CONOR MCGREGOR and Dustin Poirier faced off for the final time this afternoon ahead of their eagerly-anticipated rematch.
The former featherweight rivals will trade leather on Saturday night in the main event of UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi.
McGregor and Poirier, both 32, weighed this morning, tipping the scales at 155lbs and 156lbs respectively.
And after a few hours of rehydrating, they went face-to-face at the ceremonial weigh-ins at the Etihad Arena.
Unlike their staredown after Friday's pre-fight press conference, this face-off was a lot more intense.
And you could tell bother men were champing at the bit to lay hands on one another.
Poirier gifted McGregor some of his Louisiana hot sauce moments after the face-off, much to the delight of the Irishman.
"He said: "It's great to be back here. I'm delighted I got the Louisiana hot sauce.
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"I look forward to bringing the hot sauce and the fire tomorrow. Let's go. Thank you so much for the support, everyone.
"I'm so excited to be back. You're in for a treat, tomorrow night."
Poirier said: "My whole career has aligned me for tomorrow night.
"And I'm here to be victorious and get my hand raised by any means necessary. I'm leaving it all out there.
McGregor's showdown with Poirier will be a rematch of their featherweight meeting six years ago at UFC 178.
The Irishman made light work of the former interim lightweight champion that night at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Garden Arena, knocking him out inside two minutes.
The bout will be McGregor's first since his 40-second demolition of Donald Cerrone last January at UFC 246.
The Notorious is hoping the rematch will kickstart a solid run of fights, telling ESPN: "The truth is the fight game will never get rid of me.
"Conor McGregor will be here until the day I go out. So that's it.
"If they line me up, I'll get about seven fights in the next year and a half. That's what I want."
He said: "I've got four fights left on this contract with the UFC.
"I'd do it in the first quarter of 2021 if they give me the dates."
Poirier vs McGregor II will close out the UFC's third 'Fight Island' stint on Yas Island's Abu Dhabi.
The promotion, however, are expected to return to the Emirate in March.
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