Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-07-10, high pace and nice exchanges: the mma fight Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3 is close to get four stars and we hope to see a fourth match soon (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Both their previous bouts ended via technical knockout: in their first match ‘Notorius’ had defeated ‘The Diamond’ (September 27, 2014 Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor I) while in their second fight the winner was the American (January 24, 2021 Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier II); McGregor vs Poirier 3 is the main event of UFC 264. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Dustin Poirier record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former interim Ufc Lw champion Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a professional mma record of 27-6-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Charles Oliveira).
He was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2019 (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier), but then he beat Dan Hooker in 2020 (Dustin Poirier vs Dan Hooker) and Conor McGregor in January 2021 (Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2).
But if you want to watch Poirier’s best fights, we suggest these three matches:
- Chan Sung Jung vs Dustin Poirier, 5-stars bout of 2012
- Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje, 4-stars fight of 2018
- Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2, bout ranked in the top 10 Users’ Fights of the year 2019
Conor McGregor record
His opponent, the former Ufc Fw and Lw champ Conor McGregor, has an official record of 22-5-0 (91% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the lightweight division.
He lost two out of his last three matches, against Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2018 (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor) and with Poirier in their last bout (Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2); between these two fights ‘Notorius’ defeated Donald Cerrone in January 2020 (Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone).
Among the best fights of McGregor, here are the most exciting:
- Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor, 4-stars match of 2015
- Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz I, 4-stars bout of 2016
- Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor II, match ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2016
UFC 264 info
Event: UFC 264: Poirier vs McGregor 3
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 264 fight card
Here is the UFC 264 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3
Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson
Tai Tuivasa vs Greg Hardy
Irene Aldana vs Yana Kunitskaya
Sean O’Malley vs Kris Moutinho
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Jennifer Maia vs Jessica Eye
Omari Akhmedov vs Brad Tavares
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Jerome Rivera
UFC 264 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 264 countdown Poirier vs McGregor 3, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Poirier vs McGregor 3 predictions
Here are the UFC 264 predictions, about the main event McGregor vs Poirier 3, made by Tyson Fury, Colby Covington, Leon Edwards, Valentina Shevchenko and others stars of the fight.
UFC 264 Embedded: Vlog Series
Watch all the episodes of UFC 264 Embedded: Vlog Series (we usually post the playlist with all the videos or, if not possible, every single clip).
UFC 264 pre-fight press conference
The UFC 264 pre-fight press conference, featuring Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, is scheduled for Thursday, July 8th at 8pm ET or 5pm PT (1 am UK time or 2 am in Europe). Watch here on AllTheBestFights.com the free live stream from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
UFC 264 weigh-in
The UFC 264: Poirier vs McGregor 3 weigh-in is scheduled for Friday, July 9th at 7pm ET or 4pm PT (12 am UK time or 1 am in Europe). Watch here on AllTheBestFights.com the free live stream from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
Poirier vs McGregor 3 full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3 as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post.
(All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Poirier vs McGregor 3 result
Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor via TKO at 5:00, round 1 (ankle injury).
Poirier vs McGregor 3 post-fight interview
Here is the official video of Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier post-fight interview.
UFC 264 results
Here are the results of all the fights of UFC 264.
Dustin Poirier def. Conor McGregor via TKO r1 (ankle injury)
Gilbert Burns def. Stephen Thompson via UD
Tai Tuivasa def. Greg Hardy via KO r1
Irene Aldana def. Yana Kunitskaya via TKO r1
Sean O’Malley def. Kris Moutinho via TKO r3
Max Griffin def. Carlos Condit via UD
Michel Pereira def. Niko Price via UD
Ilia Topuria def. Ryan Hall via KO r1
Dricus du Plessis def. Trevin Giles via KO r2
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Jennifer Maia def. Jessica Eye via UD
Brad Tavares def. Omari Akhmedov via SD
Zhalgas Zhumagulov def. Jerome Rivera via SUB r1
UFC 264 post-fight press conference
The UFC 264 post-fight press conference is scheduled for Sunday, July 11th following the event, so it will probably start around 1:15am ET or 10:15pm PT (6:15 am UK time or 7:15 am in Europe). Watch here on AllTheBestFights.com the free live stream from the official Ufc Youtube channel!
UFC 264 bonus awards
UFC 264 Fight of the Night: Sean O’Malley vs Kris Moutinho
UFC 264 Performance of the Night: Tai Tuivasa and Dricus du Plessis