Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-01-23, good exchanges and good finish the mma fight Conor McGregor vs Poirier 2 gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
The former Ufc Fw and Lw champion Conor McGregor entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-4-0 (91% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Justin Gaethje, since Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired after their fight in October 2020, Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje). ‘Notorius’ also lost to Khabib, but in 2018 (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor); after this match he came back to win against Donald Cerrone in January 2020 (Conor McGregor vs Donald Cerrone). If you want to watch McGregor’s best fights, here are the ones rated with 4 or 5 stars: the unforgettable Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor and two matches ranked in the top 10 Users’ Fights of the year 2016, Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz I and Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz II).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former interim Ufc Lw champ Dustin Poirier, has an official record of 26-6-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2019 (Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier), but then he beat Dan Hooker last year (Dustin Poirier vs Dan Hooker). Among the best fights of Dustin Poirier, we suggest three matches: the five-stars fight of 2012 Chan Sung Jung vs Dustin Poirier, a four-stars match of 2018 Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje and a bout that ranked in the top 10 Users’ Fights of the year 2019 Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2. In their first match McGregor had defeated Poirier via technical knockout (September 27, 2014 Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor I); this second fight is the main event of the UFC 257. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2
Where: Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
McGregor vs Poirier 2 result:
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Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor via TKO at 2:32, round 2.
UFC 257 fight card (main fights):
Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2
Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker
Jessica Eye vs Joanne Calderwood
Makhmud Muradov vs Andrew Sanchez
Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Ribas
Arman Tsarukyan vs Matt Frevola
McGregor vs Poirier 2 full fight video highlights:
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Conor McGregor octagon interview
Dustin Poirier octagon interview
UFC 257 post-fight press conference