Conor McGregor will be looking to revenge his loss to Dustin Poirier when they meet for the third time on July 10th in the main event of UFC 264, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena this coming Saturday, Live on ESPN.
McGregor (22-5), who has grown into one of the most popular Athletes in MMA history is a former UFC featherweight and Lightweight champion. Poirier (27-6, 1NC) on the other hand, as grown into a top UFC lightweight contender and was formerly “Interim” Lightweight champion.
McGregor and Poirier have met twice in the past with McGregor knocking out the later in the first round of their first meeting back in 2014 at UFC 178 while, Poirier got his revenge in the second round of the rematch in the main event of UFC 257. Poirier with the victory registered himself as the first person to stop the Irish MMA superstar with strikes.
The two will now meet again with the intentions of settling their rivalry and apart from rivalry, the winner will automatically become the No.1 contender in the UFC Lightweight division.we will make it our responsibility to update you on the latest information, ahead of the anticipated trilogy.
UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 fight card
Main Card (Pay-per-view)
Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson
Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy
Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Sean O’Malley vs. Louis Smolka
Preliminary card (ESPN / ESPN+)
Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin
Niko Price vs. Michel Pereira
Kevin Lee vs. Sean Brady
Dricus du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles
Early preliminary card (ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria
Jessica Eye vs. Jennifer Maia
Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jerome Rivera
Alen Amedovski vs. Hu Yaozong
McGregor will be facing the demons, he refused to admit he had in the second fight. Poirier has grown into a matured fighter as we could see in their second meeting and McGregor will have to add something new to his game to defeat this version of Poirier.