Dustin Poirier Surprised everyone by knocking out Conor McGregor in the second round of UFC 257. This is the first time Conor MacGregor is being knocked out in the UFC octagon.The match between Dustin Poirier & Conor McGregor was held in Abu Dhabi.
In this rematch, Conor MacGregor was clearly the favorite. Dustin Poirier was knocked out by Conor McGregor in their previous meet up in 2014. But this time Dustin took the revenge by knocking out McGregor in the second round. His win against Conor MacGregor shocked everyone. In the beginning, no one probably imagines the outcome of this fight.
Conor McGregor started the match like a favorite. Conor dominated the first round with his speed and power. He shoulder struck & punched Poirier in the face in the first half. Conor McGregor snowed the most aggression in the first half. Dustin Poirier remains steady & counter Conor Mcgregor with leg kicks & punches. Dustin Poirier stunned everyone in the second round by scoring the knockout at the 2:32 mark of the second round. For the first time, someone knocked out Conor McGregor in the octagon.
After his win, Poirier said, ” I’m happy, but I’m not surprised.” He also said that this is a great fight & a great win for him. Surprising many Conor MacGregor stayed very calm & humble after the match.
After losing the fight Conor McGregor said, “The lower calf kick was very good. My leg was dead, man.” Conor is probably having the worst streak in his UFC career. He lost 2 out of his last three matches in the octagon. In his career, Conor McGregor won 22 matches & lost 5 matches. On the other hand, Dustin Poirier won 27 matches & lost 6 matches in his career.
After his win, Poirier also said, “I felt like this was a title fight. If Khabib‘s not coming back, me and Conor are the two best guys.I’m the champion.”
Everyone is now mocking Conor McGregor after such a flop performance. Social media is flooded with tweets & memes, mocking Conor. In a tweet post, UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov said, “This is what happened, when you change your team, leave the sparring partners who made you a champion and sparring with little kids, far away from reality.”
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