UFC 264 Results: Dustin Poirier Tops Conor McGregor Again, McGregor Suffers A Serious Injury

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Main Card (Pay-Per-View, 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT)

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(#1) Dustin Poirier def. (#5) Conor McGregor by TKO via injury (5:00, R1)

(#2) Gilbert Burns def. (#4) Stephen Thompson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Tai Tuivasa def. Greg Hardy by TKO via strikes (1:07, R1)

(#4) Irene Aldana def. (#5) Yana Kunitskaya by TKO via strikes (4:35, R1)

Sean O’Malley def. Kris Moutinho by TKO via strikes (4:33, R3)

Preliminary Card (ESPN, 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT)

Max Griffin def. Carlos Condit by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Michel Pereira def. Niko Price by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ilia Topuria def. Ryan Hall by KO via strikes (4:47, R1)

Dricus Du Plessis def. Trevin Giles by KO via strikes (1:41, R2)

Early Preliminary Card (ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET/3:00 p.m. PT)

(#4) Jennifer Maia def. (#7) Jessica Eye by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

(#15) Brad Tavares def. (#13) Omari Akhmedov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Zhalgas Zhumagulov def. Jerome Rivera by submission via standing guillotine choke (2:02, R1)


(#1) Dustin Poirier vs. (#5) Conor McGregor

Round One: The round begins with McGregor attempting a few spinning back kicks to the body of Poirier, McGregor also lands some leg kicks against Poirier. Poirier lands a counter right against a swinging McGregor, Poirier fires back and he lands leg kicks on McGregor. McGregor starts popping Poirier with lefts before getting rocked with a counter strike combo from Poirier, Poirier grabs McGregor and he gets him up against the cage wall. McGregor drops for a guillotine choke on Poirier and Poirier defends to get top control on the ground, Poirier starts landing ground and pound on McGregor. McGregor lands some elbow strikes on Poirier while on his back, Poirier also lands elbow strikes on a downed McGregor. Poirier postures up and he lands a right on McGregor, Poirier goes back to landing ground and pound on McGregor. Poirier postures up and McGregor lands an up kick on him, the fighters scramble to their feet and Poirier drops McGregor with a left before landing follow up strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Poirier

In between rounds, Conor McGregor suffered an ankle injury and the doctor waves off the fight.

Official Result: (#1) Dustin Poirier def. (#5) Conor McGregor by TKO via injury (5:00, R1)

(#2) Gilbert Burns vs. (#4) Stephen Thompson

Round One: The round begins with Thompson attacking Burns with some leg kicks, Burns charges at Thompson while swinging away at him. Burns grabs Thompson and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters trade a few strikes while in the clinch. Burns scores a takedown on Thompson and he gets top control, Burns gains the half guard while landing strikes on Thompson. Thompson gets to his knees while Burns lands a bunch of rights on him, Thompson gets up and Burns holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Burns

Round Two: The round begins with Thompson attacking Burns with jabs and leg kicks, Burns misses a head kick attempt against Thompson. Thompson backs up Burns after throwing a spinning back kick, Burns starts landing some leg kicks against Thompson. Thompson then nails Burns with a side kick to the midsection, Thompson lands a spinning attack on Burns. Burns charges at Thompson and he lands a few right hooks on him, Burns starts hunting for takedowns against Thompson. Thompson then pops Burns with a multiple punch combination, Burns comes forward and he scores a takedown on Thompson. Burns peppers Thompson with some lefts, Thompson and Burns have a striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Thompson (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Thompson attempting a head kick against Burns, Burns comes forward and Thompson attacks him with a combination. Thompson drops Burns after landing a roundhouse kick to his head, Burns gets up and he takes a few swings at Thompson. Burns grabs Thompson and he gets him up against the cage wall, Burns scores a takedown on Thompson and he gets side control. Burns attacks Thompson with some ground and pound, Burns transitions to the full mount against Thompson. Burns lands a bunch more strikes on Thompson as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Burns (Final Score: 29-28 for Burns)

Official Result: (#2) Gilbert Burns def. (#4) Stephen Thompson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Tuivasa starts landing a multitude of leg kicks against Hardy. Hardy recovers and he nails a kicking Tuivasa with a counter right, Tuivasa and Hardy get into a wild striking exchange. Tuivasa drops Hardy with a counter left hook and he lands a few follow up strikes as the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Tai Tuivasa def. Greg Hardy by TKO via strikes (1:07, R1)

(#4) Irene Aldana vs. (#5) Yana Kunitskaya

Round One: The round begins with Kunitskaya attacking Aldana with some leg kicks, Kunitskaya then nails Aldana with a kick to the midsection. Kunitskaya continues charging forward while swinging away at Aldana, the fighters clinch and battle along the cage wall. The fighters trade some strikes while in the clinch, the fighters separate and Kunitskaya swings away at Aldana. Aldana swings back and she cracks Kunitskaya with a right hook, Aldana follows up by landing a left to the midsection of Kunitskaya. Kunitskaya recovers and she lands a pair of kicks to the body of Aldana, Aldana lands a counter right hook on a kicking Kunitskaya. Aldana drops Kunitskaya with a left hook and she pounces on her with more strikes, Aldana briefly postured up before landing more ground and pound on Kunitskaya until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: (#4) Irene Aldana def. (#5) Yana Kunitskaya by TKO via strikes (4:35, R1)

Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho

Round One: The round begins with Moutinho taking a few swings at O’Malley, O’Malley cracks Moutinho with some front kicks to the midsection. O’Malley also starts landing leg kicks at an incoming Moutinho, O’Malley then cracks Moutinho with a straight right. Moutinho starts landing his own leg kicks against O’Malley, O’Malley starts lighting Moutinho up with combinations. Moutinho continues coming forward while swinging away at O’Malley, O’Malley cracks a swinging Moutinho with some counter strikes. O’Malley rocks Moutinho with a counter strike and he starts swinging away at him, Moutinho continues coming forward while O’Malley lands a plethora of counter strikes. O’Malley lands a counter strike combination on a kicking Moutinho, Moutinho continues to just swing wildly at O’Malley. O’Malley cracks an incoming Moutinho with a multiple punch combination, O’Malley drops Moutinho with a pair of rights as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for O’Malley

Round Two: The round begins with O’Malley hitting Moutinho with a variety of kicks to the midsection, Moutinho comes forward while swinging away at O’Malley. O’Malley nails Moutinho with multiple spinning back kicks to the midsection, O’Malley also nails Moutinho with a bunch of jabs. Moutinho cracks O’Malley with a kick to the midsection, O’Malley lights up a charging Moutinho with a combination. Moutinho continues coming forward while O’Malley continues landing strikes on him, Moutinho occasionally cracks O’Malley with some leg kicks. O’Malley keeps backing up while landing a variety of strikes on Moutinho, O’Malley lands a series of punching combinations on Moutinho. O’Malley pops Moutinho with a left hook to the midsection, Moutinho clinches with O’Malley after a jump knee strike attempt and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for O’Malley (Overall Score: 20-17 for O’Malley)

Round Three: The round begins with O’Malley attacking Moutinho with some leg kicks, Moutinho fires back and he exchanges kicks with O’Malley. Moutinho continues following O’Malley around the cage while eating a plethora of strikes, O’Malley dances around Moutinho while landing a ton of jabs and leg kicks. Moutinho continues coming forward while landing some strikes of his own, O’Malley lights up Moutinho with a series of combinations. O’Malley keeps backing up while landing a plethora of lefts on the incoming Moutinho, O’Malley continues landing on Moutinho and the referee finally jumps in.

Official Results: Sean O’Malley def. Kris Moutinho by TKO via strikes (4:33, R3)

Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin

Round One: The round begins with Griffin attacking Condit with leg kicks and a high kick, Condit fires back and he attacks Griffin with combinations. Griffin continues attacking Condit with a bunch of leg kicks, Condit starts landing his own leg kicks against Griffin. Griffin and Condit get into a few striking exchanges, Griffin lands a short counter right against a swinging Condit. Condit backs up Griffin after landing a few shots to his midsection, Griffin drops a swinging Condit with a counter strike combination and he pounces on him before letting Condit get back up. Condit comes forward and he swings away at Griffin as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin

Round Two: The round begins with Condit attempting a head kick against Griffin, Condit also starts landing leg kicks against Griffin. Condit continues coming forward while swinging away at Griffin, Griffin barely lands a looping right on Condit. Griffin goes back to attacking Condit with some leg kicks, Condit starts hunting for a takedown against Griffin. Condit then backs up Griffin after landing a straight right, Condit briefly gets into a striking exchange with Griffin. Condit continues backing up Griffin while swinging away at him, Condit and Griffin start trading jabs to the face. Condit looks for a head kick and Griffin trips him up, Griffin cracks a swinging Condit with a counter right hook. The fighters trade a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Condit (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Griffin cracking Condit with a combination, Condit and Griffin get into a few striking exchanges. Griffin backs up Condit after landing a multiple punch combination, Condit comes forward while Griffin lands an overhand right. Griffin goes back to attacking Condit with some leg kicks, Condit and Griffin also exchange a plethora of jabs. Griffin stuns a swinging Condit with a counter strike combination, Condit fires back and he lands body shots on Griffin. Condit stuns a backing Griffin after landing a left to his midsection, the fighters clinch for a moment and exchange some strikes. Griffin fires back and he scores a takedown on Condit after landing a right, Condit scrambles to his feet and Griffin gets him up against the cage wall. Condit drags Griffin to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin (Final Score: 29-28 for Griffin)

Official Result: Max Griffin def. Carlos Condit by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Niko Price vs. Michel Pereira

Round One: The round begins with Price landing a few leg kicks against Pereira, Pereira pops an incoming Price with a straight left. The feed on ESPN died for a short time, but we return to action to see Pereira attacking Price with a front kick to the midsection. Price grabs Pereira and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Pereira eats a few rights before tripping up Price. Price gets up and Pereira pops him with a few jabs to the face, Pereira follows up by attacking Price with a high kick. Price clinches with a leaping Pereira and Pereira cracks him with a few knee strikes before separating, Pereira and Price then get into a brief striking exchange. Pereira starts cracking Price with some leg kicks, Pereira trips up a kicking Price and he lets him get back up. Pereira clinches with Price and he gets him up against the cage wall while landing some strikes, the fighters separate and Pereira attempts a high kick. Pereira attacks Price with multiple shots to the midsection, Pereira lands some body kicks on Price as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pereira

Round Two: The round begins with Price attacking Pereira with some leg kicks, Pereira fires back and he lands leg kicks of his own. Pereira stuns Price after kicking him in the midsection, Pereira trips up Price before landing a standing moonsault on him. Pereira quickly gains the full mount on the downed Price, Pereira attacks Price with some ground and pound. Pereira gains back control against a scrambling Price, Pereira returns to the full mount against Price a short time later. Pereira attacks Price with some more ground and pound, Price scrambles to his feet and Pereira holds onto him. Price rolls for a knee bar and Pereira defends to get the fight standing again, the fighters stay at a distance while swinging away at each other. Price swings away at Pereira before clinching with him, the fighters separate and they take more swings at each other until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pereira (Overall Score: 20-18 for Pereira)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters having a wild striking exchange before clinching, the fighters separate and trade some jabs. Price lands a combo on Pereira after landing some leg kicks, Pereira accidentally nails Price low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with another wild striking exchange between Pereira and Price, Pereira misses a jump knee strike against a swinging Price. Pereira and Price exchange right hooks while swinging away at each other, Pereira cracks Price with a kick to the midsection. Price charges forward while having an exchange with Pereira, Pereira nails Price with a knee strike while briefly clinching with him. Price cracks Pereira with some rights while eating more knee strikes, Pereira looks for a takedown while Price cracks him with elbow strikes. Price backs Pereira against the cage wall while swinging away at him. Pereira looks for a takedown and Price defends while landing strikes. The fighters have a final wild striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Price (Final Score: 29-28 for Pereira)

Official Result: Michel Pereira def. Niko Price by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria

Round One: The round begins with Hall kicking Topuria in the midsection, Hall attacks Topuria with a spinning back kick to the head. Hall rolls to his back and Topuria kicks at his legs until he gets back up, Hall rolls again and Topuria briefly kicks at his legs. Hall looks to trip up Topuria and Topuria stays on his feet, Hall rolls again and Topuria defends while landing a few strikes. Hall rolls again and Topuria cracks him with a straight right, Hall attacks Topuria with a few more body kicks before rolling again. Topuria cracks a kicking Hall with a counter left to the midsection, Hall goes for a spinning head kick and Topuria blocks it. Hall rolls again and Topuria levels Hall with hammer fists until he goes out cold.

Official Result: Ilia Topuria def. Ryan Hall by KO via strikes (4:47, R1)

Trevin Giles vs. Dricus Du Plessis

Round One: The round begins with Du Plessis kicking Giles in the midsection, Du Plessis also lands some leg kicks against Giles. Du Plessis backs up Giles while landing another body kick, Giles goes for a head kick and Du Plessis blocks it. Du Plessis barely lands a jumping head kick against Giles, Giles charges at Du Plessis while swinging away at him. Giles starts cracking Du Plessis with some leg kicks of his own, Du Plessis grabs Giles and he gets him up against the cage wall. Du Plessis scores a takedown on Giles and Giles gets back up, Giles looks for a jump guillotine choke and Du Plessis defends before getting side control on the ground. Du Plessis gains the full mount and then back control on Giles, Giles gets free and he gets up before getting Du Plessis against the cage wall. Du Plessis drags Giles to the ground while going for a kimura, Du Plessis regains the full mount against Giles. Du Plessis goes for a guillotine choke on Giles as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Du Plessis

Round Two: The round begins with Du Plessis attacking Giles with a few body kicks, Giles lands some jabs to back up Du Plessis. Giles then nails Du Plessis with a jump knee strike to the midsection, Du Plessis also starts landing some leg kicks against Giles. Du Plessis misses a spinning back kick attempt against Giles, Giles backs Du Plessis into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Du Plessis drops Giles with a straight right and he lands a few follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Dricus Du Plessis def. Trevin Giles by KO via strikes (1:41, R2)

(#4) Jennifer Maia vs. (#7) Jessica Eye

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some jabs, Eye backs up Maia as the fighters swing away at each other. Maia starts cracking Eye with some leg kicks, Maia follows up by landing a knee strike to the face of a swinging Eye. Eye trips up a kicking Maia and both make it right back to their feet, Eye nails Maia with a multiple punch combination. Maia lands some counter strikes on a swinging Eye, Eye eats a left after landing a short right uppercut on Maia. Maia partially lands a head kick against a swinging Eye, Eye nails Maia with an elbow strike during an exchange. Maia cracks a backing Eye with a three punch combination, Maia follows up by landing a front kick on Eye. Eye scores a takedown on Maia and she gets the open guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Eye

Round Two: The round begins with Eye attacking a swinging Maia with some leg kicks, Maia and Eye exchange some combinations. Maia looks to land the counter right against a swinging Eye, Maia lands a counter right on a swinging Eye. Eye scores a takedown on a kicking Maia and Maia sweeps her to get right back up, Maia and Eye trade jabs to the face. Eye then pops a swinging Maia with a counter left jab, Maia starts landing her own leg kicks against Eye. Maia again lands a counter right hook against a swinging Eye, Maia clinches with Eye before landing a knee strike. Maia backs up Eye before they exchange some right hooks, Maia cracks a kicking Eye with a counter right hook. Maia stuns a swinging Eye after landing a counter left hook, Eye clinches with Maia and she holds her against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Maia landing a counter left hook on a swinging Eye, Eye continues coming forward as the fighters swing away at each other. Maia continues landing a variety of rights against a swinging Eye, Eye starts exchanging some leg kicks with Maia. Maia cracks an incoming Eye with a multiple punch combination, Eye responds by landing a body shot on Maia. Eye and Maia both land some right hooks during a brief exchange, Eye continues coming forward and getting into exchanges with Maia. Maia clinches with Eye before landing a knee strike on her, the fighters stay in the clinch while exchanging some strikes. The fighters separate and Maia lands a knee strike to the face of Eye, the fighters have a wild striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Maia (Final Score: 29-28 for Maia)

Official Result: (#4) Jennifer Maia def. (#7) Jessica Eye by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

(#13) Omari Akhmedov vs. (#15) Brad Tavares

Round One: The round begins with Akhmedov and Tavares exchanging a few strikes, Tavares nails Akhmedov with a left during a striking exchange. Tavares also starts landing some leg kicks against Akhmedov, Akhmedov eats a few counter strikes from Tavares while throwing leg kicks. Tavares lands a short counter right hook on a swinging Akhmedov, Akhmedov scores a takedown and Tavares gets back up. Akhmedov clinches with Tavares and they battle along the cage wall, the fighters separate and Akhmedov pops Tavares with a looping left. Akhmedov grabs Tavares and he keeps him against the cage wall, Akhmedov accidentally nails Tavares low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with Tavares landing an uppercut against Akhmedov, Tavares barely misses a head kick against Akhmedov. Tavares avoids a takedown before landing a strike on Akhmedov as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tavares

Round Two: The round begins with Akhmedov peppering Tavares with some jabs, Tavares goes back to attacking Akhmedov with leg kicks. Akhmedov scores a takedown on Tavares and Tavares gets back up, the fighters separate and take some swings at each other. Akhmedov eats more leg kicks while attacking Tavares with jabs, Akhmedov fires back and he lands his own leg kicks on Tavares. Akhmedov blocks a kick from Tavares before a few exchanges break out, Akhmedov pops a kicking Tavares with a counter right. Tavares comes forward and he cracks Akhmedov with a knee strike to the face, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tavares (Overall Score: 20-18 for Tavares)

Round Three: The round begins with Tavares attacking Akhmedov with leg kicks, Akhmedov responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Tavares and Akhmedov exchange a plethora of jabs as well, Akhmedov comes forward and he takes some swings at Tavares. Akhmedov lands a counter left on an incoming Tavares, Tavares continues attacking Akhmedov with leg kicks. Akhmedov keeps looking for takedowns and Tavares defends against them, Tavares looks for a high kick and Akhmedov blocks it. Tavares rocks a swinging Akhmedov by landing a counter uppercut followed by a head kick, Tavares lands another uppercut and a right hook on Akhmedov. Tavares then nails Akhmedov with a spinning back kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Tavares (Final Score: 30-27 for Tavares)

Official Result: (#15) Brad Tavares def. (#13) Omari Akhmedov by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jerome Rivera

Round One: The round begins with Rivera nailing Zhumagulov with a front kick followed by some leg kicks, Rivera cracks a swinging Zhumagulov with a knee strike to the midsection. Rivera follows up by kicking Zhumagulov in the midsection a few times, Zhumagulov starts taking some swings at Rivera. Zhumagulov lands a left hook on an incoming Rivera, Rivera gets clipped while charging at a swinging Zhumagulov and Zhumagulov catches him in a standing guillotine choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Zhalgas Zhumagulov def. Jerome Rivera by submission via standing guillotine choke (2:02, R1)


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