Fans Reacts to Conor McGregor’s Hilarious and Bizarre Poster Signing For UFC 264

Published 07/08/2021, 11:31 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 suffered his first-ever knockout loss at UFC 257 against Dustin Poirier. With his sights set on reclaiming the top 155 lbs championship contender spot, Conor McGregor has now shifted his focus entirely to preparing for the trilogy fight. He has not involved himself in many pre-fight media engagements this time around.

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In his first official UFC 264 appearance, fans could not help but react to a video of the Irish UFC superstar casually signing main event posters. This stood out to the fans because of the difference in his approach towards engaging in pre-fight media obligations this time around. Just over six months ago, fans saw a jovial Conor McGregor signing the UFC 257 posters with his son. McGregor’s casual poster signing shows he is here just for a single purpose- to get his hand raised.

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Fans of the sport picked up on the casual poster signing. Twitter was quick to react to ‘the Notorious’ being restless while signing the letter “C” on posters.

Conor McGregor is shooting for the crown

Fans saw a great level of respect between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier in their second bout in January. Even after his knockout loss to ‘the Diamond’, McGregor was respectful to his opponent. However, things soon went south after Poirier called Conor McGregor out for not going through with his promised donation to The Good Fight Foundation in Louisiana. The Notorious later reacted by donating the same promised amount to a different charity in Lafayette, Louisiana. Subsequently, fans of Conor McGregor saw the notoriety return as he started taking shots at Poirier. Even with just a few days away from the fight, he has not held back from digging into ‘the Diamond’.

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)

Conor McGregor is looking to close this trilogy chapter and move on to fight for the 155 lbs throne. He recently tweeted about Charles Oliveira becoming the 11th lightweight champion of the UFC. The Proper Twelve double champ made his intentions 0f becoming the next lightweight champion clear to all.

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This version of Conor McGregor and his overall approach is now reminding fans of his second fight against Nate Diaz. While he knows what it takes to fight his way back into the ranks, Dustin Poirier remains to be one of the best lightweights in the division. This fight will certainly be one for the books.

Who do you think wins this time around?

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