Dustin Poirier is gearing up for a Conor McGregor trilogy fight, but he is not impressed with Michael Chandler or Charles Oliveira as UFC lightweight champion. — Fightful has all the latest social media news here for your viewing.
Dustin Poirier Talks Lightweight Title Fight
Charles Oliveira will face Michael Chandler for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 262 in May. "The Diamond" went on Twitter and dismissed the bout, as he considers himself the real champion.
Conor McGregor Is Enjoying His Break
With a bout to face Dustin Poirier all but confirmed by the UFC, Conor McGregor is not letting the magnitude of the trilogy fight affect him. The "Notorious" one shared a video of him and his family relaxing, but looked ready to compete.
Nina Ansaroff Ready To Return
It has been a year-plus since Nina Ansaroff has fought in the octagon. After giving birth to her first child with wife Amanda Nunes, Ansaroff is ready to face Mackenzie Dern on April 10. Ansaroff shared her progress heading into the fight.
Kai Kara-France Returns Home
After beating Rogerio Bontorin in quick fashion at UFC 259 on March 6, Kai Kara-France couldn't wait to go home. Unfortunately, he had to wait longer than expected. Undergoing a quarantine in order to enter New Zealand, Kara-France finally got to reunite with his family.
Laura Sanko Pranks Her Son
MMA Fighter and analyst Laura Sanko had some fun at the expense of her son on April 1. Sanko got a temporary tattoo and told her son it was real. He was not happy, to say the least.
Not sure if this is a parental high point or low point but it’s definitely one or the other. pic.twitter.com/vDqyntlhHU— Laura Sanko (@laura_sanko) April 1, 2021
Jon Jones Prepares For The Heavyweight Division
Now that he is a heavyweight with the UFC, Jon Jones has had to change up his fight game. There is a chance he will be facing new UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou. Jones is preparing for anything.
A Reunion For Aljamain Sterling
New UFC Bantamweight Champion Aljamain Sterling has been making the rounds since beating Petr Yan via DQ for the title. Sterling went back to his roots and visited his old high and middle school on Long Island, with a promise in place as champion.
Catching up with some of my favorite teachers from Uniondale High School and Turtle Hook Middle school! I told them I plan to get a lot of Red Ruby’s for title defenses for Long Island!— Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) April 2, 2021
•#StrongIsland! #Uniondale #Champ pic.twitter.com/VVf88nT89Q
Amanda Nunes Sends A Message To Miesha Tate
For the first time since 2016, Miesha Tate will be fighting inside the Octagon. The former UFC Bantamweight Champion is ready to face tough competition and eventually fight for the title again. Amanda Nunes, the woman who beat her for the title at UFC 200, is not afraid of a challenge. She posted a throwback on social media of the fight, where Tate tapped out.
Lance Palmer Is Ready
After skipping the 2020 season due to COVID-19, the Professional Fighters League is looking to come back with a bang. One fighter who is ready to go is two-time finals winner Lance Palmer. The PFL Featherweight Champion posted a picture of him in action, showing how excited he is to finally fight.
Michelle Waterson Trains In A Unique Way
Always staying ready, Michelle Waterson is working on her hand-eye coordination. She posted a video of her training with tennis balls.