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Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 3 – UFC 264 LIVE RESULTS: McGregor BREAKS ANKLE in horrific loss – latest reaction

CONOR MCGREGOR has lost in the first round to Dustin Poirier after horrifically breaking his ankle in the first round.

Keep up to date with us here as we bring you the latest from this developing story.

  • Main event start time: 5.15am BST
  • TV/Live stream: BT Sport Box Office

LIVE RESULTS:

  • Dustin Poirier BT Conor McGregor
  • Gilbert Burns BT Stephen Thompson
  • Tai Tuivasa BT Greg Hardy
  • Irene Aldana BT Yana Kunitskaya
  • Sean O'Malley BT Kris Moutinho

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  • Joshua Mbu

    MCGREGOR VS POIRIER – POIRIER WINS BY TKO

    Dustin Poirier wins the tie-breaking trilogy fight by TKO, doctors stoppage.

    Poirier does the infamous McGregor struct across the octagon, goading the former UFC champ.

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  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND ONE: MCGREGOR VS POIRIER

    HERE WE GO!

    The pair decide to not touch gloves and the main event is underway in Las Vegas!

    McGregor lands a nice side kick early on.

    Poirier lands a good right hand of his own in return to McGregor's early flurry.

    And the American follows it up with a fierce left hand, but McGregor stands firm.

    McGregor tries to lock in a guillotine up against the cage, but Poirier manages to gain control from on top.

    THIS IS INTENSE!

    Poirier is dropping bombs from above, and McGregor returns a blistering kick in return!

    WAIT MCGREGOR HAS BROKEN HIS ANKLE IT APPEARS!

    It looks like it's a doctors stoppage.

    The fight is OVER!

  • Joshua Mbu

    MCGREGOR VS POIRIER

    It's finally here…… the main event of the morning.

    It's the tie-breaking trilogy fight between the legendary Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier!

    McGregor makes his way to the octagon first and he looks like he means BUSINESS.

    The Irishman stairs down the camera lens…… he looks ANGRY!

    Will McGregor show that he is still hungry, and that he wants to return to the top of the UFC?

    Poirier makes his way to the octagon second, and he's getting a mixed reaction from the crowd.

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  • Joshua Mbu

    IT'S TIME FOR THE MAIN EVENT!

    MCGREGOR VS POIRIER 3!

  • Joshua Mbu

    BURNS VS THOMPSON – BURNS WINS BY UNANIMOUS DECISION

    The judges score the fight 29-28 all in favour of the No2 ranked welterweight Burns!

    Burns very successfully managed to get Thompson to the ground, which ultimately won him the fight.

    The crowd boo, they hate it when they see one of their homegrown fighters lose.

    Burns tries to taunt the crowd, encouraging them to boo louder!

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  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND THREE: BURNS VS THOMPSON

    Burns steps in and is caught with a sweet right hook by Thompson.

    Thompson stuns Burns with a spinning heel kick, but he just can't find the finish!

    Burns does, however, score a successful takedown and is looking to mount Thompson to tee off.

    The pair are grappling on the canvas, struggling to gain control of the bout as round three comes to a close.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND TWO: BURNS VS THOMPSON

    Thompson is favouring the leg kicks at the moment, and he's using it to keep Burns at distance.

    The American lands a spinning kick, and Burns looks to react and catch Thompson off guard as he looks to reset himself.

    But Burns is unsuccessful.

    Thompson tries to land a left-right combination, but Burns ducks and looks to go for the takedown.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND ONE: BURNS VS THOMPSON

    And we're off for the second to last fight of the morning between the No2 ranked welterweight, Burns, and the No4 ranked Thompson.

    The crowd chants "USA, USA, USA!", it's either for the former President Trump, or Thompson!

    Burns has Thompson pressed up against the Cage.

    Thompson spreads his legs and loses balance, allowing Burns to gain control from the top.

    Burns is landing some shots on Thompson from the floor.

    The No2 ranked welterweight loses his footing just before the buzzer, and Thompson looks to strike – landing a high kick.

  • Joshua Mbu

    BURNS VS THOMPSON

    Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson is up next…. just before the main event!

    Thompson, ranked No4, is an incredible kickboxer, one of the best in the UFC.

    Thompson, 38, makes his way to the ring first out of the two – and he boats a record of 16-4-1.

    His opponent, Burns, is a former title contender – with a record of 19-4-0 – he is one of the hardest workers in the welterweight division.

  • Joshua Mbu

    TRUMP IS IN THE BUILDING

    The 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, is in the T-Mobile Arena!

    Trump is a friend of UFC boss Dana White, and White even spoke at a rally during Trump's 2020 re-election bid.

  • Joshua Mbu

    TUIVASA VS HARDY – TUIVASA WINS BY KO

    Tuivasa continues his hot winning streak…… and he did it in fashion!

    Hardy thought he smelt the finish, but he was stunned with a beautiful left hook.

    Tuivasa is a showman, and he celebrated the win drinking out of what looked like a Nike shoe.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND ONE: TUIVASA VS HARDY

    Tuivasa showcases his kicking strength as he almost knocks Hardy off balance.

    Hardy has the height and reach advantage, though.

    WHAT A SHOT!

    Tuivasa is caught by Hardy, and the latter charges in looking for the finish.

    But Tuivasa lands a flush right hand and knocks Hardy OUT!

    The referee jumps in the way and calls the fight!

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  • Joshua Mbu

    TUIVASA VS HARDY

    Up next is Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy.

    Both heavyweight UFC stars have three losses on their professional record.

    Hardy took the last seven months off, but he's back and he's looking to get back into the swing of things.

    The 6ft4 giant has incredible knockout power and outstanding movement, the latter he showcased during his time in the NFL.

    Tuivasa looks incredibly relaxed as he comes out to Wannabe by the Spice Girls.

  • Joshua Mbu

    MAC IS BACK

    Conor McGregor arrives at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

    And he looks incredibly focussed ahead of his tie-breaking trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ALDANA VS KUNITSKAYA – ALDANA WINS BY TKO

    Aldana knocked Kunitskaya down and unloaded with some heavy shots from above.

    And the referee was forced into calling the fight early in the first round.

    Aldana's boxing got her through the fight and she absolutely dominated against a strong opponent.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND ONE: ALDANA VS KUNITSKAYA

    Aldana lands a lovely leg kick early doors in round one.

    The Mexican's footwork has been incredible so far, but Kunitskaya is going after her.

    Aldana lets Kunitskaya step in before catching the Russian with a sweet right hook.

    Kunitskaya has blood dripping from her nose, and she goes in search of a response.

    But she's caught but Aldana, who sends her to the canvas.

    Aldana is trying to avoid some leg kicks by Kunitskaya, who is still on the canvas.

    The Mexican finds an opening and is teeing off on Kunitskaya's face!

    The referee has to bring the fight to an end!

    IT'S ALL OVER!

  • Joshua Mbu

    ALDANA VS KUNITSKAYA

    Up next is a bantamweight bout between Irene Aldana and Yana Kunitskaya!

    Kunitskaya makes her way to the octagon first, and just a heads up, she's a great striker!

    When she gets up close, she can tee off on her opponents.

    Aldana, 33, walks out second and this is her 10th UFC appearance – she's a fantastic boxer.

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    TOUGH STUFF

    Jim Ross and CM Punk, best known for their stints in WWE, have praised Moutinho for his performance against O'Malley.

    The young man arguably had a better debut in the UFC than Punk!

  • Joshua Mbu

    TIE-BREAKING BOUT

    Both Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are inside the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas!

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    O’MALLEY VS MOUTINHO – O'MALLEY WINS BY TKO

    Suga Sean O'Malley comes away with another incredibly impressive win in Las Vegas.

    O'Malley landed well over 80 per cent of his significant strikes….. unheard of!

    O'Malley has a lot of praise for Moutinho, who took the fight on just 11 days notice.

    Suga says most UFC fighters wouldn't take that fight on such short notice.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND THREE: O’MALLEY VS MOUTINHO

    Moutinho has taken 181 shots so far in the three rounds and he's continuing to engage O'Malley.

    O'Malley lands a high kick, but he's having a hard time at the moment.

    His green haired opponent is making it an incredibly awkward fight.

    O'Malley is trying to keep Moutinho at range, but the latter keeps advancing.

    200 shots landed out of 250 attempted by O'Malley.

    With 30 seconds to go, O'Malley unloads with a nice combination, and the referee brings the fight to an end!

    O'Malley comes away with the win!

    What a performance by Moutinho, though.

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  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND TWO: O’MALLEY VS MOUTINHO

    The most impressive about O'Malley is the percentage of shots he lands….. it's incredible!

    O'Malley uses a kick to push the advancing Moutinho back, before landing a right hand.

    Moutinho tries to stay on his opponent and is continuing to swing wildly.

    But if one connects, the tide of this fight could change.

    Moutinho is moving across the octagon rather flat footed, whereas O'Malley is dancing around.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ROUND ONE: O'MALLEY VS MOUTINHO

    O'Malley uses his reach advantage and lands a nice right hand early doors.

    The American fighting out of Arizona steps in and lands a right hook…… seven out of eight punches landed.

    O'Malley is incredibly comfortable, and Moutinho is swinging wildly.

    Prospect O'Malley is putting on a show as he lands a nice spinning kick.

    To be fair to Moutinho, he's hanging in this fight despite his poor start.

    O'Malley lands a nice left-right combination and Moutinho's right eye is swelling up.

    Moutinho tries to step in but he's caught with a solid straight right hand, sending Moutinho stumbling.

    O'Malley tries to lock in the guillotine choke, but Moutinho is saved by the buzzer.

  • Chisanga Malata

    TIME FOR THE SUGA SHOW

    The UFC 264 main card is finally upon us, people.

    Up next is a bantamweight showdown between surging prospect Sean O'Malley and UFC newcomer Kris Moutinho.

    Moutinho only got the call to fight O'Malley ten days ago, benefitting from Louis Smolka's unfortunate withdrawal.

    Can the former Cage Fury Fighting Championship star be able to spring a huge upset? We'll soon find out.

  • Chisanga Malata

    EL DIAMANTE IS IN THE BUILDING

    One half the main event is in the building, folks.

    Dustin Poirier has arrived at the T-Mobile Arena ahead of his eagerly-anticipated trilogy fight with Conor McGregor.

    Not long now until we see the former featherweights settle their seven-year-long rivalry.

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