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Dustin Poirier believes Conor McGregor’s rematch should not be vulnerable – MMA Sports

UFC’s lightweight candidate Dustin Poirier has been at the top of the sport for the longest time and feels he should be a favorite for a rematch with Conor McGregor.

Talk to ESPN’s Stephen A. SmithPoirier shared some reasons why he felt he shouldn’t be an underdog for the main event this weekend.

“I have been vulnerable in many battles and have raised my hand. I have been vulnerable all my life,” Poirier explained. “I’m comfortable in this position and I don’t think it should be.”

“I’ve been working. I’ve defeated the best men in the world. I participated in these battles, raised my hands and always found a way.”

Upon entering the rematch as in the first match, Poirier will be a top opponent, but with his first win and popularity behind McGregor, he will once again participate in the UFC257 main event as a favorite.

In the first match of the pair at UFC 178McGregor quickly won a knockout in the first round. The battle took place at £ 145. This is the main difference in the next match at £ 155.

He said he felt too “emotional” before the fight about the loss Poirier shared with Smith, and continued to explain that he didn’t care about the thoughts of others this time.

In the last two years, McGregor has only played twice in MMA, losing to lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018 and knocking out Donald Cerrone in January 2020.

During this time, Poirier has been working on a streak of wins to win the title shot he failed before claiming victory over the rising candidate Dan Hooker in June 2020.

– MMA Sports

Dustin Poirier believes Conor McGregor’s rematch should not be vulnerable

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