Conor McGregor Taken Away on Stretcher After Breaking His Leg During UFC Fight

The UFC champion has lost in his rematch with Dustin Poirier after he injured one of his legs and had to be taken away from the ring for further medical help.

AceShowbiz - Ultimate Fighting Champion Conor McGregor's return to the Octagon was short-lived on Saturday night (10Jul21) - he broke his leg at the end of the first round of his rematch with Dustin Poirier.

The Irishman was stretchered away from the action after suffering the sickening injury and Poirier was declared the winner.

"This is not over!" McGregor shouted in the cage before being taken to the hospital.

Poirier also said the two "are gonna fight again, whether it's in the Octagon or on the sidewalk."

Meanwhile, UFC president Dana White predicted a fourth showdown, telling reporters, "The fight didn't get finished. You can't have a fight finish that way. We'll see how this whole thing plays out. Who knows how long Conor is out? When Conor is healed and ready to go, we'll do the rematch, I guess. Poirier will do his thing until Conor is ready."

The crowd at the big fight included stars like former U.S. leader Donald Trump and Justin Bieber and couples Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly and Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker.

On Instagram, McGregor posted a picture of him on a stretcher as he's taken away from the ring. "You need people like me," he wrote in the caption.

His injury came only two months after he welcomed his third child with with fiancee Dee Devlin.

"The McGregor Clan is now a family of 5...," the proud dad introduced his newborn to his online devotees. "Healthy baby boy delivered! Baby and Mammy Wonder Woman are doing great! God I thank you for everything you give to me and my family in this world. My new born son, Rian McGregor (sic)."

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