Connor McGregor is returning from retirement, fighting and planning the next UFC fight after retirement. McGregor will face Dustin Poirier in January 2021. The UFC announced on Monday. The rematch will serve as the main event of the UFC 257 on Saturday 23rd January. The location of the UFC 257 card has not been announced, but UFC President Dana White recently said she aims to host it on Fight Island. In Abu Dhabi.
In McGregor’s case, this journey was usually unusual. McGregor was on vacation in mid-September when he was arrested in Corsica on charges of attempted sexual assault. At the same time, McGregor tweeted that the USADA had tested the drug on his yacht despite claims of retirement.
He then issued a direct message with UFC President Dana White from February. In a message, McGregor urged White to fight veteran Diego Sanchez in Los Angeles. He ended the series of tweets by announcing that the next fight against Manny Pacchiao in a boxing match will take place in the Middle East. The turmoil later revealed that the battle had not yet been resolved.
On September 28, Pierre offered McGregor a chance to offer a charity match, citing a donation made to Daniel Comier of Mangrigore. McGregor tweeted, “It has nothing to do with the UFC.” I donate one and a half miles to your charity PP. Sell it on PPV, trade on TV, and create other charities near my heart. I do a lot. I am employed. Strictly a charity show. ”
The UFC does not want to lose a potentially big fight between former wings and light champions and former incumbent light champions in a fight between White and Octagon signed on October 2 by Poir. I offered. They were waiting for McGregor’s response. It takes more than a month for all parties to sign a match with a dotted line to make it official, but now it all looks like McGregor and Poirier are set to set foot in January in October.
McGregor and Pierre first met in September 2014, when McGregor gave a vaccine at just 1:46 p.m. The competition was McGregor’s fourth place in the UFC and was seen as a turning point in his career at the UFC Championships.