The 2 males had confronted off twice earlier than and talked loads of trash within the lead-up to the match at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas, however Poirier got here out on prime within the brief contest.
McGregor (22-6) and Poirier (28-6) are longtime rivals. In 2014, McGregor defeated Poirier at UFC 178 with a first-round KO. However in January, Poirier obtained his revenge at UFC 257 with a second-round end.
Different matches of word
The light-weight bout between Poirier and McGregor was the large draw, however the primary card was jam-packed with noteworthy battles.
Sean O’Malley beat Kris Moutinho within the bantamweight within the third spherical with a TKO, and Tai Tuivasa introduced Greg Hardy down in a first-round TKO for the heavyweight match.