Conor McGregor was pressured to retire from his UFC 264 trilogy bout in opposition to Dustin Poirier with what gave the impression to be a damaged ankle within the first spherical.
After seven years of trash speaking, two earlier fights and the most important construct up lately, the third struggle between two of the most important lightweights in UFC historical past ended considerably anti-climatically.
McGregor began the bout effectively, trying free and fluid versus the best way he appeared on Battle Island at UFC 257.
As he tried to leap right into a guillotine on Poirier, ‘The Diamond’ poured on the stress on the bottom and left McGregor bleeding from the ear and the mouth.
As the 2 males obtained again to their toes, McGregor missed with an enormous left hand and tornado his left ankle – seemingly breaking it as he screamed out in ache.
Referee Herb Dean had no choice however to name within the physician to finish the struggle and declare Poirier the winner of this struggle and the trilogy.
The Irishman then continued to verbally assault each Dustin and Jolie Poirier, who got here in to have fun together with her husband.
Throughout an interview with Joe Rogan, a seething McGregor stated he would stick with it the struggle outdoors and mocked Jolie Poirier.
Though the struggle ending was unsatisfactory for followers, Poirier was beating the previous two-weight world champion on the bottom and referee Dean was hovering round ready to complete the struggle if wants be.