George Kambosos Jr. Gives Surprise Prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3

Published 07/06/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 23: Dustin Poirier reacts after his knockout victory over Conor McGregor of Ireland in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


This weekend, UFC’s biggest superstar, Conor McGregor, will once again take up the octagon space to settle his scores with the foe, Dustin Poirier. This will be the third fight between the duo and the fight fans cannot wait to see what happens on Saturday night.

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Not only the fans, but numerous fighters across boxing and MMA are extremely eager to see this magnetic trilogy. That said, the stout lightweight George Kambosos Jr. is pretty excited for this fight. Just like many other boxing lovers, he too is thrilled to see this 5-round war between the MMA elites.

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Recently, Kambosos Jr. took it to his Twitter to detail his anticipation for this contest. He wrote, “Pumped to watch the big fight this week, what a fight it’s going to be!! They def got my PPV money. McGregor vs Poirier 3” 

Later, a fan asked him about his prediction for this epic encounter. To which he replied, “It’s a real 50/50 fight but I think McGregor going to pull it off.”

More than anyone else, the Irishman himself is eager to take on this bout. He asked for this trilogy ever since his last dreadful encounter with Dustin Poirier. In the rematch, McGregor fared well in the first round. However, the American fighter turned the tables in round 2.

He constantly hammered McGregor, and the latter couldn’t survive the wrath of his power. As a result, ‘The Diamond’ fetched a classic T/KO win to upset McGregor and the entire combat sports fraternity.

Can Conor McGregor really turn things around this time?

The whole boxing as well as the MMA community is eager to see how the Irishman performs in this trilogy fight. This is his biggest and perhaps the most important career fight, that’ll eventually help him claim a title shot.

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That said, ‘The Notorious’ has immersed himself in some stringent workout regimes to prepare for this fight. He seems to be in the most ideal mindset of his life, and this might help him bag a vital ‘W’ on Saturday night.

It’ll be interesting to see how the ex-double champ presents himself in this fight. What do you draw off George Kambosos Jr.’s predictions?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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