Dustin Poirier has responded to Justin Gaethje more than all the talk they experienced over the interim title.
In the direct up to UFC 254, Gaethje trashed Poirier for how he reacted to profitable the interim belt and wondering he produced it. For “The Diamond” he doesn’t imagine that is correct and is mad at Gaethje for how he dealt with a UFC belt.
“I knew that I had a piece of the environment title,” Poirier claimed when appearing on Belal Muhammad’s podcast Keep in mind the Present. “I’m not an fool. I understood I was not the undisputed world champion but I was in a spot of gratitude mainly because of the decades of operate that I put in and put myself in the situation to beat a recent earth champion at the time to earn an interim belt. Max Holloway was a planet champion and I acquired that interim belt through yrs, 24, 25 fights with this firm heading back to the WEC times.
“I knew I wasn’t the undisputed entire world winner but I had a piece and I was quite proud of that.”
Dustin Poirier goes on to explain that Justin Gaethje must have showed appreciation for the interim belt as it is all his hard perform paying out off. However, “The Highlight” would toss the belt on the ground and not getting throughout UFC images as he preferred to hold out for the serious one.
Dustin Poirier is expected to battle Conor McGregor in January. Justin Gaethje, meanwhile, is coming off the reduction to Khabib Nurmagomedov and has no combat booked.