Former interim-lightweight champ Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier avenged his loss against "The Notorious" Conor McGregor, after Poirier was demeaned at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi, on January 24. Poirier knocked out McGregor in 2 minutes 32 seconds during the second round bombarding the latter with heavy punches that forced referee, Herb Dean to stop the contest. The lightweights showed contrast in their pace since McGregor came out early at Poirier, … read-more
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Hyping up the "Notorious" Conor McGregor's return at UFC 257, BT Sport on January 13 released a video featuring McGregor in its "Shorts" series. Containing parts of the athlete's interviews, the animated video aims to give an insight into McGregor's mind ahead of his rematch against Dustin Poirier. McGregor will be returning a full year after his TKO victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 last January.
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Former UFC champion Conor McGregor has officially signed an agreement to face the former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. Reportedly, the bout has been scheduled for January 23. Besides, it will be contested at 155 pounds in the welterweight division. UFC President Dana White hinted the game would be hosted at Fight Island, Abu Dhabi. Earlier, at UFC 178 in 2014, McGregor had defeated Poirier through first-round TKO.… read-more
The former UFC two weight division champion, Conor McGregor took to twitter to share a poster of a charity bout between him and the former lightweight interim champion Dustin Poirier. McGregor and Poirier threw light on this idea earlier this week, agreeing to an exhibition bout that has "Nothing to do with UFC". The fight will take place under McGregor Sports & Entertainment banner on December 12, 2020 at Dublin.
On August 22, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Tony Ferguson Vs Dustin Poirier is "probably" the next fight to make in the lightweight division. Both the fighters have held the interim belt in the weight class. Ferguson is coming off a loss against Justin Gaethje. A win against Poirier would possibly put him back at the top of the rankings. The fight could be expected anytime after October.
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Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier defeated Dan "The Hangman" Hooker in the main event of UFC FN on June 28. Both the fighters went toe-to-toe for 25 minutes displaying their high level skills. "It was a tough one man. He's a tough guy, he talked a lot of trash, like he was going to move forward and fight the champ, but I'm the champ," says Poirier after the fight.