Dustin Poirier Teases Next UFC Fight - "There Will Be Blood"
MMA superstar Michael Chandler has hinted at a potential UFC fight against Dustin Poirier who teased fans on social media.
Former Bellator lightweight champion Chandler is a free agent with a move to the UFC on the cards.
The 34-year-old finished his Bellator contract with a spectacular victory over former UFC title holder Benson Henderson.
And he plans on testing the free-agent market amid interest from Dana White.
If he does switch to the UFC, Chandler wants to face the best and it appears he's eyeing a clash with Poirier.
On Twitter, he uploaded a GIF of a diamond accompanied with the words: "Man...the public wants it if it happens...."
Man...the public wants it if it happens.... pic.twitter.com/mDkoTV4tLW- Michael Chandler (@MikeChandlerMMA) August 20, 2020
'The Diamond' also posted a cryptic message on social media: "There will be blood."
There will be blood- The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) August 19, 2020
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Chandler aside, he could also be hinting at a fight against Tony Ferguson.
Poirier last fought in June when he outpointed Dan Hooker in a 'Fight of the Year' contender.
Could he be matched with Chandler? Well, White is keen on meeting the free-agent.
When asked if the UFC were interesting in signing Chandler, he replied: "I would love to meet with him.
"Yeah. The guy's earned it, man. I would love to meet with him."
Speaking after beating Henderson at Bellator 243, the Florida-based fighter talked up a fight against Conor McGregor.
"As far as that fight goes, I finish Conor in under two [rounds]. Shades of [Nate] Diaz 1, hit him with hard shots, take every single one of his.
"He's got that sneaky strong, thick left hand he throws and it's straight. Avoid that, wear him down a little bit, make him see Jesus, put him out."
Will Chandler join UFC's lightweight roster? Watch this space.
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