Kevin Lee has his sights set on Closing Stopping Championship (UFC) gold, and he doesn’t actually really feel a bout with Dustin Poirier will get him nearer to it.
Lee is scheduled to do battle with Al Iaquinta a second time tomorrow evening time (Dec. 15). The rematch will occur contained within the Fiserv Dialogue board in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Lee vs. Iaquinta II could be the closing UFC bout on the important thing FOX group.
Kevin Lee Shuts Down Dustin Poirier As Legit Contender
“The Motown Phenom” simply currently spoke to reporters ahead of UFC on FOX 31. Lee didn’t appear to view Poirier as wrestle to get himself once more into title competitors (by MMAJunkie.com):
“If Conor’s going to take a step backward and combat a person he already knocked out within the first spherical at 145 (kilos) – if he wants that steps backward to get himself feeling good once more in order that they’ll try to make some more cash off him, then that’s on him. However I put Poirier in one other class. He’s within the extra ‘enjoyable combat’ class with Nate Diaz and a few of these older guys which might be simply on the market to have enjoyable. I’m out right here chasing titles.”
Poirier was scheduled to deal with Nate Diaz remaining month, nevertheless “The Diamond” went down with an harm. Poirier’s subsequent bout is unknown, nevertheless he has often known as out Tony Ferguson. Whether or not or not or not Poirier will get his need stays to be seen.
Do you assume these are Kevin Lee’s true views on Dustin Poirier, or is he merely stoking the flames?