Conor McGregor is again to his previous tips it appears, by mocking Dustin Poirier on social media earlier than they meet on July 10.
Poirier and McGregor will run it again for a 3rd time on the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas at UFC 264, with delight, legacy and championship desires at stake.
McGregor was knocked out for the primary time in his skilled profession on Battle Island at UFC 257 to stage the scores between the 2 males at one apiece.
Once they met again in 2014 as featherweight contenders, it was Poirier who was left dozing on the canvas inside only one spherical after consuming a left hook to the temple.
And McGregor was eager to remind ‘The Diamond’ of UFC 178 by posting an image of the knockout within the reflection of his sun shades from the selfie he posted on-line.
Psychological warfare performed an enormous half within the first struggle, but McGregor was extra noticeably subdued for the second struggle in Abu Dhabi when surrounded by his burgeoning younger household.
And former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping believes the ‘previous Conor McGregor’ doesn’t exist anymore.
“The Conor McGregor of previous is rather like the me of previous. It doesn’t exist anymore,” he informed talkSPORT.com. “I’m a pleasant man, I’m a pussy cat, however I was a little bit of a nightmare.
“With Conor McGregor, it’s the identical factor. The person’s loaded. He’s pulling up on $100million yachts and acquired million greenback watches. He will get chauffeured in Rolls Royce’s.
“[Former boxing champion] Evander Holyfield mentioned ‘it’s laborious to get out and run at 6am while you’re sleeping in silk sheets’.
“Fighters, we’re hungry and wish to flip it round. Perhaps we’re reduce from the identical kind of material or the mistaken aspect of city.
“We wish to struggle and that’s our solely hope. The dream is to make some cash and switch your life round, he’s accomplished that in an enormous method and he’s by no means going to go skint.
“That’s not an insult, that’s simply the truth of the state of affairs. It doesn’t imply he can’t go on the market and have an excellent efficiency and win, as a result of he can. It’s going to be a tricky struggle although.”