Talks just a few rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier were heating up, with the Irishman now not too long in the past announcing he accepts the January 23 date. Dana White has since confirmed that every males are drawn to the match up, and verbal agreements are in effect of living.
“(Conor) said, ‘yes’ and Dustin said, ‘yes,’ so now it’s a topic of getting contracts signed,” White suggested the assembled media in Abu Dhabi.
White nixed McGregor’s concept to host the struggle at the Dallas Cowboy’s AT&T Stadium in Texas although.
“Listen, we’ve had a extraordinarily honest relationship with Jerry Jones for a really very long time and talked about Dallas, Texas, stadium with out extinguish,” he said. “I’m now not going into any enviornment where we’re going to have faith a quarter of the sphere or half of the sphere or any of that stuff, so when crowds are ready to advance abet we’ll carry out crowds again.”
Each and every McGregor and Poirier include had points negotiating with the UFC factual now not too long in the past, so “a topic of getting contracts signed” isn’t as assuring because it assuredly would perchance maybe maybe be. They every appear to in actuality desire the struggle although, so with reasonably of luck they’re good ample with the whole diverse important aspects and purse figures and we can get this highly anticipated rematch finalized.
Poirier and McGregor at the beginning fought abet in 2014 as featherweights, with the Irishman deciding on up a significant spherical TKO bewitch. Each and every indirectly moved up in weight, with Poirier going 10-2 with 1 no contest as a gentle-weight, and McGregor going 3-2 at every 155 and 170 lbs.
Their January 23 rematch would tag over a year since McGregor’s last bout against Donald Cerrone. Poirier on the diverse hand, had an exciting resolution bewitch over Dan Hooker last June.