Conor McGregor was apparently in excruciating pain after the fight and went out with the help of a single crutch. So, what really happened at UFC 257 that left him injured?
UFC 257 produced quite the scenes in the main event as what never happened before took place at the very event. Dustin Poirier finished Conor McGregor inside the third-minute of the second-round, and the reactions that erupted on social media after the TKO loss of McGregor, were enough to gauge that it was an unprecedented occurrence.
While the biggest headline of the night was the result of the match itself but, Conor McGregor leaving on crutches left his fans and followers worried about the wellbeing of the Irishman.
In the match, it seemed McGregor’s face took the most damage but it turned out it was the lower calf kicks by Poirier, which paved the way for the ultimate finish, and left McGregor injured in the end.
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What really happened to Conor’s leg at UFC 257 main event against Dustin Poirier
Dustin Poirier came out with a precise plan and implemented it by targeting the right leg of Conor McGregor. From the outset, it was clear that the pair’s previous in-ring meet was not in the mind of Poirier and he intended to draw level with the Notorious one.
Via an ideal second round, Poirier cemented his authority over McGregor and left him on the ground and humiliated. However, in the process, Conor got injured.
In the post-event conference, Conor reflected on what went wrong and said that the fight affected his right leg.
“My leg is completely dead,” McGregor’s outright response when asked about the condition of his leg.
What exactly happened? what is the impact of this injury? As of now, there is no update on his injury but, the video below gives an estimate of the impact he consumed at UFC 257.
While the injury is a cause of concern but, post-fight McGregor did post a photo on Instagram giving his fans and followers a hope that he will come back soon.
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