Dustin Poirier weighs in on Friday forward of his UFC 264 trilogy bout with Conor McGregor
Dustin Poirier weighed in at 156 kilos on Friday morning, forward of Saturday’s UFC 264, from the T-Cellular enviornment in Las Vegas, NV.
In January, Poirier got here in on the identical weight of 156 kilos for his UFC 257 assembly with Conor McGregor. A combat that noticed Poirier choose up the second spherical T/KO end over McGregor.
McGregor weighed in at 156 kilos, as nicely.
With his victory over McGregor earlier this yr, Poirier comes into Saturday’s trilogy driving a title wave of momentum. With wins in11 of his final 14 fights at light-weight since transferring to 155 kilos in 2014. Poirier moved up a weight class to light-weight after shedding his first assembly with McGregor again at UFC 178.
Since then, Poirier has seven stoppage wins and 4 wins by determination, along with his solely two losses within the final six years coming towards Michael Johnson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Watch Dustin Poirier weigh-in for trilogy bout vs. Conor McGregor
On Saturday, Poirier is available in because the -140 betting favourite (through WynnBet) towards McGregor, with every of their earlier two conferences seeing Poirier because the betting underdog.
This time, with McGregor having misplaced three of his final six UFC appearances, the tide has turned within the stability of Poirier.
McGregor is available in because the betting underdog in simply the second combat of his UFC profession. In the meantime, Poirier has carried out nicely towards the measure of expectations because the betting favourite. Poirier’s solely loss within the light-weight division as a betting favourite was towards Michael Johnson in 2015. Since then, Poirier has gone 5-0 because the chalk fighter, with wins over the likes of Dan Hooker, Justin Gaethje, and Anthony Pettis.
On Saturday evening, Poirier has the prospect to solidify himself as among the best lightweights on the planet. With a win, Poirier will guarantee himself a shot on the coveted 155-pound strap in a possible barn-burner match-up with the present UFC light-weight champion, Charles Oliveira.
UFC 264 takes place on July 10, 2021, dwell from the T-Cellular Enviornment in Las Vegas, NV. Observe together with FanSided who’s cageside for all of your dwell information and highlights.