426 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

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

VIDEO | UFC STANDOUT DUSTIN "THE DIAMOND" POIRIER DAZZLES IN NEW MMA DOCUMENTARY

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”...

Jan 2, 2016 5:19 pm

UFC 195 -Fight Pass Headliner- Results: Poirier vs Duffy

The long and awaited bout between Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier vs “Irish Joe Duffy is moments away from the action as the two missed a chance to square off back in October but Duffy (14-1 MMA) was concussed during training. Poirier (18-4 MMA) is looking to increase his win streak to three.  Round one Duffy...

Dec 29, 2015 2:47 pm

Video Preview: Joe Rogan on Dustin Porier vs Joe Duffy

The place is MGM Grand Arena Las Vegas and the fighters for the UFC Fight Pass main-slot is is Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier vs “Irish” Joe Dufffy. Duffy started his UFC journey this year and has finished both opponents he’s faced leading into this key match-up.   The Irishman looks to extend his winning streak...

Dec 27, 2015 7:31 am

Irish Joe Duffy Training Video: UFC 195 Duffy vs Poirier – Bag Work

Fight fans who have UFC Fight Pass have yet another reason to have the service when Joe Duffy vs Dustin Poirier headlines on Fight Pass. After a loss from Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier has turned things around with two straight after moving back up to 155 where he feels he more confident. Joe Duffy is...

Oct 28, 2015 7:31 pm

Poirier vs. Duffy rebooked for UFC 195

Dustin Poirier’s strategy to shoulder criticism and wait for the UFC to rebook a fight with Joseph Duffy worked. Poirier vs. Duffy has been rebooked for UFC 195 on January 2nd according to MMAJunkie. The fight was initially scheduled to go down at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ this past Saturday, however a concussion forced Duffy...

Oct 28, 2015 12:05 pm

Poirier: I’d be “broke and brain dead” if I listened to fan’s advice

Dustin Poirier caught criticism from fans recently when he declined to fight Norman Parke on short notice after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout. Despite many fans saying that by declining the fight he essentially allowed the card to suffer a massive blow, Poirier stated that the UFC isn’t...

Oct 27, 2015 9:26 am

Poirier: I saved Norman Parke’s career

When Joseph Duffy withdrew from his main event bout of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ against Dustin Poirier the UFC offered Norman Parke the opportunity to step in on short notice for Duffy. Parke accepted the bout, however Poirier didn’t, which brought him criticism from many fans. Parke went on to fight Reza Madadi in the...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 22, 2015 7:30 am

Poirier: “This isn’t a Toughman competition; you don’t just fight everybody”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was expected to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin opposite Joseph Duffy. However, yesterday it was announced that “Irish Joe” had suffered a concussion in training and would not be able to compete in this Saturday’s main event. When the news hit that Duffy was not going...

Oct 21, 2015 6:08 pm

Exclusive Video: New Main Event Poirier vs Duffy, Hawaii Boy Louis Smolka

[ooyala code=”hzYndieDrKn-QRgs1ZFwSrfgIxdjX7fX” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier after sustaining a concussion in training earlier this week. Following Duffy’s withdrawal the UFC offered Norman Parke as a last-minute replacement opponent for Dustin Poirier,...

Oct 21, 2015 4:51 pm

McGregor offers to fight Poirier on short notice

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday due to a concussion. It didn’t take long for interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to offer to replace Duffy last-minute given that he already defeated Poirier. I will give...

Oct 19, 2015 12:43 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier” main event

Joseph Duffy continues his journey toward the top of his division this Saturday at “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier” when he clashes with fellow lightweight Dustin Poirier. This is Duffy’s first time main-evening a card and at such an early point in his UFC career, all eyes are on him in his home country...

Oct 19, 2015 9:36 am

Dan Hardy breaks down “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier”

Joe Duffy has the opportunity of a lifetime in front of him at “UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier” when he fights in his first main-event in front of his home-crowd. Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier will be standing opposite of him in the octagon on Saturday night and he is riding quite the wave of...

Oct 19, 2015 6:14 am

“UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier” card set with 11 fights

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Dublin, Ireland on October 24 with a stacked card that is set to air exclusively on UFC’s subscription service, UFC Fight Pass. Joseph “Irish Joe” Duffy will headline his first UFC event after two impressive wins when he steps into the octagon to square off with Dustin Poirier. Heavyweights...

Oct 17, 2015 10:09 am

Poirier: “I’m never going to go down to 145 again”

After his UFC 178 loss to Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier went back up to lightweight for his next fight, which he won in impressive fashion, knocking out Carlos Diego Ferreira in the first round. Poirier then went on to TKO Yancy Medeiros at catchweight after Medeiros missed weight. With his newfound success at a higher...

Jun 7, 2015 2:00 pm

REPLAY! Poirier Makes Quick Work of Medeiros After 1st Round TKO

UFC Fight Night 68 saw ten amazing finishes this past Saturday night, one of which had Dustin Poirier dominating Yancy Medeiros in a first round stoppage. Poirier made Medeiros freeze up with a body strike which allowed him to follow up with devastating punches until the referee stepped in to wave the fight off. Check...

Jun 7, 2015 9:24 am

Poirier Talks About How Medeiros Was Respectful in Missing Weight

Dustin Poirier put on one of the best performances of his career on Saturday night when he knocked Yancy Medeiros out at UFC Fight Night 68. Medeiros took a body kick early on that stunned him which allowed Poirier to finish him up with strikes. Medeiros weighed in on Friday evening more than three pounds...

Jun 7, 2015 8:24 am

REPLAY! Poirier Makes Quick Work of Medeiros After 1st Round TKO

UFC Fight Night 68 saw ten amazing finishes this past Saturday night, one of which had Dustin Poirier dominating Yancy Medeiros in a first round stoppage. Poirier made Medeiros freeze up with a body strike which allowed him to follow up with devestating punches until the referee stepped in to wave the fight off. Check...

Jun 6, 2015 8:32 pm

UFC FN 68 Results: Poirier Makes Quick Work Of Medeiros, Finishes It In Round 1

  UFC lightweights Dustin Poirier and Yancy Medeiros squared off in a highly anticipated match up. Medeiros came out and threw a punch and body kick first. The two went at it right away. Poirier caught him with a big punch that put him down. Medeiros recovered but then got dropped again with a punch....

Apr 4, 2015 10:21 am

UFC FN 63 Results: Poirier Crushes Ferreira in Round 1

Dustin Poirier is back in the lightweight division! Ferreira was finished for the first time in his career tonight. Ferreira was caught with a left hand and dropped to the mat. He recovered so quickly, you’d have thought it was a slip! He eventually made it back to his feet only to be dropped by...

Nov 20, 2014 9:53 am

If Swanson loses to Edgar, Poirier wants rematch

Coming off a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 177, Dustin Poirier once against found himself among the middle of a stacked featherweight division. Poirier, who fought Cub Swanson to a decision at UFC on Fuel TV back in February of 2013, would like a rematch with Swanson, if Cub loses to Frankie...