The fight will take place at UFC 264, but the lightweight title will not be on the line.
Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 will take place at 155 pounds in
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the main event of UFC 264 and will last five rounds. This fight will
take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with fans in attendance.
While Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 will not be for the lightweight championship,
McGregor has proposed creating his own belt for the occasion. “I respectfully
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request that the UFC create The McGregor Belt. “I recommend rose gold and rubies.”
On March 31, the Irish-born fighter tweeted, "Or possibly yellow gold and emeralds.
" It could also be nice. I'm open to design suggestions. Let's connect,
McGregor won their first fight at UFC 178 in 2014 with a first-round TKO.
The second fight took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with the two headlining
the record-breaking UFC 257. Poirier avenged himself this time with a TKO in round two.
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Other confirmed fights for UFC 264 include welterweight Gilbert Burns vs.
Stephen Thompson, women's flyweight Jessica Eye vs. Jennifer Maia,
and featherweight Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria.