Dustin Poirier Versus Charles Oliveira- Conor McGregor’s Coach Previews the Title Fight

Published 11/24/2021, 7:10 AM EST


The UFC’s lightweight division is about to have a great fight as Charles Oliveira will defend his undisputed belt against Dustin Poirier. MMA enthusiasts are excited to see if Poirier will become the new champion or whether Oliveira will successfully retain his title. Conor McGregor’s coach and retired MMA fighter, John Kavanagh, too, is excited about what will be ‘Do Bronx’s first title defense.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

In an interview, Kavanagh said, “God, it’s a great fight. I’d probably be leaning towards Dustin. But man, Charles is follow, he is a great one to follow, and he’s talking about that story of, you know, coming up and going down and having ups and downs.”

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

He continued, “But he has that mindset of learning from mistakes, learning from failures. All these years later he’s still continuing to improve.”

Kavanagh concluded, “He’s so dangerous now in all aspects of mixed martial arts… He’s a great fighter everywhere. I just think Dustin would have a little bit more experience of him and a little bit more at this stage.”

DIVE DEEPER

“He’s Coming Back as a Middleweight”- Conor McGregor’s Coach Announces Big News for UFC Return

11 days ago

Dustin Poirier has faced some of the best lightweights like Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Max Holloway, Justin Gaethje, and many more. He has surely gained a lot of experience. However, Oliveira, too, has fought outstanding fighters like Michael Chandler, Tony Ferguson, Holloway, and others.

Thus, Oliveira vs Poirier is an elite fight that would provide fireworks and attract the attention of the entire MMA world.

John Kavanagh speaks about Conor McGregor’s return

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

In the interview, Kavanagh also revealed that ‘The Notorious’ is jacked and is currently working on his strength. The Irish fighter is set to start full-on combat training. McGregor seems to look forward to getting back in the octagon in 2022.

Fans will surely be overjoyed to see him fight again after such a long time. His rivalry with Poirier is not done yet. Hence, sometime in the future, another fight between them might be possible.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Watch this story: Most epic UFC knockouts in November 2021

Whom are you rooting for in the upcoming Charles Oliveira versus Dustin Poirier title fight? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Enjoyed reading this article? Download our exclusive app to get 24x7 coverage, latest memes and social media banter. Click here to download.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Rohini Kottu

134 articles

Rohini Kottu is a UFC Writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a Psychologist and has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology. Rohini, in her role as a UFC writer, combines her admiration for the mental resilience that MMA fighters have and her love for analysis.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT