Who is fighting in the UFC 264 main event?
Conor McGregor is fighting Dustin Poirier in the main event. McGregor is one of the biggest stars in the history of mixed martial arts and has held UFC titles in multiple weight classes. Poirier is also highly accomplished and previously held the interim UFC lightweight title.
How many times has Conor McGregor fought Dustin Poirier?
McGregor and Poirier have fought twice, and the matchup is tied at 1-1. The first fight took place at UFC 178 in September 2014, and McGregor won by KO/TKO in the first round. The second fight took place at UFC 257 in January 2021, and Poirier evened the score with a KO/TKO finish of his own.
How did Dustin Poirier beat Conor McGregor?
Poirier crippled McGregor’s base and movement by landing several kicks to McGregor’s calf. Once Poirier had McGregor’s leg hurt, he went to the head and finished McGregor with a punching combination.
When and where is UFC 264?
UFC 264 takes place on Saturday, July 10, and will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. ET, and the main card starts at 10:00 p.m. ET. Mark your calendars as you will not want to miss this one!