518 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

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...

Aug 8, 2017 9:41 am

Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez knows “the truth” about UFC 211 no contest

Back in May, UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier very nearly picked up the biggest win of his career, as he had former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez on spaghetti legs during their UFC 211 undercard scrap. Regrettably, Poirier was then cracked with a salvo of illegal knees. When he was unable to continue, the bout was...

Aug 6, 2017 11:02 am

Anthony Pettis calls for a fight with Dustin Poirier, Poirier responds

Last month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returned to the division he once ruled after a short stint at featherweight. His opponent in this return was ever-exciting veteran Jim Miller. Pettis looked great in his lightweight return, out-duelling Miller to a sound unanimous decision win. Now, he’s keen to step back into the cage and...

May 13, 2017 10:17 pm

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier In the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 211 prelims, former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez took on perennial division contender Dustin Poirier. “The Diamond” appeared to get the better of Alvarez in the fights opening round, using his range to keep the distance and...

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...

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.

Aug 6, 2014 6:23 am

Conor McGregor Predicts A First-Round KO Win Over Dustin Poirier

Breaking News! Conor McGregor is talking trash about his upcoming opponent. That’s right, the Irish bad boy is at it again. McGregor, who is currently riding a 3 fight win streak in the UFC, will face fellow featherweight Dustin Poirier who happens to have an identical streak going. The two will meet in the octagon...

Jul 25, 2014 5:21 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I’m going to whup McGregor’s a$$’

“He just runs his mouth a little bit too much. He just kind of brings that kind of hatred towards himself. But, at the same time, people want to see him fight. So he’s doing a job of promoting the sport and the featherweight division. But he just got dealt a bad hand this time.”...

Apr 17, 2012 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier vs. Zombie(s)

By Roberto Mattos: Remember this date. Well, more specifically, remember 28 days from this date (see what I did there?). On May 15th Dustin “the Diamond” Poirier will take on Chan Sung Jung “the Korean Zombie” in Fairfax, Virginia on UFC on Fuel TV 3. The Diamond is 4 -0 since the WEC/UFC fusion and...

Mar 1, 2012 2:43 pm


Deep in the heart of Louisiana, far from mixed martial arts’ highest stage, a group of young athletes train and compete in the proving grounds of MMA. Filmed over two years, FIGHTVILLE, a groundbreaking documentary, follows the lives of several fighters including breakout UFC star Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and his mentor UFC veteran “Crazy”...

May 14, 2017 3:19 pm

Conor McGregor reacts to Poirier vs. Alvarez and Joanna’s dominant UFC 211 performance

Conor McGregor reacts to Poirier vs. Alvarez and Joanna’s dominant UFC 211 performance Current UFC lightweight champion of the world Conor McGregor has been busy tending to the needs of his “undisputed 9-pound champion of the world” son Conor Jack McGregor. The undisputed 9 pound champion of the world stays ready always!Even when drinking his...