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Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor UFC 264: Poirier wins by TKO after McGregor appears to suffer a broken leg or ankle

The two males had confronted off twice earlier than and talked a lot of trash within the lead-up to the match at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, however Poirier got here out on prime within the brief contest.

“This is just not over! If I’ve to take this exterior with him, I’ll go exterior,” McGregor stated after the match, nonetheless sitting within the octagon as trainers inspected his decrease left leg.

UFC commentator Joe Rogan informed McGregor that Poirier stated he believed that his examine of one among McGregor’s kicks is what broke his leg.

“There was no examine!” McGregor insisted, then launching into a string of insults directed towards Poirier.

After the match, Poirier stated he wished he’d gotten a stoppage by strikes, however “a win is a win.”

“I felt like I used to be management of the combat and I really feel like his leg is the consequence a defensive transfer, me checking it, a kick,” he stated.

McGregor (22-6) and Poirier (28-6) are longtime rivals. In 2014, McGregor defeated Poirier at UFC 178 with a first-round KO. But in January, Poirier received his revenge at UFC 257 with a second-round end.

UFC President Dana White informed reporters after the match that McGregor could be having surgical procedure quickly, and introduced he intends to schedule a combat between Poirier and Charles Oliveira for the light-weight title.

Other matches of be aware

The bout between Poirier and McGregor was the large draw, however the principle card was jam-packed with noteworthy battles Saturday night time.

Irene Aldana took down Yana Kunitskaya within the ladies’s bantamweight with a first-round TKO.
Sean O’Malley beat Kris Moutinho within the bantamweight within the third spherical with a TKO, and Tai Tuivasa introduced Greg Hardy down in a first-round TKO for the heavyweight match.
And Gilbert Burns took down Stephen Thompson within the welterweight class by unanimous determination.
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