charles is a person which is compensated his dues. He’s earned in which he’s at, no doubt about it. Let him and Chandler fight for the belt. If they want Chandler in there for the title, and he’s calling for the title. Permit them fight for the belt. I’ll just take a stage back and just view,” Poirier claimed.
Oliveira has received 8 straight fights and is coming off of a a person-sided victory over Tony Ferguson, so he is very deserving of preventing for the title, but has designed it crystal clear that he would like Poirier next. As for Chandler, he’s coming off of a a single-punch KO gain above Dan Hooker in his UFC debut. He’s gained 3 straight fights by knockout courting back to his Bellator run and is deserving of fighting for the belt much too. Both equally of them deserve to battle for the title.
But for most MMA followers, the believed of Poirier not getting at 1 fifty percent of the up coming UFC lightweight title will not sit very well with them. Then once more, he’s the uncrowned winner for a motive. And till the finest option emerges for him, he has no problem waiting for the finest possible matchup.
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