Taking over T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada for the first time since March 2020, UFC 264 sees a packed crowd anticipating the end of the trilogy. With both fighters holding knockout victories over one another, the fight will feature five, five-minute rounds and put an end to the rivalry between “The Notorious” and “The Diamond.” The upcoming Lightweight bout will also undoubtedly help dictate the future of the division.
Check out the Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier III main event live round-by-round below.
-Conor McGregor walks out first accompanied by his signature walkout theme.
-Carrying the Irish flag, “The Notorious” has the crowd behind him with aggressive determination on his face.
-Returning to the Octagon, McGregor hits his iconic billionaire strut.
-Met with boos, Dustin Poirier slowly makes his way to the cage.
-The two fighters get in each other’s faces in the Octagon ahead of the fight.
-Bruce Buffer makes the official announcement for the main event.
-Referee Herb Dean calls a start to the fight.
-Conor McGregor start off with a pair of turning sidekicks and low kick.
-McGregor stings Dustin Poirier with an early left hand.
-The two exchange low kicks.
-Poirier lands a flurry, leading to the two tieing up.
-McGregor cinches a guillotine, Poirier defends and ends up on top.
-Back-and-forth elbow exchanges from the ground has the crowd going wild.
-The two get back up, both whiffing on punches, McGregor appears to have broken his leg or ankle.
-Herb Dean calls a stop to the fight.