Conor McGregor has officially agreed to get back into the octagon.
The Irish-born UFC superstar tweeted Wednesday night that he accepted the offer to fight Dustin Poirier January 23, 2021, and he added that he wants the fight to happen in AT&T Stadium, which is where the Cowboys play. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
I accept, Jan 23rd is on!
My goal is to see this fight take place in Cowboy stadium. Proper Style! Jerry Jones is a friend and the stadium can hold our crowd. I will be ready for Texas and Texas will be ready for my fans!
Then Manny. #McGregorSportsandEntertainment
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 14, 2020
McGregor’s tweet came a few hours after UFC president Dana White said there weren’t any openings for the legendary fighter in 2020, but that January 23rd was all his for a bout against Poirier.
“That’s not how it works. We laid out this year. [Conor McGregor] was retired. Would anybody disagree that he was retired?”
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) October 14, 2020
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