Conor McGregor to Bobby Green – UFC Fighters take their pick for the Islam Makhachev vs Dustin Poirier fight

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Islam Makhachev is set to take on Dustin Poirier at UFC 302 main event on 2nd June and the entire combat world is buzzing with excitement, many were vocal about their thoughts on the possible outcome of the fight. From Conor McGregor to Bobby Green many, many UFC fighters weighed in on the possible result of the bout.

Conor McGregor Predicts Dustin Poirier to Emulate Southpaw’s Past Success Against Islam Makhachev at UFC 302

Conor McGregor, the former UFC champion, sees a championship victory for his old rival Dustin Poirier. Despite the seemingly difficult style matchup for the American, ‘The Notorious’ believes the striking stance of Poirier will be a factor in his matchup with Islam Makhachev.

“He’s [Makhachev’s] been knocked out by a back check hook from a southpaw before.” – McGregor stated.

Conor McGregor boldly predicted that Poirier would win by knockout. He referenced a previous loss of Makhachev, which extends back to UFC 192 when the Makhachkala native was surprisingly knocked out by Adriano Martins.

McGregor has never fought Makhachev but has shared the octagon with Poirier on three separate occasions, including his last fight at UFC 264.

Bobby Green Hopes Dustin Poirier Triumphs Against Islam Makhachev at UFC 302

Bobby Green, the seasoned UFC lightweight fighter, is rooting for Dustin Poirier in his clash against Islam Makhachev at UFC 302. Green believes that Poirier possesses the firepower to take down anyone, and he hopes to see him emerge victorious.

Poirier, a former interim lightweight champion, faces a tough challenge in Makhachev, who boasts a 13-fight winning streak. However, Green remains optimistic about Poirier’s chances. He acknowledges Makhachev’s grappling prowess but emphasizes Poirier’s striking abilities as a key factor in the matchup.

In a recent interview, Green expressed his admiration for Poirier’s skill set. “Dustin has a shot that can put anybody down,” Green stated. “His striking is top-notch, and he’s proven himself against elite competition.”

The odds may favor Makhachev, but Green believes in Poirier’s resilience and determination. If Poirier can pull off the upset, it could be a defining moment in his storied career.

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