Dustin Poirier was the one who shared an image on his Instagram account, which went viral throughout the world of UFC in a few hours. Knowing that the second fight with Conor McGregor will take place and date, many begin to think about what will come for the Lightweight category. There, they are also Dan hooker, Tony ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin gaethje and now, Michael Chandler. Without a doubt, one of the best names in the history of Mixed Martial Arts.
With the unexpected withdrawal of Nurmagomedov, each of the above wants to have their chance to keep the title they will leave vacant. As it returns in these months, many point to Conor McGregor as successor. Anyway, others put various chips on the exBellator, Michael Chandler. So, without hesitation, they are not left behind Poirier, Ferguson Y Gaethje. Without a doubt, the Lightweights are red hot.
What’s coming for Poirier
“I really don’t know, honestly, what’s going on with the whole situation. Of course he would take the fight. I fought him, I fought Tony (Ferguson), I just want big fights and I think that’s what’s next. I would like to fight again this year. We’ll see. I have not heard from the UFC or Conor side of the negotiation, but it is a new week and I hope to hear something “, was what Dustin said, for his controversy with the” Cucuy “.
I could push a fight with Tony. It would be an exciting fight. I’m a fan of the sport and I think it would be a good fight to watch, but Tony is coming off a loss. I just had the interim title, I’m number two, I’m coming off a win, a Fight of the Year contender, I think it makes more sense. Every fight is an opportunity or a risk, no matter how prepared you are. If you’re going to risk something, do it with the top guy and get a title shot, ”he added.
The rematch with McGregor
On the other hand, Dustin Poirier He stated the following: “I want to fight this year. I want to fight before the new year. I don’t know about this, but someone does. I want to fight someone. If something else falls or doesn’t come together, I want to fight. I have been fighting since 2007 and have never fought once in a 12 month period. I only have one fight this year. I’m healthy, I’m training, I’m in shape, I want to scrap. I am ready right now. Morning. Knock on the door, we can go right now.