Dustin Poirier on the leadup to UFC 264 with Conor McGregor: “Once I checked out this man’s eyes I simply noticed a person who was not sure.”
Former interim UFC light-weight champion and present no. 1 contender within the light-weight division Dustin Poirier has saved a moderately low profile since his second consecutive victory over “The Infamous” Conor McGregor at UFC 264.
In certainly one of his first interviews since his TKO victory by the use of physician’s stoppage, Poirier mirrored on the leadup to UFC 264 on the re-installment of “The MMA Hour”, hosted by Ariel Helwani.
“I felt within the zone, I felt comfy from the press convention to the weigh-in, all struggle week,” Poirier said to Helwani. “Once I checked out this man’s eyes I simply noticed a person who was not sure. I actually felt that.
“And I’m the man who says stare downs and that kind of stuff doesn’t actually play a giant factor into the struggle, you possibly can’t actually see. I’ve seen guys look timid at weigh-ins and be a monster the subsequent day, and I’ve seen guys leaping round speaking trash with plenty of power at weigh-ins, come out and fold. So, I don’t take a complete lot of that into the struggle with me. However this time I actually felt like I used to be a person who was not sure.”
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When Poirier was requested a few potential fourth struggle with McGregor, he left the door open, however didn’t present a powerful reply.
“We’ll see what occurs, Ariel. I’m not sitting again ready to struggle him earlier than time,” Poirier mentioned. “If it is sensible, it comes about, we’ll do it once more.”
With a assured title shot and a possible massive cash struggle in opposition to Nate Diaz, it seems ‘The Diamond’ is retaining his choices open.
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