Completed MMA Bout

Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor III

Main Event | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Dustin Poirier defeats Conor McGregor via KO/TKO at 5:00 of Round 1

Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier
"The Notorious" Conor McGregor

Poirier
KO/TKO
Round 1

Dustin Poirier Conor McGregor

"The Diamond" "The Notorious"

27-6-0   Pro Record At Fight   22-5-0
Climbed to 28-6   Record After Fight   Fell to 22-6
-125 (Slight Favorite)   Betting Odds   +100 (Near Even)
United States   Nationality   Ireland
Coconut Creek, Florida   Fighting out of   Dublin, Ireland
32 years, 5 months, 3 weeks   Age at Fight   32 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, 5 days
156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)
5'9" (175cm)   Height   5'9" (175cm)
73.0" (185cm)   Reach   74.0" (188cm)
American Top Team (Primary)
Boca Boxing District (Boxing)
  Gym   SBG Ireland
UFC 264
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3
  • Date: Saturday 07.10.2021 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 12 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Poirier Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • McGregor Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
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Poirier vs. McGregor III Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 4721  
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KO/TKO
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Decision
Poirier
63%
McGregor
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Event Discussion

CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.14.2021 | 5:19 AM ET


The only thing that impacted the result of the fight was Conor's cheating...yet again. Just like the 2nd round against Khabib, we can make an argument that had Conor not been allowed to get away with blatant cheating then he would have been finished by both Khabib and Dustin in those fights.


Also that Instagram clip has been reposted everywhere. I don't see where the shin hits the elbow at all, he hits the forearm...and I've never heard nor seen anyone break someones shin blocking with their forearm...I have heard it the other way around tho...
rappinpapsoda
rappinpapsoda

07.14.2021 | 6:59 PM ET

CheckLeftHook,

You are right that his cheating did make Dustin stand up.  That, in turn, made him fall back on his injured leg.  Even if Dustin didn't stand up, Conor was going to get taken down again in the 2nd and finished.
CheckLeftHook
CheckLeftHook

07.15.2021 | 12:22 AM ET

I just think he would have been finished there on the ground in the 1st. Conor cracked Dustin with a good upkick but Dustin dove right into his guard and dropped nasty elbows down. Only reason he couldn't get better posture and stack to land bombs is Conor holding the gloves while kicking both legs into his face. You can see Conor went ALL IN for both of those guillotine attempts, his arms would have been jell-o the rest of the fight.

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