The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released poster for the UFC 257, which comes up in the 23rd of January and features Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor.
The two first met back in 2014, when Conor McGregor finished off Dustin Poirier in the first round at UFC 178. The two were then moving their way up the Featherweight ranks and has since then transitioned into the lightweight division, which will be the weight limit for their anticipated rematch.
Conor McGregor was since the victory won titles at featherweight , lightweight and also made name as one of the biggest stars in the sport. Dustin Poirier has also had some success picking up an Interim Lightweight title at UFC 236.
The winner of the upcoming lightweight matchup between McGregor and Poirier could have shot at the lightweight title as the champion Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t declared his stand since announcing his retirement in October, following his victory over Justin Gaethje.
Nurmagomedov has declared, he won’t be making a return to the sport in Numerous interviews. However, the UFC President Dana White has told the media, he will be meeting with the Russian to discuss the status of the Lightweight title, which he is yet to Vacate.