UFC featherweight Conor McGregor will return to action at UFC 178 on September 27 to take on No. 6-ranked Dustin Poirier. UFC officials announced the match-up on Wednesday. more
Days after headlining a UFC show in his home country, Irish featherweight Conor McGregor is headed for Las Vegas to make his PPV debut.
After Conor McGregor (15-2) dispatched Diego Brandao in the UFC Fight Night Dublin main event, the Irishman moved into the top 10 of the featherweight rankings -- well, technically 11th if you count the champion Jose Aldo -- and fans were left wondering what was next for the outspoken and highly entertaining prospect. It took only 3 days for us to find out the a more
Conor McGregor wants to jump the line in the UFC featherweight division. As you might expect in a case like this, that's not going to happen without a fight.
Before, during and after McGregor's stirring first-round TKO of Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin Saturday, a new and very dangerous challenger revealed himself to the Irish sensation: young up-and-comer Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier.
On Monday, Poirier took his challenge to a new level, crushing McGregor's UFC bona fides down th more
Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will get their wish.Filed under: News, UFC more
Conor McGregor is getting right back to work.
The UFC has booked McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas. The promotion officially announced the news on Tuesday.
McGregor (15-2) defeated Diego Brandao via first-round TKO on Saturday in Dublin. The win marked the Irishman's 11th in a row. McGregor has been calling out Poirier, among many others in the featherweight division, for several months, and after his win this weekend Poirier said he isn't impressed with McGregor's more
Ask and you shall receive. The time for talking will soon come to an end Dustin Poirier will get his wish to face Conor McGregor, as the two talented featherweights have been booked to swing leather at the upcoming UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set for Sept, 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC broke the news via Twitter earlier today July 22, 2014. BREAKING NEWS!! @DustinPoirier vs. @TheNotoriousMMA official for #UFC178 - Wow! pic.twitter.com/MhHBtCKKIr
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Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier will go down September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at UFC 178.
The news comes via the UFC_UK Twitter account just three days after McGregor defeated Diego Brandao at UFC Fight Night 46 in Dublin, Ireland. While this bout was largely expected by the MMA community, it's no less exciting now that it's here. McGregor, equally recognized for his mouth as his fists, is 3-0 since entering the UFC in April 2013 with two first-round finishes. Even without a top-10 win in hi more
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