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Dustin Poirier rekindles rivalry with Conor McGregor after UFC 299 win: ‘He felt that right hook, too’

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Dustin Poirier rekindles rivalry with Conor McGregor after UFC 299 He felt that right hook too

Dustin Poirier has responded to Conor McGregor’s reaction to his UFC 299 knockout of Benoit Saint-Denis.

Poirier was the underdog in his five-round UFC 299 main event bout against Saint-Denis. Many wrote him off following his KO defeat to Justin Gaethje back in July.

Saint-Denis won the first and second rounds. He knocked Poirier to the ground and put him on his back. Yet, Poirier managed to get back up on his feet. He landed a nice right hook and an uppercut to KO Saint-Denis.

Dustin Poirier lands stunning KO win over Benoit Saint Denis in rsllying performance UFC 299 Highlights
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After Poirier’s win, his rival McGregor took to social media to give congratulations to both ‘The Diamond’ and Saint-Denis.

“Great fight out of them French boys tonight! Toutes nos felicitations @DustinPoirier @BenoitSt_Denis @EmmanuelMacron,” McGregor wrote on X.

Dustin Poirier makes fun of Conor McGregor, his three-fight opponent

After his win, Dustin Poirier was asked about Conor McGregor’s comments and he issued a short response”

“Yeah? Well, he felt that right hook too,” Poirier said at the UFC 299 post-fight press conference.

Poirier defeated McGregor with his right hand in the second-round in 2021.



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