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Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy headlines the UFC's return to Ireland

The UFC's return to Dublin on October 24 now has a main event as lightweight contender Dustin Poirier will meet local favorite Joseph Duffy in the five round headliner from Ireland. Duffy made the announcement on Irish television early Wednesday morning. Poirier will look for his third straight win since moving back up to the lightweight division following a long run as a 145 pounder...
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July 29, 2015  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 63: Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Ferreira (Video Highlights)

Dustin Poirier (pictured) decided to head back to the lightweight division after losing to bitter rival Conor McGregor in his last outing. If what Poirier did to Diego Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 63 is any indication, then the UFC’s stellar 155-pound division just got that much deeper. Poirier went through Ferreira like a freight train, easily knocking out the Brazilian in the...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier returns to lightweight, scores TKO over Diego Ferreira

Dustin Poirier's return to the lightweight division was a rousing success Saturday, in Fairfax as he scored a first round TKO over Diego Ferreira. Both men fought aggressively from the start, letting punches and kicks rip. Eventually, Poirier began to find his mark with his hands in close exchanges, however, and hurt the Brazilian. Several straight lefts and short hooks damaged and...
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April 04, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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
December 19, 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

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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