‘I’m Ready To Run Through a Building!’- Conor McGregor Shows Off Insane Physique Ahead of UFC 264

Published 06/22/2021, 5:35 AM EDT


Conor McGregor is set to take on Dustin Poirier in the trilogy fight at UFC 264. The much-anticipated contest is set to go down next month. Poirier outclassed McGregor at UFC 257 and earned a knockout finish to level the score between them. McGregor previously had a first-round finish against Poirier at UFC 178 in his record.

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Many believe this is a do-or-die situation for the Irish fighter. Some experts think another loss can bring the curtains down on his UFC career. There is no doubt this is one of the biggest tests of McGregor’s fighting career, so he has devoted himself to preparation as expected.

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Putting my @tidlsport recovery spray on me and getting to work. I’m ready to run thru a building. See you soon, god bless ya,” wrote McGregor in his recent post. The Irish fighter looks to be in top shape as he is getting ready to right his wrong in the second fight against Poirier.

McGregor has also spent some time understanding the science of nutrition and exercise lately. His own program, McGregor Fast, has been a success among fitness enthusiasts across the globe.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 17: Welterweight fighter Conor McGregor is interviewed by UFC’s Joe Rogan during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will face Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

How McGregor performs next month will be a big indication of what the future beholds for the former two-division champion. One might argue that this is a crossroads fight in his career.

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‘The Diamond‘ followed a perfect game plan to get the better of his former nemesis in the second fight. His execution deserves thorough credit, and it was a top-notch performance from the Louisiana native.

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)

However, the loss might just rekindle the fire inside McGregor and bring out the best in him. He touted recent Octagon inactivity as the primary reason for his loss. Fans can only hope the best version of ‘The Notorious‘ shows up on July 10 regardless of the outcome.

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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