Renowned strength and conditioning coach Phil Daru has offered look at Dustin Poirier’s preparation for his UFC 264 trilogy fight against Conor McGregor.
With the series tied at one apiece, Poirier (27-6 MMA, 19-5 UFC) will look to close things out with Conor McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) in the main event on Saturday.
Daru broke down the three main focus points for Poirier’s eight-week camp, which consist of:
Establish movement efficiency (mobility, stability, strength)
Speed, agility, quickness, power (cone drills, ladder/bag drills, med ball (ballistics), hurdles/box jumps.
Cognitive conditioning (hand-eye coordination, reaction, memory/pattern recognition)
Check out the full video below as Daru takes viewers through Poirier’s workouts:
UFC 264 takes place Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+.