UFC 264: Mcgregor-Poirier To Fight In Front Of 20,000 Fans
On Wednesday, UFC president Dana White announced UFC 264’s location and the number of fans that will be allowed into the arena.
UFC 264 will be held on July 10 in Las Vegas, Nevada at T-Mobile Arena. The event will be headlined by the showdown between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.
“I’m so happy to finally be able to say Vegas is back,” White said in his announcement video. “This summer Las Vegas is back open for business, and on July 10, UFC 264 will be at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas at 100% capacity. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s 20,000 fans.”
The Vegas Strip and @TMobileArena are calling us home 🤩
— UFC (@ufc) April 14, 2021
The main event of UFC 264 will be the third fight between McGregor and Poirier. The two competitors got into a Twitter feud over the past weekend. The feud began when Poirier called McGregor out for not donating to a charity like agreed upon during their second fight. It resulted in a back-and-forth between the two fighters before the Irish fighter seemingly called the fight off and said that he’ll look for another opponent.
However, things have dramatically changed since then. “I signed bout agreement this morning,” McGregor told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. “I’m going to rip this game a new a–hole July 10th,” the Irishman expressed. “The Mac is back in Sin City! Full house!”
The two fighters will meet with one another for the third fight in their trilogy series. Their first bout resulted in a victory for McGregor. Earlier in January, the two fighters met for a second match, which resulted in a TKO victory for Poirer. This third fight is for all the marbles!