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Nate Diaz reacts to Poirier’s KO win over McGregor: ‘These guys get finished all the time’

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Nate Diaz reacts to Dustin Poirier’s KO of Conor McGregor at UFC 257.

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Nate Diaz was not impressed by Conor McGregor’s performance at UFC 257.

Diaz, who has never suffered a clean KO loss in his entire career, ripped ‘The Notorious’ for his first ever KO loss at the hands of Dustin Poirier in last night’s UFC 257 main event at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

“These guys get finished all the time,” Diaz posted on Twitter following the fight.

McGregor got off to a good start in the first round but struggled to deal with Poirier’s leg kicks as the fight wore on. ‘The Diamond’ chopped down McGregor’s lead leg before setting up the knockout finish with a barrage of punches against the fence, finishing the Irishman at 2:32 of the second round.

The two are now tied 1-1, with McGregor hoping for a rematch after he recovers from his leg injury.

Diaz is also tied one apiece with ‘The Notorious’ but the former doesn’t appear interested in a trilogy bout. Diaz last fought at UFC 244 where he suffered a third-round TKO loss (doctor stoppage) to Jorge Masvidal in a failed bid to capture the ‘BMF’ title. Diaz’ only other TKO loss came at the hands of Josh Thompson back in 2013 but the Californian was never knocked unconscious. His older brother Nick Diaz threw in the towel in the second round.