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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.