‘The Diamond’ Dustin Poirier completely shocked the world with his spectacular win against ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor. Poirier entered this fight as a huge underdog and he showed the world that he isn’t less than anyone.
McGregor hurt Poirier with shoulders in the first round and it looks like McGregor won the first round. But in the second round, Poirier hurt him badly on the legs with leg kicks and as soon as he sees an opening he punches McGregor right in the face.
‘The Notorious’ got his back against the fence and Poirier rained down punches and McGregor seem to have no answer for them. With this win, Poirier settled the score on 1-1 after six years of losing the first fight to McGregor.
Twitter reactions to Dustin Poirier win
With this win, Dustin Poirier made a statement in the Lightweight division and UFC fighters reacted to ‘The Diamond’s’ win. Jorge Masvidal says, “I’ve known Dustin Poirier since his first or second fight in the ufc and so happy for him to be now one of the best fighters in the world.”
Aljamain Sterling congrats to Poirier with his tweet, “Poirier reminding the world who he is!! Very impressive performance from Dustin, especially utilizing those calf kicks. I don’t think Conor realized what those felt like. #UFC 257”
The UFC two-division women’s champion Amanda Nunes, Stephen Thompson, and Michael Chiesa also shared their views with tweets, which says,
Francis Ngannou says, “Give this guy the respect that he deserves” and Alexander Volkanovski says, “Wooooow!! Leg kicks worked a charm…followed with the hands”