In keeping with No. 2 ranked UFC light-weight Dustin Poirier, a charity exhibition bout with No. 5 ranked Conor McGregor is “very actual.” Final week, “Infamous” issued a problem on Twitter to Poirier, a charity exhibition battle that may not be related to the UFC.
McGregor stated publicly that he plans to advertise the charity together with his firm, McGregor Sports activities and Leisure MMA, and that it will happen on December 12 in Dublin, Eire.
“Hey bro! You need to do an MMA charity battle?” McGregor tweeted to “The Diamond” on September 28. “Zero to do with the ufc. I’ll donate half a mill in direction of your charity for it. Promote it on ppv or work a television deal and we work out different charities which are near my coronary heart additionally. I’m engaged in lots of. Strictly a charity ‘exhibition.’”
McGregor continued, “December 12th within the Level depot, Eire. No weigh ins. Open weight, unified guidelines. I’ll organize all journey fare for you and household. McGregor Sports activities and Leisure MMA, in affiliation with The Good Fight Basis. Charity Blended Martial Arts!”
Poirier responded to Infamous, writing, “I’m in! Lets do it! Lots of people will profit from this [Good Fight Foundation].”
A Week Later, the Exhibition Match Is ‘Very Actual,’ In keeping with Poirier
As The Diamond and McGregor are each contracted to the UFC, it’s unclear if they really have the power to compete in a charity exhibition match with out the promotion’s blessing. Nevertheless, Poirier is seemingly taking the battle in stride.
On Monday, ESPN’s Marc Raimondi posed a query on his Twitter web page asking his followers if the exhibition bout between Poirier and McGregor was actual or not and Poirier replied, “Very Actual.”
Very Actual https://t.co/F5UTztKmqB
— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) October 5, 2020
On the opposite finish, Infamous appears to be treating the match between him and The Diamond actual as effectively. On September 30, McGregor shared a battle poster for the potential December 12 occasion that includes himself and Poirier. See the poster beneath:
Martial artwork sparring match in help of charity. Dublin, December 12th 2020.
Free to air spar. McGregor vs Poirier.
Record of chosen charities obtainable quickly. All donations welcome ❤️ pic.twitter.com/cLfFbQ0IJF
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 30, 2020
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