477 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

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...

Jan 9, 2018 6:05 pm

Anthony Pettis Aims for March Return…Possible Opponent Mentioned

The last time we saw former WEC and UFC Lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis in action he was covered in blood and looking for submissions off his back against Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night 120 on November 11. Pettis lost that fight via TKO from a rib injury he sustained when Poirier transitioned off his...

Dec 19, 2017 3:48 pm

Justin Gaethje Already Has Two Opponents in Mind for His Next Fight

If Justin Gaethje would have managed to get through Eddie Alvarez, no question he would have been pushed toward a title shot. Unfortunately, the former WSOF champion finally met his match after being undefeated for 18 fights. He was proud to go out on shield, but of course he wanted to walk out with the...

Dec 3, 2017 10:31 am

Eddie Alvarez has an absolutely epic compliment for Justin Gaethje after UFC 218

Last night, on the main card of the stacked UFC 218, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez stepped into the Octagon with former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje. In the lead up to UFC 218, this card was widely regarded as a frontrunner for Fight of the Night, Fight of...

Dec 3, 2017 7:37 am

Justin Gaethje reacts to Eddie Alvarez fight, first career loss

Last night, the UFC touched down in Detroit, Michigan with UFC 218. One of the highlights of this action-packed card, which was easily one of the best of the year, was Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje’s lightweight slobber-knocker. Though Gaethje certainly had his moments in this fight, he wound up losing in the third when...

Nov 27, 2017 1:55 pm

Eddie Alvarez details the title that is up for grabs in his fight with Justin Gaethje

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will return to the octagon this Saturday night in Detroit where he will square off with Justin Gaethje on the main card of UFC 218. The key lightweight scrap is expected to deliver fireworks for fight fans, as both Alvarez and Gaethje are known for their willingness to throw...

Nov 26, 2017 8:35 pm

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez looks absolutely shredded in advance of UFC 218

Eddie Alvarez looks absolutely shredded in advance of his highly anticipated UFC 218 fight with Justin Gaethje. The former UFC lightweight champion of the world, Alvarez, recently took to Instagram where he shared the following photo just days out from his scrap with Gaethje. Getting closer !! Weigh ins in a couple days 👑👑👑👑#eafight #...

Nov 22, 2017 9:19 am

‘Violent Motherf-cker’ Justin Gaethje Wants a Title Shot After UFC 218

Justin Gaethje dropped his World Series of Fighting lightweight title and never looked back, now he’s one fight into the UFC and is immediately within reach of a possible title shot. He lived up to all of his hype by dismantling Michael Johnson in a Fight of the Night and winning Performance of the Night....

Nov 15, 2017 9:30 am

UFC Norfolk salaries: Andrei Arlovski and Matt Brown earn top paydays

Last weekend, the UFC returned to our screens with the action-packed UFC Norfolk card. In the main event of this thrilling card, dangerous lightweight contender Dustin Poirier took out a former champion in Anthony Pettis, scoring a bizarre stoppage with a body triangle mid way through a bloody third round. In the co-main event, meanwhile,...

Nov 14, 2017 6:41 am

Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list. Here’s how the rankings...

Nov 12, 2017 7:26 am

UFC Fight Night 120 athlete outfitting pay: card gets highest non-PPV payout ever

Last night, the UFC touched down in Norfolk, Virginia with the riveting UFC Fight Night 120. In the main event, we saw long-time lightweight contender Dustin Poirier score a strange but thrilling TKO win over former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw the probably retiring Matt Brown author a hammer-like elbow KO...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 9, 2017 7:27 am

Report | Michael Johnson gets top-10 opponent for featherweight debut

Earlier this year, we learned that long-time UFC lightweight contender Michael Johnson planned to drop down to the stacked UFC featherweight division. In the wake of this news, Johnson publicly derided his new featherweight peers, as he had an extremely difficult time finding a willing dance partner for his divisional debut. “What can I say...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Sep 30, 2017 1:23 pm

UFC 218 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Detroit on December 2 for UFC 218 and the fight card is already beginning to take shape! The pay-per-view event is headlined by a featherweight title fight between current champion Max Holloway and perennial division contender Frankie Edgar. Holloway was last seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event where...

Sep 20, 2017 8:27 am

Sage Northcutt returns at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk

Sage Northcutt, one of the UFC’s brightest young prospects, is scheduled for a return to the cage. The 21-year-old lightweight will be taking on Michel Quinones at UFC Fight Night 120 in Norfolk, Virginia this November 11. This news was first reported by ESPN. Northcutt will enter this fight having not competed since December of...

Sep 5, 2017 11:08 am

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 115 – pound-for-pound rankings shift again

The UFC has updated their rankings following UFC Fight Night 115 and there has been a shift once again at the top in the highly debated pound-for-pound rankings. With Jon Jones facing a second potential anti-doping violation with USADA, both Demetrious Johnson and Conor McGregor went up in the pound-for-pound rankings without being active in...

Sep 1, 2017 6:47 am

John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes Added to Surprisingly Stacked UFC Norfolk Card

Sometimes, those small UFC events in between the big pay-per-views reward us with a load of combat violence that makes being a fan all worth while. In November, after the smoke from Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre has cleared, the UFC touches down in Norfolk, Virginia for a pretty killer free card. Just added last...

Aug 19, 2017 10:09 am

Andrei Arlovski and Felice Herrig receive their next octagon opponents

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (25-15 MMA) will look to snap his current five-fight losing skid on November 11 when he squares off with Junior Albini (14-2 MMA) at UFC Norfolk. UFC officials announced the heavyweight tilt earlier today. Arlovski was most recently seen in action this past June where he suffered a unanimous...

Aug 15, 2017 9:47 am

Coach Duke Roufus confirms Anthony Pettis’ next fight

During the broadcast of the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico City, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis called for a fight with fellow lightweight contender Dustin Poirier. Shortly thereafter, Poirier confirmed his interest in this fight on Twitter. Poirier later reaffirmed his interest in this fight in an interview with BJPenn.com’s own Chris Taylor. “You...

Aug 6, 2017 7:44 am

UFC reveals cast for The Ultimate Fighter 26

Last night, during the broadcast of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, the UFC announced the cast for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter (season 26). Like the Ultimate Fighter season 20, which saw contenders battle to become the first-ever women’s strawweight champ, this season will see competitors vie for the inaugural...