UFC President Dana White has confirmed that UFC aims to book Conor McGregor versus Dustin Poirier III this summer. White mentioned the plan is to have a rubber match between the two lightweight opponents sometime later this year, and while interacting with the media after the UFC 258 clashes, Dana White stated that Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier could cross the tracks once again for their third fight The long-awaited. The UFC is believed to be planning to book a three-way fight for 2021, and White stated that one of the reasons Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor booked the third fight was because the two men wanted to confront each other for a third time. Dustin Poirer and Conor McGregor faced each other in two opposing fights. The first fight took place in 2014 when McGregor Poirer was sent in in the early stages of the match. Then, at UFC 257, he finished The Diamond McGregor by way of a brutal KO / TKO, with his victory over former Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor, The Diamond is now in an excellent position to challenge the 155-pound belt. The title fight against Charles Oliveira was under discussion, but by its looks the UFC aims to achieve a historic trilogy between McGregor and Poirier. , The Notorious One will soon have a chance for salvation. The Irish will aim to lead 2-1 against The Diamond to eventually clinch their place in the UFC Lightweight Championship scenario. World champ Khabib Nurmagomedov has not given up the title yet, but a new world champion could be crowned within a few weeks. McGregor and Poirier are definitely among the favorites to become the new UFC Lightweight Champion. However, the likes of Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler, and Justin Gaitji are all still in the mix for a potential title shot. Posted on February 13, 2021, 03:41 AM IST.