Dustin Poirier has revealed his prediction for the highly-anticipated trilogy battle towards Conor McGregor. The Diamond believes he’ll as soon as once more cease McGregor at UFC 264.
Throughout a latest interview with Ariel Helwani of ESPN MMA, Dustin Poirier was requested about his prediction of the third battle towards The Infamous One. The previous interim UFC light-weight champion stored his reply brief and stated that on July tenth, he’ll get his hand raised as soon as once more. Poirier defined:
“I am gonna cease Conor once more. July tenth, I am gonna get my hand raised and I am gonna end Conor McGregor once more.”
When requested about doubtlessly ending McGregor sooner than he did at UFC 257, Dustin Poirier merely refused to make a prediction. The Diamond added that he might be able to scrap on July tenth.
Dustin Poirier appears to be aiming for one more end at UFC 265
Earlier within the 12 months at UFC 257, Dustin Poirier shocked the world when he completed Conor McGregor of their extremely anticipated rematch within the first UFC pay-per-view of 2021.
The Diamond defeated McGregor through TKO within the second spherical of their battle. The loss additionally marked McGregor’s first-ever loss through TKO/KO. Nearly instantly after the battle, each fighters seemingly engaged in dialog relating to a possible trilogy.
After months of back-and-forth, and within the aftermath of the latest donation drama between Poirier and McGregor, the UFC formally introduced the third battle between the 2.
UFC 264 will mark McGregor’s first-ever trilogy within the group as he goals to avenge his Battle Island loss to Dustin Poirier. In the meantime, The Diamond may set up his place as the most effective light-weight on this planet if he manages to beat the previous UFC light-weight champion as soon as once more
If Poirier is ready to cease McGregor as he predicted, then he’ll very probably set up his place as the primary fighter to problem both Michael Chandler or Charles Oliveira for the UFC light-weight title.