As a thrilling first five-minute frame drew to a close, both fighters were still trying to land as McGregor stumbled backwards, trapping his foot under himself and breaking his leg
American brawler Dustin Poirier overpowered Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas, winning their lightweight UFC trilogy fight by a TKO when the Irishman appeared to snap his left leg in the opening round.
A highly anticipated UFC 264 clash between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier on July 10.
Cody Garbrandt did not fill into his evilest instincts against Rob Font in the main event of Saturday's UFC Fight Night
Irish Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor on Wednesday said that he stands with India in the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic
McGregor beat Poirier inside two minutes in September 2014 and just over two years later he became the first fighter to simultaneously hold two UFC titles
The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0. Nurmagomedov fighting for the first time since the death of his father this summer, produced a superb display to finish UFC interim champion Gaethje with triangle-choke and retain his lightweight title.
He was beaten earlier in the year.
Nurmagomedov holds the mixed martial arts record for the longest active undefeated streak, 28, which he is putting on the line on Saturday.