Conor McGregor has made issues official for his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier.
Someday after Poirier signed his contract, McGregor took to social media to substantiate that the trilogy has been finalized for UFC 264 on July 10. McGregor additionally promised to indicate the MMA world what “Mac” is all about when he meets Poirier for a 3rd time this summer time.
“The struggle is booked! July tenth you’re gonna see what the Mac is about. Modify and completely fucking destroy!”
McGregor, who suffered his first profession knockout loss by the hands of Poirier again at UFC 257, is hoping to reclaim his Octagon dominance with a fabulous exhibiting in opposition to “Diamond.” McGregor already holds a TKO win over Poirier so he is aware of what it takes to cease the perennial light-weight contender, but it surely’s going to be simpler mentioned than performed. Poirier is a special animal today and proved that again in January when he kicked McGregor’s leg off and put him down with punches.
Poirier, who handed up a light-weight title struggle with Charles Oliveira in favor of the McGregor trilogy bout, is about to money in on the most important payday of his profession. Poirier noticed document numbers roll in for his rematch with McGregor, however the trilogy bout goes to be even larger, particularly if it takes place in Las Vegas in entrance of followers.
Along with final bragging rights, the winner of Poirier vs. McGregor 3 will doubtless get the following shot on the UFC light-weight title. That belt was not too long ago vacated by Khabib Nurmagomedov and can now be up for grabs between Oliveira and Michael Chandler subsequent month at UFC 262 (particulars HERE).
UFC 264 will air solely on ESPN+ PPV with Poirier vs. McGregor 3 serving as the principle occasion. The cardboard continues to be a piece in progress however a welterweight conflict between high contenders Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson was simply added to the combo.
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