Tyson Fury and Conor McGregor absorb long voiced their appreciate for one one other.
Though the two European combat sports icons never absorb spoken (no longer lower than no longer as of early 2020), mutual admiration became as soon as aloof offered thru an interview Monday when Fury revealed he’s picking McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) to defeat Dustin Poirier in their UFC 264 trilogy fight.
“My prediction for the McGregor-Poirier fight is that I have faith McGregor will clutch this time,” Fury told UFC’s social team. “I have faith he’s trained full of life, and he’s got all of it to expose. It will most possible be a enormous event and one to appear. Tune in.”
— UFC (@ufc) July 5, 2021
McGregor and Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) are tied at one clutch apiece in their sequence. At UFC 178 in 2014, McGregor accomplished Poirier with punches in Round 1. Practically about seven years later, at UFC 257 this previous January, Poirier flipped the script and knocked out McGregor midway thru Round 2.
Fourteen days after UFC 264, Fury will in discovering in a trilogy fight of his score when he takes on Deontay Wilder for the third time, July 24 – moreover at T-Mobile Area in Las Vegas.