Conor McGregor will face Dustin Poirier this weekend at UFC 264 (exclusively on RMC Sport 2 from 4 a.m. Saturday night to Sunday). Two days before the fight, the Irishman tried to hit his opponent during a tense face-to-face press conference.
The reunion promises to be fabulous in the octagon between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. Beaten by his rival in the last clash, on January 24, the Irish superstar does not intend to let go of this third fight against the 32-year-old American.
At a press conference this Thursday, Conor McGregor marked his territory and launched hostilities. History to increase the pressure before UFC 264 (exclusively on RMC Sport 2 from 4 am on the night of Saturday to Sunday), “The Notorious” even tried to strike his opponent.
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McGregor tries to unpin Poirier
After mounting his guard as he regularly does in face-to-face meetings, Conor McGregor attempted to kick “Diamond” Poirier’s body. Impassive in the face of the Irishman, Dustin Poirier stood up. All under the gaze of a hilarious Dana White who was busy separating the two men and avoiding a first exchange of blows. As usual, the former double feather and lightweight champion was also responsible for putting on the show during the question-and-answer period with the journalists.
“I’m going to make you crawl on all fours in the octagon on Saturday night,” Conor McGregor said in one of the most picturesque sexual references. “You’re just a ***. Your wife is your husband. You don’t. You’re just a little ***, a little redneck idiot. You’re Jolie’s wife (Dustin Poirier’s partner, note). Little ***. “
Despite “The Notorious” ‘outrageous attempts to get him off the hook, Dustin Poirier has remained calm. Beaten by the Irishman in 2014, the man with 27 victories (for 6 losses) in MMA took a resounding revenge last January.
With an impeccable strategy, “Diamond” broke his rival by dint of kicking in the legs of his opponent before making him fold in the second round. The images of the Irish star groggy against the cage have been around the world and undoubtedly contributed to wanting to end for good with Dustin Poirier. The last act of this long-awaited trilogy between him and Conor McGregor promises to be the most spectacular.
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