Conor McGregor Says Nate Diaz Is Next For Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier became the UFC Interim Lightweight Champion at UFC 236, defeating UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway by unanimous decision.

Former two division UFC champion Conor McGregor, who defeated both of the UFC 236 main event fighters, would congratulate Poirier on the win via Twitter while naming Nate Diaz as Poirier’s next opponent:

UFC President Dana White has stated that Poirier and UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will compete next, with Nurmagomedov previously stating that he’d like to have the bout happen this September.

Poirier and Diaz were linked to a fight late last year at UFC 230, but Poirier was forced to withdrawal from that bout due to a hip injury. Diaz and McGregor have also fought twice before, with Diaz winning at UFC 196 and McGregor winning at UFC 202.

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