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Dustin Poirier Has Already Changed His Mind About The Controversial Ending To Alvarez Bout

On Saturday evening, MMA fans watched on in bewilderment as some incredible scenes unfolded during Eddie Alvarez’s comeback bout against the in form Dustin Poirier. After severely rocking Alvarez in the second round, Poirier looked to finish the fight. However, as he rushed his opponent, ‘The Diamond’ was caught on the way in and ended up getting seriously tagged himself. …

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Eddie Alvarez Has Verbally Agreed To Face Dustin Poirier At UFC 211

Eddie Alvarez(28-5) will compete for the first time since dropping the UFC lightweight title to Conor McGregor in New York last November, when he faces Dustin Poirier(21-5) at UFC 211 in Dallas on May 13th. ESPN journalist Brett Okamoto broke the news after confirming with UFC officials that the lightweight pair have verbally agreed to the bout. BREAKING: Eddie Alvarez …

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Dustin Poirier Vs Jim Miller Added To February Card In Brooklyn

Dustin Poirier was really beginning to establish himself in the UFC’s 155-pound division before he met Michael Johnson in September. The Louisiana native had won four bouts on the spin since ascending to lightweight following a devastating first-round knockout loss to Conor McGregor all the way back at UFC 178. Three of those wins came via KO/TKO and only the …

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Watch: Dustin Poirier And Michael Johnson Had Plenty To Say During Intense Face-Off Ahead Of UFC Hidalgo

UFC weigh-ins have long been a spectacle, as much about building hype as ensuring that the fighters are on or under their respective limits. However, with official weigh-ins for UFC events now taking place on the morning of the preceding day, the evening ‘weigh-in’ has been reduced to a transparent promotional exercise. It’s sole purpose is to create buzz. But, …

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Former Conor McGregor Foe Admits That ‘The Notorious’ Is The Hardest Hitter He Has Ever Fought

Dustin Poirier heads into his fight with Michael Johnson this Saturday night in Hidalgo, Texas riding a four-fight winning streak. Since moving up to lightweight, ‘The Diamond’ has scored first-round wins over Carlos Diego Ferreira, Yancy Medeiros and, most recently, Bobby Green. Sandwiched in between the Medeiros and Green victories, was a unanimous decision win over Ireland’s Joseph Duffy in …

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UFC 199: Fight Predictions – Part 1

The UFC rolls into California this weekend with another stacked PPV card, the last numbered event before the highly-anticipated UFC 200. While it has suffered some setbacks due to injuries, UFC 199 is shaping up to be another huge event. Even though the injury bug seems to be back in full swing in the UFC, it appears as though the …

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Rampant Dustin Poirier’s Next Opponent Confirmed

Dustin Poirier will step into the octagon for the second time in 2016 when he faces Bobby Green at UFC 199 on June 4th in Los Angeles. The bout was announced on Monday, through the Los Angeles Daily News. Poirier(19-4) has won 3 fights on the bounce since moving up to the lightweight division in the wake of a first …

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Pics: Joseph Duffy And Dustin Poirier Both Look Pretty Banged-Up In Recent Social Media Posts

Joseph Duffy’s fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 195 was a grinding, punishing war and that violent story was written on both their faces in it’s aftermath. Poirier’s nose gushed blood in sickening fashion, beginning in the very first round, while Duffy’s left-eye was swollen grotesquely. The true extent of the damage, however, wasn’t as apparent in the cage as …

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Tweet: Joseph Duffy Vs Dustin Poirier May Have Set UFC Record

When it was announced that the crunch lightweight clash between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier would take place on the Fight Pass prelims at UFC 195, it caused quite a stir. It wasn’t simply because the fighters involved were too high-caliber for such a slot or because the fight seemed too important. Some of the commotion was also due to …

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