The Irishman introduced on Twitter that he’ll struggle Poirier on January 23, 2021 and hopes to stage the struggle within the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium.

“I settle for, Jan 23rd is on!” the 32-year-old said. “My aim is to see this struggle happen in Cowboy stadium. Correct Type! Jerry Jones is a buddy and the stadium can maintain our crowd. I shall be prepared for Texas and Texas shall be prepared for my followers! Then Manny.”
Poirier responded to McGregor on Twitter: “Near residence for me on my birthday weekend! What weight?”

The pair have fought earlier than. In 2014, with McGregor beating the American within the first spherical.

McGregor hasn’t fought since his 40-second victory over Donald Cerrone in January at UFC 246. He announced his retirement in June.

Final month, McGregor mentioned on Twitter that he can be popping out of retirement to struggle 41-year-old boxer Manny Pacquiao.

The previous two-division UFC World Champion, mentioned he is “boxing Manny Pacquiao subsequent within the Center East.”

McGregor has fought one boxing match earlier than, dropping within the 10th spherical to boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2017.

After his preliminary tweet about going through Pacquiao, McGregor mentioned in a second tweet: “It will likely be a real honor to have confronted two of the best boxers of the trendy period.”

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