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Dustin Poirier launches declaration on Conor McGregor contribution dispute
When the sun set on Tuesday, previous two-division champ Conor McGregor stated his trilogy bout versus Dustin Poirier was off after Poirier called out “The Notorious” for not satisfying his contribution guarantee to Poirier’s charity. Early Wednesday early morning, UFC president Dana White revealed that not just is the trilogy bout in between McGregor and Porier still on, however it will occur at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in front of a capability crowd. “I am so happy to finally say, Vegas is back!” White stated in a video launched on his Twitter account. “This summer, Las Vegas is back open for business and this summer, UFC 264 will be at the T-Mobile arena here in Vegas at 100-percent capacity. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s 20,000 fans. “This card will be headlined by the third fight between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor.” Vegas is OPEN!!! Poirier vs McGregor July 10th. tix on sale today pic.twitter.com/F2VZ0APzrw— danawhite (@danawhite) April 14, 2021 Hours after White’s statement, Poirier launched a declaration through social networks drawing back a bit from his remarks about the contribution. “I am very passionate about my charity as you all know. I jumped the gun, and took private matters between Conor and my foundation public. My mistake, we live, we learn,” the declaration checked out. “Spreading positivity and doing good is my goal! I feel like I have brought a negative energy, and professional opinions into something I am working so hard on that give people a reason to cheer and smile. I will take this in stride and continue to fight the Good Fight. New goal coming soon, and it’s a BIG one. Thank you to all who is involved and all the supporters who believe in our vision.” ASSOCIATED > Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 set for capacity in Las Vegas 1-1 July 10th we will settle the rating! Delighted for the Trilogy with @TheNotoriousMMA however wished to resolve this very first. pic.twitter.com/03GaPPSfeH— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) April 14, 2021
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.