The rubber match at UFC 264 Saturday night may not have ended exactly as Dustin Poirier would have liked, but he won the fight, and proved once and for all that he’s the bigger man.
McGregor entered the fight with his gums flapping. The lead up was filled with threats from McGregor, such as threatening to send Poirier home in a coffin.
“Karma’s not a b****. She’s a mirror,” Poirier said after the fight.
After breaking his leg late in the first-round, McGregor was the one who had to be carried out of the octagon.
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Poirier clearly won the first-round, regardless of the injury to McGregor. After starting out with a flurry of kicks, McGregor went for a guillotine choke attempt and took the match to the ground. Poirier was able to fend off the attempt, and landed a series of powerful