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Next a disappointing decline in his UFC 242 title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier’s path forward did not promptly look crystal clear, as the major contender even briefly stated retirement. On the other hand, given just a several days to replicate, Poirier would seem completely ready to get back on the horse, tweeting previously right now that a rematch with Conor McGregor would make feeling for equally adult men.
I think me and Conor managing it back again tends to make a good deal of perception at this place.
— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) September 10, 2019
To put it simply, Poirier is correct! “The Diamond” deserves a best contender adhering to his loss, and McGregor has to bounce back again in with a leading-rated Light-weight ahead of talks of rematching Nurmagomedov in Moscow make any perception at all. Specified the heritage between the two, and their diverging profession paths, it would be a quite appealing bout that could develop a significant victory for possibly athlete.
McGregor, nonetheless, did not bounce at the offer you, as an alternative having to Twitter to belittle Poirier and speak about their to start with bout.
I fed you to the canvas in 90 seconds bro.
You should really have spoke my name with a bit a lot more respect in that construct up. “McGregor’s not next”
Motherfucker, it’s McGregor always!
McGregor is the intention! Always!
Say that now and I’ll feel about it.#GoneIn90seconds #NicCage #AJolie
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 10, 2019
It’s respectable trash chat, but at this point, does not it experience a little bit compelled? Poirier’s fascination in a rematch was expressed in a issue-of-fact method and with out disrespect, but McGregor still took it as an possibility to remind the earth of his five-calendar year-aged accomplishment. No one is arguing that McGregor is no for a longer time a star or harmful major fighter, but chatting about outdated victories is only interesting for so lengthy.
McGregor has to make the stroll all over again at some position soon, and Poirier is a fair opponent.
I hope all people is appropriately enthusiastic for this weekend’s principal celebration.
Dustin Poirier is not delighted with Colby Covington’s most current responses.
Poirier’s post-battle social media write-up for further context:
Max and Hurry Holloway get Simpson-fied.
Lots of regard to Paul Felder for really throwing himself into the hearth in his very last two bouts.
An essential depth listed here: Akbari under no circumstances allows his back again flatly hit the mat, which is 50 percent the battle when scrambling!
Anybody got a guess at what is taking place here?
Slips, rips, and KO clips
I really like the prodding jab that sets all the things up:
Some pretty pleasurable exchanges foremost up to the counter punch KO in the clip beneath:
Artwork by the similar gentleman who recreated famous portray “The Scream” final 7 days with paper clips — he’s quickly turning into one of my most loved follows and specific to be a recurrent element of this section.
Midnight Audio: It was an Iggy Pop type of night time.
Snooze perfectly Maniacs! Far more martial arts insanity is normally on the way.
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