Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor has shared his prediction for tonight’s UFC 236 main event between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier.
McGregor, who holds wins over both “Blessed” and “The Diamond”, took to Twitter with the following prediction for this evenings interim lightweight title fight.
“Two former opponents of mine go head to head for a second time, in what will surely be a thriller! I predict another stoppage victory for Dustin in the sequel. It is always exciting to see former foes compete, and who knows, maybe future foes again also.” – Conor McGregor
Tonight’s UFC 236 main event will mark the second time that Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway have crossed paths inside the octagon.
Poirier submitted the Hawaiian in their first encounter via submission.
As for Conor McGregor, the former “champ champ” could return as soon as this summer, this according to promotional President Dana White.
The Irishman is aiming for a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov, whom he lost to via submission at October’s UFC 229 event in Las Vegas.
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