The fight will take place at UFC 264, but the lightweight title will not be on the line.
Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 will take place at 155 pounds in
the main event of UFC 264 and will last five rounds. This fight will
take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with fans in attendance.
While Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 will not be for the lightweight championship,
McGregor has proposed creating his own belt for the occasion. “I respectfully
request that the UFC create The McGregor Belt. “I recommend rose gold and rubies.”
On March 31, the Irish-born fighter tweeted, "Or possibly yellow gold and emeralds.
" It could also be nice. I'm open to design suggestions. Let's connect,
McGregor won their first fight at UFC 178 in 2014 with a first-round TKO.
The second fight took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE, with the two headlining
the record-breaking UFC 257. Poirier avenged himself this time with a TKO in round two.
Other confirmed fights for UFC 264 include welterweight Gilbert Burns vs.
Stephen Thompson, women's flyweight Jessica Eye vs. Jennifer Maia,
and featherweight Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria.