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. hackneysrevenge

    hackneysrevenge Orange Belt

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    I don't see it happening. Not that i'd say he doesn't deserve it. He probably does given that tonys out and eddie apparently is on the last fight of his contract. I just can't imagine it. Khabib wants to fight near the end of the year and I just see the Conor vs Khabib fight somehow coming to fruition. There's too much interest and money on the table. Even if some people are correct that Conor knows he's gonna lose to Khabib he basically showed up to do an expensive job to Floyd so...eh..money talks. I don't see his punishment being severe.
     
  2. IronMan374

    IronMan374 Black Belt

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    Who was winning the fight up until the Poirier finish?
     
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  3. MusterX

    MusterX Titanium Belt

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    Poirier was.
     
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  4. MPD-Psycho

    MPD-Psycho Silver Belt

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    Not yet I think he needs another top 5 win or so. It's still Furguson's turn next.
     
  5. Huligani

    Huligani Number One Bullshit

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    All of that from tripping over his own feet?
     
  6. House Adams

    House Adams Fuck the King

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    When??? 2022... if he’s lucky
     
  7. Telford90

    Telford90 White Belt

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    Disagree on Lee, he looked good against Ferguson until he gassed with Staph. I think if he beats Barboza, him and Dustin should fight as next challenger.
     
  8. Maruchan

    Maruchan Red & Green MIX!

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    LMAO No way in hell is Tony gonna be ready by this fall:
     
  9. GreatSaintGuillotine

    GreatSaintGuillotine You may not like what I say but it's the truth.

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    I won't fault you for that opinion but imo Lee never earned the first shot. If he gets one then I won't complain. I think Khabib beats him pretty soundly. Still, I think Dustin deserves it more.
     
  10. brian

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    If that's the case & no Mcgregor either then i wouldn't mind seeing Khabib vs Dustin.
     
  11. fortheo

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    Yes, but only because Conor and Tony are out of the mix and Eddie has just been sitting on his butt.
     
  12. giovanni002

    giovanni002 Silver Belt

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    Talking about deserving, he deserved it tonight. Give him the next title shot
     
  13. oldschoolmmafan

    oldschoolmmafan PEOPLE=SHIT

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  14. Kraysla

    Kraysla Black Belt

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    No. Guy got recently KO'd in a talent rich division.
     
  15. Trifick

    Trifick Brown Belt

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    Khabib's fighting on the MSG card in November. If Conor nor Tony can make it, they're not wasting that headliner on Dustin or Eddie. Max or Ortega will get it.
     
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    Eddie doesn't want it.

    Conor is in legal red tape.

    Tony is recovering from his stunt role in Saw 7.
     
  17. DatSamboKid

    DatSamboKid Black Belt

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    No he didn't. With the current picture at LW, I think he is still 2-3 fights away.

    I really think a rematch vs Eddie Alvarez should be booked. If he manages to win that fight, I think a fight with Ferguson when he heals up should earn him a well deserved title shot.
     
  18. -Magua-

    -Magua- Purple Belt

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    Wme wise...
    With all that has turned out Right now.

    Khabib is the better Connie.

    Connie gets a visa it's on.

    If not...

    Hello Dustin Shreveport whatever.
     
  19. Simian Raticus

    Simian Raticus GOAT in the North

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    Yeah. Fuck it. Why not.

    End of the day, dude went to war and triumphed, then used his moment to asked for the very best guy in the world.

    No tweetbooking or facetagrams. No dollie throwing. Just making his intentions known in no uncertain terms.

    Give that man his fight.
     
  20. SHAZAM

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