UFC 257’s main event is a rematch years in the making between talented strikers Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. The Irishman won their first meeting with a quick TKO in less than two minutes, and this contest, it was the complete opposite.
Watch highlights below, along with a snippet from our play-by-play of the contest. (Some videos may be unavailable depending on your location.)
Round 2 - Low kick from Poirier. Conor with his own. Low kick again but Conor trips him up. And lands his own low kick. Body shot and a straight left from McGregor. Conor catches another kick and low kicks Poirier. Again. Nice left from Poirier. Conor misses with a left but gets caught with a counter. The next one connect. Poirier with a big left against the fence! Conor is staggered! ANOTHER LEFT DROPS MCGREGOR!! POIRIER FOLLOWS UP AND STOPS CONOR MCGREGOR!
Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor via TKO (punches), 2:32 of round 2