Dustin Poirier at number three in the UFC lightweight rankings and Gaethje at number two, it is undeniable that both fighters are among the finest in the company. A trilogy is therefore unavoidable.
The UFC 300 pay-per-view, scheduled for 2023, is already being discussed and is eagerly anticipated by fans worldwide. The UFC is definitely trying to make it the most exciting event in history. As a result, a lot of boxers vie for a slot on the card including a trilogy fight between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje.
There have also been rumors that Conor McGregor will make a comeback at UFC 300. Dustin Poirier has expressed his desire to be on the same card as the greatest event in history with the release of this news.
Dustin vs Justin: A Trilogy Fight At UFC 300?
“The Diamond” said in an interview with MMA Junkie that UFC 300 is a fantastic show to compete in. He continued to express his interest and declared himself prepared to face Justin Gaethje a third time. Dustin says:
“I would take that fight and uh, 300 would be a great card to do it on, but we’ll see. And if I was in Justin’s shoes, if he’s guaranteed a title shot, you might not want to risk it. But hey this is fighting. People get antsy we’ll see what happens, but I’m definitely open to that what do you.”
When the two squared off for the BMF title this year, Gaethje prevailed over “The Diamond.” With one victory still in each player’s arsenal against the other, the score is now tied at 1-1. Thus, a trilogy at UFC 300 seems like the ideal way to wrap up the conversation.
With Dustin Poirier at number three in the UFC lightweight rankings and Gaethje at number two, it is undeniable that both fighters are among the finest in the company. A trilogy is therefore unavoidable.
Furthermore, with current lightweight champion Islam Makhachev scheduled to face Charles Oliveira, the UFC’s lightweight division appears to be well-prepared. In addition to this, there have also been rumors that Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler will be on the UFC 300 scorecard in 2024. A possible matchup for UFC 300 appears to be Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier 3, given the current lightweight situation.