Justin Gaethje has no intentions of standing by and viewing Conor McGregor acquire a title shot just after losing to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257.
As the globe awaits news on how the UFC will move forward with the light-weight championship pursuing Khabib’s retirement and Dana White’s evident failure to influence him to rethink, there are various scenarios floating all-around of what could take place. One particular matter would seem for selected: If there is a vacant championship match, Dustin Poirier will be one particular-half of the combatants if he so chooses to be.
Who Would Contend For Light-weight Title If Vacated?
But who would be the other 50 percent of a vacant light-weight title combat reverse Dustin Poirier? Would it be Michael Chandler, who was granted Dana White’s blessing to potentially combat Poirier for the title adhering to Chandler’s stellar UFC 257 efficiency? Would it be Charles Oliveira, who is the best-ranked fighter in the division (#3) other than Poirier who is coming off a get (8 to be precise)?
Could it even be Conor McGregor? According to his mentor John Kavanagh, a trilogy battle for the title is accurately what the McGregor camp is aiming at. #2-ranked lightweight Justin Gaethje isn’t acquiring any of that strategy and took fantastic enjoyment in looking at McGregor get what Gaethje believes he experienced coming to him at UFC 257.
“For him to occur out and say he would like a title shot subsequent in a rematch with Poirier, or his mentor, they are f*****g idiots,” Gaethje claimed to ESPN (transcript by using BJPenn.com). “He has been taken care of distinctive above and more than and around and he did not capitalize on this prospect. That event was for him, that celebration was for him to get. He wants to be Mr. Humble now but you know he would be an a**gap if he won that fight.
“I really don’t experience undesirable for him, I’m satisfied for Poirier, I’m pleased Poirier went out there did his work, and concluded him,” Gaethje ongoing. “I appreciate viewing a loudmouth get knocked out, there is almost nothing that tends to make me happier. Seeing a piece of s**t get set down, that was excellent, I loved it.”
Justin Gaethje Threatens to Give up the UFC
Justin Gaethje has never ever been Conor McGregor’s largest enthusiast. He when referred to McGregor as a “shit human, father, and spouse.” Coincidentally, this assertion was evoked by McGregor inquiring for a title rematch against Khabib Nurmagomedov back again in 2019. McGregor would under no circumstances get that rematch, and Gaethje warns that he experienced far better not get a title shot towards Dustin Poirier, both, lest the UFC would like to possibility dropping their “Highlight Reel” (by using APMMA).
“He’s not battling for a title,” Gaethje claimed. “I will consider about under no circumstances combating in the UFC all over again if he fights for a title,” Gaethje warned. “That would be preposterous. He’s sitting down at variety six, he’s gained a single combat in his whole daily life in the light-weight division. He picks and chooses who he fights. I would appreciate to combat him but I really do not believe it ought to be following. But he ain’t gonna struggle me.”
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