373 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

Dec 28, 2015 10:11 am

WATCH! Dan Hardy’s amazing breakdown of UFC 195 Lawler vs. Condit

Check out former UFC title contender Dan Hardy’s always insightful breakdown of fights taking place at UFC 195. Hardy goes in depth on the styles and matchups of the welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and contender Carlos Condit, the heavyweight match between Stipe Miocic and Andrei Arlovski and a lightweight battle between Dustin...

Nov 1, 2015 8:50 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates halloween

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, and as can be expected, the result was pretty great. Below is a compilation of fighter’s rocking their halloween costumes on social media. Awesome turn out for Halloween sparring today @syndicatemma!! Even had a guest appearance by the real @FlavorFlav! pic.twitter.com/2R7vbiniiE — John Wood (@bigwoodmma) October 31, 2015 Halloween...

Oct 29, 2015 12:39 pm

USADA tests 45 fighters in latest batch including Belfort, Rousey, Cormier and Weidman

In the latest and most extensive batch of drug testing by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, 45 athletes were tested. Notable fighters tested include UFC Fight Night 77 headliner Dan Henderson, who was tested four times, and his opponent, Vitor Belfort, was tested twice.   UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her UFC 193 opponent, Holly Holm as well as UFC...

Oct 22, 2015 12:39 pm

“I think Duffy shat himself” leading to main event UFC Fight Night

Check out this interview with UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford and his own opinion on Joseph Duffy not being able to compete after suffering an injury just days before his scheduled fight. Duffy was set to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Do you think Duffy should have sucked it...

Oct 22, 2015 8:53 am

Smolka talks emotional rollercoaster leading up to headlining bout

Yesterday it was revealed that Joseph Duffy would be unable to fight Dustin Poirier in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ on Saturday due to a concussion sustained in training. Dustin Poirier was offered Norman Parke as a replacement opponent, however Poirier declined. In addition, interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor offered to...

Oct 21, 2015 8:50 pm

Coach: Duffy suffered concussion on last day of sparring

Yesterday afternoon news broke that ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ headliner Joseph Duffy was forced out of his main event bout against Dustin Poirier due to a concussion. This raised the question of ‘Why was a headlining fighter sparring just days before his fight?’ Duffy’s head coach, Firas Zahabi explained to MMAFighting via text message. “He...

Oct 21, 2015 3:07 pm

BREAKING: Joseph Duffy injured, out of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event

News broke this afternoon that UFC lightweight Joseph Duffy has been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday as a result of a concussion sustained during training earlier this week. The UFC released a statement on the news moments ago via UFC.com revealing that Paddy Holohan...

Oct 21, 2015 7:56 am

Dana White has high praise for Joseph Duffy

Joseph Duffy is generally known as ‘the last guy to beat Conor McGregor’ however if you listen to UFC President Dana White he’s ‘the guy with perfect standup.’ Duffy is 14-1 in his professional career and 2-0 under the UFC banner with both of his Octagon wins being stoppages. He will face Dustin Poirier this...

Oct 21, 2015 7:27 am

Reebok’s new Ireland shirt enrages Irish fans

The Irish invasion has begun in MMA, and it all started with interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of UFC Dublin this Saturday, where Joseph Duffy will square off against Dustin Poirier in the main event, Reebok released a new shirt showing a map of Ireland along with the description “Show your UFC territorial...

Oct 18, 2015 5:16 pm

UFC Fighters react to “GGG” vs. Lemieux

The worlds of mixed martial arts and boxing clash often, but it usually is not in a positive manner. The debate of which combat sport is superior takes center stage, but it’s not always negative! UFC fighters took to social media on Saturday night when they watched Gennady Golovkin dominate in Madison Square Garden last...

Oct 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘shocked’ to be a main-eventer so early in UFC career

Even though Joseph Duffy has an overall career record of 14-1, he still only possesses two victories in the world-famous octagon. Granted, the lightweight impressed in his showings against Jake Lindsey and Ivan Jorge, it is almost unheard of for a fighter to headline a card so early in his career. UFC President Dana White...

Oct 15, 2015 10:58 am

“Irish” Joe Duffy — ‘I believe I’m the best in the world’

UFC lightweight ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy will take on the dangerous Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night: Dublin, which takes place next Saturday. They will headline the event, which will stream on UFC Fight Pass. Of course everyone knows Duffy as the last man to beat Conor McGregor, but so far he’s shown that he’s much...

Oct 13, 2015 8:49 am

Leg Reach Newest UFC Stat! Here’s Why

It’s not everyday that the UFC adds a new stat, but it looks like they have. The promotion now includes ‘leg reach’ as an official stat category for their fighters. There’s no mystery to what that means, just like ‘reach’ which shows a fighter’s arm reach, the new category will show how much reach the...

Oct 7, 2015 12:54 pm

REPLAY! Last Man To Beat McGregor AKA Joe Duffy Makes Quite The UFC Debut

Re-watch when Duffy knocked out Jake Lindsey in his UFC debut at UFC 185. ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy is known as the last man to defeat UFC interim featherweight champ Conor McGregor, but the fighter is much more than that and he showed it in his UFC debut and in his fights since then. He’s currently...

Oct 5, 2015 4:58 pm

“Showtime” Pettis: Conor McGregor ‘hasn’t beat no one yet’

Before he even won the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship, Conor McGregor had a target on his back. Whether it was established fighters looking for a major payday or up-and-comers looking to prove themselves, “The Notorious One” has always had something to prove to his naysayers and potential opponents. McGregor blasted through the likes of Dennis...

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...