It'll be the third fight between the two, with the ledger currently standing at one a piece.
McGregor defeated Poirier at Featherweight back in 2014, with a first round KO.
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Poirier returned the favour earlier this year
at UFC 267 with a second round finish.
The third contest will be the rubber match,and will almost certainly determine who
fights the current UFC Lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, next.
UFC 264, featuring a rematch between the UFC's biggest star Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier,
is now only weeks away.
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The UFC now has a partnership with ESPN. That's great news for the UFC
and the expansion of the sport of MMA, but bad news for consumer choice.
Especially if you're one of the UFC fans who want to watch UFC in the US.
A Conor McGregor press conference is almost as heavily anticipated as the
fights themselves, but we still don't know exactly when this press conference
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will take place. It's a safe bet the UFC will set one up during fight week.
Expect it to take place between the July 5 and July 8.
We'll embed the video here closer to the event.
Either way there is extra heat on this fight. After McGregor promised a $500,000 donation
to Poirier's Good Fight Foundation, Poirier took to Twitter when the donation was delayed,
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which started a back-and-forth
feud between the two. While their second fight had a cordial
and respectful lead up, the third fight will no doubt be a far more personal affair.