Dustin Poirier has labelled rival Conor McGregor as "mentally weak" following his shocking victory over the Irishman on July 10. McGregor faced long-time rival Poirier in the main-event bout at UFC 264. While fans were expecting a close contest between the pair, which took place just 6 months after their previous fight, Poirier dominated the opening round, landing the heavier shots on the feet as well as some brutal ground-and-pound. In the final moments of the first round, the contest would go from bad to worse for the Irishman. McGregor fired a one-two combination and after missing with his left hand, fell backwards, and appeared to snap his left ankle. The former UFC two-weight world champion collapsed on the canvas and Poirier jumped on top to land even more ground-and-pound. The round ended just seconds after the injury and the UFC's doctor told referee Herb Dean that McGregor was not fit to continue fighting, meaning Poirier was victorious via doctor's stoppage. In the weeks following the loss, McGregor has claimed that he was dealing with a hairline fracture in his lower left leg just weeks prior to his clash with Poirier and suggested that was responsible for the injury he… Read full this story
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