UFC celebrity Conor McGregor has launched an picture of the poster for his impending, extremely-expected rematch from Dustin Poirier.
McGregor and Poirier have been linked to a 2nd fight for a couple of months now, and it appears to be like we are having closer to acquiring the struggle formally declared by the UFC. This 7 days, UFC president Dana White confirmed he had made available McGregor the battle from Poirier, and “Notorious” later on verified he experienced approved the UFC’s give of a battle in opposition to “The Diamond” in January. It seems like it’s just a make a difference of time right up until the combat is formal.
On Thursday, McGregor ongoing to tease the rematch with Poirier, releasing an impression of the poster for a opportunity struggle. Check out the pic that McGregor unveiled on Instagram.
An additional dusting for Dustin, incoming. #McGregorSportsandEntertainment
McGregor and Poirier initial fulfilled back in September 2014 back again when they both of those fought in the UFC featherweight division. McGregor knocked Poirier out in devastating fashion and then parlayed the acquire above Poirier into a run at 145lbs that culminated with him knocking out Jose Aldo to just take the title. So the rivalry concerning McGregor and Poirier is several years outdated.
McGregor then moved up to 155lbs and beat Eddie Alvarez to acquire the title there, boxed Floyd Mayweather in a superfight, obtained into a bunch of legal difficulties, retired multiple periods, and also took a lot of fights at 170lbs. It just goes to demonstrate you how extended ago the very first battle in between McGregor and Poirier basically was. The 2nd struggle really should be various.
Considering that the to start with battle with McGregor, Poirier moved up to light-weight and he grew to become a critical contender at 155lbs, which include beating Max Holloway at UFC 236 to acquire the interim light-weight title. In Poirier’s final fight, he defeated Dan Hooker in a single of the finest fights of the calendar year. Poirier deserves to be in large fights at this position in his occupation and he has attained the ideal to combat McGregor in a battle that could truly transform his daily life monetarily.
How psyched are you for the rematch concerning Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier?