New president Joe Biden wants take a tougher approach to battling coronavirus and is considering measures such as a 14-day quarantine for international travelers.
The Notorious is plotting a return to the summit of the lightweight division and a win over number two contender Poirier, 32, will almost certainly put him in the driving seat to fight for UFC gold later this year.
When studying a timeline of the UFC and its overwhelming success, there is a crucial point in which the organisation begun its transformation from ambitious outsider to soaring triumph.
Dustin Poirier’s first fight against Conor McGregor was the Irishman’s first major statement of intent in the UFC but it also changed his beaten opponent for the better.
Just 40 seconds of ferocity and spell-binding accuracy in the demolition of Donald Cerrone is all fans have been privy to since Conor McGregor lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018. Not for long.
The red carpet has been rolled out for Conor McGregor and his family ahead of this Saturday’s UFC 257 showdown against Dustin Poirier. He was given an incredible welcome by hotel staff.
McGregor posted a picture of the watch, which represents the night sky, to his 38.3million followers on Instagram ahead of his blockbuster rematch with Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi.
A key part of the aura of Conor McGregor that helped him shoot to UFC stardom was the accuracy of his predictions. And he’s make the bold prophecy that he’ll finish Dustin Poirier in a minute.
White met with the undefeated UFC lightweight champion in private on Friday and has told fans for months that he will do everything he can to get him to fight at least one more time.
Previously, the United States Anti-Doping Agency had the power to ban athletes if one of their tests came back positive for marijuana use. Those strict rules have been eased now.