Are fans going to see the trilogy fight with UFC’s Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier?
On Sunday, Poirier took to Twitter to claim McGregor hasn’t divvied up the $500,000 that he said he would for “The Diamond’s” charity, The Good Fight Foundation. The tweet elicited a scathing response from McGregor that night, defending himself. And then on Monday, McGregor said that the “fight is off” with Poirier. He also said he is going to “fight someone else” on July 10 at UFC 264.
The UFC has not commented on the situation, and at the time of this writing, it’s unclear if “Notorious” will follow through on his word.
However, sniffing the money fight that McGregor is, multiple fighters through their names in the hat as potential opponent for the Irishman.
On May 15 at UFC 262, No. 4 ranked lightweight Michael Chandler will fight No. 3 Charles Oliveira for the vacant 155-pound belt. And Chandler already wants to book his next fight:
“May 15 and July 10…book it! #backtoback”
May 15 and July 10…book it! #backtoback
— Michael Chandler (@MikeChandlerMMA) April 12, 2021
Also, No. 13 ranked Kevin Lee is prepared to jump into the Octagon against Notorious, asking UFC president Dana White for the shot.
“I can be ready by July 10th,” he tweeted. “Lemme fit in this bih @TheNotoriousMMA @danawhite I can be ready July 10.”
— Kevin MTP Lee (@MoTownPhenom) April 12, 2021
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