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Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video highlights

Watch Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video highlights from UFC 178's featherweight showdown above, courtesy of FOX Sports.

UFC 178 took place September 27, 2014 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Conor McGregor (16-2) looked to continue his run to a title shot against Dustin Poirier (16-4) in the night's third fight on the main card, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above.

For more on UFC 178's heated fight, check out the play-by-play by's own Chuck Mindenhall.

Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee for this fight, which is the most anticipated fight of the night. He advises the fighters to protect themselves at all times. And here we go. McGregor, from a crouch, tries a high kick but fans. Less spectacularly Poirier lands a low kick. McGregor comes in with a combination, and Poirier steers clear of damage. Nice little exchange at center. McGregor is taunting. Leg kick from Poirier, and then a left hand from McGregor. They are trading strikes in the center. Left hand that time from McGregor looked to have caught Poirier. And boom! McGregor comes in and catches Poirier with a left hand right behind the ear, and that dropped Poirier. Hammerfists and a couple of lefts and Dean stops the fight! Wow. McGregor backed up his prediction that he would put away Poirier quick. The Irishman notches the biggest win of his career.

UFC 178 official results: Conor McGregor def. Dustin Poirier via TKO (strikes) at 1:46 or R1.

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