He UFC 257 put face to face Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier in his stellar match for the first time since 2014. The fight at Abu Dhabi’s ‘Fight Island’ brought big surprises to the world of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) with the victory of the American by way of knockout. The combat ended in the second round.
The meeting between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier he was surrounded by emotions for the Irishman’s return to the Octagon after his third retirement. For his part, the American was looking for his revenge for that fight of 2014, a confrontation that ended with a technical knockout of ‘The Notorious’ in the first round.
The first round was very divided between the fighters, and at times it seemed that it was even Mcgregor who was handling the fight. The Irishman knew how to dominate at times from a distance, landing some very good shots at his opponent. Poirier, for his part, he managed to bring his adversary to the ground once, but without causing any significant damage.
The beginning of the second round seemed a carbon copy of what was seen in the first episode, and once again it seemed to be the European who connected the most relevant blows. However, a kick to the calf by the American seems to have made sense of ‘The Notorious’, and from that moment the fight was turned over to the side of Louisiana.
KO for Conor McGregor
After the leg kick, Conor McGregor he suffered a series of power blows from his rival, and it was a matter of seconds before he fell to the canvas. The combat was stopped, and the knockout was declared in favor of Dustin Poirier. In this way, the North American takes the second crossing of the series with the emblematic Irish fighter.
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