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Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor preview
When is Poirier vs McGregor IV?
Dustin Poirier could potentially face Conor McGregor, in Late 2021.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Poirier vs McGregor IV stats
Dustin Poirier would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Conor McGregor would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a massive power advantage over Poirier, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Poirier's 48%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Poirier would have a large advantage over McGregor, boasting at 28% submission rate over McGregor's 5%.
Dustin Poirier is the same age as Conor McGregor, at 34 years old.
McGregor has 1-inch reach advantage.
Poirier is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 2 months later than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 35 more professional rounds, 80 to McGregor's 45.
Poirier vs McGregor IV form
Poirier has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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.
Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Poirier vs McGregor IV?
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