Conor McGregor BREAKS LEG in horror UFC 264 loss live updates – Notorious in hospital as FOURTH Poirier fight confirmed

Conor McGregor BREAKS LEG in horror UFC 264 loss live updates – Notorious in hospital as FOURTH Poirier fight confirmed

July 11, 2021

CONOR McGREGOR has lost to Dustin Poirier after horrifically breaking his leg in the first round at UFC 264.

The fight was the third in the trilogy between the pair who have continued to clash after the fight, and now UFC boss Dana White has confirmed they will fight again for a FOURTH time.

McGregor, meanwhile, has been rushed straight to hospital after the fight, and it has been confirmed he will have surgery on Monday.

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  • Jake Lambourne

    PAUL THE OTHER ONE

    Logan Paul said 'RIP Conor McGregor’s career' and mocked that the UFC legend's star power has now plummeted 'into the ground'.

    It comes after the Irishman was beaten by Dustin Poirier for a second consecutive time.

    YouTuber Jake Paul, 24, was among those to mock McGregor, who predicted Poirier would leave on a stretcher, only to go out on one himself.

    Paul's brother Logan, 26, followed it up by insisting this is the end of the road for The Notorious.

    He tweeted: "damn. crazy to see a star with such a meteoric rise literally plummet into the ground just a few years later.

    "It’s sad tbh. RIP Conor McGregor’s career."

  • Jake Lambourne

    KHABOOM

    Conor McGrgeor was taunted by old UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov after his trilogy loss to Dustin Poirier.

    The 32-year-old was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery and is facing a long period out of the Octagon.

    He refused to retire after the clash and he, along with chief Dana White confirmed a FOURTH fight.

    But retired Khabib was quick to mock his bitter nemesis, and praised Poirier after his win.

    He said: "Good always defeats evil. Very happy for @DustinPoirier.

    "I hope you will get the belt end of the year."

  • Jake Lambourne

    UP NEXT

    Conor McGregor's trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier ended with him suffering yet another defeat to the American.

    The MMA superstar met The Diamond again early on Sunday morning in the main event of UFC 264 for a rubber match.

    But the Irishman failed to exact revenge on his old featherweight rival, after suffering a horrific leg injury.

    Attention has already turned to who McGregor will fight if he opts not to walk away from the sport.

    With that in mind, SunSport thought it'd only be right to give you the lowdown on the five men The Notorious is most likely to fight next.

    Click HERE for more.

  • Jake Lambourne

    MAY DAY

    Floyd Mayweather posted his winning $35,000 bet slip after backing Dustin Poirier to beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264.

    Mayweather, who beat McGregor in 2017, lumped $50,000 on the Irishman to lose in Las Vegas.

    And he ended up taking home $85,000 in total as The Notorious broke his ankle just before the end of round one.

    It left him unable to fight on as the doctor waved off the contest, with Poirier declared the winner.

    Posting his wager, Mayweather captioned: "@dustinpoirier , thanks for getting me paid!"

    Poirier replied: "I got you champ!"

  • Jake Lambourne

    DIRTY TACTICS

    Dustin Poirier slammed 'dirtbag' Conor McGregor for his pre and post-fight trash talk.

    He said: "There is no holds barred with the trash talk, right? But murder is something you don't clown around with and there is no coming back from that.

    "This guy was telling me he was going to murder me and all kinds of stuff and saying he was going to kill me and I was going to leave here in a coffin.

    "You don't talk to people like that. I hope this man gets home safely to his beautiful family."

    Before adding: "He did hit me with a good cross like the last fight. I was a little bit buzzed but my legs were still there.

    "The take down was easy. He was putting his fingers in his gloves and pulling me down to try the up kicks. This guy is a dirtbag man."

  • Jake Lambourne

    ON THE PAUL

    Jake Paul is wasting no time in mocking Conor McGregor following his defeat to Dustin Poirier.

    The YouTuber has taken delight in the Notorious' pre-fight prediction where he stated his lightweight rival would be leaving on a stretcher.

    But it was the Irishman that would need assistance following a horror leg injury.

    And Paul gleefully uploaded a clip to Twitter.

  • Jake Lambourne

    BIT OF A STRETCH

    Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier were among those to point out how Conor McGregor's pre-fight prediction came back to haunt him.

    Beforehand, the Irishman said: "I'm going to kill this man. He's going out on a stretcher."

    But in a shocking turn of events, it was McGregor who was stretchered out of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas after suffering a horror ankle injury.

    Cormier, 42, tweeted: "Crazy to think that at the end of the weigh in Conor said he would be taken out on a stretcher.

    "And now Conor gets taken out on a stretcher. Man this game we play is so crazy!!!! Hats off to the Diamond of Lafayette!!"

    Khabib, 32, posted: "The way he said it."

  • Jake Lambourne

    POIR IT ON

    Conor McGregor was given the middle finger by Dustin Poirier's fuming wife Jolie after the chaotic end to UFC 264.

    The Irishman suffered a broken fibia after collapsing on his ankle in the first round against Poirier.

    It forced the cageside doctor to stop the fight, meaning McGregor was declared the loser.

    But the bad blood spilled over post-fight with Poirier's partner Jolie sticking her middle finger up to The Notorious, who was unable to stand up.

    Before the fight, McGregor boasted how he had Jolie messaging him on Instagram.

    Conor McGregor was given the middle finger by Dustin Poirier's fuming wife Jolie
  • Chisanga Malata

    THE BOSS MAN IS NOT BEST PLEASED

    Conor McGregor's mentioning of Dustin Poirier's wife, Jolie, in his fiery post-fight interview didn't please UFC president Dana White.

    After having his leg tended to, a fired-up McGregor said: "There was no check.

    "There was not one of them was a check. Your wife is in my DM's.

    "Hey baby, hit me back up and I'll chat to you later on. We'll be having an afterparty at the Wynn nightclub baby."

  • Chisanga Malata

    ON SIGHT

    Conor McGregor's pre and post-fight comments are still very much at the forefront of Dustin Poirier's mind, so much so The Diamond is willing to fight his rival again in the street.

    Given the state of McGregor's ankle, that won't be happening anytime soon.

  • Chisanga Malata

    RUBBING IT IN

    Not only did Dustin Poirier win his series decider with Conor McGregor, the American also stole The Notorious' 'Billi strut'.

    Talk about rubbing salt into fresh wounds.

  • Daniel Cutts

    RETURN OF THE MAC?

    McGregor hinted that he won't retire and Dana White all-but confirmed a fourth fight at the end.

    The UFC chief said: "It sucks, it's brutal. It's not the way you want to see fights end. Dustin Poirier will fight for the title.

    "And when Conor is healed and ready to go, you do the rematch I guess. I don't know."

    When asked to explain his reasoning for re-booking the fight, White said: "The fight didn't get finished.

    "You can't have a fight finish that way.

    "So we'll see how this whole things plays out. Who knows how long Conor is out [for]?

    "Poirier will do his thing until Conor is ready."

  • Joshua Mbu

    DONE AND DUST-ED

    Conor McGregor was already losing 10-8 on TWO judge's scorecards against Dustin Poirier in their UFC 264 trilogy fight, writes DANIEL CUTTS.

    The Irishman was being battered on the mat by his American rival before suffering a horrific leg injury in the first-round.

    The bout was immediately called off and the 32-year-old was rushed to hospital where he is set to have surgery.

    But the scorecards have been revealed from their third clash – which show the Poirier's dominance.

    The scorecards for Conor McGregor's trilogy fight with Dustin PoirierCredit: UFC
  • Joshua Mbu

    PAUL-SY MOVE

    Jake Paul is back to his trolling ways!

  • Joshua Mbu

    MR & MRS

    I think this has to do with what McGregor said in his post-fight interview.

    He said: "Your wife is in my DM’s. 

    “Hey baby, hit me back up and I’ll chat to you later on. We’ll be having an afterparty at the Wynn nightclub baby.”

  • Joshua Mbu

    GOOD ALWAYS WINS

    Retired UFC fighter, and former rival of Conor McGregor – Khabib Nurmagomedov, has praised Dustin Poirier after his win.

  • Joshua Mbu

    TITLE SHOT

    UFC boss Dana White has confirmed that Poirier will fight champ Oliveira.

    And once McGregor is all healed up, a rematch WILL happen!

  • Joshua Mbu

    STRAPPED UP

    Conor McGregor with some protective gear around his leg.

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    Credit: GETTY IMAGES
  • Joshua Mbu

    WE WANT FOUR

    There's no way that's the end of the McGregor-Poirier feud.

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    Credit: GETTY IMAGES
  • Joshua Mbu

    ALL OVER

    Does the Donald approve of tonight's events?

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    Credit: GETTY IMAGES
  • Joshua Mbu

    DOCTOR STOPPAGE

    What an interesting five minutes that was!

  • Joshua Mbu

    MONEY MAYWEATHER

    Old rival of Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather, stuck a sizeable sum on Poirier to win!

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  • Joshua Mbu

    BAD LUCK

    It's safe to say Conor McGregor was absolutely seething after his loss to Dustin Poirier.

    He said: "I was boxing the bleedin' head off him, kicking the bleedin' leg off him. Usual s***e, dive to close the distance.

    "This is not over. I have to take this outside with him, it's on.

    "There was no check. There was not one of them was a check. Your wife is in my DM's.

    "Hey baby, hit me back up and I'll chat to you later on. We'll be having an afterparty at the Wynn nightclub baby."

    Credit: GETTY IMAGES
    Credit: GETTY IMAGES
  • Joshua Mbu

    MCGREGOR VS POIRIER – POIRIER WINS BY TKO

    Dustin Poirier wins the tie-breaking trilogy fight by TKO, doctors stoppage.

    Poirier does the infamous McGregor struct across the octagon, goading the former UFC champ.

    Credit: GETTY IMAGES
  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND ONE: MCGREGOR VS POIRIER

    HERE WE GO!

    The pair decide to not touch gloves and the main event is underway in Las Vegas!

    McGregor lands a nice side kick early on.

    Poirier lands a good right hand of his own in return to McGregor's early flurry.

    And the American follows it up with a fierce left hand, but McGregor stands firm.

    McGregor tries to lock in a guillotine up against the cage, but Poirier manages to gain control from on top.

    THIS IS INTENSE!

    Poirier is dropping bombs from above, and McGregor returns a blistering kick in return!

    WAIT MCGREGOR HAS BROKEN HIS ANKLE IT APPEARS!

    It looks like it's a doctors stoppage.

    The fight is OVER!

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