Conor McGregor took goal at Dustin Poirier after the light-weight known as for a rematch between them.
Poirier continues to be licking his wounds from his loss to champion Khabib Nurmagomedov final weekend. Nurmagomedov submitted the interim champion within the third spherical at UFC 242, however ‘the Diamond’ is already angling for his subsequent massive combat.
‘I think me and Conor running it back makes a lot of sense at this point,’ mentioned Poirier on his Twitter, which promoted a response from McGregor.
He replied: ‘I fed you to the canvas in 90 seconds bro.
I fed you to the canvas in 90 seconds bro.
You ought to have spoke my title with a bit extra respect in that construct up. “McGregor’s not next”
Motherfucker, it’s McGregor all the time!
McGregor is the aim! Always!
Say that now and I’ll give it some thought.#GoneIn90seconds #NicCage #AJolie
‘You ought to have spoke my title with a bit extra respect in that construct up. “McGregor’s not next”, motherf*****, it’s McGregor all the time!
‘McGregor is the goal! Always! Say that now and I’ll give it some thought.’
McGregor and Poirier’s first encounter in September 2014 noticed the Irishman ship one other first-round knockout on his approach to changing into featherweight champion.
Fight followers would love to see one other combat between the 2 long-term rivals, however McGregor seems to has his coronary heart set on one other rematch.
McGregor known as out Nurmagomedov after his newest victory, suggesting the rematch ought to happen in Moscow, Russia.
The Irishman has not fought since defeat to Nurmagomedov virtually a 12 months in the past, however the Russian insists Tony Ferguson is subsequent in line for a title shot.
‘I want to forget the b**t with the last guy (McGregor),’ Nurmagomedov mentioned about McGregor’s combat problem.
‘Me and Dustin Poirier have confirmed MMA is about respect, not trash-talking.
‘This combat had a lot respect in contrast to my final combat with that b**** guy.
‘When you go to a gym you respect the trainer, the coaches, your team-mates and your opponents. You keep the gym clean and tidy it.’