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Dustin Poirier Says Conor McGregor Rematch Likely, Keeping Focused on a Title Shot

January 24, 2021 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Dustin Poirier was the big winner by getting a TKO on Conor McGregor at UFC 257, and he’s expecting a rematch to be in the works. Poirier spoke following the event at the post-fight press conference, and you can check out some highlights below per MMA Weekly:

On a possible rematch with McGregor: “We’re one and one for knockouts. You probably have to do it.”

On who he’d like to face: “I’ve always wanted to whoop Nate Diaz’s ass. That interests me.”

On Michael Chandler potentially getting a title shot after his win: “Respect to Chandler, great win over [Dan Hooker]. But to come in and beat a guy I just beat and get a title shot? [Chandler] should fight Charles Oliveira or something; let Chandler and Charles Oliveira go at it. That [fight] doesn’t really interest me at this point. I’m going to sell hot sauce if that’s the case.”

On keeping his focus on a title shot: “I’d love to be the world champion. I just want to be the champ. I’ve put in all the work. I’ve done everything you can do in this sport except raise that undisputed world title in the air and that’s what I want to do. But we’ll see. I’m not in a rush to fight again. I just want to go home, sell some hot sauce.”