384 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Jul 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Who’s next for the Korean Zombie? | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It was recently announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be returning home for his next title defense, when he faces Erik Koch in Brazil this October at UFC 153. After reading the news, I immediately thought of Chan Sung Jung, who had recently called out the current 145 pound champion...

May 23, 2012 10:26 am

UFC on Fox 4 adds four new fights, Including The Return Of Swick | UFC NEWS

By Chris Taylor: Yesterday, the UFC announced that four fights had been added to the UFC on Fox 4 card scheduled for August 4th in Los Angeles. This included a welterweight bout which will showcase the return of Mick Swick (14-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who takes on DaMarques Johnson (16-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC). The other...


May 15, 2012 7:37 am

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Live Results And Discussion Thread

It’s Fight Night!! UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Use this thread to discuss...

May 15, 2012 7:32 am

Watch Tonight's UFC on FUEL TV's Post-Fight Presser Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down tonight from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event two featherweights (Dustin Poirier vs. “The Korean Zombie”) will square off and try and cement their place at the top of the UFC’s featherweight ladder. Immediately following tonight’s free event on FUEL TV...

May 14, 2012 2:23 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3: Weigh-In Results

Today all UFC on FUEL TV competitors hit the scales and made their bouts official for tomorrow night’s fight card. Below are the results: MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV) Dustin Poirier (145) vs. Chan Sung Jung (145) Jorge Lopez (171) vs. Amir Sadollah (171) Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Jeremy Stephens (155) Jeff Hougland (135) vs. Yves...

May 2, 2012 8:30 am

UFC on FUEL TV Shift | Rivera In For Gashimov Against Soto | UFC NEWS

Originally scheduled to face Alex Soto at UFC on FUEL TV 3, Azamat Gashimov has been forced to withdraw from the bout with undisclosed reasons. In his place comes onetime UFC veteran Francisco Rivera. UFC on FUEL TV 3 takes place on May 15 from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. In the main event...

Apr 26, 2012 7:34 am

Erik Koch Likely Candidate For Next Featherweight Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: Jose Aldo’s next opponent could be Erik Koch. Koch is likely to be named the opponent for Aldo’s next title defence whenever the UFC decides on a date for the Featherweight champion to defend his title. Sources close to both fighters confirm that Koch is the likely candidate to get the shot...

Apr 24, 2012 4:54 pm

Exclusive: Korean Zombie "I want that belt!"

We were fortunate enough to catch up with rising Korean Top Team star Chan Sung Jung to ask him some questions about his MMA career, as well as his next fight. Here is what the ‘Korean Zombie’ had to say: Chris: First off thank you very much for taking the time to talk to us...

Apr 24, 2012 1:43 pm

Marcus LeVesseur will fight Cody McKenzie at UFC on FUEL TV 3

By Lorenzo Luciano: Marcus LeVesseur will replace Aaron Riley at next month’s UFC on FUEL TV 3 and meet Cody McKenzie . The event will take place on May 15th, 2012 at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Aaron Riley was forced to withdraw from the event due to undisclosed reasons. Cody McKenzie is an American...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Mar 19, 2012 9:39 am

Five Fight Main Card Set For UFC on FUEL TV 3

The UFC has put together and finalized a five-fight main card for their third trip to FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA on May 15. A featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Chang Sung Jung headlines the event. The main event will...

Mar 13, 2012 3:51 pm

UFC On FUEL TV 3 Books Pokrajac vs. Maldonado

The UFC has made good on finding a UFC on FUEL TV 3 replacement opponent for Igor Pokrajac. Originally set to welcome back Thiago Silva, Pokrajac was forced on the sidelines when Silva got bumped to the main event slot as a replacement for “Lil Nog” in Sweden. However the UFC has now booked a...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...

Mar 1, 2012 1:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Adds Two More Bouts

A lightweight and bantamweight have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 3 card as announced by UFC officials just yesterday. Lightweights Kamal Shalorus and Rafael Dos Anjos have agreed to face off as have bantamweights Azamat Gashimov and Alex Soto. UFC on FUEL 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center...

Feb 24, 2012 4:30 pm

T.J. Grant vs. Carlo Prater Booked For UFC on FUEL TV 3

Lightweights T.J. Grant and Carlo Prater are the latest additions to the continually growing UFC on FUEL TV 3 event set for May. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV 3 is set to go down from the Patriot Center...

Feb 18, 2012 2:13 pm

Dennis Bermudez Returns To Action Against Pablo Garza At UFC on FOX 3

A featherweight bout between TUF 14 runner up Dennis Bermudez and UFC veteran Pablo Garza has been added to the UFC on FOX 3 roster. UFC officials announced the news yesterday. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the...

Feb 13, 2012 1:43 pm

Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin Set For UFC on FUEL TV 3

UFC officials have put together a bantamweight bout for the promotions third trip to FUEL TV in May. Both Mike Easton and Yves Jabouin have agreed to face off on the card. Officials from the promotion announced the matchup this afternoon. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 12, 2012 10:52 am

Amir Sadollah Set For Return Against Jorge Lopez At UFC on FUEL TV 3

A welterweight bout has been added the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 card in the form of Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez. UFC officials announced the bout via twitter late last night. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV...

Feb 3, 2012 4:28 pm

"UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit" Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Carlos Condit (169) vs. Nick Diaz (169) (For UFC interim welterweight title) Roy Nelson (246) vs. Fabricio Werdum (246) Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Mike Pierce (170) Renan Barao (136) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135) Ed Herman (185) vs. Clifford Starks (185) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FX) Max Holloway (144) vs. Dustin Poirier (146) Alex Caceres...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Akira Corassani Faces Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

In typical UFC fashion, the promotion is booking a host of regional talent for their debut event in Sweden. As a result, Swedish fighter and Ultimate Fighter competitor, Akira Corassani is set to face Jason Young during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card this April UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially...

Dec 15, 2011 11:13 am

UFC NEWS – All UFC on FOX 1 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The California State Athletic Commission today released the findings from the UFC on FOX 1 drug test screenings conducted on fourteen of the night’s professional athletes. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Aaron Rosa, Clay Guida, Mackens Semerzier, Ricardo Lamas, Pablo Garza, Robert Peralta, DaMarques Johnson, Cub Swanson, Clay Harvison, Matt Lucas, Benson Henderson and Dustin...

Nov 12, 2011 8:54 pm

UFC on Fox 1 By The Numbers: Fight Night Bonus Winners And Gate Totals

UFC on Fox 1 took place tonight from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the main event of the evening Junior Dos Santos upset Cain Velasquez to become the new UFC heavyweight champion of the world. The event marked the UFC’s debut on network television. The fight lasted just 64 seconds and ended with...

Nov 12, 2011 7:45 pm

UFC on Fox 1 Full Card Results:Dos Santos Upsets Velasquez To Become The New UFC HW Champion

Main Card: (FOX) Junior Dos Santos def. Cain Velasquez via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:04 – to become new UFC heavyweight champion. Preliminary Card Results: (Facebook & Foxsports.com) Ben Henderson def. Clay Guida via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27). Dustin Poirier def. Pablo Garza via submission (D’arce choke) – Round 2, 1:32. Ricardo Lamas...