Jake Paul despatched his customised £73,000 ‘Sleepy McGregor’ chain to Dustin Poirier to congratulate him on his victory at UFC 264.
‘The Diamond’ left the T-Cell Area on Saturday night time in Las Vegas along with his hand raised after McGregor suffered a fracture tibia and fibula on the finish of the primary spherical.
Though it was not the conclusion to the trilogy battle that followers had been hoping for, Poirier was dominant all through the primary 5 minutes and even earned 10-Eight rounds from two of the judges.
It’s the second time this yr Poirier has earned a giant win over essentially the most profitable star within the sport of MMA, knocking ‘The Infamous’ out chilly at UFC 257 in January.
His inclined place on Combat Island within the Octagon was immortalised perpetually by Paul within the form of a customized pendant price a reported $100,000 (£73okay), which he wore round his neck in Las Vegas to look at the battle.
Throughout the press convention with Tyron Woodley earlier than their battle in August, Paul confirmed he can be sending the necklace to Louisiana in order that Poirier might public sale it off for his charity, The Good Combat Basis.
“Bought the sleepy mac chain as we speak from Jake Paul,” Poirier captioned a photograph of himself holding the necklace on Twitter. “I can be auctioning it off quickly for The Good Combat Basis to do one thing massive in Lafayette!!”
McGregor is unlikely to seem within the Octagon till 2022 on the very earliest following the devastating information about his leg fractures, which he insists had been brought about throughout battle camp.
In the meantime Poirier has the chance to show to the world he’s the perfect light-weight on the planet when he faces Charles Oliveira for the UFC world title within the not-so distant future.