461 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

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...

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...

Nov 12, 2017 6:18 am

Classy Anthony Pettis issues statement after action-packed loss to Dustin Poirier

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s action packed stop in Norfolk, Virginia, lightweight stars Anthony Pettis and Dustin Poirier stepped into the cage together in a fight that was long expected to deliver fireworks. When the cage door locked, the fight delivered. For two and a half rounds, Pettis and Poirier...

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.”...

Nov 11, 2017 10:23 pm

UFC Fighters react to tonight’s crazy Poirier vs. Pettis main event

After an insane fight, Anthony Pettis taps out and Dustin Poirier earns the biggest win of his career! #UFCNorfolk https://t.co/ITDZtPavf2 — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 12, 2017 UFC lightweights Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis went to war in the main event of UFC Norfolk tonight in Virginia. After a spectacular opening two rounds, which...

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...