Conor McGregor Reveals He Knew His Leg Was Damaged Going Into His Fight With Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor Reveals He Knew His Leg Was Damaged Going Into His Fight With Dustin Poirier

11/19/2021

Conor McGregor recently took to Twitter to answer some fan questions. Inevitably, fans were curious about his last fight against Dustin Poirier which led to a heavily injured McGregor.

Since his loss against Poirier, McGregor has been rehabbing his leg and anticipating his imminent return to the ring. In a recent Twitter Q&A session, McGregor detailed what actually happened to his leg. It seems that McGregor was actually aware of the fact that his leg was not in the best condition going into his fight.

A Twitter user asked if his damaged leg was what caused his injury in the fight with Poirier to which McGregor responded, “Same leg, same spot. I attribute it to why I wasn’t in as much shock as Chris/Anderson where. I knew something may happen in advance. Chris was upset with my quote. Felt I was aiming at him. I was not. If any constellation to my reaction, It was because id a heads up it may snap.” He also revealed, “In my last camp I’d a severely damaged left leg. Many of my sessions consisted of starting in open guard bottom. And staying there. Full rounds remaining on bottom. I was beating people up until they backed away from me. It then translated to the fight.”

With these new details, it gives fans a better insight into how McGregor was feeling prior to the fight. Take a look at the Tweets below.

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