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Dustin Poirier plans move back to lightweight

Dustin Poirier (16-4) was an excellent UFC lightweight when he decided to move down to featherweight. Now, as a top featherweight, Poirier has decided to move back up to lightweight. The reason? Well, according to Poirier, the cut down to 145 pounds has made him miserable. Judging by what we see in this video posted by Poirier, we believe him. The video shows a ripped Poirier stepping...
Via Fox Sports
14 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor KO’s Dustin Poirier In The First Round At UFC 178 (GIF)

Image courtesy of mmasucka.com Conor McGregor told everyone that he was going to knock out Dustin Poirier in the first round at UFC 178. AND HE DID! McGregor caught Poirier with a questionable punch that landed behind the ear of Poirier, which stunned him, and then ended the fight with a flurry of punches. McGregor is one of the most popular fighters in the UFC, you can see why...
Via Total Sports Blog
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor TKO’s Dustin Poirier In Under Two Minutes At UFC 178

Conor McGregor was true to his word – he finished Dustin Poirier in the first round of UFC 178 tonight to potentially set up a future featherweight title shot. Round One: McGregor with a hook kick to the head that just misses. McGregor with another fancy kick but losing his footing. Poirier with a couple of leg kicks as he moves around the outside. mcGergor bails out of a spinning...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 178: Why McGregor vs Poirier will bring McGregor closer to a title shot

This will be the test #9 Conor McGregor fans and haters have been waiting to see and is one of the most anticipated fights of the fall. McGregor has rankled a few fighter in the featherweight division with all of the attention he has received in his short time the UFC. It is a little ironic that his toughest test will come against, #5 Dustin Poirier, who arrived on the UFC scene...
Via Fight Booth
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier hunting for UFC gold (Video)

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier is slated to take on the loud-mouthed Irish superstar Conor McGregor on the pay-per-view portion of the UFC 178 card in one of the most highly anticipated fights of the year. Both men have jawed at each other for quite some time, and they will finally settle the score on September 27th. With McGregor on the brink of superstardom, a tough opponent...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Defeats Akira Corassani By TKO At The TUF Nations Finale

Akiri Corassani gave a spirited first round performance against Dustin Poirier tonight at the TUF Nations Finale and was giving a good account of himself on the feet, but early in the second ‘The Diamond’ started to turn up the heat and produced a TKO victory. Round One: Corassani throwing a few hard right hooks in the opening minute as Poirier tries to take the center of the...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 168 Rewind: Poirier shines against Brandao

What more motivation do you need when your opponent comes in eight pounds overweight for one of the most important fights of your career? How about when that same man confronts you before you weigh-in and threatens to cut your neck? Well, a threat is a threat, I suppose. What we did learn in the end is that when you put Dustin Poirier and Diego Brandao inside of a cage on a Saturday...
Via hov-mma
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Explains Rage Against Diego Brandao at UFC 168 Weigh-Ins

Note to Self: Never threaten to stab Dustin Poirier (pictured) in the neck. That’s generally my rule of thumb with everyone, but I’ll definitely follow that policy if I ever cross paths with Poirier. According to Poirier, the reason he got in Diego Brandao’s face at Friday’s UFC 168 weigh-ins was because Brandao threatened to stab him in the neck just seconds before they...
Via 5thRound.com
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier exacts revenge on Diego Brandao with TKO win

After his opponent badly missed weight, Dustin Poirier angrily got in his face and promised to make him suffer for the mistake. Mission accomplished. After a back-and-forth first round, Poirier found an extra gear and turned on the offense, battering Diego Brandao for a first-round TKO win. The finish came at 4:54. The ending sequence was starting by a stinging series punctuated...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier TKO’s Diego Brandao In The First Round At UFC 168

Dustin Poirier looked impressive tonight as he weathered the early storm in the early stages of his fight with Diego Brandao and then came on strong in the second half of the round to produce a convincing TKO finish. Round One Poirier starts off with a low kick, then Brandao attempts a high kick in return that misses, as does a follow-up punch. Another low kick for Poirier and Brandao...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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