UFC President Dana White believes that the upcoming rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier might be “a battle.”
McGregor and Poirier have fought as soon as earlier than, within the featherweight division, again in 2014. On that evening, McGregor gained by first-round knockout.
McGregor’s earlier win over Poirier has influenced many followers and pundits to foretell one other decisive win for the Irishman within the pair’s light-weight rematch, slated for UFC 257 on January 23.
White, nonetheless, isn’t so positive that’s the best way issues will go down. Poirier has stated he anticipates a battle, and White believes that’s a possible final result.
“I simply noticed a factor with Poirier yesterday the place Poirier is like, ‘Let me let you know what. In case you suppose that I’m the identical man that fought Conor final time, you’re out of your thoughts. You’re going to see a battle,’” White instructed MMA Junkie not too long ago. “I consider each phrase of it”
Talking on This Previous Weekend with Theo Von, Poirier laid out plans to show his struggle with McGregor into a bloody brawl, which is most certainly what White is referencing.
“In case you’re speaking about sport plan, what I would like is for each of us to be dripping blood and hurting and struggling early within the struggle, then we are able to discover out who’s the true fighter,” Poirier stated. “That’s what I would like. I wish to be bleeding with a minute off the primary spherical clock.
“I would like us each to be bleeding and actually should dig down and see who’s the higher fighter, and see who actually desires to be in there, as a result of I don’t have a security internet,” Poirier added. “I wish to be in there, and I do know that. I do know that, and I’d like to seek out out if he does.”
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