Dustin Poirier came on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to explain why he was interested in taking on Garry Tonon in a grappling match, which now has been called off.
I understand, heal up! Good luck in the fight! Maybe we can try to choke each other another time! https://t.co/M52OgZ0pWA
— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) February 16, 2020
POIRIER WANTS A MCGREGOR REMATCH
In addition to discussing Tonon, “The Diamond” shared what UFC fights (4:50) he’s interested in next, saying he’s moving on from a desired bout vs. Nate Diaz. Poirier said he’s interested in a rematch with Conor McGregor and (11:01) looked back at his title fight vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov before giving his thoughts on Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson.
Finally, (13:50) Poirier, who is currently stationed in Florida, revealed he had a meeting with American Top Team’s Dan Lambert about Colby Covington and “keeping everything business right now.”
WHERE IS THE PAIN?
Lessons… I'll be back I promise you https://t.co/ffkeY8GaCL
— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) February 15, 2020
Poirier, the third-ranked contender in a stacked lightweight division, is still waiting for the UFC to offer him his next fight after he lost a heartbreaker at UFC 242 to Nurmagomedov. He recently shared a tweet from inside the octagon following that fight, that has since gone viral.