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Conor McGregor explains three ways to beat a man

Conor McGregor became the UFC featherweight champion by using his fearsome fists, but in many ways, he beat a lot of his past opponents before they ever stepped into the Octagon with him. McGregor's mental warfare has become the stuff of legend since he joined the UFC roster and there isn't anyone else in the sport right now with a greater gift for getting in an opponent's head...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier stops Bobby Green in one, and calls for big fights

After a year-and-a-half away from competition, Bobby Green came out with energy against Dustin Poirier during their lightweight UFC 199 main card contest Saturday. The California fighter fired with strikes and also taunts and trash talk, with his chin up in the air.Poirier stayed collected, his inner beast apparently tamed, and made Green pay. As Green jawed at him, Poirier stayed...
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June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier on learning to 'tame the beast' within

LOS ANGELES --- After speaking with reporters late Thursday morning inside the LA Forum, lightweight contender Dustin Poirier faced-off with his UFC 199 opponent Bobby Green onstage for photographers snap away. Green got close, so did Poirier, and then the talk began, and the heat got turned up.I stood nearby next to Poirier's coach and former featherweight world champ Mike Brown...
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June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Battles Bobby Green At UFC 199

On Monday, a lightweight battle between Dustin Poirier (pictured) and Bobby Green was added to the UFC 199 roster. Brian Martin of Los Angeles News Group first reported the matchup, which was subsequently confirmed by UFC VP of PR Dave Sholler. Poirier is perfect through his past three fights since moving from featherweight to lightweight. “Diamond” was most recently seen posting...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Dismantles Yancy Medeiros In First Round At UFC Fight Night 68

Dustin Poirier was in scintillating form tonight at UFC Fight Night 68 as he dismantled Yancy Medeiros with accurate, powerful punches en-route to a first round TKO victory. Round One: Medeiros with a jab and a leg kick attempt that doesn’t pay off. Medeiros with rangey strikes and Poirier lands a leg kick. Poirier with a right and Mederios drops to the mat. He stands back up...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier KO’s Carlos Diego Ferreira At UFC Fight Night 63

Dustin Poirier made an impressive step up to the lightweight division at UFC Fight Night 63 with a first round KO finish against Carlos Diego Ferreira. Round One: Ferreira with a few strikes to start this one, quickly taking the center of the Octagon. Both men quickly get into an exchange of punches in close and then Ferreira drags Poirier to the mat, but only momentarily as...
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April 04, 2015  |  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...
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April 16, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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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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