“Not Gonna Be for 400”: Aiming for UFC 300 Return, Dustin Poirier Admits Career Is in ‘Weird Spot’

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Dustin Poirier had his final bout in July 2023 at UFC 291 and since then he has been ready for the subsequent attention-grabbing alternative. However, amid the wait, the fighter has now discovered himself at a bizarre spot in his profession. Poirier hasn’t been booked for any battle but, however UFC 300 looks as if a compelling alternative for him. Even although he has no confirmed opponent but, he lately opened up on how forthrightly he aiming for his return in an interview with MMA Junkie.

During a dialog with MMA Junkie, Poirier spoke about how he is likely one of the prime fighters in the division, and it makes him really feel “bizarre” as he’s nonetheless ready for some large battle to pop up for him. The American fighter expressed he didn’t have any line-up at UFC 200 and he is not going to be getting into the octagon for UFC’s four-hundredth occasion, making UFC 300 a historic alternative for him. He mentioned,

“I’m in a bizarre spot. This is the primary time I’m in this place in my complete profession, nonetheless on the prime however type of ready for one thing large to occur.”

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UFC 300 goes to be the blockbuster PPV occasion at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with a tremendous lineup. The promising showdown has made many fighters wish to get a spot on the battle card, together with Dustin Poirier.

However, Poirier, who’s trying for a giant breakthrough, has not been appointed an opponent formally. Nevertheless, ‘The Diamond’ has a number of choices for his return.

What can we count on subsequent for Dustin Poirier- Will he battle at UFC 300?

The 34-year-old fighter is presently #3 in the light-weight division with two different fighters earlier than him. The division has Justin Gaethje at #2, with Charles Oliveira at #1 giving probabilities of Poirier probably dealing with Gaethje in a rematch to avenge his UFC 291 loss. He may also be lined up towards Charles Oliveira, who’s on the top-most place in the division.

There have additionally been speculations about McGregor vs. Poirier matchup for UFC 300. ‘The Diamond’ has confronted the Irishman thrice contained in the octagon with their final battle at UFC 264 in 2021.

The bout ended with a victory for Poirier leaving ‘The Notorious’ injured. This matchup witnessed quite a lot of bad-mouthed private feedback by McGregor, which in itself is sufficient motive for Poirier to go head-to-head towards McGregor for the fourth time.

Even a match-up with Nate Diaz is speculated for ‘The Diamond.’ However, issues should not but aligned for the identical. Poirier is likely one of the most admired and skillful fighters on the UFC roster.

Thus, the UFC may absolutely put him on the UFC 300 card with a viable opponent. Until then, followers must wait for an official announcement.

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