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Dustin Poirier after checking Conor McGregor’s kick in UFC 264: “I’ve never had a real bone pain away from the fighting week.” – MMA Sports

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Dustin Poirier certainly felt the impact of Conor McGregor’s leg kick after UFC 264.

Poirier and McGregor had their third clash at the headliner of last month’s UFC pay-per-view event, with “Diamond” winning again. The fight lasts only one round, but “The Diamond” says the leg kick received from “Notorious” during the trilogy definitely left a mark.

“I was checked by many heavy kickers, but I never had a real bone pain off the fight week, as my knees hurt,” Poirier said. American Top Team Punchin’In Podcast (via MMA Fighting). “I have a pain in my knees, not in my thighs and calves.”

According to The Diamond, his knee pain was the result of not being able to check Connor’s kick in the traditional way. Instead, Poirier said the Irish unorthodox stance forced him to check McGregor’s kick on his knees, as usual, as opposed to his shins.

“From being kicked and kicked many times over the years, I know that when a kick falls badly, even if it hits the knee, it hurt both of us. It’s someone else. Just from the sparring round I know. There was one kick with a slightly flipped knee. I wasn’t as heavy as a traditional check, and that’s bad for him I knew it was a thing. I knew that people hurt terribly. “

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Dustin Poirier believes Conor McGregor’s battle is over injury Probably the result of these non-traditional check kicks.

“I think it was on his leg, but I don’t know if it caused torque on his tibia and could have broken it. I don’t know, he’s throwing a hard kick , Many of them hit my knees. I traditionally couldn’t check the kick, but I flipped my knees, and it’s bones and bones, which is worse for him was.”

Dustin Poirier is expected to be the first man to challenge the newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira.The date and location of the proposed battle has not yet been confirmed promotion Official.

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Dustin Poirier after checking Conor McGregor’s kick in UFC 264: “I’ve never had a real bone pain away from the fighting week.”

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