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Dustin Poirier says Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler will be ‘over in round two’

dustin poirier have supported conor mcgregor to stop Michael Chandler Within two rounds, provided the Irishman is ‘100 per cent dedicated and focused’.

McGregor and Chandler, both of whom have fought Poirier before, are set to compete later this year. Although no date, venue or weight class has been confirmed For UFC Boxing.

Poirier suffered a TKO loss to McGregor in 2014, but the American got his revenge with a knockout victory in January 2021, before McGregor suffered a leg injury six months later, ending their trilogy fight. That contest was lost to Poirier as a technical knockout victory, who introduced Chandler to each man’s most recent fightIn November 2022.

Poirier discusses McGregor vs. Chandler mma hour this week, saying: “I think if anything Conor comes back like he was, with his timing and rhythm, with the injury he had and that long lay-off – and we Not getting any younger either..If he comes back the way he was before he left, I think he stops Michael Chandler.

“If Conor is who he was before the injury and stuff, I think two rounds; I think the fight is over in round two.

“If anyone can (dial back the clock), I think it would be (McGregor). If he’s 100 percent dedicated and focused, and (he) can go blindfolded and really go at it with himself.” If he can go, I think he can. But we’ll see, man. That’s what makes it so interesting.

McGregor’s 2014 win over Poirier a Key moments on the Irishman’s journey to the UFC featherweight titleWhich he achieved in 2015. A year later, McGregor claimed the lightweight belt to become the first dual-weight champion in UFC history.

Meanwhile, Poirier is a former Interim Lightweight Champion who twice failed to win the undisputed belt. Compatriot Chandler is a former three-time Bellator Lightweight Champion who also unsuccessfully challenged for the UFC lightweight title.

McGregor suffered a broken leg in 2021 while losing to Poirier for the second time in six months (Getty Images)

McGregor back-to-back bouts with Poirier feature heavily in 2021 mcgregor foreverThe second documentary covering the career of the 34-year-old. The four-part series was released on Netflix this month, and you can read Independentreview is here,

Poirier is scheduled to return to the ring in July. Facing Justin Gaethje In The Main Event Of UFC 291, The blank ‘Baddest Motherf*****’ will be on the title line in the All-American Clash, a rematch of the 2018 bout won by Poirier.

Poirier stopped fellow former interim lightweight champion Gaethje in the fourth round.

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