The pair meet in the primary occasion of UFC 264 inside a sold-out T-Cell Area in Las Vegas, with the rating one apiece of their rivalry.
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McGregor knocked out Poirier within the first spherical of their featherweight conflict in 2014, earlier than Poirier received his revenge this January by stopping McGregor within the second spherical of a light-weight bout on ‘Battle Island’ in Abu Dhabi.
That second-round end in the primary occasion of UFC 257 marked the primary KO lack of McGregor’s profession.
Tonight’s contest will once more happen at light-weight, with a title shot towards Charles Oliveira seemingly awaiting the winner.
If McGregor is to lose, nevertheless, that may very well be the top of his MMA profession.
With only one win within the final four-and-a-half years, McGregor’s aura has diminished drastically.
People Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler are potential opponents for the Irishman, however there are not any simple fights at 155lbs.