As Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier prepare to meet for a third time at UFC 264, now is the perfect time to look back at their epic first meeting.
Little did we know that McGregor would go on to do exactly what he said in becoming a double-champion in the UFC.
At the same time, Poirier climbed to the top, securing the interim title in the lightweight division. He also scored a victory over “Notorious” when the two met this past January, stopping him in the second round.
Here’s the epic first meeting between the two:
Watch the first matchup between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor back at UFC 178 in 2014 when both fighters were featherweights on the rise. The trilogy match between Poirier and McGregor will headline UFC 264 on Saturday, July 10. Order UFC 264 now: https://bit.ly/2vNIBE8