This will be the Lightweight bout between two former interim champions, Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor. Both fighters have already faced each other a few years ago, where the Irishman won by KO in the first round. However, since then both fighters have improved and this should be a very entertaining fight. To have more insights on Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor fight, please read our preview below.
Dustin won the interim title against Holloway by decision, but then he lost against Khabib and failed to become undisputed champion of the lightweight division. However, his next fight was a true scrap against Dan Hooker, where Poirier has shown his amazing durability, striking, stamina and ability to take a punch. It was a true war, and Poirier proved that he is ready to once again try to become champion. However, his opponent will be way more skilled in striking, who has much bigger precision and one punch knockout power. In this fight Dustin should use grappling skills, because everyone knows, this is McGregors the weakest spot. But in the fight with Khabib, Conor has shown that he has learned to defend against takedowns, so this once again should be a true war.
One year after his famous win against Cerrone, the most famous fighter of all time returns. Although there were many talks that this time Conor is truly retired, it was only to wait until the fans will return. Irishman has shown few photos of himself and his physique leaves no questions, that during retirement he was training and preparing to once again shock the world. This time he is facing a well known opponent, whom he has already defeated before. Unlike then, this there will be no trash talk, McGregor seems concentrated only to fight. Obviously, the winner will be the nr1 contender for the title shot. So the stakes are high and both fighters will give their all to earned that right.
Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor H2H
Both fighters faced each other 6 years ago, where the Irishman won by KO in the first round.