“The fight was going my way 100%” – Conor McGregor takes shots at Dustin Poirier again


It looks like Conor McGregor will never get enough of taking swipes at his rival Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor had a night to forget on the 10th of July at UFC 264. Coming off a loss against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, the Irishman had hoped to exact revenge over ‘The Diamond.’

His quest came to a sorry end in the very first round, after his left ankle snapped. The fight was awarded to Poirier via. TKO by means of a doctor stoppage.

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Conor McGregor being stretchered off after suffering a broken ankle against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264

McGregor was taken to the hospital immediately and was operated upon the next day.

However, it looks like, McGregor still isn’t over that loss. Taking to Twitter, ‘The Notorious’ posted a fan angle of what was happening in Round 1 just before his injury.

The short clip showed McGregor hitting Poirier with a couple of upkicks which. ‘Mystic Mac’ pointed out that the fight was going his way.

He Tweeted:

“Good angle. Can see the leg was broke before I even stood up. It was broke before the guillotine even. It’s why I went for it. 4 shots to zero here in this clip to close the fight before the injury. This fight was going my way 100%. But big congrats lads hahaha ye right. Rats.”


Conor McGregor highlights the effect of “not so heavy upkicks”

McGregor further added that his upkicks, despite not being the heaviest, were causing significant damage.

He tweeted::

“Can see the weight in those upkicks he was eating here as well. Which weren’t even the two heaviest upkicks I landed. Where was he going from open guard top here? He not like upkicks thru the face? Elbows down thru the crown? No like? Tough shit, see ya soon.”


McGregor is currently recovering from the ankle injury, and is also serving a 6-month medical suspension.

He will be back by the second week of January, 2022.

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