It seems that it didn’t take Conor McGregor long to recover from his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. The Irish UFC star has already requested promotion to book the trilogy fight with “The Diamond” for his next outing.
Speaking to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh said that the former UFC second division champion is eager to face Poirier again after his first TKO loss in his MMA career and that he is already making great efforts to encourage all parties to make it happen The fight.
“He’s already pestering everyone to get the rematch,” said Kavanagh.
“We’d love the rematch. I don’t think Dustin is against it.
“If we could get the rematch before summer it would be amazing.”
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Kavanagh then suggested that if McGregor didn’t get the immediate rematch, there might be a chance he might push MMA back into the background and go back to boxing.
“If that’s not how it should be, then I don’t really know. Maybe he’ll drift into boxing,” he suggested.
“If the MMA community could help me out here and get behind me and harass the UFC to give him another fight sooner rather than later so I don’t box him out for six months, I’d appreciate that.”
“We’re one and one, so after the first win we gave him the rematch. I hope he gives the feeling back.”
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