‘I’m excited at the blockbuster trilogy I now have on my hands’: Conor McGregor reacts after rematching Dustin Poirier at UFC 257

‘I’m excited at the blockbuster trilogy I now have on my hands’: Conor McGregor reacts after rematching Dustin Poirier at UFC 257

McGregor paid tribute to Dustin Poirier following Saturday’s UFC 257 main event.

By John Balfe - 24 Jan 2021

It is one win apiece in the rivalry between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier and after tasting defeat late Saturday night on ‘Fight Island’, Conor McGregor is looking forward to doing it all over again.

McGregor took to Twitter following the fight to pay tribute to Poirier for his performance, describing the Louisiana native as a “hell of a competitor” and added that a winner-takes-all rubber match between the two lightweight fighters is now set up nicely.

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