McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) will face Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) on January 23rd. UFC 257 The main event of “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi.
Despite £ 155 champion Khabib Nurmagomedov announcing his retirement in October, he continues to own the title. Cabana doesn’t necessarily agree with the meaning of the match between McGregor and Poirier, but he treats it like a championship match.
“If I’m 100% honest, I’m not sure why this isn’t suitable for the title,” Kavanagh said. Told The MacLife.. “Maybe it’s Dana-this is a little carrot towards Habib. I don’t know. I know there are some kinds of games that aren’t related to me, but this feels like a belt to me. At least I think this winner will be offered a title battle, but who is against it? It’s interesting in the weird scene in front of me. “
UFC President Dana White will meet Nurmagomedov in Abu Dhabi next month, and Eagle will hunt down teammates who share the same cards as McGregor and Poirier. White is confident that he will be able to speak to Nurmagomedov from his retirement. It should somehow provide enough clarity for the lightweight division.
– MMA Sports
According to the coach, the rematch of UFC257 should aim for the title
https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/12/ufc-257-mcgregor-vs-poirer-should-be-for-title-john-kavanagh-says According to the coach, the rematch of UFC257 should aim for the title