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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...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

Dustin Poirier Latest UFC Fighter To Get Randomly Drug Tested By USADA

The UFC and the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) aren’t playing around. Several fighters have come forward, sharing that they’ve been randomly tested in the wake of the new drug policy. The most recent? UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier. The fighter took to Twitter to share that USADA showed up at his gym in the...

Jul 29, 2015 12:46 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘Has His Hands Full’ With Dustin Poirier

“He wanted to be on the Dublin card himself, so I don’t think that will play too much part. He’s been on a tear at 155 so I think it makes the fight more exciting. He’s found a weight class he’s more comfortable at and it makes for a better fight. I’ve seen his last...

Jul 29, 2015 6:08 am

Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier set to headline UFC Fight Night 77 in Dublin

A key lightweight bout between rising contenders Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier will headline October’s UFC Fight Night 77 event in Dublin. Joseph Duffy (14-1 MMA) will have an opportunity to fight in front of his local fans when he locks horns with Dustin Poirier in Ireland. “Irish Joe” was most recently seen in action...

Jun 22, 2015 1:58 pm

Dustin Poirier Makes His Prediction for McGregor/Aldo at UFC 189

Dustin Poirier has stepped inside of the octagon with some of the best fighters UFC has to offer, including “The Notorious” Conor McGregor. McGregor will walking into his fight with UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo as the underdog, but he is riding an incredible wave of momentum no other underdog has experience before. McGregor’s UFC...

Jun 13, 2015 9:19 am

REPLAY! Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier (FULL)

On his rise to the top, featherweight contender “The Notorious” Conor McGregor has to get past Dustin Poirier. McGregor looks to take the title away from reigning champ Jose Aldo at UFC 189 in Las Vegas. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 2, 2015 4:00 am

WATCH! Dustin Poirier’s Move to American Top Team

‘Dustin Poirier talks about his decision to move to South Florida to train at American Top Team and push himself to the next level.’ via-UFC Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Apr 5, 2015 9:32 am

Dustin Poirier Won On Saturday, Already Knows When He Will Fight Next

The UFC’s Dustin Poirier made his return to the lightweight division at Saturdays UFC Fight Night 63 in exciting fashion. He stopped Diego Ferreira in the first round and during the post-fight interview inside the cage, Poirier announced that he already knows when his next fight will take place. “Joe Silva went up to me...