DUSTIN POIRIER NEWS

TUF Nations Finale Bonus Awards

Following last night’s TUF Nations Finale in Canada the recipients of the evening’s $50,000 bonus awards were announced. ‘Fight Of The Night’ honors were handed to main card openers Dustin Poirier and Akira Corassani for their hard hitting featherweight encounter. The first ‘Performance Of The Night’ bonus went to KJ Noons for his swift and spectacular KO victory over...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale’ Fight Bonuses

After a night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded Dustin Poirier (pictured), Akira Corrasani, K.J. Noons and Ryan Jimmo each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Wednesday night at “The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale.” Poirier and Corrasani were only in the cage together for five minutes and 42 seconds, but their shootout was good enough to score...
Via 5thRound.com
14 hours ago  |  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
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

TUF Nations Finale ‘Bisping vs. Kennedy’ weigh-in video and results

Before you put your hard earned money down at the sports book or on Kountermove, get one final look at the fighters involved on tomorrows Quebec City card as they step onto the scale in the video below to make things official. Main Card (FS1 – 7 p.m. ET) • Middleweight 5 Round Main Event: Michael Bisping (186) vs. Tim Kennedy (186) • Welterweight TUF Nations Coaches Fight...
Via hov-mma
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Kountermove Eight for the TUF Nations Finale

What is the Kountermove Eight you might be asking?  It is the place where you can find the eight keys to helping your Kountermove teams for UFC events.  It will contain the fighters to avoid, and the ones you must have on your teams. 1.  You should always be playing in the Crooklyn tournament on the Kountermove site.  For only $10 there is always a big payout for first.  This...
Via hov-mma
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 40 Staff Predictions

Getty Image The ZuffApocalypse rolls on as The Ultimate Fighter: Nations (Canada versus Australia) reaches its climax on Wednesday night. Known to some as Fight Night 40, this TUF Finale is chock full of dudes from a season of the show I never watched, so I’m expecting a crap shoot on my picks. If you require information about these fighters, take a peek over at the UFC’s official...
Via With Leather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dustin Poirier Is Ready Just One Week Out

25 year old featherweight stud Dustin Poirier is set to take on TUF veteran Akira Corassani on April 16th and looks to be ready to go. Good fight for Poirier as although Akira is very dangerous The Diamond is arguably a bit more well-rounded than the striker Corassani. Important fight as an impressive victory will make it three in a row and will be a big step towards the belt and...
Via Tito Couture
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Dustin Poirier Drains His Cauliflower Ear

The Diamond ladies and gentleman! Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Brad Pickett looking ripped after his run
Via Tito Couture
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Brandao vs Will Chope Added To UFC Fight Night 38

After UFC Fight Night 38 was officially announced for March 23rd in Natal, Brazil, UFC officials have moved quickly to add a new bout to the card with Diego Brandao (18-9, pictured) set to take on Will Chope (19-6) in the featherweight division.Brandao, who won season fourteen of The Ultimate Fighter, is currently 4-2 in the UFC and will be hoping to bounce back from a recent defeat...
Via MMAInsider
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Diego Brandao vs Will Chope Targeted for UFC Fight Night 38

Diego Brandao  17- 9MMA / 4-2 UFC Record Won 3 of Last 4 Fights Notable Wins: Pablo Garza, Dennis Bermudez, Daniel Pineda Will Chope 19-6 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record Won 14 of Last 15 Fights Notable Wins: ————————————— UFC Fight Night 38 March 23rd, 2014 Natal, Rio Grande d0 Norte, Brazil Ginasio Nelio Dias ————————————— Diego Brandao...
Via In The Neutral Zone
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier With His Wife

One of the UFC’s most exciting fighters spends some time with his lovely lady! Dustin Poirier turns 25 Dustin Poirier does a Brad Pickett impression???
Via Tito Couture
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Turns 25!

Happy Birthday to the Diamond! We wish him all the best for his 25th year. Dustin Poirier does a Brad Pickett impression??? Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Out Still Enjoying His Victory At UFC 168

Good to see the Diamond enjoying his well-deserved victory on December 28th. It may be the angle of the camera but Dustin looks like he has packed on some serious lbs since the fight… The Diamond finishes up training at American Top Team The Diamond travels to Manchester
Via Tito Couture
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 168 Rewind: Poirier shines against Brandao

What more motivation do you need when your opponent comes in eight pounds overweight for one of the most important fights of your career? How about when that same man confronts you before you weigh-in and threatens to cut your neck? Well, a threat is a threat, I suppose. What we did learn in the end is that when you put Dustin Poirier and Diego Brandao inside of a cage on a Saturday...
Via hov-mma
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brando Threatened To Stab Poirier In Neck

So, it turns out Dustin Poirier wasn’t heated that Diego Brando failed to miss weight leading up to their fight this weekend at UFC 168. The reason for Poirier’s passion and anger is that during the weigh-ins, is because Brando pulled a bone-headed move and threatened to stab Poirier in the neck. “I was so [...]
Via Fight Geeks
December 29, 2013  |  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

Despite two tries, Diego Brandao misses weight badly for UFC 168

Diego Brandao stepped on the scale with exhilaration on his face. His arms were outstretched, his face was calm, a common reaction after days of cutting weight. He was finished with the torture. But then Nevada state athletic commission executive director Keith Kizer read off the number. "One-fifty-three," he said. In a blink, Brandao's face wore confusion, as if...
Via Fox Sports
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The Diamond Finishes Up Training At American Top Team

Top Featherweight Dustin Poirier snaps a picture in Florida after training. Poirier is getting ready to face Team Jackson/Winklejohn’s Diego Brandao and I expect an absolute war! The Diamond travels to Manchester Eric Koch gets himself some loving
Via Tito Couture
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

The Diamond Travels To Manchester

UFC featherweight Dustin Poirier travels to Manchester, England to take in UFC Fight Night 30 and its fight week.  Dustin recently defeated fellow raising star Erik Koch at UFC 164 in Milwaukee and will be taking on the always dangerous Diego Brandao at UFC 168 in December.  Win, lose, or draw, Poirier always brings it and that is why he has become such a fan favorite. Erik **...
Via Tito Couture
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Gets Put In a Choke Hold By a Fan

Considering how much of a competitor Dustin is I am surprised he let her get this position on him! Good to see Poirier in good spirits enjoying some time with fans as he certainly has plenty of them! Dustin Poirier vs Diego Brandao sounds like a fight of the night to me Dustin Poirier: Chasing The Title
Via Tito Couture
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier Vs Diego Brandao Sounds Like A Fight Of The Night To Me

This fight taking place on the Anderson Silva Vs. Chris Weidman New Year’s card should be a great one. Brandao is currently on a three-fight win streak and a win over Poirier who most recently took out Erik Koch will be a huge step towards the belt for Greg Jackson’s Brandao.  Dustin Poirier: Chasing the title Dustin Poirier emotional after the Zombie loss
Via Tito Couture
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 168 adds two barnburners

The UFC's year-end card is only about halfway completed, yet it's fair to say it's loaded with talent. On Thursday, two more additions were made to the Dec. 28 show, including one that features a highly ranked featherweight. Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao has been agreed upon for UFC 168, along with a matchup between recent Ultimate Fighter star Uriah Hall and slugger...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Added to UFC 168

On Thursday, a thrilling featherweight shootout between Dustin Poirier (pictured) and Diego Brandao was added to the UFC 168 roster. After blasting out of the UFC gates with four straight wins, Poirier has been inconsistent over his past four outings with a 2-2 mark. However, “The Diamond” was last seen scoring a decisive win over fellow up-and-comer Erik Koch at UFC 164. Brandao...
Via 5thRound.com
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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