American brawler Dustin Poirier overpowered Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, winning their lightweight UFC trilogy fight by a TKO after the Irishman appeared to snap his left leg in the waning moments of the opening round.
Former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor has signed an agreement for a rematch against American Dustin Poirier in January, according to his website The Mac Life www.themaclife.com on Thursday.
The WBC heavyweight world champion lauded the Russian for his legacy in the octagon, admitting he has “big respect” for the man from Dagestan as he “did it right. Got in and won and got out on top."
Adam and Dylan Duffy qualified for the Ireland junior team to participate in the IMMAF Youth World Championships in Abu Dhabi, but they do not have the money to finance the trip, and when McGregor heard that they were collecting money, he helped them buy equipment and register in the gym and paid for the trip.
After missing with a first punch, McGregor immediately bloodied a clinching Cerrone's nose with an upward shoulder strike — quickly followed by another.
UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor has hinted on a UFC return with a tweet which has not revealed much but enough to create a flutter.
The Irish star posted pictures from the deck on Monday, with one looking out at the newly opened Etihad Arena. McGregor makes his long-awaited comeback to the octagon there on Sunday.
Poirier shook up the world of mixed martial arts, beating up the legs of Irish superstar Conor McGregor before knocking him out at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi.