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Twitter reacts to Dustin Poirier’s knockout win over Conor McGregor at UFC 257

Dustin Poirier shocked the MMA world last night (Sat., Jan. 23, 2021) at UFC 257 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., when he finished former UFC double champ Conor McGregor via second-round TKO (highlights HERE).

Poirier, who was trying to avenge a TKO loss to McGregor at featherweight back in 2014, was getting tagged early on into the fight. But after landing some solid calf kicks “Diamond” was able to take McGregor’s patented mobility away. Once that happened “Notorious” was left wide open for Poirier’s punches and ended up wilting under the pressure in the second round.

This was a massive event for UFC and McGregor’s long-awaited return to the lightweight division, but it was Poirier who stole the show. MMA’s finest took to social media following the conclusion of UFC 257’s main event to talk about McGregor’s first knockout loss. Check it out below:

For complete UFC 257 results and coverage click here.

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