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Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor on crutches after UFC 257 defeat

1 month ago   |   By RT

Dustin Poirier's victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 may have ended in an explosive flurry of punches but the brutal calf kicks dished out by the American helped pave the way for his knockout success.
Poirier finished McGregor with a barrage of big shots midway through the second round at the Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, but the Irishman would later say he had first been disabled by the excruciating damage done by kicks to his lower right leg.
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UFC 257 reaction: Dustin Poirier TKOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler wins debut

UFC 257 reaction: Dustin Poirier TKOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler wins debut

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

It proved to be a big night for the underdogs at UFC 257 as Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler loaded up and scored a pair of eye-catching TKOs to stake their claims for a shot at the UFC lightweight title.
Poirier took Conor McGregor 's best shots in Round 1, then let loose his own strikes in Round 2 to hand the Irishman the first stoppage due to strikes of his MMA career, while Chandler connected with a big left hand to stun Dan Hooker and announce his arrival in the UFC in spectacular style.
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Khabib Told Dana White He's 'Levels Above' Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier

Khabib Told Dana White He's 'Levels Above' Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Khabib Nurmagomedov apparently doesn't think it's worth coming out of retirement after Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on Saturday night...
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UFC 257: Poirier knocks out Conor McGregor in 2nd round

1 month ago   |   By ABC

UFC 257: Dustin Poirier stopped Conor McGregor with a flurry of punches midway through the second round Sunday, avenging his loss to the Irish superstar with a knockout victory.
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Dustin Poirier Earns Bonus Prize Money After TKOing Conor McGregor at UFC 257

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Dustin Poirier's TKO victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 made him a household name. It also made him an extra $50,000...
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