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Cheeky dig Conor McGregor posts screenshot of Instagram DM request allegedly from Dustin Poirier’s wife

This weekend will be the ultimate decider between the two who have had a heated rivalry in the past

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Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor face off.

Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor face off.

Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor face off.

Conor McGregor has posted a screenshot of an alleged Instagram DM request from Dustin Poirier’s wife on Twitter just days before the pair face off for third time this weekend. 

With tension mounting ahead of the much-anticipated UFC bout in Las Vegas, McGregor has shared the image, perhaps in a bid to unsettle his rival, although there is no caption and he did not reveal the content of the alleged message.

This weekend’s clash will be the ultimate decider between the two who have had a heated rivalry in the past ever since the Dubliner won a first-round knockout in 2014.

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The cheeky post

The cheeky post

The cheeky post

McGregor was much fancied to win their second bout in 2021 when the two clashed at UFC's Fight Island but he was defeated in the second round.

As this trilogy bout approached, both fighters stepped up the online digs at each other.

McGregor recently mocked his American foe, by insisting he'll 'box the ears' off him in ten days' time.

The 32-year-old Dubliner posted on Instagram: "Boxing the ears off my opponent. Ten days. Return of the Mac."

Dustin Poirier has also taken a swipe at Conor McGregor's 'heart' going into their highly anticipated trilogy fight.

After McGregor was named the richest athlete of the last year by Forbes, Poirier took a swipe at him in a promotional video for their fight in Las Vegas at UFC 264.

“July 10, I’m going to stop Conor McGregor again,” Poirier said in the promo for the pay-per-view event that aired last weekend.

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“You can have all the money in the world but you can’t buy heart and I got that.”

There will be a 20,000-capacity crowd at the T-Mobile Arena for the event, the first full crowd in Las Vegas at a fight since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020.

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