'You're going to sleep motherf*cker': Hear what Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier stated throughout intense faceoff

by Christina S. Brown
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The headliners of UFC 302, Islam Makhachev and Dustin Poirier, got here face-to-face for the primary time throughout combat week, and had loads of phrases to alternate.

After a spirited press convention Thursday in New Jersey, the rivals within the light-weight title bout confronted off. After getting up shut and private, Makhachev and Poirier started exchanging phrases that might not be heard on the occasion’s official reside stream. Shortly after, the UFC launched a video from on stage, the place the phrases traded might be heard extra clearly.

“I’m going to knock you out on Saturday,” Poirier stated to Makhachev. “Sleep. I’m going to sleep-stop you. You’re going to be diving for my legs, praying. You’re going to be diving for my legs. You’re going to be laying and praying, that’s what you’re going to be doing. You’re going to sleep, motherf*cker.”

Whereas Poirier was speaking, Makahchev supplied brief, dismissive replies, whereas taking extra offense to the final line Poirier delivered.

“Don’t say motherf*cker,” Makhachev stated. “Don’t say that. Don’t say that or I’ll slap you.”

Safety on the stage stepped between the fighters at that time, however Makhachev insisted he wished to proceed the dialog with out getting bodily.

Poirier might then be heard saying, “I’ve respect for you, brother. … We’re going to combat.”

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