Did Poirier just earn a Title shot?!?

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Is Poirier the next LW contender?

  1. Yes

    36.8%
  2. No

    27.2%
  3. El Cucuy

    19.3%
  4. Kevin Lee

    2.2%
  5. Gregor Gillespie

    0.8%
  6. Eddie Alvarez

    5.3%
  7. Conor McGregor

    8.5%
  1. Dankoz

    Dankoz Blue Belt

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    No he didn't. IMO There is absolutely nothing that puts him ahead of Alvarez.
     
  2. SHAZAM

    SHAZAM Brown Belt

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    37% says yes? Wtf are you guys fucking stupid ? This is some McGregor - Siver level bs. Let him fight and beat a top 5 first, you dumb emotional fucks. Fucks sake some of you are pathetic !
     
  3. IamStryker

    IamStryker Silver Belt

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    No option for McQuakers
     
  4. IamStryker

    IamStryker Silver Belt

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    Chill out. Justin was ranked number 6. That's a lot better than Siver when he fought Conor.

    Dustin is not a bad option when Tony is hurt, Barboza already has a fight, and Conor is a convict.
     
  5. DarkneT

    DarkneT Generic Russian Platinum Member

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    God I hope not
     
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  6. machidafan99

    machidafan99 Silver Belt

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    yes for Poirier
     
  7. skold

    skold Brown Belt

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    Dustin vs Eddie, the winner faces Khabib after the Ramadan
     
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  8. Weuylf

    Weuylf Life is Hard

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    I'd like to see Conor, Tony, Poirer in that order.
     
  9. ApplesVild

    ApplesVild Purple Belt

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    Have Dustin/Alvarez rematch. Winner gets the shot IF Conor doesn't come back to fight and ferg is going to be out for 6 months +
     
  10. Legendary

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    Poirer's Knee>>>>>Tony's Knee
     
  11. HI SCOTT NEWMAN

    HI SCOTT NEWMAN Steel Belt Cat ✔

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    Yes, I'd like to see him fight for the title. I always been a fan of Poirier, such a fun fighter to watch
     
  12. VVarhead

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    Tony Ferguson is the #1 Contender
     
  13. Nightgunner05

    Nightgunner05 White Belt

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    Who else do you think possibly deserves it? Conor is in trouble with the law and can't fight until that's sorted. Tony isn't coming back for at least a year, probably even longer. Lee and Barboza just lost a fight, and Alvarez only has one win on his record since getting beaten by Conor.
     
  14. Taric

    Taric Gold Belt

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    Alvarez is the fight to make if Tony isn't healthy. I consider Conor retired at this point.
     
  15. Pernell

    Pernell Green Belt

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    guy will be out for months, maybe until the end of the year.
     
  16. Pernell

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    tony is injured dumbass
     
  17. Rovert

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    No Tony & No McWantA100 Mil so yea its the fight
     
  18. Magnum1978

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    Ideally for me - Tony vs Khabib next, depending on the length of injury for Tony.... I can't imagine Conor coming back right now

    So Poirier vs Eddie rematch - that needs to happen due to the ending of the first
     
  19. Kleinschuster

    Kleinschuster Enjoying fights

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    Putting Tony and Eddie above him, but why not have Dustin vs. Eddie rematch for TS and Tony first TS.
     
  20. Codpiece

    Codpiece Girdle of phallic enhancement

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    Nah.

    Poirier is on a three win streak and it would be 4 if Alvarez was DQ’d. Eddie is on a one win streak after being absolutely embarrassed by Conor and having a torrid NC against Poirier which ended due to Eddie fouling badly. I like Eddie and think he’s a fascinating matchup with Khabib, but between him and Dustin I think Dustin deserves it more.

    With Tony recovering for a while (heard 9 months, anyone confirm?) and Conor retired, Poirier is the best option.
     

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