CONOR McGREGOR returns to the Octagon this month where he will take on Dustin Poirier for the second time in his career.
A lot has changed since the two first came face to face in a high profile UFC showdown back in 2014.
McGregor scored a first round TKO victory over the American that put him on the path to his first UFC world title win against Jose Aldo the following year.
And the Dubliner has bulked up from that first fight with a recent Instagram post highlighting the crazy body transformation he has gone through.
The first meeting between Poirier and McGregor came in the featherweight division with both fighters clocking in at 155 lbs before the fight.
Since then McGregor has moved up to the lightweight division, where he won a world title against Eddie Alvarez in 2016.
For his last fight against Donald Cerrone the now 32 year old weighed in at 170 lbs before destroying the veteran American in just 40 seconds last January.
McGregor is bullish about his condition going into this rematch against Poirier as he claimed he would ‘destroy’ past versions of himself in an Instagram post.
With a bizarre picture of two McGregors staring each other in the Octagon, he claimed he would comfortably beat the condition he was in when beating Cerrone and Alvarez in his last two UFC wins.
And his nutritionist revealed the diet plan he is currently on that has McGregor in ‘the best shape of his life’.
Tristin Kennedy told ESPN: “His diet consists of lean sources of protein: chicken, fish, salmon, beef, eggs.
“Good complex carbohydrates. Good micro elements — your herbs, basil, oregano. All these things are incorporated into the diet as a whole.
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“We have a great balanced diet. From multiple protein sources, multiple carbohydrate sources of wholesome foods. And that’s the key.
“I hear people these days, they’re focused on one food or two or three foods.
“The key is to get nutrients from all foods. And that’s what we incorporate and that’s what we do.”