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Justin Gaethje says he must take “vengeance” against Dustin Poirier – MMA Sports

Justin Gaethje hopes to rematch Dustin Poirier in the near future.

In April 2018, Gaethje and Poirier headlined Foxcards, which many consider to be candidates for the Fight of the Year.In the end, it wasn’t disappointing because both men had a moment of fight, but Gaethje He seemed tired and was TKO in the 4th round..

Since the battle, both men have become interim lightweight champions and both have been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in a unified match submission. However, Gaethje hopes the fight will get his revenge, as the Dagestan natives have solidified their retirement and Poirier could then fight for the belt.

“It was a great weekend for lightweights. It really rocked the division, and it really would bring together UFC matchmakers and come up with some ideas. There are plenty of options,” Gaethje said. ESPN.. “I saw them move Dustin in front of me in the rankings, of course. He’s one, I’m two, Charles (Oliveira) is three, and (Michael) Chandler is four. No matter what, I was able to take revenge on Poirier. I’m going to get there no matter how I don’t go there. “

Justin Gaethje is in second place, He may need another victory before fighting Dustin Poirier for a vacant title.. He’s suffering a defeat, and the UFC could create Poirier vs. Michael Chandler or Charles Oliveira, and then face Gaethje to those left behind.

Anyway, the rematch between Gaethje and Poirier is a phenomenal battle, and many fans are looking forward to it.

As mentioned earlier, Gaethje has been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov. Prior to that, he knocked out Donald Cerrone, Edson Barboza and James Bick in the first round, after which TKO in the fifth round beat Tony Ferguson.

Who would win if Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier rematch?

This article first appeared BJPENN.COM


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Justin Gaethje says he must take “vengeance” against Dustin Poirier

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