Yeah, so that happened.
Dustin Poirier has beaten Conor McGregor in their trilogy bout after the Irishman seemed to have broken his leg with just seconds remaining in the first round.
After copping punishment for two minutes on the ground, McGregor regained his feet, but his leg snapped in two when he stepped forward to throw a punch.
Check out the full recap here:
(Video care of BT Sport)
This Saturday, the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will host UFC Fight Night: 264 – Poirier vs. McGregor. We’ll see a spectacular battle between the always controversial Irishman Connor McGregor and the American Dustin Poirier. To understand the context of what this fight means for these two fighters, we have to say that this would be the end of a trilogy of fights. McGregor took the victory in the first fight by TKO in 2014 Poirier in January this year by unanimous decision.
The fight between Poirier and McGregor will be played this Saturday, July 10, 2021, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
How do Poirier and McGregor get to this fight?
As many media have called it, this excellent trilogy will end with an exhilarating fight in which two of the best fighters in the world of MMA and UFC meet this Saturday.
Dustin Poirier comes into this fight with an excellent record of 26 wins, 6 losses, and 1 no-decision. His outstanding record has classified him as one of the best MMA fighters in his category. Poirier has won 4 of his last 5 fights and, the previous victory was, coincidentally, against Connor McGregor, at the UFC Fight Night event: 257.
On the other hand, we have the always controversial and excellent fighter, the Irishman Connor McGregor. The Irishman has 22 wins and 5 losses in his entire professional career within the UFC. However, of his last 6 matches, McGregor has lost in 3 of them, so it seems that age is playing its part in McGregor’s career.
Connor McGregor is coming off his last fight by unanimous decision to Dustin Poirier in January of this year, so this would be his rematch.
Check out the best moments of the last fight between Poirier & McGregor:
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Important fight data
When is it? The fight will be on Saturday, July 10, 2021
What time is it? The fight starts at 22:00 ET (Main Card)
Where? T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, EE.UU.
Where can I see it? ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass, DAZN.
Betting line for Poirier vs. McGregor
One of the best fights of the UFC is the main fight between Dustin Poirier and Connor McGregor. This will be their third time in their careers where McGregor hopes to get his revenge after losing to Poirier during their second match. We’ll have to see if Dustin Poirier can beat McGregor’s brand-new and aggressive punches with his Jiu-Jitsu.
That said, our winner token goes to the always controversial Connor McGregor.
Moneyline: (-130) – Poirier (+100) – McGregor