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UFC 257 – Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 LIVE REACTION: McGregor on crutches after knockout loss – latest updates

DUSTIN POIRIER has decimated Conor McGregor with a devastating second round knock out win at UFC 257.

Poirier let fly with a brutal punching combo to drop Notorious as he avenged his loss in their first match six years ago to shock Fight Island.

Follow ALL of the latest updates and reaction from Abu Dhabi below...

  • COME BACK

    So McGregor has encouraged his old foe to get back in the octagon and have another go...

  • HE COULDN'T, COULD HE?

    The retired Khabib is getting called out from all angles.

    Conor McGregor believes the below tweet was fighting talk

  • CELEBRATIONS? BUILDING SNOWMEN

    Family man Dustin Poirier has been labelled 'a true role model' after saying he was excited to go home before going on a snow holiday with his family.

    He said: "I'm just excited to get back to Louisiana, I have so much going on right now. I'm building a new house.

    "We're going on a snow trip in a couple of weeks. My daughter's never seen snow, but she loves the movie Frozen - so we're gonna be singing and building snowmen."

  • PAYBACK? NO

    Despite a loss to McGregor seven years ago, Poirier said this morning's KO win wasn't payback - nor was it a driving force in his win.

    He said: "It was a lot of things, but it wasn't payback. That wasn't the driving force.

    "The first time I was a deer in the headlights. This time I was just fighting another man who bleeds like me.

    "The goal was to be technical, pick my shots and not brawl at all. Then I had him hurt so I went a little crazy."

  • INTERNET DOESN'T DISAPPOINT

    It's a cruel world out their on the bird app...

  • IF YOU MISSED IT

    Here was Conor leaving his locker room hours ago needing a single crutch to help him walk

  • CALLED IT

    The brutal kicks to the calf left Conor needing a crutch to move...

  • NO SHAME IN LOSING

    Dustin Poirier proving his doubters wrong time and again

  • ICYMI

    Dustin Poirier thanks his wife for this massive win this morning, paying homage to their journey to the top.

  • MCGREGOR TWEET CONTINUED....

    He went on to say: "Dustin is a hell of a competitor and I look forward to going again.

    "God bless us all, happy Sunday."

  • BREAKING: CONOR TWEETS

    Conor McGregor has taken to social media to thank his fans for the support following his shock defeat this morning.

    The Notorious also revealed his excitement for the trilogy while labelling victor Dustin Poirier as 'a hell of a competitor'.

    He posted: "Thanks for the support everyone!

    "Was not my night/morning in there but a great contest to improve on.

    "I'm excited at the blockbuster trilogy I now have on my hands."

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