Poirier versus McGregor UFC 257 Result: Dustin Poirier at long last got his vengeance as he finished Conor McGregor’s re-visitation of the octagon with choice by Technical Knock Out (TKO) in the second round of their lightweight battle at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
Outstandingly, the KO was the first in McGregor’s celebrated vocation and came after the Irishman had ruled the battle from the initial ringer.
McGregor came out quick, blazing his brand name speed and power, and in any event, plunging once again into a similar shoulder strikes that prompted the knockout of Donald Cerrone in his January 2020 re-visitation of the Octagon. Through everything, Poirier stayed consistent, working over McGregor with leg kicks, in the long run taking the base of the Irish hotshot prior to blitzing him with punches, dropping him to the material and scoring the knockout at the 2:32 sign of Round 2.
McGregor glanced in full melody in the underlying portion of the match where he handled a few punches and kicks, yet Poirier figured out how to make sure about an attract the first round with his protective interactivity.
Poirier opened the cycle 2 with low calf kicks, and got Conor McGregor’s consideration. Poirier attempted to kick again and McGregor got the left leg twice in independent occurrences and constrained Poirier to move on one foot and reexamine his position.
The southpaw refocused and Poirier associated with a calf kick, followed with a fresh left hand that squashed the substance of McGregor. The Irishman felt the amazing shot and was right away shocked. Poirier saw and quickly jumped, landing one remaining. At that point another. Followed by a specialized and crashing mix.
A Poirier right snare dropped a shocked McGregor and Poirier associated with two more unanswered shots before ref Herb Dean halted the activity at the 2:32 imprint to win by TKO. Poirier gets retribution of his misfortune to McGregor from 2014 and promptly turns into a top influence major part in the lightweight division.
The knockout likewise hushed the large numbers in the group giving a shout out to McGregor and the field discharged out rapidly once the battle was finished.
Poirier is probably going to confront Michael Chandler, the previous Bellator champion who scored a deafening first-round knockout triumph in quite a while UFC debut over New Zealand’s Dan Hooker at night’s co-headliner.