Conor Crosses the Line Again? Conor McGregor Leaks DM Request From Dustin Poirier’s Wife Jolie Poirier

Published 07/07/2021, 2:29 AM EDT
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 21: Conor McGregor of Ireland interacts with media during the UFC 257 press conference event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 21, 2021 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Conor McGregor’s Mr. Nice Guy persona has slowly faded before the trilogy fight on July 10. As we enter the fight week, things between McGregor and Dustin Poirier are heating up.’The Notorious’ has begun with mental warfare as he took a cheap shot at Poirier.

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In a recent tweet, the Irishman shared a screenshot of his Instagram where Poirier’s wife, Jolie Poirier, sent a message request to McGregor. Many fans will not find it comforting to post something about someone’s wife, but it’s a classic McGregor move. The former UFC champion struck the iron while it was hot as the tweet came in the fight week. It’s obvious that ‘The Notorious’ wants to make the fight personal by hook or crook.

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McGregor is among the best trash talkers in the history of combat sports. He believes in mentally beating his opponent with his talking before the actual fight. This makes his opponents nervous which leads them to make mistakes inside the octagon.

Conor McGregor feeds of these mistakes and makes them pay by knocking them out. Many experts believe the Irishman lost the rematch at UFC 257 because of the lack of intent. Now, ‘The Pride of Ireland’, who doesn’t intend to make the same mistake, will hope for a victory at UFC 264.

Conor McGregor shines under pressure

Unlike many other fighters, Conor McGregor loves to fight under pressure with a chip on his shoulders. Many people don’t handle the pressure well, but ‘The Notorious’ shines the brightest in these situations. McGregor is a showman, therefore he likes to stand under the spotlight.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 05: Conor McGregor poses during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena on October 05, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will challenge UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for his title at UFC 229 on October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

From capturing the double belts to fighting the best boxer of this era, McGregor has done it all. Hence, this fight with ‘The Diamond’ is no different as every McGregor fight has the same expectations and same pressure. Fans always expect a win for the Irishman, no matter how heavily the deck is stacked against him.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 27: Dustin Poirier prepares to fight Dan Hooker of New Zealand in their lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on June 27, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Dustin Poirier hasn’t had too many pressure fights like his opponent. A lot is on the line for the trilogy bout as the rematch at UFC 257 was the second-biggest fight in UFC history.

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Will McGregor’s mind games help him get a win at UFC 264?

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Saurabh Singh

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Saurabh Singh Laledia is an MMA enthusiast who works as a UFC writer for EssentiallySports. His passion for the UFC infused with his knowledge of various fight styles such as Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu motivated him to pursue a career in combat sports journalism, as it would be where he could exhibit his expert views and unbiased opinions whilst keeping the fan’s perspective alive. He started watching the sport at UFC 53 in 2005 when ‘The Ace’ Rich Franklin beat Evan Turner to claim the belt and has traced the journey of the middleweight title right from 'The Spider' to 'The Last Stylebender'.

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