Mystic Mac has returned as Conor McGregor boldly predicts he’ll knock Dustin Poirier out with a entrance kick within the fourth spherical at UFC 264.
McGregor was completed by Poirier within the second spherical of their January encounter at Struggle Island. Nevertheless, McGregor believes he has realized his classes and added new instruments to his arsenal forward of the third instalment of their rivalry.
Chief amongst these instruments is a quick entrance kick that McGregor has been displaying on Instagram.
Poirier tore him aside with leg kicks at UFC 257 and have become the primary man to knock out the field workplace sensation by ensuring McGregor was robbed of the mobility in his legs.
When he misplaced, some followers questioned if maybe McGregor’s starvation had gone. Dana White even made a Rocky III reference when quizzed about his fighter’s mindset.
Nicely now, Mystic Mac a minimum of has returned.
On Instagram, he wrote: “The prediction is in! I’m going to win the trilogy battle by way of A Entrance Kick to the nostril. Spherical quantity 4. His nostril wants straightening and I’m Rhinoplasty.”
In the course of the conflict at UFC 257, The Infamous had been leaning very, very closely on his entrance leg. It’s no secret he had been doing loads of boxing in his coaching camp and had one eye on a future bout with Manny Pacquiao.
That proved to be McGregor’s undoing, however given the truth that the battle recorded the joint-second highest buyrate in UFC’s historical past and the outcome made it one win apiece in opposition to one another, McGregor was all the time going to get the trilogy battle.
This time round, the first-ever champ-champ cuts a much more decided and laser-focused determine.
The battle is about for July 10 at UFC 264 and McGregor has been very open about how he’ll make sure that Poirier can’t kick his legs out like final time. McGregor’s camp have been targeted on techniques and he’s strategised onerous.
Whoever wins this battle will little doubt be first in line to face the winner of Michael Chandler and Charles Olivieira after they face off for the vacated light-weight title at UFC 262 in Might.