McGregor and Poirier personal fought three cases. The 2 first fought at UFC 178 in September 2014 in a featherweight match. McGregor finished Poirier in below two minutes.
The 2 rematched in a delicate-weight bout at UFC 257 in January, and the battle didn’t breeze the relaxation love the first one. Poirier stopped McGregor midway thru the 2nd spherical constructing a trilogy battle.
The 2 met for the third time within the UFC UFC 264 predominant even in July. Poirier picked up the put he left off within the 2nd battle, however the bout came to an abrupt quit when McGregor suffered a damaged let within the closing seconds of the outlet spherical.
In a video titled, “Bustle It Attend,” produced by the UFC within the lead-up to Poirier’s gentle-weight title bout with champion Charles Oliveira within the UFC 269 predominant tournament on Saturday, Poirier regarded serve on the preferrred wins in his UFC occupation and believes McGregor’s became once on his reach to a sound defeat and the damaged leg cleave that short.
“If his leg wouldn’t personal broke, I would personal broke his heart. The battle became once dreadful for him. I became once in beefy administration,” Poirier mentioned. “I saw that seek for in his eyes of desperation that I saw in Abu Dhabi. I became once going to knock him out. He wasn’t going to battle 5 rounds with me.”
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