Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier Likely For UFC 178

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When the news broke that Cole Miller was injured and forced to pull out of his originally scheduled fight against Conor McGregor at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 46 event in Dublin, McGregor questioned why neither of his featherweight teammates — Dustin Poirier and Nik Lentz — jumped at the opportunity to main event a big UFC card against him.

“You’re trying to tell me that Dustin Poirier, Nik Lentz – both Top-10 guys, no fights scheduled – didn’t know about Cole [Miller’s] injury?” said McGregor. “Yet, nothing. They didn’t campaign for this main event slot. There wasn’t a peep out of both of them.”

Following his impressive first round victory over Diego Brandao on Saturday, Dustin Poirier called out “The Notorious” Conor McGregor on Twitter. Poirier tweeted the following:

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