409 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

Apr 18, 2014 6:17 am

Dustin Poirier Sets Two New Records In Featherweight Division

Dustin “Diamond” Poirier set the record for featherweight wins (with 8) at the TUF Nations Finale, this past Wednesday night, winning an entertaining scrap with Akira Corassani. By stopping Akira to take home that record-breaking win, he has also set the record for most stoppages in featherweight history (5). Poirier found himself in some serious trouble in round...

Sep 19, 2013 12:30 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added To UFC 168 In Vegas

A featherweight fight has been added to the UFC’s year-end show in the form of Dustin Poirier versus Diego Brandao. UFC officials recently confirmed the booking. UFC 168 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 28th. In the pay-per-view main event Chris Weidman will look to cement his...

Aug 31, 2013 7:36 pm

UFC 164 Results: Dustin Poirier Earns Decision Victory Over Erik Koch

Round one was as exciting we expected it to be. Koch got dropped by a combination from Poirier and it seemed as if it was only a matter of time before the referee peeled him off. Koch recovered quickly and Poirier walked right into a triangle. It was a testament to his submission defense, however,...

May 24, 2013 9:42 am

Erik Koch vs. Dustin Poirier Set For UFC 164

Erik Koch and Dustin Poirier are set to duke it out at UFC 164 in August. Sources close to the fight confirmed with MMAWeekly that the bout will take place when the UFC makes its return to Milwaukee. Both Koch and Poirier will be looking to rebound from recent losses. Erik Koch (13-2) experienced his...

Dec 15, 2012 9:00 pm

UFC TUF 16 Finale: Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins Result and Analysis

The first fight on the FX Televised main card for the ultimate fighter 16 finale showcased two young featherweight prospects, Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins. These two battled it out going blow for blow on the feet with both fighters connecting and rocking each other. They traded punches back and forth until Poirier was able...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins booked for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

It was recently announced that a fight between featherweights Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Jonathan Brookins (13-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will take place at the “TUF 16 Finale”, set for December 15th at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dustin Poirier returns to the...

Feb 10, 2012 12:32 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung Set For Main Event On FX 3

A featherweight main event between two of the UFC’s hottest prospects has been set for the UFC’s return trip to FX TV on May 15th. The two fighters took to twitter earlier this week to talk up a potential matchup and the UFC responded by booking “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung and Dustin Poirier...

Feb 9, 2012 9:50 am

Quick Twitt | The Korean Zombie And Dustin Poirier Combat Through Twitter

After Dustin Poirier’s impressive performance at last weekend’s UFC 143 event he took to the post-fight press conference and called out “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung as one of the fighters he would like to face next. Jung has apparently heard the call and made reference to knocking out the rising prospect in six-seconds....

Dec 20, 2011 4:11 pm

UFC NEWS -UFC 143's Erik Koch Forced Out Of Bout With Dustin Poirier With Injury

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce yet another fighter injury resulting in a change of card. Erik Koch has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Dustin Poirier with an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials stated that they will keep Poirier on the card and a replacement opponent...

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...

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 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...

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...

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

Sep 16, 2014 4:00 pm

Dustin Poirier: Pursuing Perfection

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier’s inside account of how his transition to South Florida has fueled a rise up the stacked featherweight ranks.