Conor McGregor is lining up an blended martial arts combat with Dustin Poirier simply days after claiming he can be taking up boxing legend Manny Pacquiao.
The Infamous retired from MMA in June for the third time within the house of 4 years, however has comebacks have been teased always.
And now we may see the 32-year-old return to combating earlier than the top of 2020.
McGregor tweeted in response to a put up Poirier despatched: “Hey bro! You need to do an MMA charity combat? Zero to do with the UFC.
“I’ll donate half a mill in the direction of your charity for it. Promote it on PPV or work a TV deal and we work out different charities which are near my coronary heart additionally. I’m engaged in lots of.
“Strictly a charity ‘exhibition’.
“December 12th within the Level depot, Eire. No weigh ins. Open weight, unified guidelines.
“I’ll organize all journey fare for you and household.
“McGregor Sports activities and Leisure MMA, in affiliation with The Good Struggle Basis. Charity Blended Martial Arts!”
Poirier responded: “I’m in! Let’s do it! Lots of people will profit from this @TheGoodFightFDN.”
He then advised followers: “December 12 circle your calendars.”
The pair beforehand fought again in 2014 with the Irish fighter getting the win by knockout within the first spherical and the ‘rematch’ is one Jorge Masvidal is eager to see.
“I will likely be tuning in and fortunately be donating to to Dustin Poirier’s charity The Good Struggle Basis on December 12,” the welterweight wrote.
McGregor had declared late final week that his subsequent combat will likely be towards Pacquiao after revealing personal messages he had despatched to UFC boss Dana White about combating throughout the promotion.
“Anyway all water below the bridge who provides a fook. I’m boxing Manny Pacquiao subsequent within the Center East.”
As well as, McGregor’s supervisor Audie Attar – who additionally represents Pacquiao – advised ESPN that there are ‘severe talks’ ongoing for the combat, although it isn’t a performed deal but.
Mikey Garcia threw spanner within the works, nonetheless, and advised McGregor he’s not Pacquiao’s subsequent opponent in spite of everything.
The four-weight world champion insisted in an interview with FightHype: “I noticed the tweets by McGregor.
“I haven’t seen some from Pacquiao [directly]. Are there any responses from Pacquiao but, or no?
“I’ve solely seen what McGregor tweeted out, that his subsequent combat is Manny Pacquiao within the Center East.
“Effectively, I believe he could be proper, he could be proper, I’m fairly assured his subsequent combat is Manny Pacquiao.
“However Manny Pacquiao’s subsequent combat is just not with Conor McGregor.
“Manny Pacquiao’s subsequent combat is with me. McGregor nonetheless has to take a quantity.
“McGregor’s subsequent combat could be almost certainly Manny Pacquiao.
“However earlier than that Manny Pacquiao has to combat me first – and that’s 100 per cent…
“That’s gonna occur. Watch.”