Dustin Poirier accuses Conor McGregor of ghosting and not donating half a million dollars promised to his foundation after the defeat of UFC 257 … with the Irishman claiming his rival’s charity didn’t reveal where the money would go to go
- Dustin Poirier accused Conor McGregor of not donating the promised $ 500,000
- Irishman agreed to donate to Poirier’s ‘Good Fight Foundation’
- Poirier claimed the payment has still not been made, despite the promises made in January
- Notorious hit back with claims foundation didn’t know where the money was going
Dustin Poirier has accused Conor McGregor of ghosting him and failing to honor a massive $ 500,000 donation promised to his foundation.
For their January rematch, where Poirier de Notorious stunned his comeback with a knockout win at Fight Island, it was revealed that McGregor would make the large donation to the American’s ‘Good Fight Foundation’, after which Poirier’s wife Jolie personally sent him. thanked. the fight.
But ahead of their July trilogy fight, Poirier took to Twitter to call out McGregor and reveal that the foundation is still waiting for the money, sparking a heated altercation between the pair.
Dustin Poirier accused Conor McGregor of not donating the pledged $ 500,000 to his foundation
The Diamond said McGregor stopped responding to the foundation after the fight in January
Poirier then said that the ‘Good Fight Foundation’ contacted three times without answer
Responding to the Irishman claiming he will win the trilogy fight with a ‘front kick to the nose’ at UFC 264, Poirier tweeted, ‘That’s a nice prediction! you also predicted a donation to my foundation and you and your team stopped responding after the fight in January. Bye. July 10th paid in full! ‘
He didn’t stop there. The Diamond fired back at a fan claim that his foundation confirmed they received the amount after the fight by saying McGregor had “ ghosted ” them several times.
Poirier added, ‘We thanked him because his team contacted fight week to start the process but ghosted us for the past 2 months after the fight.
‘My foundation has since contacted three times without a reply. We passed it! We will announce our next goal soon! It’s a big one. ‘
McGregor took to twitter to clarify this, saying the foundation had not specified where the money would go
Poirier stuck to his point of view when he again claimed that McGregor’s camp was unresponsive
The pair’s trilogy could be decisive in McGregor’s bid to reclaim the lightweight title
Responding to his rival’s claims, McGregor said, “A donation, not a debt. We awaited the plans for the money that never came. I do with all my donations. Know where the point is going point by point. Otherwise it goes for a walk.
Unfortunately, as with many of these foundations. You took the McG over the belt to show that I was right. ‘
It didn’t end there, with Poirier again claiming that McGregor’s team was unresponsive to his foundation, while fueling the fire by insisting he beat the Irishman again in July.
The Irishman had predicted that he would beat Poirier on July 10 with a forward kick to the nose
‘100% never a debt. You offered, we accepted, and like I said, your team never responded to our emails about the process of putting money to work! On July 10 you will taste defeat again. ‘
This summer’s fight could well be McGregor’s last chance in UFC after two defeats in his last three fights.
If he is able to beat Poirier to a 2-1 series win after McGregor’s 2014 win, he will put himself in the best position to take on Michael Chandler or Charles Oliveira for the lightweight title.