At UFC 264, Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor will settle the score at the time and for all in the summary of their trilogy. Normally, the fight will be contested at lightweight, as this is the bodyweight course equally gentlemen are rated and also the very same excess weight course the rematch took location in.
The rematch almost did not acquire location at 155 lbs., even though. Let us not forget that McGregor and Poirier experienced to begin with expressed interest in preventing at welterweight for the rematch prior to that thought was shot down by Dana White. Now, it’s McGregor executing the capturing down.
Following Conor McGregor vowed to go up and challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the in close proximity to potential, Poirier weighed in by fundamentally asking, “Why hold out?” On Sunday, regardless of under no circumstances competing at welterweight just before in his career, the previous interim lightweight champion pitched the concept of going the UFC 264 major function up a bodyweight class.
“Lets do it at 170lbs. 3 fights 3 various excess weight courses,” Poirier proposed.
The ordinarily gabby McGregor gave a swift response that was just about as quick as possible.
Ever the grammarian and mental, McGregor was certain to spot a period of time at the finish of his 1-word response to correctly punctuate his rejection. It wasn’t extensive in the past that McGregor rejected the strategy of going ahead with the bout at all soon after all hell broke free on Twitter with regards to an absent donation, but that is all at the rear of us now and 155 lbs. it will be when the two finalize their trilogy this July at UFC 264.
Would you rather see Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier contend at 170 lbs. or 155 lbs?