Dustin Poirier is claiming Conor McGregor by no means got here by means of on the $500,000 donation he promised to his basis.
Previous to their rematch in January at UFC 257, McGregor claimed The Good Battle Basis could be the beneficiaries of the massive sum of cash.
Previous to the struggle, it was reported that representatives from each groups confirmed that banking info had been exchanged, and the final of the switch particulars have been being finalised.
Nevertheless, Poirier – whose spouse personally thanked McGregor for his generosity – says he’s nonetheless ready for fee it appears
Responding to McGregor’s prediction that he’ll knockout Poirier with a entrance kick within the fourth spherical after they meet at UFC 264, The Diamond took a jab at McGregor’s phantom donation.
“That’s a enjoyable prediction! You additionally predicted a donation to my basis and also you and your staff stopped responding after the struggle in January,” he wrote.
“See you quickly. July 10th Paid In Full.”
When a follower commented that Poirier had already thanked McGregor for the cash, the Louisiana native cleared up what had occurred.
“We thanked him as a result of his staff reached out struggle week to provoke the method however ghosted us the previous two months after the struggle. My basis has reached out thrice since with no reply.
“We’ve moved previous it. We might be asserting our subsequent purpose quickly. It’s an enormous one.”
McGregor clarified his stance on the matter saying that Poirier by no means equipped proof of their intentions for the cash.
“A donation, not a debt,” he stated.
“We’ve been awaiting the plans for the cash that by no means got here. I do with all my donations. Know the place it’s going dot for dot. In any other case it goes strolling. As is the case with a variety of these foundations, sadly. You took the McG over the belt exhibits I used to be proper.”
McGregor is nearly definitely good for the cash. His internet price was reported by Forbes in 2020 to be at roughly $148 million. This got here previous to him promoting his stake in Correct No. Twelve whiskey, which experiences estimated to be price $310 million, and he’s going to have fought twice this 12 months by the point he meets Poirier once more on July 10.