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Dustin Poirier is sending a message to everyone who opposes him on UFC 257 – MMA Sports

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Dustin Poirier knew that everyone on Fight Island had overlooked him.

At the UFC 257 main event, Poirier returned Conor McGregor to the Octagon in a very interesting match. It was the first rematch in 6 years Many thought Irish would go through Poirier..

Early in the battle, McGregor succeeded and landed a heavy shot that surprised “Diamond” early. However, Poirier overcame it and began using calf kicks to slow McGregor. In the second round, the Irish leg was “dead” and Poirier went up to the top and knocked him out, so there were too many kicks.

Following the victory, Poirier used social media to send a message to everyone who chose McGregor on Saturday night.

“I said so,” Poirier wrote.

There was no doubt that many had overlooked Dustin Poirier. He was knocked out in the first round with McGregor in 2014 and the Irish seemed motivated again. Poirier was also quite vulnerable, He didn’t agree with it, And proved it when they fought.

Dustin Poirier defeats McGregor Now i have an option.. He can trilogy with the Irish or face people like Charles Oliveira, Nate Diaz and Michael Chandler. However, there is no doubt the next time the diamond steps in. Octagon UFC lightweight titles are here.

Prior to defeating McGregor, Dustin Poirier made a decision in June in a fight of the year with Dan Hooker. It returned him to the winning line after he suffered a submission loss to Habib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title. He is also a former interim champion with notable victories against Justin Gaethje, Eddie Alvarez, Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis.

Did you choose Dustin Poirier to defeat Conor McGregor in UFC 257? Make a noise in the comments section, PENN Nation!

This article first appeared BJPENN.COM


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Dustin Poirier is sending a message to everyone who opposes him on UFC 257

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