1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

If you could tell McGregor one thing to beat Poirier

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by BrunswickMAF, Jun 24, 2021.

  1. BrunswickMAF Blue Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2015
    Messages:
    570
    Likes Received:
    320
    What would be the one piece of advice you'd give Conor to beat Dustin in the rubber match?

    I know everyone is going to say to check the leg kicks but I think I would tell Conor to throw more of his own kicks whether they be to the legs or the body.
     
  2. AmericanMMA Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2012
    Messages:
    3,128
    Likes Received:
    3,306
    I’d tell him about the Interlocking Fish Smash
     
  3. GordonMMARamsey Black Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2014
    Messages:
    7,376
    Likes Received:
    1,011
    Keep your hands down.
    Put your chin straight up in the air.
    Walk forward.
     
  4. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

    Joined:
    May 10, 2018
    Messages:
    18,357
    Likes Received:
    22,341
    Go for the Bouncy Bounce, Teep kick, Bouncy bounce, teep kick.
     
  5. axe wound Belt Creep

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2006
    Messages:
    4,484
    Likes Received:
    3,984
    concealed weaponry is your only hope
     
    ventrue likes this.
  6. listrahtes Black Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2015
    Messages:
    6,880
    Likes Received:
    1,938
    Get the handwraps from margaritos coach.

    If dustin plays it smart Connor has no chance. He has to avoid him for first round. Conors cardio is so shitty that he is basically done after that regarding a ko and Conor does not win on points. If the opponent fights like that Conor looses against every top15 lw.

    From Conors pov blitz Dustin and risk it all in round 1. Full on agression from start.
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2021
    chosey whales, Volador, D'z and 2 others like this.
  7. gotBooched maximus entertainus

    Joined:
    May 28, 2007
    Messages:
    9,577
    Likes Received:
    1,592
    Location:
    Louisville KY
    I wouldn’t tell that motherfucker SHIT
     
  8. The Chosen Red Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2019
    Messages:
    8,242
    Likes Received:
    10,578
    Cheque the leg kick
     
  9. BonesWinckleJones Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2019
    Messages:
    4,691
    Likes Received:
    4,077
    Don't take it easy on him
     
    MyFavSport, Fatback96 and klinkers like this.
  10. The-AxeMurderer Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2006
    Messages:
    15,622
    Likes Received:
    6,713
    Location:
    Canada
    If he needs advice from sherdoggers he has already lost.
     
  11. Benoitthegr8 Sexual Tyrannosaurus Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    12,399
    Likes Received:
    4,886
    Location:
    JackedCrackerville USA
    Not that it’ll help him beat Poirier, he really needs to leave Irish Edmond and Jobber SBG, should’ve done it long ago, there’s still time...
    <BC1>
     
  12. gunlok Black Belt

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2016
    Messages:
    6,937
    Likes Received:
    631
    Aim for the chin.... Dustin will get ko'd if Conor just keeps punching him in the chin. Land left, then land right, than left again, than few more rights.
     
  13. IowaIceMan Green Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2005
    Messages:
    1,033
    Likes Received:
    59
    Location:
    Iowa
    Stop acting like you're only allowed to box and get back to moving in and out of range so you can utilize your kicks
     
  14. gotBooched maximus entertainus

    Joined:
    May 28, 2007
    Messages:
    9,577
    Likes Received:
    1,592
    Location:
    Louisville KY
    Offer to eat DP’s ass and flash KO him during his moment of uncertainty
     
  15. RemyR Red Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2002
    Messages:
    9,772
    Likes Received:
    6,637
    Location:
    Parts unknown
    Try to punch him in the head and also don’t get punched

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Shaddows Steel Belt

    Joined:
    May 30, 2011
    Messages:
    32,514
    Likes Received:
    3,393
    Location:
    MA, USA
    More touch butt!!!!
    It was working!!!
     
  17. WhiteMousse Red Belt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2015
    Messages:
    7,696
    Likes Received:
    4,121
    Location:
    Tampa, FL
    Underrated.

    But seriously my take is to work on checking kicks. Dustin's takedown seemed to tire them both out equally.

    Conor can do amazing things when he's hungry. He's just not hungry which is why he'll probably lose again. He goes in, gets another what... $20 mil? He doesn't care if he wins or loses if he's bringing home that kind of money.

    194 McGregor would have been a challenge even for Khabib (if they were at the same weight of course), and a nightmare for anyone else. He WAS a nightmare for everyone else but he didn't have a lot of cash. He got a taste of it and was propelled by an ambition that few will ever know.

    But that time is over. He's wearing watches that have yachts on them.
     
  18. Nightgunner05 Purple Belt

    Joined:
    May 1, 2011
    Messages:
    2,412
    Likes Received:
    1,460
    Sweep the leg.
     
    Pancake Sprawl likes this.
  19. midorathirdtiger Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2021
    Messages:
    178
    Likes Received:
    269
    "You're a better grappler. Khabib dat fool."
     
  20. jitzmonkey Purple Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2009
    Messages:
    1,855
    Likes Received:
    499
    Location:
    NYC, NY
    Body, body, head
     
    Jozo Sha and jeff7b9 like this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.