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Conor McGregor’s fighting style: Which approach should he take against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264?

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Conor McGregor is set to return to his usual boxing approach in his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier on July 10 at UFC 264.

Conor McGregor is heading into his first UFC trilogy with one goal in mind, and that is to avenge his UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier and end the rivalry once and for all. With the score tied at 1-1, ‘The Infamous’ is expected to make major changes to his game as he looks to once again silence his doubters once and for all and dethrone ‘The Diamond’ for a second time.

McGregor has a unique fighting style. Often known for his sharp boxing skills, the Irish native likes to incorporate his karate as well as taekwondo skills, as he often mixes up his arsenal with an incredible variation of punches.

What approach should Conor McGregor take in his third and final fight against Dustin Poirier?

Conor McGregor is known for his amazing boxing. Although he argues that Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier are the best boxers in the UFC, McGregor eventually went 10 rounds against Floyd Mayweather in his boxing debut.

By UFC 264, McGregor is expected to take on Poirier with a boxing approach. During their rematch at UFC 257, the Irishman may have dropped Diamond in the second round, but in the first few minutes of the fight, McGregor showed off his impressive boxing skills, landing Poierre with some sensational combinations. Caught.

To Poirier’s credit, Louisiana refused to crack under McGregor’s relentless pressure, his granite beard fully exposed. Expect a faster version of McGregor at UFC 264.

Entering the rematch against Poirier, Conor McGregor only experienced 40 seconds of Octagonal action last year. In early 2020, the Irish quickly defeated Donald Cerrone to earn his first win in two years. He lost Khabib Nurmagomedov in the middle.

At UFC 264, Conor McGregor is expected to deal with any potential ring rust heading into UFC 257. In his Octagonal post-fight interview, the former UFC lightweight champion claimed he needs more activity to maintain the best version of himself inside the Octagon.

In this regard, the former UFC double champion is expected to show up with all the flare and make full use of his powerful striking abilities. But we can’t forget how devastating Conor McGregor’s kicks are. Given that Poirier’s calf took a lot of damage in the second fight, not only will McGregor look to check the calf kick in the third fight, but he could also unleash his own brutal kick against ‘Diamond’.

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