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Dustin Poirier's Apology: UFC 299 Fight with Benoit Saint Denis Resurrected

Poirier vs St. Denis
Dustin Poirier set to face Benoit St. Denis at UFC 299

In the fast-paced world of UFC, twists and turns are par for the course. Just when fans thought they had to brace for disappointment, Dustin Poirier has made a surprising U-turn, apologizing for a 'misunderstanding' and confirming that his clash with Benoit Saint Denis at UFC 299 is indeed happening.

In a social media rollercoaster, Poirier initially dropped the bombshell that the much-anticipated matchup was off, citing contractual discrepancies with the UFC. However, just as quickly as the news broke, Poirier corrected course with a heartfelt apology, putting to rest any doubts about the bout.

In a sport where emotions run high and uncertainties linger, this episode serves as a reminder that in the UFC, anything can happen. Additional sources have since confirmed the revival of the fight, solidifying Poirier's spot against Saint Denis in the co-main event of UFC 299.

The incident sheds light on the behind-the-scenes complexities of fight negotiations, as Poirier's initial statement about failing to come to terms with the UFC revealed a potential roadblock in the form of an unsigned contract. Yet, whether it was a genuine misunderstanding or a swift resolution of contractual issues, the deal was sealed in record time, sparing fans from disappointment.

March 9th in Miami is now earmarked for an explosive co-main event, where Poirier and Saint Denis will undoubtedly leave it all in the octagon. This turn of events only adds to the anticipation surrounding UFC 299, a card headlined by a bantamweight title rematch between Sean O'Malley and Chito Vera.


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