Conor McGregor says his scheduled fight at UFC 264 on July 10 against Dustin Poirier is off, after the two exchanged words via Twitter on Monday.
The issue between the two began after Poirier called McGregor out for not donating $500,000 to his charity The Good Fight Foundation, after McGregor said he would if Poirier defeated him in January (which he did). Poirier tweeted that McGregor’s team stopped responding when he inquired about the donation after the January fight. He said his foundation reached out three times with no reply.
McGregor responded: “A donation, not a debt. We’ve been awaiting the plans for the money that never came. I do with all my donations. Know where it’s going dot for dot. Otherwise it goes walking. As is the case with a lot of these foundations, sadly.” Poirier responded saying that his team reached out to McGregor’s team via email to discuss the process but they never received a response. McGregor then resorted to name-calling and obscenities before ultimately tweeting that the fight was off.
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