The Count’ posted a video on his YouTube channel where he talked about the matchup. Bisping mentioned he favors Dustin Poirier to become the undisputed UFC 269 lightweight champion of the world. I favour Dustin Poirier in that fight and more than likely I think we’re going to see Dustin Poirier as the undisputed champion of the world. Louisiana’s own, the hot sauce man’s own uh. he’ll be champion of the world right and then when you become champion of the world, you have to defend the belt. Charles Oliveira will make his first lightweight title defense at UFC 269. Meanwhile, Poirier is coming off a huge win after defeating Conor McGregor at UFC 264. After consecutive wins vs. The Notorious, The Diamond seems confident about this upcoming bout.
UFC star Cody Durden has been accused of Sinophobia after he made a controversial comment following his win over a Chinese opponent at UFC Vegas 43 on Sunday (AEDT). Appearing on the preliminary card, the American won a hard-fought bout against Qileng Aori via unanimous decision — his first UFC win in three attempts. The 30-year-old then took to social media in an attempt to explain why he made the comment regarding Aori.