UFC president Dana White has a concept as to why Dustin Poirier’s wife sent a DM to Conor McGregor on Instagram.
The 51-calendar year-old thinks that Jolie Poirier experienced contacted McGregor on the social media system to talk about the donation he’d promised to make to the Poiriers’ ‘Good Combat Basis.’
Talking to Newsmax Tv, Dana White spoke about the alleged Instagram DM ask for that Jolie Poirier sent to Conor McGregor. When requested why he thinks Dustin Poirier’s spouse tried to make contact with Conor McGregor, White replied:
“So, there was a I haven’t listened to, but what I would assume it was is there was a enormous beef between the two camps over the donation to Poirier’s charity. And I’m confident the spouse was achieving out about the donation for the charity.”
Newsmax news presenter Greg Kelly then lightheartedly suggested that Dana White’s belief is just one theory as to what took place. White responded by declaring:
“I assure you which is what she (Jolie Poirier) was achieving out to.” (*Movie courtesy: Newsmax H/T Sportskeeda for the transcription)
Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier very first fought at UFC 178 (September 2014), with the former profitable via initial-spherical TKO.
The duo’s rematch took position at UFC 257 (January 2021). Poirier defeated McGregor via 2nd-spherical TKO.
The buildup to the two fights was particularly different. The initial fight saw Conor McGregor unleash relentless metal warfare assaults versus Dustin Poirier. Nevertheless, the Irishman was very respectful ahead of the rematch.
Main up to the rematch, McGregor experienced even promised to donate $500K to the Superior Struggle Foundation.
In the months that followed, even so, Dustin Poirier took to social media and alleged that Conor McGregor experienced “ghosted” him and his workforce. Poirier claimed that McGregor and his crew weren’t responding to messages relating to the donation.
The Irishman fired again at Poirier and prompt that his team simply required to know exactly where and what the donated cash would be utilized for.
Conor McGregor indicated that Dustin Poirier and his crew weren’t giving him with the requisite information, which is why the donation has not been accepted but. The war of words and phrases escalated from there on, primary up to their trilogy battle at UFC 264 on July 10th, 2021.
A several times ahead of their UFC 264 struggle, Conor McGregor took to social media to submit a screenshot of an Instagram DM ask for that he promises Jolie Poirier despatched him. Dustin Poirier, on his element, claimed that the screenshot was bogus.
The war of phrases ongoing suitable up to the second the duo stepped into the octagon.
The Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier feud did not close at UFC 264
The UFC 264 matchup ended owing to a horrific incident, as Conor McGregor endured a reduce leg injury that rendered him unable to carry on the struggle. Dustin Poirier was declared the winner by means of initially-round TKO, but the rivalry didn’t conclude there.
Dustin Poirier went on to mock the injured Conor McGregor’s legendary ‘Billionaire Strut,’ when Jolie Poirier flipped the hen at the Irishman.
Meanwhile, McGregor lashed out at the Poiriers in the course of his submit-battle octagon interview with Joe Rogan. He reported:
“Your spouse is in my DMs. Hey little one, hit me back up on chat later on. We are going to be at the just after party, the Wynn nightclub, infant. You might be searching fit, you tiny h*e. F*** him.”
Conor McGregor is anticipated to recover from his injuries and return in 2022. In the meantime, Dustin Poirier is most likely to battle UFC light-weight winner Charles Oliveira for the title later on this yr (2021).