Conor McGregor inks deal for January comeback

Conor McGregor is set to reverse his latest flirtation with retirement with a fight against Dustin Poirier in January, the Irish mixed martial arts star said Thursday. A statement on McGregor's news website,, said the 155-pound contest would take place on January 23, with Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates the likely venue. The website said McGregor had signed his agreement to fight as the main event on UFC 257. Poirier has also signed up for the bout. "I am very grateful to be about to return and get to do what I love again," McGregor was quoted as saying. "I look forward to the fresh test Dustin will bring since our first bout, while also showcasing my...Keep on reading: Conor McGregor inks deal for January comeback

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