Masvidal (35-16) stated that he had an illegal eye poke during his battle with Colby Covington, which necessitated laser eye surgery.
Conor McGregor has replied after Jorge Masvidal stated that in a battle between the two, he would "murder" the Irishman.
Masvidal - "He is false. He knows that I am a man who hits hard and that I come to kill."
Kamaru Usman, in his weight category, is the best fighter and the reigning UFC welterweight champion.
Many fans, like former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, are skeptical that Poirier should take on this task.
Daniel Cormier had many things to say, but most importantly he thinks Covington would wrestle his way out of the bout as it is one of Poirier's weak points.
Chandler recently defeated Tony Ferguson with a spectacular front-kick knockout. This is his second victory in the UFC.
Despite earlier discounting the possibility of fighting Covington, Poirier now appears to be open to the possibility.
Covington alleges that he suffered a major Brain Injury due to the attack by Jorge Masvidal.
GSP - "You can’t only go there and try to trade blows with someone like this.”