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Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier Set For UFC 178

Conor McGregor wanted to face Dustin Poirier and Poirier wanted to face McGregor. The UFC made their wishes come true. UFC officials announced that McGregor will battle Poirier at UFC 178.

McGregor competed this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 46 defeating Diego Brandao by first round stoppage. Poirier last fought at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale in April defeating Akira Corassani by second round stoppage.

Poirier has been very vocal on Twitter about wanting McGregor since Saturday.

UFC 178 will take place on Saturday, September 27th from the just announced MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of the show will feature Jon Jones defending the UFC light heavyweight championship in the long awaited rematch against Alexander Gustafsson.

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About Steve Muehlhausen

Steve Muehlhausen
Steven was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. He was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

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