Conor McGregor has rejected Dustin Poirier’s provide to vary their battle at UFC 264 to welterweight.
Poirier and McGregor have booked in a trilogy battle in opposition to each other after ‘The Diamond’ exacted revenge on Battle Island with a shocking knockout in January.
The Irishman hoped to attain one other stoppage in opposition to Poirier having knocked him out inside one spherical at UFC 178 again in 2014 once they had been simply bright-eyed featherweight contenders.
Poirier supplied McGregor the possibility to battle at 170lbs on July 10, however ‘The Infamous’ merely replied on Twitter, saying: “No.”
McGregor additionally took photographs in opposition to present welterweight king Kamaru Usman on Sunday after ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ knocked out Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261.
The Irishman advised Usman’s bout in opposition to Gilbert Burns earlier this yr was rescheduled to considerably nefarious causes on Twitter in one other prolonged rampage.
He wrote: “By no means in all my time on this enterprise, which is lengthy earlier than all of those f****** bums, have I ever seen a signed battle get rescheduled with no cause given by any means.
“So stated fighter can get well from “undisclosed accidents”. Excuse me what? The battle is signed/sealed/tix bought.”
McGregor will return to face Poirier in entrance of a sold-out capability crowd on the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas on July 10.