“It actually wasn’t a physician stoppage. It was a TKO, you misplaced”


Conor McGregor’s UFC 264 loss has despatched the MMA world right into a frenzy after he prompted controversy together with his post-fight antics.

After his second defeat to Poirier this 12 months, McGregor repeatedly yelled that it was a physician’s stoppage and that his rivalry with ‘The Diamond’ shouldn’t be over.

UFC president Dana White and Dustin Poirier additionally reciprocated the identical sentiment concerning the battle, suggesting there will probably be a fourth battle within the works in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.

In the meantime, former UFC referee John McCarthy gave his tackle the battle on his podcast. He mentioned:

“I am going to let you know what it must be. I like when a fighter is telling individuals what the stoppage is as a result of it actually wasn’t a physician’s stoppage. When his ankle went, or his leg no matter it is going to be, that battle’s over, it does not matter. You do not want the physician to say it. Now, Herb waited, and the physician mentioned yeah his ankle’s damaged, he referred to as the battle. It is a TKO. You misplaced.”

McCarthy was referring to Conor McGregor’s antics after the battle and mentioned there was no method McGregor may’ve continued.

There was some hypothesis about how the battle would’ve gone if Conor McGregor hadn’t sustained his harm, however he was convincingly shedding the spherical earlier than the grotesque harm.

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John McCarthy says that Conor McGregor’s ankle broke after one in every of Poirier’s checks

John McCarthy then talked concerning the level the place Conor sustained his harm, suggesting that it was one of many calf kicks that Dustin Poirier checked which prompted the leg break. He mentioned:

“That’s simply the best way it’s and I do consider that for those who return and watch it was one of many checks as a result of for those who watch, when Conor takes a step earlier than he does the buckle, you will see his decrease leg ankle buckle…after which he takes the step again and it folds.”

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