Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier added to UFC 178 in Las Vegas
Conor McGregor (15-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Dustin Poirier (16-3 MMA, 8-2 UFC) will get their wish.
UFC officials today announced that the matchup McGregor and Poirier each accepted verbally in various media appearances has now become reality, and the two featherweights will now square off at UFC 178.
Featuring a light-heavyweight title rematch between current champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson, UFC 178 takes place an as-yet-unannounced venue in Las Vegas. The main card is expected to air on pay-per-view following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.