UFC light-weight contender Dustin Poirier says he’s “residing lease free” in rival Conor McGregor’s head following their latest Twitter spat.
Poirier defeated McGregor by way of first-round TKO at UFC 264 in July for his second straight win over his rival. Whereas his second-round TKO win at UFC 257 earlier this 12 months was a clear stoppage with no controversy, the trilogy struggle noticed McGregor break his leg, which led to the physician stoppage. Regardless that Poirier is 2-1 all-time of their sequence and McGregor is out for the subsequent 12 months together with his harm, it hasn’t stopped the Irishman from taking to his social media as of late to take photographs at Poirier and his household. However Poirier says he doesn’t care.
Talking to ESPN‘s Laura Sanko, Poirier stated that McGregor resides rent-free in his head.
“It doesn’t actually trouble me, I don’t actually care. After I take into consideration in hindsight, like right this moment, I used to be fascinated about it like, ‘The man’s most likely shedding his thoughts.’ He can’t actually practice. He’s received a harm leg that he’s attempting to rehab. Hire free. I’m simply residing lease free,” Poirier stated (by way of MMAFighting.com).
Though Poirier is subsequent in line for a title shot in opposition to UFC light-weight champion Charles Oliveira, he has spoken overtly about transferring as much as welterweight and preventing greater guys.
“After all I might,” Poirier stated. “These are some huge guys, man. We’ll see. I undoubtedly can struggle at 170. Truthfully, now at 155, my metabolism has caught up. After I was chopping to 145, between fights I might get so much heavier than I do now. I feel my physique was getting tousled and holding on to loads of weight. I might shoot as much as 190 after I was preventing 145. Now I don’t get previous 182. That’s actually the max I stroll round at. However I feel I may struggle at 170, too. There are some enjoyable fights there.”
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