Kevin Lee is hoping to make the most of the continued uncertainty encompass Conor McGregor’s trilogy combat with Dustin Poirier.
The previous UFC double champion is predicted to face off in opposition to Poirier for the third time on July 10.
McGregor vs. Poirier III was thrown into turmoil on Monday when the Irishman publicly declared he’ll not be combating ‘The Diamond’.
“You’re ripped you inbred hillbilly,” McGregor wrote about Poirier on Twitter. “Why do you wink together with your ears? You fucking mind useless hillbilly. 500k with no plan in place. Ye dangle tight. Idiot. You should be new to cash. The combat is off btw. I’m going to combat another person on the tenth. Good luck in your outdated contract child.”
The indignant McGregor submit stemmed from Poirier revealing that ‘Infamous’ didn’t ship the $500,000 he pledged to The Good Struggle Basis within the build-up to UFC 257. In line with Poirier he was ghosted by McGregor’s representatives after knocking out their fighter.
Former interim title challenger, Lee, is hoping to make the most of the continued uncertainty surrounding McGregor vs. Poirier III. ‘The Motown Phenom took to social media to let everybody know he’d be keen to combat ‘Infamous’ on July 10.
“I may be prepared by July tenth,” Lee tweeted. “Lemme match on this bih @TheNotoriousMMA @danawhite I may be prepared July 10.”
Lee endured a horrible 2020. The light-weight contender tore his left ACL again in April not lengthy after struggling a submission loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC Brasilia. Through the restoration course of, Lee tore his proper ACL, for which he underwent a second surgical procedure and wanted much more time to heal.
In line with Lee, 2021 is wanting considerably brighter for him.
Though it most definitely received’t be in opposition to McGregor followers can stay up for seeing him again in motion later this yr.
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