426 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

Jan 6, 2014 10:05 am

Brandao Admits To Threatening Poirier With Stabbing

Following December’s epic UFC 168 event we learned that featherweight fighter, Diego Brandao, may have crossed the line with his opponent, Dustin Poirier. After their bout Poirier told us that the Greg Jackson trained fighter threatened to stab him at the weigh-ins. After getting demolished in their bout, Brandao went silent, that is until today,...

Dec 30, 2013 7:15 am

Poirier: Brandao said he would stab me in the neck

By Evan Stoumbelis This Saturday fans got to see a great night of fights with UFC 168. In kicking off the main card on PPV Dustin Poirier knocked out Diego Brandao in the first round. For those that didn’t watch the weigh ins Brandao weighed in 8 pounds over the featherweight limit of 145 pounds....

Dec 28, 2013 7:25 pm

UFC 168 Results: Poirier Punishes Brandao For Missing Weight, Wins By TKO In Round 1

Dustin Poirier and Diego Brandao met in the middle of the octagon and didn’t hold back from throwing dangerous strikes right from the start. The fight was fairly even except for the fact that Dustin Poirier was landing the more fight-threatening shots. Diego Brandao was doing a decent job at changing levels but the majority...


Dec 15, 2012 8:56 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Results: Nelson First To Stop Mitrione, Barry & Poirier Victorious

The Ultimate Fighter franchise has a new champion. Team Nelson’s Colton Smith decisively took out Canada’s top prospect Mike Ricci with a grueling three-round decision victory that displayed the Army Combative specialists superior grappling skill. Top featherweight fighter Dustin Poirier returned to the cage and the win column tonight in an impressive first round stoppage...

May 16, 2012 1:59 pm

Video | Poirier Cries During Post-Fight Interview | UFC News

Dustin Poirier couldn’t hold his emotions back when he revealed the disappointment in himself after the UFC on FUEL TV 3 loss opposite the Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung via Darce choke making his 1st main event appearance the fight of the night. “I had a really long training camp and I put 100% of myself...

May 16, 2012 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jung vs. Poirier Fight Highlight

Video: Highlights: Korean Zombie – Poirier Last night during the UFC on FUEL TV 3 Main event “The Korean Zombie” shocked the world with his dominant one-sided performance over top contender Dustin Poirier.

May 15, 2012 8:00 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 3: Main Card Results And Recap | Jung Taps Poirier In 4th

UFC on FUEL TV 3 went down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. After 12-bouts of action and a stellar main event the UFC’s return to FUEL TV is now over. In the main event it was The Korean Zombie who was able to take out Dustin Porier with a fourth round submission...

Mar 1, 2012 4:33 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 3: Poirier vs. Jung" Official | Tickets On Sale In Two Weeks

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing an exciting night of action to the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on Tuesday, May 15. It will mark the UFC’s second trip to the Patriot Center, with the first being held in front of a sellout crowd on Jan. 11, 2010. In the night’s main event, red-hot featherweight...

Feb 4, 2012 11:04 pm

Nelson, Werdum, Poirier And Thompson Earn $65K UFC 143 Fight Night Bonuses

Tonight’s UFC 143 event has come and gone. In the main event from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Carlos Condit was able to edge out Nick Diaz to earn a unanimous decision victory. Condit was crowned the new UFC interim welterweight champion and Nick Diaz, upset at the judges’ decision retired in...

Jan 5, 2012 6:20 am

UFC NEWS – Poirier Books Max Holloway As UFC 143 Replacement

They say the third time in is the charm and let’s hope in this case it is. UFC officials have now booked Dustin Poirier’s third UFC 143 opponent after his previous two bookings were forced to withdraw with injuries. After his original opponent Erik Koch and replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas both withdrew with injuries the...

Jan 3, 2012 2:41 pm

UFC NEWS – Lamas Out Of UFC 143 Bout With Poirier With Injury

Dustin Poirier cannot seem to catch a break. His latest replacement opponent, Ricardo Lamas, has been forced out of their scheduled UFC 143 bout with an undisclosed injury. UFC officials announced the change in card just moments ago. No replacement has been named at this point, but a search is underway for Poirier, who was...

Dec 21, 2011 4:16 am

UFC NEWS – Lamas Steps In For Koch Against Poirier At UFC 143

As we announced yesterday afternoon, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 143 bout against Dustin Poirier due to an injury suffered during training. The UFC promised a replacement and UFC president Dana White announced early this morning that one has been booked. Rising 145 pound fighter, Ricardo Lamas has agreed to...

Nov 24, 2016 9:53 am

Michael Johnson calls out Rafael dos Anjos

It’s no secret that the lightweight division is one of the UFC’s most exciting divisions. The top 5 of the UFC’s lightweight division according to the promotions official rankings are as follows: Champion – Conor McGregor #1 Khabib Nurmagomedov #2 Tony Ferguson #3 Eddie Alvarez #4 Rafael dos Anjos #5 Nate Diaz Just out of...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 23, 2016 11:23 am

Conor McGregor just roasted the entire UFC roster

Whether you love him or hate him, its hard to deny the dominance of Conor McGregor. Barring an early 2016 hiccup against Nate Diaz, the Irishman has blown through his UFC competition, setting records and making millions in the process. It all began with a knockout of Marcus Brimage. Then came a dominant decision defeat...

Nov 21, 2016 7:31 am

Free agent Lorenz Larkin is now allowed to negotiate with other promotions

In August of this year, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin mauled long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny to a first-round TKO. In doing so, he improved his welterweight record to a strong 4-1, and established himself as one of the division’s very best fighters – the seventh best, according to the UFC rankings. Larkin’s defeat of Magny...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Oct 19, 2016 6:49 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he cares more about championship belts than money

Khabib Nurmagomedov is riding one of the longest winning streaks for any fighter on the UFC roster. With 23 wins in a row, the Dagestani lightweight is on the cusp of a title shot, something he values far more than money. “I care about the belt,” Nurmagomedov said. “I want to finish this fight and...

Oct 12, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez Warming Up in the Same Locker Room

On November 12, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If he wins, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Given that McGregor is one of the most iconic trash talkers in MMA history,...

Oct 5, 2016 2:16 pm

A Look Back at the Record-Breaking Rise of Conor McGregor

In April of 2013, a 25-year-old Conor McGregor waved goodbye to a job as a plumber’s apprentice and made a successful UFC debut with a first-round TKO of Marcus Brimage. In the moments after the win, McGregor would famously call for a knockout of the night bonus. He would receive that bonus, and return home...

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...