The rematch among McGregor vs Poirier Live Stream is a completed deal. On Thursday, McGregor showed through his reputable website The Mac Life that he has signed on for a fairly-expected rematch with Poirier to be able to headline UFC 257 on Jan. 23.
The declaration comes on the heels of MMA Fighting previously confirming the combat turned into a accomplished deal for the January date after McGregor had already agreed to the terms of the fight. Now he’s lower back his bout agreement to place any doubts to mattress and the two will eventually get to stand off once more after first clashing at UFC 178 over six years in the past.
McGregor (22-four) has not fought due to the fact that January, with White suggesting that it might be hard to set up a fight for “The Notorious” given his star power and the shortage of live crowds because of the coronavirus pandemic. It isn’t always but regarded where UFC 257 will be held, though the UFC has held most people of its recent events at UFC APEX in Las Vegas and on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
In his maximum recent outing, McGregor lower back from a fifteen-month hiatus to defeat Donald Cerrone by way of TKO in only 40 seconds at UFC 246.
Poirier (26-6, 1 NC) fought once in 2020, defeating Dan Hooker by means of unanimous selection in June. He has received five of his remaining six fights, with his lone loss being a lightweight championship unification bout in opposition to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 in September of last 12 months. He entered that bout as an meantime champion, having captured a vacant belt with a win over Max Holloway at UFC 236.
In their first assembly at featherweight on Sept. 27, 2014, McGregor defeated Poirier by way of first-spherical TKO.
White lately dismissed the perception that McGregor and Poirier can be fighting for a vacant name as he expects current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov—who introduced a retirement following a a hit title defense towards Justin Gaethje closing month—to compete once more.