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Dustin Poirier reacts to Nate Diaz potentially retiring

Last night, Nate Diaz appeared to announce his retirement from MMA. At the very least, it seems as though he’s setting off on another long break.
This development generated reactions from …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares ‘the whole truth’ about canceled Nate Diaz fight

Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz were expected to fight at UFC 230 in November of 2018. Regrettably, Poirier was forced out of the fight with an injury. At least, that’s …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Dustin Poirier gets hip surgery; Daniel Cormier visits childhood home

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Hardy urges McGregor to accept Dustin Poirier rematch, rules out Gaethje fight

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“Gaethje is a horrible fight for anyone in this division. If I’m Conor I’m going for Poirier or Cowboy.” Conor …read more

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Nate Diaz fires back at Dustin Poirier after ‘fake ass gangster’ comment

Not long after Nate Diaz announced that an adverse United States Anti-Doping Agency test result had forced him out of his UFC 244 main event battle with Jorge Masvidal, Dustin …read more

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Dustin Poirier gets into it with ‘fake-ass gangster’ Nate Diaz

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“Talking all that sh*t about steroids. F*ck you, Nate. Pulled out. You pulled out of my fight too. You a …read more

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VIDEO | Dustin Poirier sends Nate Diaz a message from Hospital bed

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has taken a shot at Nate Diaz following today’s news that the Stockton native will no longer be fighting at UFC 244.
Diaz was …read more

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Dustin Poirier sidelined due to looming hip surgery

Dustin Poirier was aiming to return to the Octagon in January 2020, but his plans may have to be put on hold. ‘The Diamond’ revealed on Twitter that an upcoming …read more

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Hip injury pushes back Dustin Poirier’s planned return

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A persistent hip injury will force former UFC interim lightweight champ Dustin Poirier to undergo surgery, pushing back his anticipated timeline for return.
Poirier, 30, initially …read more

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Dustin Poirier on Conor McGregor, the BMF title and boxing in his future

While taking in Friday’s Beterbiev-Gvozdyk light heavyweight title unification bout, ESPN caught up with Dustin Poirier to talk about his future and a variety of other topics. …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos interested in fighting Dustin Poirier at welterweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is interested in fighting Dustin Poirier at welterweight if he decides to move up in weight classes.
Poirier recently said he was open to …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants a meaningful fight that excites him, even if it's at welterweight

TAMPA, Fla. – Dustin Poirier would fight again this year if an opportunity that made sense materialized, but the former interim UFC lightweight champ has no intention of competing just …read more

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Dustin Poirier says timing right for Conor McGregor rematch: 'My star has never been brighter'

TAMPA, Fla. – Dustin Poirier is waiting patiently for a significant opportunity before opting to return to the octagon.
Poirier, the former interim UFC lightweight champion, is just over one month …read more

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The Good Fight: Dan Hooker says he'll donate half his purse to Dustin Poirier's foundation if he fights him

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Dan Hooker may have found a way to lure Dustin Poirier into a fight.
After Poirier, a former interim lightweight …read more

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Justin Gaethje tears into Dustin Poirier’s UFC 242 performance

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje has torn into Dustin Poirier for his performance at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.
Gaethje (21-2) is currently riding a strong wave of momentum after piecing …read more

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Justin Gaethje: I Think Dustin Poirier Sh*t The Bed Against Khabib

Justin Gaethje isn’t impressed by Dustin Poirier’s efforts against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Last month, Poirier challenged Nurmagomedov in a UFC lightweight title unification bout. Going into the fight, Poirier held interim …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Dan Hooker made '(expletive) move' calling out me, Dustin Poirier

LOS ANGELES – Justin Gaethje didn’t come straight out on Tuesday and tell Dan Hooker to get his name out of his mouth. But he basically said so in all …read more

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Max Holloway is not done at lightweight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway was unsuccessful in his recent lightweight debut, giving up a hard-fought decision to Dustin Poirier. Despite this setback, he’s not done in the division.
Speaking to …read more

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Max Holloway Says ‘100 Percent’ He Will Fight At Lightweight Again

Max Holloway’s bid to become the interim lightweight champion fell short in April at UFC 236. There, he fought and lost to Dustin Poirier who was just much bigger and …read more

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Dan Hooker tells Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier ‘one of you have to fight me’

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker put Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje on blast, telling both fighters that one of them will have to fight him next.
“The Hangman” shared the message …read more

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Hooker: Poirier can chase ‘leprechauns’ or get a real fight with me

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Dan Hooker has something to say about Dustin Poirier saying he’ll fight Conor McGregor. With a victory over Al Iaquinta …read more

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Jedrzejczyk To Covington: ‘You Shouldn’t S--t In Your Gym’

Colby Covington continues to lose support from other members of American Top Team over his recent comments against Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington has made quite the name for himself by …read more

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Dan Hooker Reacts To Dustin Poirier Turning Down Callout

Dan Hooker is aware that Dustin Poirier turned down his challenge. Last night (Oct. 5), Hooker took on Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243. “The Hangman” turned …read more

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Poirier Turns Down Hooker: ‘I’m Fighting The Irishman Next’

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Hooker is unimpressed with Dustin Poirier’s response to his callout at UFC 243. Here’s how it goes in sports: It’s …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds to Dan Hooker calling him out following win at UFC 243

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dustin Poirier has big plans ahead for 2020. But they don’t involve a fight against Dan Hooker.
At UFC 243 on Saturday night, Hooker earned an …read more

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Dan Hooker says Dustin Poirier is too busy ‘chasing leprechauns’

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker wants to fight Dustin Poirier next, but he said Poirier is too ‘busy chasing leprechauns’ in reference to Conor McGregor.
After defeating Al Iaquinta by lopsided …read more

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Dan Hooker laughs at Dustin Poirier holding out for Conor McGregor: Take a 'real fight'

MELBOURNE, Australia – Dan Hooker is ready for main event fights and top-ranked opponents at lightweight after beating Al Iaquinta at UFC 243.
Hooker (19-8 MMA, 9-4 UFC) put on one …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds to Dan Hooker, claims he is fighting Conor McGregor next!

Dustin Poirier has responded to Dan Hooker’s request for a fight, but says that will have to wait because he is fighting Conor McGregor next.
Hooker had defeated Al Iaquinta by …read more

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Dan Hooker calls out Dustin Poirier after UFC 243 win

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Lightweight Dan Hooker picked up the biggest win of his career on Saturday by defeating Al Iaquinta in one-sided fashion in the UFC 243 co-main event. Following the …read more

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UFC 243 results: Dan Hooker picks apart Al Iaquinta, threatens to 'smash' Dustin Poirier

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Dan Hooker continued to thrive as a lightweight on Saturday when he earned his biggest win in the division …read more

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UFC 243: Dan Hooker dominates Al Iaquinta, calls out Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker didn’t finish Al Iaquinta, but he was dominant in winning the unanimous decision. …read more

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Conor McGregor asks date of interim BMF title fight, Dustin Poirier responds

It appears that former ‘champ champ’ Conor McGregor is interested in fighting the winner of November’s BMF Title fight.
UFC 244, which takes place November 2 at Madison Square Garden in …read more

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Kevin Lee Finally Gives Props to Khabib; Still Wants to Fight Him

Kevin Lee has always been one of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s biggest critics, but after watching Khabib’s performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, even Lee had to tip his papakha to …read more

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Kevin Lee changes opinion, now believes Ferguson will struggle against Nurmagomedov

Kevin Lee has been critical of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in the past, but he appears to have changed his tune.
Last month, Nurmagomedov dismantled Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 …read more

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Kevin Lee changes tune on Khabib Nurmagomedov: Tony Ferguson will struggle against him

MONTREAL – Few have been more critical and less impressed with UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov than Kevin Lee.
But after watching Nurmagomedov submit Dustin Poirier in the third round at …read more

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Dustin Poirier auctions UFC 242 fight gear – with Khabib's shirt – for more than $60k

Dustin Poirier continues to rake in big money for his charity stemming from his UFC 242 title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC), who suffered a third-round submission …read more

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Paul Felder wants Dustin Poirier or Justin Gaethje next: ‘Those are the fights that turn me on’

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Paul Felder wants to climb the lightweight ladder as quickly as possible, and he believes that bouts with either Dustin Poirier or Justin Gaethje would …read more

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Dustin Poirier Open To Fighting Tony Ferguson Next

Ever since Dustin Poirier lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242, he has been calling out several fighters. He called out Conor McGregor, and said he could rematch Justin Gaethje …read more

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Dustin Poirier adds Tony Ferguson to list of UFC names he'd like to face next

Dustin Poirier is eager to get back in there and he’s not looking for a gimme fight.
After Tony Ferguson called out UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov for a Dec. 14 …read more

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Dustin Poirier offers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 245 if Nurmagomedov ‘can’t make it’

Dustin Poirier is ready and willing to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 245 if UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov “can’t make it” to the card.
“The Diamond” Poirier fought the undefeated lightweight …read more

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Colby Covington responds to Dustin Poirier: ‘He knows where to find me’

Colby Covington has been at odds with American Top Team teammate Dustin Poirier ever since Poirier lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242.
After 242, Poirier was asked if he would …read more

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Dana White open to Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Georges St-Pierre if Tony Ferguson falls through

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It appears Dana White is having a slight change in tone in regards to a possible superfight between UFC …read more

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Eddie Alvarez shares strategy for beating Khabib Nurmagomedov

UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov looks more and more unbeatable every time he fights — that includes his recent submission victory over Dustin Poirier. That being said, former UFC lightweight …read more

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Dustin Poirier interested in moving up to welterweight

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier recently told fans that he is interested in potentially competing in the welterweight division.
“The Diamond” responded to a fan on Twitter, who asked him if …read more

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