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Thiago Alves Breaks Down Poirier’s Calf Kicks Against McGregor

Thiago Alves was a key part in Dustin Poirier's win over Conor McGregor at UFC 257. Early on in the fight, McGregor started out strong and landed a big left hand that stunned Poirier. Yet, "The Diamond" kept to his game plan of going after McGregor's leg and it eventually...

Khabib’s Coach Criticizes Conor McGregor’s Preparation for UFC 257

Coach Javier Mendez does not understand what Conor McGregor and his team were thinking leading up to UFC 257. At UFC 257, Dustin Poirier scored the upset when he defeated Conor McGregor via TKO in the highly anticipated main event. This would be McGregor's second loss out of his three...

Justin Gaethje Would Consider Quitting UFC if McGregor Gets Title Shot

Justin Gaethje has no intentions of standing by and watching Conor McGregor receive a title shot after losing to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. As the world awaits news on how the UFC will move forward with the lightweight championship following Khabib’s retirement and Dana White’s apparent failure to convince...

Coach: Conor McGregor Regressed & Khabib Would’ve Smashed Him

Coach Javier Mendez believes Conor McGregor was fortunate that it was not Khabib Nurmagomedov standing across from him at UFC 257. Dustin Poirier was able to avenge his 2014 loss to Conor McGregor by handing McGregor the first TKO loss of his career. Poirier implemented a stellar gameplan and systemically...

Chael Sonnen Believes Conor McGregor Looked ‘Slower Than I Remember’ Against Dustin Poirier

Chael Sonnen thinks Conor McGregor was a lot slower than he remembers. In the main event of UFC 257, McGregor made his return to the Octagon against Dustin Poirier. In the lead-up to the scrap, the Irishman said he would KO Poirier inside 60 seconds. However, that was far from...

McGregor Considers Using Grappling-Based Strategy In Poirier Trilogy

Conor McGregor believes there was an unfamiliar path to victory he could have taken to defeat Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. The UFC 257 main event saw Dustin Poirier pick up the TKO victory over Conor McGregor in the second round. It was a competitive first round, but McGregor seemed...

UFC 257 Medical Suspensions: Conor McGregor Faces Lengthy Layoff

The UFC 257 medical suspensions are in, and if they hold up, it could be a long time before we see Conor McGregor compete again. Following his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, Conor McGregor will now be sidelined for six months and cannot have contact training for 30...

Floyd Mayweather Blasts ‘Con Artist McLoser’ Conor McGregor After UFC 257 Loss

Floyd Mayweather has slammed Conor McGregor after he was knocked out by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. McGregor made his long-awaited return to the Octagon on Saturday night against Poirier in an intriguing bout. However, it did not go his as he was knocked out in the second round. After the...

Conor McGregor Answers Which Trilogy Is More Interesting: Diaz or Poirier

Win or lose, Conor McGregor will always have plenty of options. At UFC 257, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor fell to Dustin Poirier via second-round TKO in a major upset. McGregor was over a 3-to-1 favorite heading into the bout, perhaps in part because he already held a victory over Poirier....

Conor McGregor Responds To Khabib’s Criticisms Of His UFC 257 Loss

The chances of a rematch between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor may be all but dead, but the two are still sparring verbally in the aftermath of UFC 257. UFC 257 saw Conor McGregor lose for the second time in three fights when Dustin Poirier defeated him via TKO. Of...

7 Takeaways from UFC 257: McGregor vs Poirier 2

UFC 257 featured lightweight main and co-main events that could set the tone for the division in 2021. Dustin Poirier was able to beat Conor Mcgregor in their rematch and  Michael Chandler let the MMA world know that great fighters can come from Bellator into the UFC with his...

Fighters React To Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor At UFC 257

Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor brought the excitement that every fight fan loves in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 257 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (January 23, 2021) from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. As seen in the fight, the first round...

UFC 257 Highlights: Dustin Poirier Stuns Conor McGregor With KO Win In Rematch

Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor exceeded expectations set out by fight fans.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (January 23, 2021) at the UFC 257 event from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. McGregor came out really aggressive only to be taken down thanks to...

GSP Provides Final Tips for McGregor & Poirier Ahead of UFC 257 Fight

UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre is offering some final words of wisdom for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier before they make their walks tonight at UFC 257. Georges St-Pierre knows a thing or two about winning. As the current holder of the most wins in welterweight division history as...

McGregor Believes Praise For Holloway’s ABC Performance Is Overblown

Conor McGregor believes that everyone needs to curb their enthusiasm about Max Holloway’s UFC Fight Island 7 performance against Calvin Kattar last Saturday. Max Holloway’s performance at UFC Fight Island 7 was all the buzz of the MMA community this week. Some even called it one of, if not the...