Conor McGregor: 'Inactivity harmed me in shock defeat'
The Irishman was knocked out in the second round on Fight Island.
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Conor McGregor: 'Inactivity harmed me in shock defeat'The Irishman was knocked out in the second round on Fight Island.
Result: Conor McGregor suffers shock defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257It was Conor McGregor's first fight since he stopped Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds a year ago.
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Jan 21, 16:31
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Jan 20, 22:02
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Jan 19, 10:08
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Jan 16, 22:13
Conor McGregor's UFC return to take place in Abu DhabiConor McGregor will take on lightweight rival Dustin Poirier in a rematch at UFC 257 on January 23.
Dec 22, 19:42
Conor McGregor again reverses decision to retire as January fight is announcedThe Irishman will face American Dustin Poirier in January.
Nov 19, 19:27
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Oct 23, 13:23
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Oct 23, 11:47
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Aug 16, 19:07
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