426 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

Sep 27, 2015 6:00 am

McGregor is looking for revenge — ‘I want to KO Duffy stiff’

Conor McGregor’s path to the top of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s featherweight division was far from easy, but he surely made it look like it was. “The Notorious” put his division on notice in his first octagon appearance when he knocked veteran Marcus Brimage out in just over a minute into their fight. He went...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jun 6, 2015 10:46 pm

UFC FN 68 Bonus Report: Ortega, Tavares and 2 others win big!

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 68 event in New Orleans delivered in a big way! The card featured some highly entertaining fights and included seven first-round finishes. Four UFC fighters walked away from the event with bonuses. Dustin Poirier, Shawn Jordan, Brian Ortega and Thiago Tavares all pocketed an extra $50,000 for their efforts. Poirier and...


Jun 6, 2015 12:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Hendo vs. Boetsch’ Results

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch’ went down Saturday in New Orleans. The MMA legend took on ‘The Barbarian’ and returned to greatness in quick order. Here’s the full results: Main Card: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson- Dan Henderson wins via KO at :28 of round...

Jun 5, 2015 3:05 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘Fight Night New’ Orleans Edition

The fighters stepped onto the scale to make things official for UFC Fight Night: New Orleans. Unfortunately two of the fighters missed weight, one of those being lightweight Yancy Medeiros who has chosen to give up 20% of his purse instead of trying to cut the rest. The main event will be between scrappy middleweights...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

Apr 13, 2015 10:46 am

Booking Round-Up: Latest Fight Announcements

It’s time for another fight announcement round-up. Check out the list below to see when some of your favorite fighters will be throwing down next. Ryan Jimmo vs. Francimar Barroso- UFC Fight Night 67 Luiz Dutra vs. Tom Breese- UFC Fight Night 67 Mike Swick vs. Alex Garcia- UFC 189 Mairbek Taisumov vs. Alan Patrick-...

Apr 6, 2015 10:58 am

Medical Suspensions Report — UFC Fight Night 63 Edition

  The medical suspensions for UFC Fight Night 63 have been released. Dustin Poirier, who won via first round TKO, got the longest suspension, with 60 days. Only four fighters overall reviewed suspensions, check those out below. Dustin Poirier: Suspended 60 days Ricardo Lamas: suspended 30 days Milana Dudieva: suspended 30 days Shamil Abdurakhimov: suspended...

Apr 4, 2015 1:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 63 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home $50K!

Check out who the UFC awarded the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses to! Timothy Johnson Johnson made quick work of Abdurakhimov when he knocked him out in the last seconds of round one. The performance brought the crowd to life after a lackluster opening fight. Dustin Poirier Dustin Poirier is back in lightweight and...

Apr 3, 2015 9:40 am

UFC Fight Night Fairfax Weigh In Results – 1 Fighter Misses Weight!

UFC Fight Night 63 takes place at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Headlining the card is a featherweight bout between Chad Mendes and Ricardo Lamas! Check out the weigh in results and video below. Jorge Masvidal missed weight and has two hours to make the weight cut. Ricardo Lamas (145.5) vs. Chad Mendes (145)...

Feb 9, 2015 8:27 pm

“UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas” Fight Card Info

On April 4th the UFC hits Fairfax, Virginia for “UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas”. Learn everything you need to know about the fight card, courtesy of the UFC. The event goes down live on FOX Sports 1 at 10 a.m. PT (1 a.m. ET) on Saturday, April 4, with the prelims kicking off the...

Jan 18, 2015 1:55 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP – UFC Books 9 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy creating matchups for upcoming cards, as well as re-arranging bouts due to injuries. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup First up we have Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson, which will now headline UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th. Thatch...

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Dec 22, 2014 7:50 pm

Aldo: ‘Mendes Could Beat McGregor, Edgar, and Lamas In The Same Night’

Recently, Jose Aldo stated that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next if McGregor defeats Siver in January. Aldo expanded on those statements this week, stating that he thinks Chad Mendes could beat Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, and Ricardo Lamas in one night. “I don’t know if McGregor will have credentials to fight for...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...

Oct 21, 2014 4:09 pm

Conor McGregor would rather keep busy than wait for a title shot

Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) is coming off a first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier at September’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas. Following his win over “The Diamond”, the brash young Irishman proclaimed himself the divisions number one contender, a notion that UFC president Dana White seems to agree with. McGregor will be...

Oct 20, 2014 11:20 am

PHOTO | Fan-Made Aldo vs. McGregor Fight Poster

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II is set to go down this Saturday in Brazil. However, as always, fans can’t get enough of Conor McGregor. After ‘Notorious’ TKO’d Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 last month, many began calling for a matchup between McGregor and the winner of Aldo vs. Mendes, prompting fans to create promo...

Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...

Oct 2, 2014 3:28 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To McGregors Fat UFC Salary

When the Nevada State Athletic Commission disclosed Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 Salary, a few UFC veterans were shocked at the amount. It took the Irishman just 1:46 to finish Dustin Poirier in a bout that shattered any doubts about Conor’s abilities. For that near two-minutes, McGregor earned a base UFC salary of $150,000.00 ($75k to...

Sep 30, 2014 5:06 am

Conor McGregor Reacts To One Of His Suits Being ‘Borrowed’

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Conor McGregor went out to celebrate with friends, teammates and family. McGregor was shown a photo of his longtime coach John Kavanagh wearing one of his custom suits. The following video is McGregor’s reaction to being shown the picture.

Sep 29, 2014 9:29 am

McGregor Open To Moving Up To Lightweight Eventually

Following his dominant win over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Conor McGregor attended the post-fight press conference complete with an “ivory elephant trunk suit” to continue his verbal assault on the featherweight division. (Read about it HERE). McGregor also informed media members that he would be open to fighting at lightweight, but not until after...

Sep 29, 2014 8:03 am

PHOTO | Nik Lentz Slams Conor McGregor

Following Conor McGregor’s dominant performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178, Nik Lentz began taking shots at the Irishman via social media. First, Lentz Tweeted McGregor, now he’s sending pictures via Instagram. Check it out: The only Fuck I have to give to all the McGregor nut huggers on my Twitter. #HatersPayMyBills

Sep 29, 2014 7:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Nik Lentz Calls Out Conor McGregor

Following his dominant, quick, 1st round KO over Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor’s name was potentially thrown in for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes. Nik Lentz has something to say about that, and took to Twitter to do so. .@TheNotoriousMMA You've ducked me...

Sep 28, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana Says McGregor Is A Bigger Star Than GSP And Lesnar

UFC President Dana White spoke on the UFC 178 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 about Conor McGregor’s star power. Earlier in the night, in what has been called ‘the people’s main event,’ McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in under 2-minutes of the 1st round. “Conor McGregor is the real deal – he is...