February 5, 2020

Dustin Poirier: McGregor vs Gaethje “would be a fun fight to watch”

Dustin Poirier, former interim UFC Lightweight champion and #2 ranked in the UFC lightweight rankings, shared his opinion on Twitter about a potential matchup between Conor McGregor and Justin Gaethje.

Here is a series of tweets from Dustin Poirier and Belal Muhammad:

Dustin Poirier about McGregor vs Gaethje matchup

Belal Muhammad: “I think it’s a good fight”.

Dustin Poirier: “I think stylistically it’s a good match up for Conor”.

Belal Muhammad: “Yea I kno that’s why I figured he’d take it… Justin doesn’t stop coming forward and Conors counter striking equals fun fight”.

Dustin Poirier: “Definitely would be a fun fight to watch!”

“The Diamond” previously fought both McGregor and Gaethje. He faced “The Notorious” back in 2014 at 145 lbs division. He lost to McGregor via technical knockout in the first round. Poirier faced Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29 on April 14, 2018, and won the fight via technical knockout in the 4th round.

“The Highlight” will face Tony Ferguson on May 9 at UFC 249 for the UFC interim lightweight championship belt. You can take a look here at our thoughts on Ferguson vs Gaethje matchup, predictions, and betting tips.

What is your opinion about a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Justin Gaethje? Do you see it as a good stylistic matchup for the Irishman?

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