McGregor tried to kick Poirier in a stare duel

McGregor tried to kick Poirier in a stare duel

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McGregor tried to kick Poirier in a stare duel

MMA fighters Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier duel eyes ahead of UFC 264, during which the Irishman tried to kick a US opponent, reported on Friday, July 9, edition “Sport-Express”…

The rivals exchanged witticisms in front of thousands of fans in Las Vegas before meeting face to face on stage. McGregor continued his conversation with Poirier, after which he tried to kick him before leaving.

On the morning of July 11 at 5:00 Moscow time, REN TV will begin a live broadcast of the fights of the main frame of the UFC 264 tournament, which will lead the fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.

This will be the third fight between the athletes. In September 2014, McGregor, who was rapidly moving towards the status of the most popular MMA fighter on the planet, defeated Poirier by TKO in the first round. Their second fight took place in January 2021, and the American managed to take revenge – he lost the first round, but in the second, thanks to the correct tactics, he knocked out the Irishman.

On account of the 32-year-old McGregor 22 wins and 5 defeats in MMA. Poirier, 32, has 27 wins and 6 losses. McGregor was the UFC featherweight champion (2015–2016) and lightweight (2016–2017). From April to September 2019, Poirier held the title of interim UFC lightweight champion, which he lost after losing to Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov.

In addition to the fight between McGregor and Poirier, REN TV viewers will see two more fights for free:

Gilbert Burns (Brazil) – Stephen Thompson (USA),

Tai Tuivasa (Australia) – Greg Hardy (USA).