Conor McGregor boasts about three-weight credentials as UFC superstar prepares for Dustin Poirier trilogyMarch 21, 2021
CONOR MCGREGOR has reminded fans of his record across three different weight classes ahead of his fight with Dustin Poirier.
Having downed the American in 2014, he fell to a second-round TKO earlier this year.
But the Notorious will have a chance to reinstate his lightweight credentials and fill the void left by Khabib Nurmagomedov later in 2021.
A trilogy bout was originally planned for May but is now earmarked for July.
With training and preparation due to ramp up in the coming months, McGregor revelled in his record across three different divisions in a Sunday night Twitter post.
He wrote: "Best I’ve felt – 170[lb]. Best record/run – 145. Best performance – 155.
"What does this tell me?
"I’ve no idea but I love it hahahahaah [sic]."
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McGregor broke into UFC as a 145lb featherweight and conquered the division in 2015.
A year later, he jumped up to 170lb for an encounter with Nate Diaz, who he beat at the second attempt.
The Irishman would return to welterweight to make light work on Donald Cerrone in 2020, ending a long spell out of the octagon.
Some may be surprised to hear McGregor describe that period as when he felt his best, and his immediate future lies among the 155lb lightweights.
Winning the UFC belt in 2016 to become a two-eight world champion, he famously lost to Khabib at his first defence.
A rematch with the Russian appears out of the question following his retirement.
But Poirier is now ranked as the organisation's best lightweight challenger having beaten McGregor in January, a position which will be up for grabs when they meet again.
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