Dustin Poirier Wants Khabib Or Tony Ferguson Next • MMA News


Dustin Poirier Wants Khabib Or Tony Ferguson Next • MMA News

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Dustin Poirier is aware of precisely who he desires to face contained in the Octagon when he lastly makes his return. Poirier was initially slated to face Nate Diaz at UFC 230 this previous November. Sadly, “The Diamond” sustained an damage throughout coaching camp and was unable to make the struggle. Now that he’s healed up and able to go, Poirier took to Twitter to name out two fellow prime fighters.

The primary being present 155-pound champion Khabib Nurmagomedov:

I would like Khabib https://t.co/9zBk2AzKr1

— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) January 11, 2019

In fact, Khabib is at present in a bind as he awaits punishment for his involvement within the post-UFC 229 brawl towards Crew Conor McGregor. The Nevada State Athletic Fee (NSAC) may droop “The Eagle” for as much as two years. Within the meantime, Poirier may step into the cage towards fellow top-ranked light-weight Tony Ferguson. “El Cucuy” is at present on a ridiculous 11-fight win streak.

Ferguson has been gunning for a shot at Khabib himself, as earlier makes an attempt all through the years to e-book the struggle have all fallen flat. Now, with each Khabib and McGregor doubtless out for the foreseeable future, an interim title struggle between Ferguson and Poirier could possibly be so as:

Both of them! Let’s make it occur!! https://t.co/4ynNPaqnnd

— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) January 11, 2019

It’s unclear what’s subsequent for Poirier for the time being, but when he does struggle both Ferguson or Khabib, it would definitely be the largest bout of his profession.

What do you concentrate on Poirier calling for Khabib or Ferguson subsequent?

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