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Sport Conor McGregor has accepted a UFC lightweight bout against Dustin Poirier providing it meets one condition

01:55  09 october  2020
01:55  09 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

The UFC boss Dana White is fuming at Conor McGregor for breaking a 'man code' and leaking their private Instagram messages

  The UFC boss Dana White is fuming at Conor McGregor for breaking a 'man code' and leaking their private Instagram messages "Everybody here knows, even the ladies … it's one of the dirtiest things you can do," Dana White said of Conor McGregor's latest antics.At a post-event press conference inside Fight Island's Flash Forum in Abu Dhabi, White told reporters, "it's one of the dirtiest things you can do.

Conor McGregor says he has accepted a UFC bout with old rival Dustin Poirier © AFP. Follow RT on. "Hello Dustin !" he began. " I accepted the @ ufc offer to fight you, but told them it must happen in 2020. I 'm ready for Nov 21st, given that card's recent injury issues, as well as any of the December

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has teased on social media that he is close to announcing his McGregor - who has vocally complained at the UFC 's apparent hesitancy to book him to fight This winner of this month's title bout between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje is

Conor McGregor standing in front of a crowd: Conor McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier in 2014. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images © Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Conor McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier in 2014. Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
  • Conor McGregor has accepted a lightweight match against Dustin Poirier providing one condition is met.
  • McGregor wants the fight to take place next month.
  • The Irishman, who last fought in January, is eager to get a fight booked in 2020 and says he would fill currently vacant pay-per-view dates in November or December.
  • The UFC president Dana White and Poirier had previously spoken positively about a 155-pound bout involving McGregor.
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Conor McGregor has accepted a UFC lightweight bout against Dustin Poirier providing it meets one condition — he wants to fight him next month.

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CONOR McGREGOR believes he will fight for the UFC lightweight title against Justin Gaethje in July after predicting Khabib Nurmagomedov will "bottle" out of McGregor claims Khabib will 'bottle' out of fighting Justin Gaethje. UFC president Dana White wants the two lightweight belt holders to face off

Dustin Poirier is one of a select few who has shared the octagon with both Conor McGregor and Justin Gaethje. Poirier , the former interim UFC lightweight titleholder, went 1 - 1 against the pair, who are rumored to meet in July, though the ongoing coronavirus pandemic makes all future plans a

"Dustin, I accepted the UFC offer to fight you but told them it must happen in 2020," McGregor said Thursday on Twitter.

It would be McGregor's first fight since he dominated Donald Cerrone with a 40-second knockout victory at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in January.

Ahead of that fight, Insider wrote that McGregor, once considered Ireland's fighting pride, had turned into a Jekyll and Hyde figure because of a "clear pattern of violence" outside of the Octagon in previous years.

McGregor wanted 2020 to be his season — one in which he would fight three times. But as the coronavirus spread across the world and temporarily shuttered sports leagues, McGregor instead worked on his public image, winning the admiration of Dublin nurses when he delivered €1 million worth of personal protective equipment to hospitals so key workers could help tackle the pandemic.

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CONOR MCGREGOR must get back in the win column before Khabib Nurmagomedov will have a rematch with him, the UFC 's lightweight champion has declared. Nurmagomedov’s next fight will be a lightweight title unification bout against interim 155lb champion Dustin Poirier , who claimed the

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor “doesn’t deserve” a rematch and “begged me not to kill him,” as the Russian faced off against Dustin Poirier ahead of their bout at UFC 242 in September. A potential re-run of Nurmagomedov’s fight against McGregor was

That was April. Two months later, McGregor announced an abrupt retirement from fighting, citing boredom, tiredness, and a lack of excitement at options the UFC had presented to him.

He then started living his best life on Instagram, smoking, drinking cocktails, and celebrating his 32nd birthday in July, long after the UFC had gotten back to business.

In August, he proposed to his long-time partner Dee Devlin and they vacationed on a boat in the Mediterranean sea.

He was drug-tested while sailing on his yacht, got arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure, and reacted angrily to the allegation saying people were trying to set him up.

McGregor then leaked private messages from Dana White, much to the UFC president's chagrin, and even accused White of lying.


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Now he wants to fight on November 21

It has been an eventful year, but now McGregor wants to get back to doing what he does best, and said this week he wants to fight next month, accepting a match against Dustin Poirier.

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  Conor McGregor And Dustin Poirier Should Put on a Show on January 23 Conor McGregor has accepted a fight against Dustin Poirier set for January 23 at what will likely be UFC 257. It should be a heck of a show.I accept, Jan 23rd is on!

Conor McGregor has goaded UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov by claiming the Russian will be "sh*tting his pants" against Justin Gaethje in the Conor McGregor is retired, whether people want to believe it or not," White added. In-between taunting rivals online, the Notorious Irishman has hinted at

Conor McGregor just wants to get back to the business of fighting . The past 10 months have seen I need to accept things the way they are but the Holloway bout is certainly a bout I ’m interested in. McGregor also mentioned former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar as a fight that would get him

"I'm ready Nov 21st, given that cards recent injury issues, as well as any of the December dates — the 12th and the 19th," McGregor said.

The UFC recently offered McGregor and Dustin Poirier a fight against one another.

According to reports, the UFC president Dana White and Poirier were both on board and waiting for McGregor to accept.

Now that he has, it appears the bout can be made providing the date can be agreed.

Poirier lost by first-round knockout to McGregor six years ago but is a markedly improved fighter since that defeat.

The winner of the prospective 155-pound match could be thrust into title contention, challenging the winner of the UFC 254 main event between the lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.

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Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 'literally makes no sense' at welterweight .
If and are under the impression that their rematch would take place at welterweight, perhaps they should think again. That's because UFC president Dana White made it very clear Wednesday where he stands. "It's 155 pounds," WhiteThat’s because UFC president Dana White made it very clear Wednesday where he stands.

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