Despite being considered the underdog compared to Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier proved that he was the “diamond” of the Lightweight.
Dustin Poirier vs. Dustin Poirier Rematch Conor McGregor 2 took place at UFC 257 on January 23 (morning 24/1 Vietnam time) at Yas Island Duel Island, Abu Dhabi.
Before the match, a large crowd of viewers put their faith in former two-weight champion Conor McGregor, partly because he won Dustin Poirier in 2014, partly because compared to Poirier, McGregor was too famous for his punches. sorrow and classic knockout wins.
This time however, the winner of the rematch was Dustin Poirier. He defeated Conor McGregor through a technical knockout in 2 minutes 32 of the second half.
At the beginning of the match, Conor McGregor proved to be a very active person in the attacks. He continued to approach Poirier, launching heavy punches, especially the second half of the first half. Then, in the second half, McGregor turned to a series of kicks at both low and high.
However, the attack from McGregor was not enough to embarrass Dustin Poirier. Taking the chance that McGregor defended to ignore it, Poirier threw a leg kick and added a left punch that conceded Conor. Not giving the opponent a chance to recover, Poirier continued to add a series of punches, causing Conor to fall to the floor and referee Herb Dean finished the game at 2 minutes 32 of the second half.
The results of the matches at the UFC 257
Dustin Poirier beat Conor McGregor with TKO in the second half.
Michael Chandler beat Dan Hooker by TKO in the first half.
Joanne Calderwood beat Jessica Eye by consensus (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Makhmud Muradov beat Andrew Sanchez with TKO in the third half.
Marina Rodriguez defeated Amanda Ribas by KO in the second half.
Arman Tsarukyan beat Matt Frevola by consensus (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).
Brad Tavares beat Antonio Carlos Junior by consensus (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Julianna Pena beat Sara McMann by submission (rear naked choke) in the third half.
Marcin Prachnio defeats Khalil Rountree Jr. by consensus (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Movsar Evolev beat Nik Lentz by disagreement (28-29, 29-28, 29-28).
Amir Albazi defeats Zhalgas Zhumagulov by consensus (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).