The Highly Anticipated Rematch Between McGregor and Poirier Is Now Set For UFC 257
Conor McGregor confirmed on The Mac Life that he has signed his agreement to fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on January 23rd. McGregor stated on his website that he is grateful for the opportunity and is ready to showcase his skills…
“I am very grateful to be about to return and get to do what I love again. I look forward to the fresh test Dustin will bring since our first bout, while also showcasing my own incredibly deep cache of weaponry. Whatever tool is needed on the night will be pulled from the duffel. I am also really excited about aiding Dustin’s charity “The Good Fight Foundation”, which through the donation, will build a gym/premise for disadvantaged youth in his childhood hometown. I truly love this, and pledge to match the donation on a premise in my own childhood hometown! Both spots with an ode to the upcoming bout.”
Dana White Confirms McGregor vs Poirier 2 Will NOT Be For Lightweight Belt
During the DWCS post fight press conference, White confirmed that Conor and Dustin will not be fighting for the Lightweight belt on January 23rd. Although it is not for the belt, this is a very important fight for the 155lb division. Dana also made it clear that Khabib is still the Lightweight champ. White also thinks since Khabib is still submitting USADA tests he will eventually come back to defend the belt.
UFC 257 will take place on January 23rd. A location has yet to be determined, but here is the announced bouts so far for the card…