UFC 264: Poirier v McGregor 3 [10.07.2021]
UFC 264 will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradiese, Nevada.
This will be the third time they meet. The first time was at UFC 178 in 2014 and ended with a TKO win in the first round for McGregor. The second time was at UFC 257 on Fight Island in 2021 and ended with a TKO win in the second round for Poirier.
Their first encounter was contended in the featherweight division (65kg), the second encounter was in the lightweight division (70kg). The upcoming event will be at lightweight again.
After the last win over McGregor, Poirier was in line to fight for the vacant lightweight championship belt, but chose to give McGregor a rematch instead.
Dan Hardy discusses their past encounters and describes the upcoming fight: CONOR MCGREGOR VS DUSTIN POIRIER III - THE WAR ROOM, DAN HARDY BREAKDOWN
Analytical breakdown by Dan Hardy for BT Sport: Dan Hardy Breakdown Show | Dustin Poirier v Conor McGregor 3 | UFC 264
Poirier v McGregor 2 on Fight Island: UFC 264 Free Fight: Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 2