DUSTIN POIRIER slammed 'dirtbag' Conor McGregor for his pre and post-fight trash talk.
The lightweight rivals, who were tied with one win each, looked to settle their series at UFC 264.
But it ended in chaos after McGregor appeared to break his ankle just before the end of the first round.
The doctor was left with no choice but to end the fight, meaning Poirier was declared the winner.
Before the trilogy fight, McGregor said: "I'm going to kill this man. He's going out on a stretcher."
It caused him to face backlash after the loss as his pre-fight prediction came back to haunt him when he left on a stretcher himself.
Poirier also hit out at the former two-weight champion for the pre and post-fight warfare.
He said: "There is no holds barred with the trash talk, right?
"But murder is something you don't clown around with and there is no coming back from that.
"This guy was telling me he was going to murder me and all kinds of stuff and saying he was going to kill me and I was going to leave here in a coffin.
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"You don't talk to people like that. I hope this man gets home safely to his beautiful family."
Poirier added: "He did hit me with a good cross like the last fight. I was a little bit buzzed but my legs were still there.
"The take down was easy. He was putting his fingers in his gloves and pulling me down to try the up kicks. This guy is a dirtbag man."
McGregor was later taken to hospital where he will undergo surgery, UFC president Dana White confirmed.
But he left adamant on keeping the chapter open, meaning a FOURTH fight between himself and Poirier cannot be ruled out if he makes a recovery.
He said: "I was boxing the bleeding head off him, kicking the bleeding leg off him.
"Usual s***e, dive to close the distance. This is not over. I have to take this outside with him, it's all outside."
Poirier also confirmed his interest in another rematch, and would even be willing to do it on the street.
He said: "We are going to fight again whether it's in the octagon or on the sidewalk."
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