Conor McGregor has mocked his American foe, Dustin Poirier, by insisting he’ll ‘field the ears’ off him in ten days time.
The 32-year-old Dubliner posted on Instagram: “Boxing the ears off my opponent. Ten days. Return of the Mac.”
Dustin Poirier has additionally taken a swipe at Conor McGregor’s ‘coronary heart’ going into their extremely anticipated trilogy combat.
The American acquired the higher of the Infamous of their rematch this January.
McGregor was named the richest athlete of the final 12 months by Forbes, and Poirier has swiped at his rival’s riches in a promotional video for his or her combat in Las Vegas at UFC 264.
“July 10, I’m going to cease Conor McGregor once more,” Poirier mentioned within the promo for the pay-per-view occasion that aired final weekend.
“You’ll be able to have all the cash on the planet however you’ll be able to’t purchase coronary heart and I acquired that.”
Whoever wins the primary occasion of what’s anticipated to be the UFC’s greatest PPV of the 12 months is anticipated to problem Charles Oliveira for the light-weight title later this 12 months.
Bookies cannot break up the pair, who every maintain a win over the opposite.
The Irishman has beforehand mentioned that ‘all of the marbles’ are on the road on this bout, with a shot on the belt for the winner, however a tricky determination to be made for the loser.
Poirier upset the percentages of their final assembly, beating McGregor by second-round knockout, having suffered the identical destiny within the first spherical of their preliminary assembly in 2014.
And former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, who fought and beat each males, has mentioned that McGregor solely has a small window to get the higher hand on Poirier, earlier than the bout will get out of his management.
“It’s the identical factor [as the previous fight],” the previous light-weight champion instructed UFC Russia.
“If it’s the primary spherical [for a finish], I’d again Conor. From the second and additional, then Dustin [wins].”
There might be a 20,000 capability crowd on the T-Cellular Enviornment for the occasion, the primary full crowd in Las Vegas at a combat because the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020.