Irish celebrity Conor McGregor is “able to roll” and followers might even see him again contained in the Octagon this summer season, in line with UFC president Dana White.
White was interviewed on The Jim Rome Present Wednesday and he was requested about McGregor’s combating standing. “Infamous” fought in January towards Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 and was completed within the second spherical by TKO. Since then, each McGregor and “The Diamond” have proven curiosity in a trilogy match as they’re 1-1.
They fought again in 2014 as featherweights and McGregor defeated Poirier by first-round TKO.
And it seems that’s what the UFC plans on placing collectively.
“Conor’s able to roll,” White stated to Rome. “Conor desires to battle once more. He desires the rematch with Dustin Poirier, and he desires it as quickly as attainable.”
As for the timeline, White stated, “We’re engaged on it. Hopefully this summer season.”
Rome then requested the UFC president about Infamous’ mentality proper now, coping with the loss to Poirier.
“I feel the loss put him again into a extremely good place,” White stated. “It’s the basic Rocky III. You’re pulling as much as the battle in yachts and lined in Versace. You bought all the cash on this planet, it’s onerous to remain hungry.”
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