Pros react after Dustin Poirier TKO’s Conor McGregor at UFC 264

Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor

Tonight’s UFC 264 was headlined by a highly anticipated trilogy fight between lightweight standouts Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.

McGregor (22-6 MMA) and Poirier (28-6 MMA) collided in their rubber match this evening in Las Vegas, with the winner expected to be booked against newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira.

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier had split their first two encounters, with the Irishman winning their featherweight fight at UFC 178, and ‘The Diamond’ emerging victorious in their lightweight rematch at UFC 257.

Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, Joe Rogan
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Tonight’s trilogy fight at UFC 264 proved to be another wild fight. Conor McGregor got off to a good start by utilizing some heavy low kicks but a failed guillotine attempt turned the tide just moments later. From there, Dustin Poirier began to unload ground and pound on McGregor, nearly earning a finish. The Irishman would eventually scramble to his feet but after missing with a punch he stepped back and rolled his ankle leading to what is believed to be a leg break.

Official UFC 264 Result: Dustin Poirier def. Conor McGregor via TKO in Round 1

Check out how the pros reacted to Poirier vs. McGregor 3 below:

Check out how the pros reacted to Dustin Poirier defeating Conor McGregor:

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