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Conor Mcgregor is set for a rematch with Dustin Poirier in January next year

Conor McGregor last had a bout in January against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone emerging victorious in under 40 seconds via a TKO. Soon after that with the absence of fights, Conor announced his retirement again from the mixed martial arts.

But now it seems like Conor McGregor has agreed to a fight next year in January against Dustin Poirier. This would be the second encounter between them. The first one happened in 2014 which was won by Conor McGregor.

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This fight is supposed to take place in the welterweight division. It would be the second consecutive fight for Conor in this division. Conor posted a tweet even suggesting a venue for the bout to take place.

Even Dana White has confirmed in a recent media event, that both Conor McGregor and Poirier have agreed for a rematch, and what’s left is for them to sign the contracts. But the match will still not be held in a stadium.

We’ve had a very good relationship with (Jerry) Jones for a long time and talked about the Dallas, Texas stadium forever. I’m not going into any arena where we’re going to fill a quarter of the arena or half of the arena or any of that stuff. So, when crowds are ready to come back, we’ll do crowds again.

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Getting Conor back might also open up the opportunity of seeing a rematch of Khabib and McGregor fight. As Khabib Nurmagomedov has mentioned whoever defeats Poirier deserves a chance at the championship belt.

Are you excited to see McGregor out of his retirement. Let us know in the comments section below.

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