Dustin Poirier Teams Up With Manny Pacquiao for a Huge Project Ahead of the Conor McGregor Trilogy

Published 07/08/2021, 10:33 AM EDT
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – SEPTEMBER 05: Dustin Poirier poses for the media during the UFC 242 Ultimate Media Day at the Yas Hotel on September 5, 2019 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Dustin Poirier is set to fight Conor McGregor at the main event of UFC 264. This fight will be the third between the two fighters, with Poirier winning their most recent clash. With the score settled at 1-1, both fighters will look to end the trilogy with a win.

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This event will be one of the biggest events in UFC history, with tickets to the show selling within minutes. Now in a recent Instagram post, Dustin Poirier has announced some great news before the event. ‘The Diamond’ said, “What’s up everyone, Once again after this Saturday’s fight with Conor McGregor. I’m gonna be auctioning off everything I wear to the Octagon for the goal with the Good Fight Foundation.”

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‘If you like to check out more info, go to thegoodfightgroup.com. For this fight, we’ve teamed up with Justin Wren and fight for the forgotten to go back to Uganda to start building housing on land that was purchased during the Khabib fight.”

This initiative by Poirier and the Good Fight Group is great as the Batwa Pygmies are “the most bullied people group in the world.”

Dustin Poirier is not alone in his venture

What Poirier is doing for the people in Uganda is praiseworthy and he is not alone in this endeavor. Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao along with his charity will also work with him in this cause. Poirier informed about the same in his Instagram post.

He said, “We’re teaming up with Manny Pacquiao as well, so all three no profits are gonna team up together and go back to build housing on 40 acres of land that we bought for the pygmy people. I’m super excited about this.”

“Go to thegoodfightgroup.com to check out more info. You can donate there, I’ll post a link to the auction Monday or Tuesday next week following the fight. Thank you guys for all the support. Keep fighting the good fight.”

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Poirier will be auctioning his UFC 264 gear sometime next Monday or Tuesday. However, before that, the fighter has to compete against ‘Notorious’ on Saturday.

Do you think Dustin Poirier will win his fight against Conor McGregor? Let us know in the comments.

 

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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