Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are ready to square off for a second time. We take a look at their recent performances in the octagon.

The last time Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier looked eye-to-eye in the octagon, the idea of Donald Trump as a presidential candidate was still little more than a joke. It was way back on 27 September 2014.

Poirier was an established fighter at that point. McGregor was still known as much for his mouth as his mixed martial arts skills. But it took just 1:46 into the first round for the Irishman to end the chants of “USA” and knock the American out.

The “Notorious” McGregor’s career just went from strength to strength from that point on. It was fight number 12 in a 15-fight win streak that carried the hugely popular Irishman to firstly the interim UFC Featherweight Championship and then the full title a short time later.

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Poirier was left devastated after the defeat and after a six-month hiatus, returned to the octagon and gradually got his career back on track. But what have these two pugilists been up to in more recent times?