American mixed martial artist (MMA) Dustin Poirier defeated Irishman Conor McGregor. The correspondent of “Lenta.ru” informs about it.
The confrontation between Poirier and McGregor became the main one at the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC) tournament in Abu Dhabi. The American knocked out a 32-year-old opponent in the second round.
According to bookmaker quotes, Poirier was considered an underdog before the fight with McGregor. The first fight between them took place in 2014. Then the Irishman celebrated his victory by knockout in the first round.
McGregor suffered his fifth career defeat. The Irishman became the champion of the promotion in two weight categories. The fight with Poirier was his first after resuming his career. In the summer of 2020, the Irish athlete announced his retirement from MMA.