The depth has been building as the gentle-weight trilogy bout approaches, and after making weight Friday morning at reliable weigh-ins, Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) and McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) came face-to-face one closing time sooner than sharing the octagon.
After McGregor attempted to kick Poirier right thru their press conference staredown, UFC president Dana White took no dangers in allowing the pair to salvage physical. He became once on guard for the staredown, however both athletes had been restful locked as they gave a closing look.
Check out the video above to respect the Poirier vs. McGregor ceremonial weigh-in staredown earlier than UFC 264.
UFC 264 takes teach at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The principle card airs on pay-per-detect following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.
The tournament will mark the rubber match between the two gentle-weight contenders after McGregor received the first assembly by first-spherical TKO at UFC 178 in September 2014, with Poirier taking the rematch by 2d-spherical TKO at UFC 257 in January.
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