Dana White has revealed Conor McGregor’s UFC return is edging nearer.
The Infamous retired from combined martial Artis in June… for the third time in 4 years.
However a second combat with Dustin Poirier appears set to occur at first of 2021.
UFC president White mentioned: “He mentioned, ‘sure’ and Dustin mentioned, ‘sure,’ so now it’s a matter of getting contracts signed.”
Final week, McGregor confirmed his combat towards Poirier will occur on the 80,000-seater AT&T Stadium.
“I settle for, Jan 23rd is on! My purpose is to see this combat happen in Cowboy Stadium [AT&T Stadium]. Correct Fashion!
“[Dallas Cowboys owner] Jerry Jones is a buddy and the stadium can maintain our crowd. I will probably be prepared for Texas and Texas will probably be prepared for my followers!”
McGregor will probably be seeking to beat Poirier for a second time after getting the higher of him with a primary spherical TKO victory in 2014.
AT&T Stadium, the house of NFL giants Dallas Cowboys, has been working at a 20,000 capability as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
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Nevertheless, White insists he’ll solely enable followers to attend UFC occasions if the arenas are full.
He mentioned: “Pay attention, we’ve had an excellent relationship with Jerry Jones for a very long time and talked about Dallas, Texas, stadium without end.
“I’m not going into any area the place we’re going to fill 1 / 4 of the sector or half of the sector or any of that stuff, so when crowds are prepared to come back again we’ll do crowds once more.”