Conor McGregor punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight at UFC 257. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Conor McGregor punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight at UFC 257. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
Conor McGregor punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight at UFC 257. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
Andrew Whitelaw
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The Takedown by Andrew Whitelaw

UFC 257: Conor McGregor must forget Manny Pacquiao if he wants MMA glory days back

  • ‘It’s hard to overcome inactivity over long periods of time,’ Irishman admits in wake of Dustin Poirier defeat
  • Former two weight champ has only one UFC win since 2016 but insists ‘I’m always open’ to boxing Filipino icon Pacquiao

Conor McGregor punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight at UFC 257. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Conor McGregor punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight at UFC 257. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
Conor McGregor punches Dustin Poirier in their lightweight fight at UFC 257. Photos: Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC
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Andrew Whitelaw

Andrew Whitelaw

Andrew Whitelaw is a freelance commentator and reporter specialising in football and combat sports who has been working in Asia for 11 years. He was previously multimedia lead at Fox Sports Asia in Singapore.