For those who are expecting the trilogy revolving around Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. It is going to be the moment of truth and conclusion of their rivalry.
With no title at stake, the fighters will trade first in UFC 264. well, although both fighters do not put the title on the line, it will be McGregor’s fighting legacy.
We have seen the good news about where the trilogy will be going on. The officials have confirmed that the fight is going to happen.
Some folks stated that it is for all. But it is not an accurate proposition. McGregor does not put anything on the line but his legacy.
Regardless of the fact, it will be the determining opportunity to figure out who will be the best lightweight fighter in the world.
Poirier could have taken the opportunity to fight for the belt. However, he opted for getting involved with the biggest fighter in MMA history.
McGregor and Poirier have met twice. The series score is 1-1. That means the third fight will be the determining factor to decide who deserves to be slated as the best lightweight fighter.
As many experts said, we can’t see that it is possible for the next fight after UFC 264, unless the two fighters agreed to their rivalry for the best of five.
Although no title, we cannot speculate enough about what kind of stakes that each fighter has. But for sure, McGregor will put his entire career legacy on the line for the upcoming fight.
If he would have wanted to retire sooner, he would win the fight. After all, no one wants to have such a bad record closing their career.
Conor McGregor will meet Dustin Poirier for the third time at the UFC 264 on July 10.
McGregor has such an incredible career which a lot of martial artists might be only dreaming.
Besides the fantastic records, he has earned a lot of dollars from his PPV fights and other fights. It is an achievement that many UFC fighters have been dreaming of.
But there’s a hard question. Will he be satisfied with his current record? Would it be enough for him to have two UFC championships without a single title defense?
McGregor is indeed one of the best fighters in the world. We can see how he can rise again after his loss to Diaz, Nurmagomedov, Poirier, and Floyd Mayweather. He always took the reviews from his loss and eager to get a rematch. The upcoming third fight is going to be tough for both fighters.
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