Social media is part of life in the fight game for most fighters. Many of them turn to Instagram to keep their fans and followers informed and entertained since (for now) its reputation is less vitriolic than some of its contemporaries.
Ahead of his fight against former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC), check out some of the most popular Instagram posts from former lightweight and featherweight champ Conor McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) over the past year.
McGregor and Poirier headline UFC 257, which takes place Saturday at Etihad Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+.