The Diamond simply KNOCKED OUT Conor McGregor at UFC 257 — and male, was that violent!!!!
McGregor appeared to be in control in Round 1 — however Dustin took control of in Round 2, eliminating McGregor with a series of shots prior to ending it with a strong best uppercut that sent out Conor right to the mat.
Dustin avenged his first round loss to Conor when they combated in 2014 — a battle Dustin has actually wished to run back for many years!!
Dustin’s strategy was apparent — he targeted Conor’s legs intending to use the person down … and he did simply that.
After the battle, Dustin called a 3rd battle with Conor — and boasted he’s the very best fighter in the UFC.
Conor was considerate after the battle — and used a description for the loss.
“I just wasn’t as comfortable as I needed to be,” Conor stated after the battle … insisting he’s run out the octagon too long to take on the very best on the planet.
It was McGregor’s very first battle given that January 2020 — when he beat Cowboy Cerrone in a first round knockout.
Before that Conor got batter by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October 2018. He had not combated prior to that given that Nov. 2016.
Here’s the bottom line for Conor — it would be tough for Khabib to be satisfied enough by Conor’s efficiency to call for a rematch.
On the other hand, Dustin looked fantastic … and Michael Chandler made one helluva declaration in his first round knockout of Dan Hooker.