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Mar 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier official

The UFC’s lightweight division is going to get much more interesting in Conor McGregor’s absence! While UFC 209’s Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson interim lightweight title fight was scrapped, two other top ranked lightweights will now look to move one step closer to lightweight title contention at UFC 211. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has broken news...

Feb 28, 2017 8:30 am

After defeat of Jim Miller, Dustin Poirier has his eyes on two potential opponents

With plenty of judging controversy and a definite lack of finishes, UFC 208 went down as a pretty forgettable card. The card did, however, produce one memorable moment in a thrilling, back-and-forth battle between talented lightweights Dustin Poirier and Jim Miller. Despite sustaining a leg injury in the third round, Poirier ultimately won this action-packed...

Feb 15, 2017 1:20 pm

UFC 208 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier out indefinitely

This past weekend at UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie stepped into the Octagon for her highly anticipated inaugural women’s featherweight title fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. After a back and forth 5-round scrap, complete with a bit of controversy, De Randamie was crowned the inaugural women’s featherweight champion. In the co-main...

Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I want Nate Diaz, how bout that?’

Dustin Poirier is fresh off a bonus-winning “Fight of the Night” unanimous decision victory over Jim Miller at UFC 208. Now, the UFC lightweight is looking to climb up the rankings and get back on his way to title contention. Poirier spoke with MMA Junkie Radio recently and said that he has Nate Diaz in...


Feb 11, 2017 7:39 pm

UFC 208 Results: Dustin Poirier defeats Jim Miller via majority decision

A key lightweight bout between Jim Miller and Dustin Poirier kicked off tonight’s UFC 208 pay-per-view main card in Brooklyn. Round one begins and Miller comes forward with a jab that misses. Poirier circles and lands a leg kick and then another. Miller closes the distance and lands a hard body shot. He follows that...

Feb 9, 2017 8:26 am

Dustin Poirier opens up on Robbie Lawler ATT split

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler was a long-time staple of American Top Team in Florida. With that being said, fight fans were rather surprised to learn that the former welterweight champion had split from ATT following his 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley at UFC 201, where Lawler lost the welterweight championship. Even...

Sep 22, 2016 10:28 am

Dustin Poirier reflects on fight with Michael Johnson

This past weekend, Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson stepped into the Octagon in Hidalgo Texas to square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Hidalgo. The fight was a pivotal one for both men. For Poirier, it was an opportunity to extend his win streak to five after making the move from featherweight...

Sep 18, 2016 7:17 am

Fighters React to Michael Johnson’s Blistering KO of Dustin Poirier

Last night, the UFC touched down in the small border town of Hidalgo, Texas with UFC Fight Night 94. In the evening’s main event, former featherweight contender Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier looked to improve to 5-0 since returning to lightweight. His opportunity to do so came against long-time lightweight contender Michael “The Menace” Johnson, who entered...

Sep 17, 2016 9:50 pm

VIDEO | Michael Johnson scores a brutal KO victory over Dustin Poirier

A key lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Dustin Poirier served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 fight card in Hidalgo, Texas. The fight started and both men seemed happy to stand and trade strikes early. As Poirier came forward with a combination, Johnson was able to slip a punch and...

Sep 17, 2016 9:36 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Michael Johnson brutally KO’s Dustin Poirier

A key lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 fight card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Johnson starts things off with a leg kick. He misses with a follow up jab. Poirier comes forward but eats a nice counter shot from...

Sep 17, 2016 1:10 pm

UFC on FOX analyst giving Dustin Poirier slight advantage against Michael Johnson

UFC analyst and former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy believes Dustin Poirier will have the edge going into Saturday night’s fight against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 94. Poirer (20-4) has been on a four-fight win streak since moving up to lightweight from featherweight, while Johnson looks to get back on track after a...

Sep 17, 2016 8:09 am

Michael Johnson sends Dustin Poirier a warning ahead of ‘UFC Hidalgo’

Saturday night in Hidalgo, Texas, #7 ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier, and #10 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson will step into the Octagon to clash in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hidalgo’. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Poirier will enter the bout on a 4-fight win streak that has seen him...

Sep 14, 2016 5:23 pm

VIDEO | Dustin Poirier reveals that Conor McGregor was his hardest-hitting opponent

Former UFC featherweight Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier has found his new home in the UFC lightweight division. After being defeated by current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor back in 2014 in a non-title featherweight bout, Poirier moved up to 155 and hasn’t skipped a beat. On a four-fight winning streak since losing to McGregor, Poirier...

Jun 4, 2016 7:21 pm

UFC 199 Results: Dustin Poirier KO’s Bobby Green

A lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier (20-4 MMA) and Bobby Green (23-7 MMA) kicked off the pay-per-view portion of tonight’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. Round one begins and Green comes forward with a left but gets countered with a right hand from Poirier. Dustin with a nice leg kick. Green with a good...

Apr 23, 2016 9:53 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier looking almost unrecognizable in post-workout pic

UFC veteran Dustin Poirier made his return to lightweight last year at ‘UFC FN: Mendes vs. Lamas’ in April as he knocked out Carlos Diego Ferreira in the 1st round. Following that fight, Poirier went on to defeat Yancy Medeiros via TKO, and Joseph Duffy via decision. The return to lightweight has been viewed as...

Jan 6, 2016 10:36 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier undergoes successful surgery following UFC 195

Dustin Poirier may have picked up a decision win over Joe Duffy on the preliminary card of UFC 195, but the win didn’t come without an injury. Poirier suffered a broken nose in the fight, which needed corrective surgery. Fortunately for Poirier, the surgery went well and he will be back training within 6 weeks....

Jan 4, 2016 12:14 pm

Video: Dustin Poirier found out his wife was pregnant a week before UFC 195

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier found out some big news before his long and awaited contest with “Irish” Joe Duffy.   Poirier found out the big news ahead of his biggest fight to date. Poirier agreed with a reporter at the post-fight presser that he saw his bonus money slipping from his hands and by the...

Dec 15, 2015 12:00 pm

Clip Of The Day: Dustin Poirier destroys Yancy Medeiros

Dustin Poirier vs Yancy Medeiros at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on June 6, 2015. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Dec 15, 2015 at 10:26am PST For UFC President Dana White’s ‘Clip Of The Day’ he has chosen a clip from UFC FN New Orleans back in June where Dustin...

Oct 30, 2015 9:23 am

Will Brooks agrees with Dustin Poirier’s decision to not fight at UFC Dublin

Well, it appears not every fighter disagreed with Dustin Poirier’s decision to decline a fight against Norman Parke after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout due to a concussion sustained in training. Poirier caught quite a bit of criticism from fans and fighters for not accepting a fight with...

Oct 26, 2015 2:18 pm

Dustin Poirier to haters: ‘You really think I’m scared to fight somebody?’

UFC lightweight Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (18-4 MMA) fell under scrutiny last week, when he opted against taking a short-notice fight with Norman Parke at this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin, Ireland. Poirier defended his decision during a recent interview with MMAJunkieRadio: “This is the thing I want people to know,” he said. “This would have been...

Oct 21, 2015 5:00 pm

Dustin Poirier turned down replacement fight against Norman Parke

Wednesday afternoon it was announced that due to a concussion Joseph Duffy would no longer be able to compete in his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier. Following that announcement the UFC promoted Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka to the main event, however before making that decision, they offered Norman Parke...

Oct 19, 2015 6:16 pm

WATCH! Joe Duffy breaks down his fight with Dustin Poirier

Joseph Duffy is preparing himself for the biggest fight of his life this weekend at “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier”. Duffy steps into the octagon in the final fight of the night for the first time in his career and is being put to the test against Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. Poirier is riding...

Oct 19, 2015 1:29 pm

Dustin Poirier: I’m never going back to featherweight

Dustin Poirier feels like he has found his home at lightweight, and is feeling unstoppable. “The Diamond” spoke with Fox Sports recently on how his body is feeling at 155 pounds, and his outlook on the future. My last fight when I fought in New Orleans after the weight cut when I was down to...

Oct 2, 2015 9:08 am

REPLAY! Dustin Poirier Takes Out Yancy Mederios In The First Round

UFC fighter Dustin Poirier made the most of his debut back at 155 pounds and took out the dangerous Yancy Medeiros. Poirier fought in New Orleans, his hometown and put on a show for his people as he dropped Medeiros and then never let up. Poirier wil once again fight at lightweight when he takes...

Sep 17, 2015 12:02 pm

Dustin Poirier Picks McGregor Over Aldo –– ‘Conor’s The Real Deal’

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier had a chance to stop the Conor McGregor hype train a little while back, but loss via TKO in the first round. There was a lot of talk from McGregor, as usual, going into that fight but Poirier says the talking didn’t affect him, it was McGregor’s punch. He also didn’t...