Jul 10 2021
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
27-6-0
KO 1
KO 1
22-5-0

The tape

35
Age
36
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

KOUDSUBUDKO
Form
KOKOSUBKOMD
27
Wins
22
13
By KO
19
48
KO%
86
7
By SUB
1
26
SUB%
5
6
Loses
5
2
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2008
34
Bouts
27
73
Rounds
44
4 hours, 59 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor report

Who won Poirier vs McGregor III?

Dustin Poirier beat Conor McGregor by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Poirier vs McGregor III stats

Dustin Poirier stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Conor McGregor made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Dustin Poirier's 31st fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011.

Dustin Poirier's UFC record stood at 22-8-0, while Conor McGregor's came in at 10-4-0.

The stats suggested McGregor had a massive power advantage over Poirier, boasting a 86% knock out percentage over Poirier's 48%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Poirier had a large advantage over McGregor, boasting a 26% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.

Dustin Poirier was the younger man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

McGregor had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Poirier was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 2 months later than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 89 to McGregor's 45.

Poirier vs McGregor III form

Poirier had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Dan Hooker at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Max Holloway at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Eddie Alvarez at UFC on FOX 30 on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada.

He was victorious against Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29 on 14th April 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

Activity check

Poirier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

McGregor's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Poirier vs McGregor III?

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