Conor McGregor taunts Dustin Poirier with reflective glasses showing brutal 2014 KO as he prepares for UFC trilogy

CONOR MCREGOR has seemingly revealed he's eyeing a first-round KO of Dustin Poirier in their trilogy fight.

The former featherweight rivals will meet for a third time on July 10 in the main event of UFC 264 in Las Vegas.

Their series is currently level at one win apiece following Poirier's spectacular second-round KO victory in Abu Dhabi in January.

And it would seem McGregor has set his sights on returning the favour in their upcoming series decider.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Irishman tweeted a picture of himself donning a pair of aviator sunglasses with a towel wrapped around him.

And on the lenses were snaps of McGregor's demolishing Poirier in their 145lb showdown.

McGregor's latest dig at Poirier was praised by his fans, one of whom said: "So creative lol."

Another said: "LMAO THE GLASSES."

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And another said: "the glass reflection got me dead."

One remarked: "Nice glasses fella."

McGregor and Poirier, both 32, first crossed paths with one another nigh on seven years ago at UFC 178 in Las Vegas.

The Notorious turned in a picture-perfect performance that night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, knocking Poirier out in just under two minutes to announce himself as a legitimate featherweight title contender.

And he's eyeing a similarly spectacular performance when they resume their rivalry in Sin City.

He said: "July 10th I will do this absolutely flawlessly. We have these clowns sussed and fully!

"They wanna play a game of tactics? No problem, see you in there.

"You’ve awoken a beast. A beast with the backing of a much higher power! Say your prayers."

But former interim lightweight champion Poirier is confident he'll hand the UFC's poster boy his second consecutive loss.

The fan favourite told ESPN: “I'm going to stop Conor again.

“On July 10 I'm going to get my hand raised and I'm going to finish Conor McGregor again.”

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