Just want to keep sharp guys, that’s all. The McGregor vs. Poirier is expected to be confirmed over the next few weeks as all parties concerned will need to reach a formal agreement. “So I don’t know if the UFC wants him to fight one more time before they allow him to fight Pacquiao or if he just wants to get one more this year before starting next year with the Pacquiao fight, but what better way to do it against another southpaw? “But yet the money is so much bigger in boxing, I don’t understand how there’s that much disparity between the two.”. Conor McGregor returns to the UFC Octagon at UFC 246 on January 18 against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. Southpaw box style. He didn't get the ideal date but Conor McGregor accepted the January 23rd bout with Dustin Poirier next year as offered by UFC chief Dana White.
An ex-UFC champ had a perfect idea about what the UFC could do for Conor McGregor's assumed next pay-per-view fight.
While Rockhold said he wasn’t closing the door on acting, he also said he wasn’t going to let anything distract him from getting back to the Octagon as soon as some nagging injuries heal. Dustin Poirier thinks there might be more than meets the eye when it comes to Conor McGregor‘s interest in a rematch. The McGregor vs. Poirier is expected to be confirmed over the next few weeks as all parties concerned will need to reach a formal agreement. Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Just want to keep sharp guys, that’s all. The MMA artist also indicated the January 23 schedule is okay with him although the timing did not sync with his earlier request of holding this year, possibly in December. Proper Style! As of writing, Poirier said representatives from both the UFC and McGregor have yet to make contact although the American has already indicated he is ready anytime for the slugfest. It’s a frustrating situation for pretty much every UFC fighter beyond McGregor. Subscribe to the Heavy on UFC newsletter here! My last few fights I just felt something different happening in the lead-up to the fight. In any case, McGregor declared that the fight is on and he seemed already set on the next one - the anticipated blockbuster showdown with Pacquiao. “I don’t know everything on the back end of how it all works, but to see the popularity of a boxer and the payouts compared to…UFC fighters….it’s crazy,” Rockhold said. “I’m not going to go in there and fight with anger,” Poirier said. His preference points to Texas, specifically at the Dallas Cowboy's AT&T Stadium. Top Finishes: Conor McGregorWatch a collection of the former featherweight and lightweight champion's top finishes in his career so far. Rockhold liked that idea but also suggested the UFC could make an additional donation to make the pot even bigger for The Good Fight Foundation. McGregor already announced via social media that he’ll be giving $500,000 to The Good Fight foundation, so the pressure is on the UFC to make the fight. McGregor on the other hand has made up his mind on where the clash No. It’s uncertain how serious McGregor-Pacquiao talks might be, but McGregor is no stranger to stepping into a blockbuster boxing match. In the meantime, Rockhold also made his first foray into Hollywood acting this year for the film “Cagefighter” alongside pro-wrestling champ Jon Moxley, former UFC champ Chuck Liddell and pro-MMA fighter Alex Montagnani. It is understood that Pacquiao and McGregor will co-promote the boxing match and the choice of venue is thought to be in the Middle East. Conor McGregor Admits UFC Match With Dustin Poirier Is Preparation For Manny Pacquiao, Manny Pacquiao-Conor McGregor Mega-Fight Fast Shaping Up As Pacman Inks Deal With UFC Superstar, As Prelude To Likely Jon Jones vs Israel Adesanya Duel, Two Fighters Intensify Word War, If He Is Available, Boston Celtics Told To Make A Move On Paul George, Reasons Why Man Utd Failed To Sign Jadon Sancho Explained, Jose Mourinho Defends Gareth Bale's Deployment Versus West Ham, Dana White Confirms McGregor vs. Poirier UFC Rematch On Jan 23, Dragic Return To Miami Heat Looms As Best Option, Westbrook Could Be Key To Knicks Rise Back To The Top, So Far So Good On Hawaii Tourist Reopening, Re-elected New Zealand PM To Lead Country's Most-Diverse Parliament, Chinese Traditional Medicine Stocks Surge Amid COVID-19 Efficacy Hype, Coca-Cola Killing Off Tab Diet Soda After 60-Year Run, Aramco, SABIC Re-Examine $20 Billion Yanbu COTC Project.
Popular pro boxers seem to make exponentially more than UFC fighters, and nobody seems to know why the UFC hasn’t closed the gap yet. McGregor subsequently confirmed that theory (via Twitter): Correct. “I cared too much before.
McGregor vs. Poirier hasn’t yet been formally announced, but both McGregor and Poirier revealed last week that they had each agreed on facing each other next. The prizefight is expected to draw the world's attention. Per its official website, the organization seeks to “change the world by doing good” and is “committed and true to helping those in need.”. Originally, the Pacquaio vs. McGregor is slated for December this year or January 2019 but with the UFC rematch penciled on Jan 23, the two fighters will need to set a later date. Poirier has followed recent news closely, and with talks of a potential McGregor vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing bout, Poirier thinks a rematch between him and the Irishman makes complete sense.
When Heavy of UFC asked Rockhold why UFC superstars seemed to make so much less money per fight than their boxing counterparts, Rockhold revealed he wasn’t exactly sure. “Cagefighter” was released by Screen Media on October 9 in theaters and on-demand. Continue to sharpen my MMA skills with some tough competition, while leading into my Manny bout preparation. After all, Poirier is one of the top contenders in the division, and a rematch could very well produce the next title challenger. Jerry Jones is a friend and the stadium can hold our crowd," USA Today quoted the UFC superstar as saying in a Twitter post. Conor McGregor returns to the UFC Octagon at UFC 246 on January 18 against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. 2 with Poirier will take place. It’s only fair.
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