Dustin Poirier threated to interrupt Conor McGregor’s different leg as he accused The Infamous of dishonest on Saturday night time at UFC 264.
Poirier proved the victor of their second combat at UFC 257 on Battle Island was no fluke as he dominated McGregor on the deck after withstanding an early barrage.
Though fractures to the fibula and tibia of ‘The Infamous’ pressured the physician to step in an finish the combat, Poirier was within the ascendancy and will properly have completed the combat within the first spherical.
The scores between the 2 males technically stand at 2-1 with McGregor holding a knockout win from 2014 towards ‘The Diamond’, but the narrative surrounding the end of this combat means there might properly be a fourth.
Through the exchanges on the mat, Poirier has accused McGregor of holding onto his glove and making an attempt to drive him into up kicks from the underside – explaining why he stood up and seemingly let the Irishman off the hook.
“No I might have cherished to remain on high of him in cruise management and throwing elbows,” he advised BT Sport. “However he had three fingers inside my glove and he’s pulling me into up kicks.
“It’s dishonest; doing what Conor would do.”
Though the 2 males had been cordial in direction of each other once they fought in January, the ambiance darkened significantly when Poirier accused McGregor of ignoring him after promising to pledge to his charity.
Whereas the 32-year-old later apologised for his over-eagerness, it sparked a bitter feud between the 2 males which McGregor even dragging Jolie Poirier into the cross hairs.
And whereas the previous interim champion had no qualms in regards to the trash speaking, he resented the actual fact McGregor threatened to kill him.
He added: “No, that didn’t trouble me; the loss of life speak is what bothered me, all that different stuff…I do know that’s not true.”
“He was sitting there, on the mat, with a damaged leg, doing this [mimics gun gesture to his head] telling me he’s going to kill me nonetheless.
“Like, what are you doing bro? That’s disgusting man; I’ll break his different leg.”