Archive: Dustin Poirier

Sep 26, 2014 4:58 pm

REPLAY! Watch UFC 178 Fighters Weigh-in

Earlier today the UFC 178 weigh-ins took place. In case you missed them, you can rewatch the event below. UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night, and is headlined by Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, where Johnson will look to defend his flyweight championship and continue his reign as the only flyweight champion in UFC history....

Sep 26, 2014 4:50 pm

PHOTOS | Staredowns From UFC 178 Weigh-ins

UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The weigh-ins for the event took place just moments ago. Check out the staredowns from all the main card fighters below! Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso – for flyweight title Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez

Sep 26, 2014 4:42 pm

UFC 178 Weigh-in Results

The fighters are fresh off the scale from their UFC 178 weigh-ins just moments ago, and all fighters have made weight! Below is the full fight lineup, as well as the weight each fighter came in at. UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night only on Pay-Per View, and will be headlined by Demetrious Johnson, as...

Sep 26, 2014 11:31 am

LIVE STREAM! Watch The UFC 175 Weigh-ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4PM PT)

The UFC 178 weigh-ins kick off today at 4 p.m. PT, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event will be headlined by Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, who will be fighting for Johnson’s flyweight title. The co-main event for the bout will be between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez, where Alvarez will...

Sep 26, 2014 6:46 am

Coach: McGregor will be the GOAT, and a two-three division champion

John Kavanagh, coach of featherweight contender Conor McGregor, recently did an interview with Ireland’s SevereMMA. In the interview, Kavanagh predicts that Conor will be able to finish his opponent Dustin Poirier rather easily at this weekend’s UFC 178 event in Las Vegas: “It’s a little bit difficult to call this one, but I can see...

Sep 23, 2014 5:08 am

Poirier Slams McGregor Again, Says He Needs To “Get His A** Whipped”

The plot thickens between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. The pair were trading shots back before the bout was even announced, and as we get closer and closer to UFC 178 this Saturday, things have only got more heated. Poirier spoke to about the bout, and how McGregor reminds him of Chael Sonnen.

Sep 22, 2014 3:34 pm

Demetrious Johnson On McGregor: “He Reminds Me Of A Young Mike Tyson”

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor is gearing up for his fight against Dustin Poirier this Saturday at UFC 178. Two fights after his, in the main event, Demetrious Johnson will take on Chris Cariaso for the flyweight title. Johnson joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the event, including what his thoughts were on the...

Sep 22, 2014 10:01 am

QUICK TWITT: Poirier Slams McGregor, “The Truth Will Be Told”

This Saturday fight fans will get to see a stacked UFC 178 card, headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso. In the co-main event, Eddie Alvarez will make his UFC debut against Donald Cerrone, but before all of that, we will see Conor McGregor face Dustin Poirier. The pair have been trash talking since before...

Sep 22, 2014 5:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Conor McGregor “Prepared To Kill”

Conor McGregor posted the following photo on his Twitter of himself, ready for his bout with Dustin Poirier. Check it out: I show up prepared to kill. Everytime. — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 22, 2014 McGregor is coming off a win against Diego Brandao at UFC Dublin earlier this summer, and will face Dustin...

Sep 21, 2014 4:36 pm

McGregor Plans To Attend UFC 179, Says Poirier Is The Last Step To A Title Shot

Conor McGregor has quickly become one of the top ranked UFC featherweights, and believes that a win over Dustin Poirier puts him undoubtedly in line for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes at UFC 179. McGregor returned from a torn ACL to defeat Diego Brandao via KO in the...

Sep 21, 2014 10:20 am

McGregor Slams Poirier, Says He’s Not A Step Up

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will square off at UFC 178 this weekend in a highly anticipated matchup that has been built up by months of trash talking. Upon returning from ACL surgery, McGregor blasted through Diego Brandao earlier this summer at UFC Dublin, and is looking to build upon the win this weekend at...

Sep 16, 2014 4:00 pm

Dustin Poirier: Pursuing Perfection

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier’s inside account of how his transition to South Florida has fueled a rise up the stacked featherweight ranks.

Sep 15, 2014 5:05 am

McGregor vs. Poirier Promo Trailer

Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are gearing up for their UFC 178 bout, to get fans hyped for the bout, the UFC brings us a promo that is sure to get fans excited. Check it out:

Aug 6, 2014 6:23 am

Conor McGregor Predicts A First-Round KO Win Over Dustin Poirier

Breaking News! Conor McGregor is talking trash about his upcoming opponent. That’s right, the Irish bad boy is at it again. McGregor, who is currently riding a 3 fight win streak in the UFC, will face fellow featherweight Dustin Poirier who happens to have an identical streak going. The two will meet in the octagon...

Aug 5, 2014 8:50 am

Conor McGregor ‘Turned On’ By The Smell Of Fear

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor spoke with media members prior to his face off with Dustin Poirier at UFC Ultimate Media Day yesterday. During the interview he described it as: “A strong stench, fear has a strong stench, and funnily enough, it turns me on.”

Aug 4, 2014 8:14 am

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 178 Media Day Today

The UFC is inviting fans to join them at their UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day today which will be attended by Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, who will all be fighting on the card on September 27th. The event is free and open to the public, and starts at 11a.m. PT...

Jul 30, 2014 5:08 am

PHOTO | Amazing Conor McGregor Street Art Mural In Dublin

Conor McGregor has quickly become the pride of Ireland when it comes to Mixed Martial Arts. After selling out a show in Dublin earlier this month and defeating Diego Brandao, McGregor signed on to fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 in September. McGregor ran across this unbelievable street art mural of himself and Poirier, and...

Jul 28, 2014 4:44 pm

Jon Jones And Conor McGregor Open As Favorites In UFC 178 Betting Lines

UFC 178 is just under two months away, and there has already been tons of trash talking between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Today the betting lines came out for the card, and to no surprise Jon Jones opened as a favorite against Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones: -210 Daniel...

Jul 22, 2014 2:24 pm

BREAKING NEWS: McGregor vs. Poirier Booked For UFC 178

The UFC has just announced that Notorious Conor McGregor will be facing off against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson on September 27th in Las Vegas. Poirier and McGregor have been trading shots via Twitter. After Poirier’s teammate Cole Miller pulled out of his scheduled UFC Dublin bout against McGregor, Poirier didn’t step...

Jul 22, 2014 8:49 am

Disgusted Cole Miller Rips McGregor’s Win Over Brandao

Cole Miller was originally supposed to face Conor McGregor at UFC Dublin this past Saturday, however a broken hand forced Miller off the card. As a result, Diego Brandao stepped in semi-last minute to face Notorious. Miller spoke with Sherdog Radio Network to talk about McGregor’s win. “It’s pretty easy to look good when everything’s...

Jul 21, 2014 3:10 pm

Poirier Slams McGregor: I’ll Be The First Real Fight He Has

UFC Featherweight Dustin Poirier is less than pleased with the hype surrounding Conor McGregor. Poirier has been campaigning for a shot at McGregor via Twitter, a fight McGregor says Poirier ‘doesn’t really want’. Regardless, Poirier spoke on The MMA Hour about a potential matchup with McGregor. “Right off the bat I’ve been fired up about...

Jun 10, 2014 6:33 am

Diego Brandao On Fighting Conor McGregor: “This fight is about me”

  When Cole Miller withdrew from his fight against Conor McGregor due to injury, the UFC turned to Diego Brandao to fill his spot. Brandao accepted the opportunity and will now face off with McGregor in Ireland on July 19. at UFC Fight Night 46. A fight that will be featured as the main event....

Jun 3, 2014 6:52 pm

Cole Miller forced off UFC Fight Night 46, Conor McGregor now faces Diego Brandao

Cole Miller (21-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC) was expected to face off with Conor McGregor this July in the headlining bout of “UFC Fight Night 46.” Unfortunately for fans of “Magrinho,” Cole has been forced off the card, this after suffering torn ligaments in his hand. Stepping in for Miller against McGregor will be “Ultimate Fighter...

May 22, 2014 5:13 am

UFC Planning Poirier vs. McGregor Title Eliminator With McGregor Win Over Miller

McGregor is on the fast track! According to last night’s ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, the UFC is opting to shelve top featherweight, Dustin Poirier, in hopes to put on a title eliminator bout on the table against Connor McGregor. During the broadcast on FOX Sports 1, the crew stated that in the event...

Apr 18, 2014 6:17 am

Dustin Poirier Sets Two New Records In Featherweight Division

Dustin “Diamond” Poirier set the record for featherweight wins (with 8) at the TUF Nations Finale, this past Wednesday night, winning an entertaining scrap with Akira Corassani. By stopping Akira to take home that record-breaking win, he has also set the record for most stoppages in featherweight history (5). Poirier found himself in some serious trouble in round...

Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Kennedy vs. Bisping Bout

Last Night on FOX Sports 1, two TUF champions were crowned, Patrick Cote lead The TUF Nation’s Team Canada to a clean sweep, and Tim Kennedy backed up all the pre-fight trash-talk with a dominant decision win over Michael Bisping. Some of our favorite fighters took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: Kennedy sticks...