Archive: Dustin Poirier

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. pic.twitter.com/qx7mgkeLIX — 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...