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UFC 195 Medical Suspensions

Following UFC 195 it’s emerged that four fighters have received a six month medical suspension as a result of the damage they sustained during their bouts. That includes Dustin Poirier who emerged victorious in his fight with Joe Duffy, but was bleeding prefusely from his nose for much of the fight, and with good reason […]
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

The Hitlist: UFC 195's wars, submissions, rewards & reflections

UFC 195's main event delivered scary and inspirational action, and the undercard featured a mix of KO's, nasty submissions and tactical shifts. Read on for our five favorite moments of Saturday's UFC card, and then let us know yours!Both Lawler and Condit with their arms raisedIn fights like Saturday's main event, it is difficult to see any one called the loser. Carlos Condit and...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195 Post-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find UFC 195 post-fight interviews with some of the big stars on last night’s event in Las Vegas. — Robbie Lawler: Carlos Condit: Stipe Miocic: Dustin Poirier:
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier: 'I want top 10 opponents'

Dustin Poirier leaves UFC 195 with a shattered nose, but a crucial victory as he downed top Irish prospect Joseph Duffy while creeping closer and closer to the lightweight top 10.Poirier was on a mission in 2015 to earn a ranking but Duffy's injury in October that delayed their fight pushed back any chance he had to make the top 10 by the end of the year.Poirier certainly made an...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit Early Results

UFC 195 official results: Sheldon Westcott def. Edgar Garcia via TKO (punches) at 3:12 of R1 Michinori Tanaka def. Joe Soto via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Dustin Poirier def. Joseph Duffy via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27) Drew Dober def. Scott Holtzman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Justin Kish def. Nina Ansaroff via unanimous decision (29-28, 30...
Via BadCulture
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Yup, Dustin Poirier's nose is definitely broken

Dustin Poirier got a key lightweight win over Joseph Duffy at UFC 195 on Saturday night. But the American Top Team product didn't leave the Octagon unscathed.Poirier posted this photo of his nose, which he says the doctor said was broken in two places, not too long after his brawl with Duffy ended.Poirier reportedly told media backstage after the fight that he knew his nose was broken...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier post UFC 195 fight interview (video)

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (14-2) put on a show for the early crowd inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. The 15-fight UFC vet earned one of the biggest wins of his career against an up and coming 155’er in Joseph Duffy (14-2) – a man who is known to many as the last to beat current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. See what Poirier...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier batters Joe Duffy in three round bloody battle at UFC 195

A three-month delay didn't dull the action in an absolute lightweight war as Dustin Poirier derailed the hype train around Irish prospect Joseph Duffy in a three round battle during the UFC 195 prelims.The two fighters were originally matched up back in October, but Duffy suffered a slight concussion in the days leading up to the bout and the matchup was scrapped. They were rebooked...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195 Embedded Episode 4

Catch up on the latest behind the scenes footage from Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, Stipe Miocic, Andrei Arlovski and Dustin Poirier as they continue their preparations for UFC 195 this weekend in Las Vegas. —
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 195: Embedded: Condit, Lawler, Duffy & Poirier head to Fight Week

"I think I decided I wanted to be a fighter, man, had to be young...six or seven."That was UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler talking as he packed up his car in Florida, before leaving earlier this week to Las Vegas, where he will defend his title against Carlos Condit. The Ruthless one is indeed a natural born fighter, just like his challenger.Both fighters are also family...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier: We'll see how Joseph Duffy's chin holds up

When Dustin Poirier found out that Joseph Duffy suffered a concussion in training just days before their scheduled fight in Ireland that forced the entire bout to be scrapped, he didn't hold any ill will towards the highly touted prospect.In fact, Poirier didn't get mad at Duffy at all for being forced off the card because he understands that any number of things can happen to alter...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New UFC 195 Trailers

Below you’ll find two new promos for UFC 195 which takes place on January 2nd with a welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit in the main event, while Dustin Poirier Vs Patrick Duffy headlines the Fight Pass prelims. —
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Vs Joseph Duffy Now Re-Booked For UFC 195

UFC Fight Night 76’s cancelled headliner between Dustin Poirier and Joseph Duffy has now been re-booked for UFC 195 in Las Vegas on January 2nd. The original scheduled fight between them in Dublin, Ireland last weekend was scrapped on short notice after it emerged that Duffy has suffered a mild concussion during a training session a week out from the bout. Poirier later revealed...
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy Lands At UFC 195

Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy: Take Two. The lightweight bout that was supposed to go down this past Saturday in Ireland will now take place at UFC 195.The make-up matchup was announced on Wednesday’s episode of “UFC Tonight.”Duffy was pulled from Saturday’s main event at the last-second after the UFC discovered he had suffered a mild concussion during training the weekend...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier vs. Joseph Duffy rescheduled for UFC 195

Following the cancellation of their bout last weekend in Ireland, Dustin Poirier and Joseph Duffy have been rescheduled to meet at UFC 195 on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas.The new fight was announced on "UFC Tonight" on Wednesday.The fight was originally scheduled for the main event in Ireland, but Duffy suffered a flash knockout on his final day of sparring just before leaving his camp in...
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October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier: I was focused on Joe Duffy

No one is more disappointed when a fight gets canceled, than the fighters who miss out on the chance to get paid, do what they love, and make sure all their hard work during training camp wasn't in vain. For those reasons, and many more, Dustin Poirier was crushed when his scheduled opponent for Saturday's UFC card in Dublin, Joseph Duffy, pulled out because he had sustained a concussion...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Should Dustin Poirier have fought a short notice replacement in Ireland?

Dustin Poirier was stuck in an impossible position this week after receiving the news that his opponent Joseph Duffy suffered a concussion in training last weekend and would be unable to fight in their main event bout in Dublin on Saturday.Poirier was devastated after training for more than two months and a long trip to Ireland, only to find out that Duffy wouldn't be able to compete...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph Duff Out Of Main Event Holohan v Smolka Moved Up

The injury bug strikes again, this time crippling this weekends UFC Dublin Fight Night card. News came down on Wednesday that the main event of Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier was cancelled. Duffy suffered a cut while sparring this week and will be unable to be medically clear to compete on Saturday. With this happening in such a short period on time, the UFC is scrambling to shuffle...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor Offers Dustin Poirier Rematch, Disses Joseph Duffy

With the wind officially out of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 76’s sails, interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor (pictured) decided to offer up a gust of gab to spice things up.Shortly after the UFC pulled Joseph Duffy from the show’s main event after suffering a mild concussion during last weekend’s training session at TriStar Gym in Canada, McGregor offered up his services...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Says He Turned Down A Late Notice Fight With Norman Parke

Dustin Poirier will no longer be fighting in the main event of this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin, Ireland after his opponent Joseph Duffy pulled out due to a concussion, but it’s since emerged that ‘The Diamond’ was given an opportunity to remain on the card. According to Poirier the UFC told him that TUF: The Smashes winner Norman Parke, who was already scheduled...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 76: Joe Duffy out with mild concussion, Holohan-Smolka promoted to main event

The UFC’s 3rd visit to rowdy Dublin has been hit by the injury bug once again. It was announced earlier today that the lightweight main event between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier has been canceled. Duffy, who suffered a mild concussion in training in Montreal earlier this week, will not be able to compete Saturday and Poirier has decided not to entertain taking on a new opponent...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night 76: Poirier vs. Duffy’ Complete Betting Odds

Dustin Poirier (pictured) is a perfect 2-0 since bouncing back up to the UFC lightweight division. Unfortunately for “Diamond,” the sportsbooks don’t see him running the trifecta. Poirier is nearly a 2-1 underdog against Joseph Duffy this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 76. Duffy, meanwhile, is almost a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to snap Poirier’s winning streak.Of course, Duffy...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier: 'I'm never going' back to featherweight

For most of his UFC career, Dustin Poirier was a force to be reckoned with in the featherweight division, consistently hovering around the top five rankings in the weight class and to this day he still marvels at how that ever happened.Quietly behind the scenes before every fight, Poirier's greatest battle was with his own body and the struggle he had getting down to 145-pounds even...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Duffy calmly anticipates star-making UFC main event opportunity

If UFC lightweight Joe Duffy weren't so freaking good, you'd probably never hear of him. That's in large part because the Irishman doesn't go looking for attention with words, antics, or much of anything that doesn't involve simply fighting well.Fortunately for him, and us, he does indeed fight well. The 27 year-old has finished his first two UFC fights, and is on a four-fight win...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Watch Joe Duffy score body-shot KO in UFC debut

"Irish" Joe Duffy needed just 1:47 to stop Jake Lindsey and put the entire lightweight division on notice during his UFC debut at UFC 185.  From the opening bell, Duffy pressed forward and showed off the crisp striking and footwork that helped him amass an undefeated record as a boxer, as well as his dynamite athleticism with a head kick that put Lindsey out on his feet.Duffy entered...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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