‘Countdown to UFC 178: Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor’ (Video)

Written by Tom Ngo
September 22nd, 2014

UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier (pictured) Conor McGregor could easily headline a UFC Fight Night card, or even a pay-per-view considering how watered down many UFC PPVs are nowadays, but the featherweights will actually take third-to-top billing Saturday at UFC 178.

There has been plenty of banter between the featherweights leading up to the scrap. McGregor claims Poirier is quivering in his boots, while “Diamond” can’t comprehend the superstar treatment the outspoken Irishman enjoys after just three UFC fights.

MgGregor is nearly a 3-1 odds-on favorite to collect his 12th straight win. Poirier checks in as just more than a 2-1 underdog.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the festivities.

Please click the media player below to watch the promo:

Here is UFC 178’s official agenda:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson

Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard

Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson

Jorge Masvidal vs. James Krause

Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes

Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier

Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez

Chris Cariaso vs. Demetrious Johnson (UFC flyweight champion champion)

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