Conor McGregor says he has accepted UFC bout vs. Dustin Poirier on Jan. 23

Conor McGregor is in.

McGregor revealed Wednesday on Twitter that he has accepted a Jan. 23 combat towards Dustin Poirier.

Nonetheless, he additionally mentioned that he needs the combat to occur at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, dwelling of the Dallas Cowboys.

“Jerry Jones is a buddy and the stadium can maintain our crowd,” McGregor mentioned in his tweet. “I will probably be prepared for Texas and Texas will probably be prepared for my followers! Then Manny.”

McGregor has expressed curiosity in going through Manny Pacquiao within the boxing ring and even said on social media that a part of the explanation he needs to face Poirier is as a result of Poirier is a southpaw — like Pacquiao — and often called one of many higher boxers in MMA.

McGregor holds an 0-1 file in skilled boxing. His combat was, in fact, one of the vital profitable fights in fight sports activities historical past towards Floyd Mayweather in 2017. McGregor misplaced through TKO within the tenth spherical. The UFC would want to both log off on McGregor’s participation in boxing or be a part of the promotion, as the corporate was in 2017 when McGregor fought Mayweather.

Poirier responded to McGregor on Twitter: “Near dwelling for me on my birthday weekend! What weight?”

McGregor has agreed to the combat solely verbally. There is no such thing as a bout settlement but, sources mentioned.

Poirier mentioned Wednesday on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Present that the UFC has but to succeed in out to him in regards to the combat.

McGregor hasn’t fought since his 40-second TKO victory over Donald Cerrone in January. Earlier than that combat, he mentioned he hoped to combat thrice in 2020. Nonetheless, the coronavirus pandemic and failed negotiations with the UFC have stalled his return, resulting in a public feud of kinds with UFC president Dana White.

McGregor promised final week that he would donate $500,000 to Poirier’s Good Struggle Basis charity, as he promised to do when the pair tried to arrange a charity sparring match two weeks in the past.

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