Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier, leg break, end result, video, highlights, interviews, outcomes, full card

Conor McGregor suffered a sickening damaged leg on Sunday (AEST) as a freak damage ended his evening and settled his trilogy combat with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in Las Vegas.

It was a dramatic ending to one of the ancitipated fights in UFC historical past, however the drama continued post-bout because the fighters traded verbal barbs, McGregor threatening to take issues “to the automotive park” and Poirier having to be held again by his group at one stage.

“This isn’t over,” McGregor screamed from the bottom as Poirier, who now leads their head-to-head 2-1, walked out of the cage the winner resulting from a physician’s stoppage after the primary spherical.

McGregor’s left foot went from underneath him on the finish of a wild opening 5 minutes after he missed with a straight left hand. The Irishman instantly dropped to the bottom, surviving the ultimate few seconds of the spherical, earlier than the combat was referred to as off.

That was earlier than issues turned bitter between McGregor and Poirier, who strutted over to his rival after having his hand raised.

“Shut your b**** a** up,” Poirier stated earlier than starting his interview with Joe Rogan.

Poirier claimed that McGregor had “fractured” his leg checking a kick earlier within the spherical, earlier than taking purpose on the former two-division champion.

“This man’s a mud bag,” Poirier stated.

“Karma’s not a b****, she’s a mirror,” he added. “This man has stated the mistaken s*** and I’ve been busting my a**. And generally this stuff occur. I beat the man.”

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McGregor, who was watching the entire thing from the canvas, unable to maneuver, made certain to have his say earlier than being transported to hospital the place he’ll bear surgical procedure within the morning, in response to UFC boss Dana White.

“I used to be boxing the bleedin’ head off him,” McGregor stated. “Kicking the bleedin’ leg off him. He’s dived [in] to shut the space.

“This isn’t over! If I’ve to take this exterior with him, it’s on exterior. I don’t give a b*llocks.”

McGregor fumed over the insinuation that he suffered the damage checking a kick, as Poirier, who was being escorted out of the cage, appeared to have extra so as to add.

“Your spouse is in my DMs,” McGregor shouted. “Hey child, hit me again and we’ll chat to you in a while.”

The build-up to the third instalment was in stark distinction to the sequel, with issues about as bitter as they might be forward of the light-weight bout.

And whereas McGregor appeared good to start out their trilogy, it was Poirier who gained the primary spherical after dominating issues on the bottom.

McGregor and Poirier exchanged massive pictures within the first half of the opening spherical, earlier than the Irishman went in search of a guillotine that completed with the American on high on the bottom.

Poirier landed some damaging floor and pound earlier than the combat went again to the toes for simply lengthy sufficient for McGregor to undergo the damage that in the end ended the combat.

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“It sucks, it’s brutal,” White stated. “It’s not the way in which you wish to see fights finish.

“Dustin Poirier will combat for the title and when Conor’s healed and able to go, you do the rematch, I suppose. I don’t know.”

White agreed with McGregor that whereas the trilogy was technically sorted, the rivalry is way from over.

McGregor gained the primary combat between the 2 all the way in which again in 2014, earlier than Poirier levelled the rating earlier this yr.

“The combat didn’t get completed,” White stated. “You possibly can’t have a combat end that approach. We’ll see how this complete factor performs out.

“Who is aware of how lengthy Conor is out.

“Poirier will do his factor till Conor is prepared.”

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HEAVYWEIGHT KO CHAOS

A left hand put former NFL star Greg Hardy to sleep in somewhat over a minute as Australian Tai Tuivasa recorded his third straight win within the UFC. In a battle between two hard-hitting heavyweights, it was Tuivasa who got here out on high; a left hook turning Hardy’s lights out in a shocking first spherical end.

Tuivasa, prepared for an enormous evening in Las Vegas, rapidly made his approach to the highest of the cage to finish a shoey in celebration.

“He needed to bang with me,” Tuivasa stated. “I’m not the appropriate man to bang with. Decide one other bloke.”

Tuivasa has revived his profession after dropping three straight fights earlier than this present successful streak.

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DEBUTANT STUNS IN DEFEAT

Kris Moutinho stepped up for his UFC debut in opposition to the most effective strikers within the organisation, and made some followers, earlier than being stopped controversially by Sean O’Malley.

Moutinho ate 230 important strikes, however by no means took a backwards step; forcing referee Herb Dean to cease the motion with lower than 30 seconds left within the combat.

“He deserved to complete,” Daniel Cormier stated in commentary.

“I don’t perceive that,” Joe Rogan added. “I actually don’t perceive that.”

Moutinho was dropped on the finish of the primary, however had someway collected himself and continued by means of almost quarter-hour of constant punishment that had his face trying like “roadkill”, in response to Rogan.

However Dean had lastly seen sufficient as O’Malley teed off with simply seconds remaining.

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EYE SEE YOU

*GRAPHIC WARNING*

Jessica Eye appeared as if she’d grown a 3rd eye on her brow on Sunday (AEST) after a brutal reduce was opened up in her defeat to Jennifer Maia.

Maia gained the flyweight bout by way of unanimous choice, however it was Eye’s reduce that had everybody speaking.

It was an unintentional headbutt close to the tip of the second spherical that induced the harm, with the UFC world all making the identical joke.

MAIN CARD

Dustin Poirier (1) def. Conor McGregor (5) — by way of first spherical TKO (physician’s stoppage) — light-weight

Gilbert Burns (2) def. Stephen Thompson (4) — by way of unanimous choice (29-28 x 3) — welterweight

Tai Tuivasa def. Greg Hardy — first spherical KO — heavyweight

Irene Aldana (4) def. Yana Kunitskaya (5) — by way of first spherical TKO — ladies’s bantamweight

Sean O’Malley def. Kris Moutinho — by way of third spherical TKO — bantamweight

PRELIMS

Max Griffin def. Carlos Condit — by way of unanimous choice (29-28 x 2, 30-27) — welterweight

Michel Pereira def. Niko Worth — by way of unanimous choice (29-28 x 3) — welterweight

Ilia Topuria def. Ryan Corridor — by way of first spherical KO — featherweight

Dricus Du Plessis def. Trevin Giles — by way of second spherical KO — middleweight

EARLY PRELIMS

Jennifer Maia def. Jessica Eye — by way of unanimous choice (29-28 x 2, 30-27) — ladies’s flyweight

Brad Tavares def. Omari Akhmedov — by way of cut up choice (29-28 x 2, 28-29) — middleweight

Zhalgas Zhumaglov def. Jerome Rivera — by way of first spherical submission — flyweight

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