Conor McGregor threatened to kill Dustin and Jolie Poirier in their sleep.
It was a wild night to say the least and it just keeps getting crazier.
Following the UFC 264 main event between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, Poirier said that McGregor was threatening to kill him. We all assumed he meant McGregor’s pre-fight warning but now we know he meant in the moments following the TKO.
In a new video released on Twitter, you can see McGregor laying on the canvas and threatening to kill Poirier and his wife, Jolie.
“In your sleep you’re getting it, in your sleep you’re dead, you and your Mrs, it ain’t over,” he’s heard saying.
A photograph circulated shortly after the lack of Jolie flipping of McGregor and now we all know a bit extra context behind that viral second as nicely. To say there’s dangerous blood between McGregor and the Poirier’s is an understatement.
“Conor stated some nasty stuff that didn’t make it on Embedded,” Poirier stated on the post-fight press convention. “Possibly when the behind-the-scenes for this struggle airs, you’ll see him on the bottom nonetheless saying some actually dangerous stuff. However even that stuff being stated, I don’t want critical hurt like that on no person. The man’s bought children. I need him to go residence secure to his household. I pray earlier than these fights.
This isn’t the primary time McGregor has overstepped along with his trash discuss, and actions. He’s been in hassle with the regulation a number of occasions and his former opponent, Khabib Nurmagomedov, was so upset by his antics a full out post-fight brawl ensued.
For sure, this isn’t a great search for McGregor whose fame and recognition is on the road.