Dustin Poirier Vs Charles Oliveira Booked, Lightweight Title On The Line: UFC
Former interim UFC Lightweight champ Dustin Poirier will take on the current undisputed champ Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, on December 11. Poirier, who turned pro in 2009, will step into the octagon with two wins against Conor McGregor this year. The fight will be Poirier's second shot at the title, after he came short the first time against Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight will also be Oliveira's first title defence.
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Floyd Mayweather To Receive $10 Mn For Fight Against Logan Paul
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is expected to bag nearly $10 million for his upcoming match against YouTuber Logan Paul on June 6, along with his 50% pay-per-view share. In contrast, Paul's base price has been fixed at $2.5 million with a 10% pay-per-view share. Nicknamed 'Money', Mayweather had earned over $275 million for his previous match against UFC star Conor McGregor in 2017.
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UFC Star Conor McGregor Shares Heartfelt Post For COVID-Ravaged India
UFC superstar Conor McGregor, through an Instagram post, has lent his support to India as the country battles the second wave of COVID-19. McGregor, while training with India's Ramston Rodriguez, wrote, "I know first hand how strong India and its people truly are! I stand with India in their fight through Covid." McGregor also tipped Rodrigues as India's next heavyweight champion.
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Conor McGregor Sells His Proper 12 Whiskey's Stake For $600 Million
Adding more millions to his fortune, UFC Megastar Conor McGregor sold a majority stake of his whiskey brand Proper Twelve to Proximo Spirits for a whopping $600-million deal. Proximo Spirits reportedly owned 49% stake earlier, but the current stake and length of the deal is still unknown. However, McGregor still remains the brand's face, along with his partners Audie Attar and Ken Austin, having a fair share.
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UFC Megastar Tweets The Idea Of Buying Manchester United, Asks Fans Over SM
The UFC Megastar Conor McGregor, over a tweet on April 20 announced his idea of buying Manchester United in the newly formed European super league. Citing his decision, the two-division world champion wrote, "Hey guys, I'm thinking about buying Manchester United! What do you think?" Reportedly, the nascent tournament has drawn criticism from many including FIFA and UK PM Boris Johnson for allegedly being… read-more
Tags: UFC, European Super League, Conor McGregor, Manchester United
McGregor-Poirier Trilogy Bout Confirmed For UFC 264 With 20,000 Fans
Clearing all speculations over the trilogy bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, UFC President Dana White has stated that the fight is confirmed for UFC 264 on July 10. Moreover, the event will take place in Las Vegas' T-Mobile arena with a full capacity of 20,000 fans in attendance. McGregor, after his Twitter spat with Poirier, had confirmed to sign the agreement on April 14.
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McGregor Searches New Opponent; Chandler, Dos Anjos, Kevin Lee In Line
Former two-division champion Conor McGregor looks determined to cancel his fight against Dustin Poirier as he put out a tweet searching for his next opponent. McGregor wrote, "Looking to start the foundations of a good fight you guys, who's in? McGregor Vs ...?" As of now, fighters like Michael Chandler, Kevin Lee, Rafael Dos Anjos and Michael Johnson have checked in their name for UFC 264.
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McGregor Threatens To Pull Out Of Bout With Poirier Upon Charity Scuffle
The trilogy bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on July 10 seems in jeopardy after Poirier claimed that McGregor was backing off from the promised charity donation. Replying to McGregor's 'prediction tweet', Poirier had wrote that the former promised to donate $500,000 to his charity but never followed through. Furious over the claims, McGregor blasted his opponent saying "The fight is off btw".
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Front Kick To Nose: McGregor Predicts Knocking Out Poirier In Round Four
Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor has predicted to knock out opponent Dustin Poirier in round four of their trilogy bout at UFC 264 on July 10. Sharing his picture on Instagram, the 'Mystic Mac' wrote that victory will come via a front kick to the nose. The competition currently stays tied at 1-1 after Poirier defeated McGregor in round two of their second fight at UFC 257 in January.
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Dustin Poirier Signs Trilogy Contract Against McGregor For UFC 264
Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has reportedly signed the contract for a trilogy bout with two-division champion 'The Notorious' Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on July 10. But the deal is only halfway done as McGregor is yet to ink the contract and the UFC's official announcement is also awaited. With the potential trilogy, Poirier is aiming at a massive payday as he chose to fight McGregor over the vacant lightweight title.
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