Dustin Poirier equalized the result on UFC 257 on ESPN + PPV live from the Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi Fight Island (UAE) last night (Saturday, January 23, 2021) in the second round TKO (Notorious punches) on the rematch of their main event. This is the first time McGregor has been stopped by strikes during his MMA career.
Poirier avoided early shots to ensure removal. McGregor was able to get back on his feet and got some crisp thrusts, short shoulder hills and some strong left. Poirier responded with his own shots, including some bouncing feet.
In Round 2, Poirier took another leg kicks that seemed to bother McGregor. The “infamous” tried to move on, but his movement was staggered. Poirier was able to take advantage and began to label McGregor with serious shots. McGregor ate some, but eventually fell to the canvas following Poirier’s right hand. “Diamond” moved in for a few extra punches and a possible shutdown.
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