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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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.
Tags: UFC, Dustin poirier, Conor McGregor, UFC 264, Lightweight Title
Create 'McGregor Belt': Conor McGregor Proposes Belt In His Name
Former two-division champion Conor McGregor, tweeting on March 31, demanded a 'McGregor belt' for his next fight against Dustin Poirier, possibly at UFC 264 on July 10. Putting up #TheMcGregorBelt, he tagged the UFC and suggested to create a rose or yellow gold belt studded with rubies and emerald. The MMA champ also shared a clip of a press conference from March 2016’s UFC 196, where he first brought the idea.
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UFC 257 Shocker: Dustin Poirier Defeats McGregor In 2 Minutes 32 Seconds
Former interim-lightweight champ Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier avenged his loss against "The Notorious" Conor McGregor, after Poirier was demeaned at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi, on January 24. Poirier knocked out McGregor in 2 minutes 32 seconds during the second round bombarding the latter with heavy punches that forced referee, Herb Dean to stop the contest. The lightweights showed contrast in their pace since McGregor came out early at Poirier, … read-more
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BT Sport Releases Promo Video Of UFC 257 Featuring Conor McGregor
Hyping up the "Notorious" Conor McGregor's return at UFC 257, BT Sport on January 13 released a video featuring McGregor in its "Shorts" series. Containing parts of the athlete's interviews, the animated video aims to give an insight into McGregor's mind ahead of his rematch against Dustin Poirier. McGregor will be returning a full year after his TKO victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 last January.
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UFC 257: Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier Officially Set to Clash
Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has officially signed an agreement to face the former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. Reportedly, the bout has been scheduled for January 23. Besides, it will be contested at 155 pounds in the welterweight division. UFC President Dana White hinted the game would be hosted at Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Earlier, at UFC 178 in 2014, McGregor had defeated Poirier through first-round TKO.… read-more
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