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'I'm coming off a win... it makes more sense': Dustin Poirier claims Conor McGregor is better off fighting him than UFC rival Tony Ferguson as Irishman plans return to the Octagon  Conor McGregor is planning yet another return to UFC after retiring this year  The Irishman claims he has accepted fight with American rival Dustin Poirier  Poirier believes he is a much better fight option than UFC rival Tony Ferguson  McGregor beat the American in the first round of their Las Vegas fight in 2014 

By Sam Blitz For Mailonline

Published: 08:47 BST, 10 October 2020 | Updated: 08:47 BST, 10 October 2020

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Dustin Poirier believes he is a much better fight contender for Conor McGregor than Tony Ferguson as the Irishman plans his return to UFC.

McGregor claimed this week he has accepted a rematch with Poirier as he plans his return to MMA after retiring earlier this year.

The profits from the proposed fight is expected to go towards charity, though McGregor has insisted the fight must happen in 2020. Poirier has revealed how the Irishman can benefit from the fight apart from financially. 

Dustin Poirier (above) has outlined the benefits that Conor McGregor can get from fighting him

Dustin Poirier (above) has outlined the benefits that Conor McGregor can get from fighting him

McGregor (above) is planning a return to UFC after retiring from the sport earlier this year

McGregor (above) is planning a return to UFC after retiring from the sport earlier this year

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