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Tony Ferguson talks UFC return, eyes Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier

Tony Ferguson recently broke his silence, insisting he is ready to return to the Octagon following a loss to Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 on May 9 in Jacksonville, Fla.
The …read more

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Tony Ferguson open to Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier fights to earn shot against Khabib vs. Gaethje winner

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Tony Ferguson was down but he’s far from out.
The former interim lightweight champion hadn’t tasted defeat in eight years until he set foot in the …read more

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Tony Ferguson Open To Bouts With Conor McGregor & Dustin Poirier

Tony Ferguson isn’t opposed to fighting Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier if it was for a number one contender spot. Ferguson suffered his first loss since May 2012 when he …read more

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Tony Ferguson game to fight Conor McGregor or Dustin Poirier for No. 1 contender spot

Tony Ferguson sees a clear path back to the top of the UFC lightweight division.
Ferguson (25-4 MMA, 15-2 UFC), who saw his 12-fight winning streak snapped at the hands of …read more

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Poirier looking for ‘more than a show and a win purse’

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Whether it’s a matter of building a sporting legacy, raising money for charity, or winning a title, Dustin Poirier is …read more

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Poirier: It’s Legacy Fights Or Bust For Rest Of UFC Career

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While everyone is seemingly looking for that big-money fight, Dustin Poirier wants the type of showdowns that will add to his legacy.
The former …read more

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier says he has ‘four or five years’ left in MMA, only interested in fights that will ‘leave a legacy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Last month, Dustin Poirier reasserted himself right at the top of the pile of lightweight contenders with a five-round unanimous decision win over Dan Hooker. …read more

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Dustin Poirier discusses goals for “last four or five years” of MMA career

Long-time UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier recognizes that he’s entering the final stretch of his incredible MMA career, and he wants to make his last years of competition count. Poirier …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants a big name or a title shot next: 'I want these fights to mean more than just a fight'

Moving forward, Dustin Poirier is only looking for fights that will add something to his legacy.
Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC), the former UFC interim lightweight champion, has come so close …read more

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UFC President Dana White Responds To Dan Hooker’s Request To Fight Tony Ferguson

Dan Hooker is hoping that the “ask and you shall receive approach” works out for him. Hooker may be coming off a unanimous decision loss to Dustin Poirier but it’s …read more

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Dan Hooker says his “whole approach needs to change” following loss to Dustin Poirier

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker has admitted that he needs to change things up in a big way following his recent loss to Dustin Poirier. Back at the end of June, …read more

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Dustin Poirier makes prediction for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway 2

No. 2 ranked lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has made his prediction for the upcoming featherweight title fight between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway. Volkanovski and Holloway are set to collide …read more

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UFC fighters including Jon Jones and Dustin Poirier donating thousands to ill UFC makeup artist Suzy Friton

UFC fighters including Jon Jones and Dustin Poirier have made generous donations to UFC makeup artist Suzy Friton, who is battling stage 4 breast cancer. On Wednesday, a GoFundMe was …read more

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Poirier guaranteees Masvidal is in ‘fight shape’ for UFC 251

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Jorge Masvidal may have signed his UFC 251 contract on six days’ notice, but teammate Dustin Poirier says “Gamebred” never stopped training. For …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains how Jorge Masvidal never stopped training for Kamaru Usman

Dustin Poirier assures everyone that Jorge Masvidal will be in fight shape for UFC 251.
Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) is stepping in on late notice to challenge welterweight champion Kamaru …read more

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Dustin Poirier says Jorge Masvidal was training for Kamaru Usman this whole time: “He’s in fight shape”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier says that Jorge Masvidal was in the gym training every day just in case the Kamaru Usman fight became available. Masvidal was set to fight …read more

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Inspired by Khabib and Poirier, Max Holloway will auction off UFC 251 fight kit for Hawaii Foodbank

ABU DHABI – Following in the footsteps of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, former UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will auction off his UFC 251 fight kit for charity after …read more

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Conor McGregor Takes Issue With Dustin Poirier Preferring Khabib Rematch

Conor McGregor is aware of Dustin Poirier’s comments on preferring a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Poirier has shared the Octagon with both the “Notorious” one and “The Eagle.” Poirier was …read more

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Conor McGregor snaps back after Dustin Poirier prioritizes Khabib rematch

Conor McGregor has issued a fiery response to a recent comment from his fellow lightweight contender Dustin Poirier. Poirier, who has lost to both McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Khabib …read more

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Dustin Poirier's fight gear from UFC on ESPN 12 war with Dan Hooker up for auction

Dustin Poirier recently competed in another fight, which means there’s an opportunity to purchase his fight-worn gear to benefit charity.
As has become his custom in recent years, Poirier (26-6 MMA, …read more

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Dustin Poirier would prefer Khabib rematch over McGregor rematch, even with no title in play

Dustin Poirier would prefer a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov over a rematch with Conor McGregor, even if there was no UFC title on the line. Poirier fought McGregor in the …read more

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Even with no title on the line, Dustin Poirier would rather rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov over Conor McGregor

Dustin Poirier is out to make history.
Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC), who’s competed against the best lightweights in the sport, has very few blemishes on his record.
Since making his pro …read more

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Dan Hooker avoids any injuries at UFC on ESPN 12, hopes to revisit Dustin Poirier fight one day

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Despite spending 25 minutes in the cage with Dustin Poirier and exchanging nearly 400 strikes, Dan Hooker returned home to New Zealand without any …read more

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Photo | Dan Hooker looks “good as new” one week after war with Dustin Poirier

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker posted a photo of his face one week after his Fight of the Year war against Dustin Poirier, adding that he looks “good as new.” Hooker …read more

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Dan Hooker amazingly looks 'good as new' one week after Dustin Poirier war

It didn’t take long for Dan Hooker’s face to go back to normal after looking like he was in a car crash just one week ago.
Hooker (20-9 MMA, 9-5 UFC) …read more

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Coach Mike Brown wants Dustin Poirier to get title shot or marquee fight: 'He's a draw'

Mike Brown thinks big things should be in Dustin Poirier’s horizon.
The former WEC featherweight champion and current American Top Team coach wants to see Poirier get the next shot at …read more

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Hot Tweets: Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov’s legacy and Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker as Fight of the Year

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Much has happened in the past week: Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed away due to complications from COVID-19, Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker put …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares interesting perspective on fighting without fans in attendance

Dustin Poirier returned to the Octagon last weekend for the first time since suffering a submission loss to reigning lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov. Poirier was matched up with streaking lightweight …read more

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Colby Covington To Dustin Poirier: ‘It Took You 25 Minutes To Beat A Hooker?’

Colby Covington thinks Dustin Poirier’s performance at UFC on ESPN 12 left a lot to be desired. Poirier took on Dan Hooker in a bout that many feel is a …read more

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Colby Covington trashes Poirier’s win over Hooker, challenges him to grudge match

Colby Covington was not impressed by his former training partner Dustin Poirier’s recent decision victory over Dan Hooker. Poirier and Hooker, two top lightweight contenders, collided in the main event …read more

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Dustin Poirier remains confident in quest for undisputed title: “I know that I can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov”

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is still confident that he has what it takes to dethrone undefeated 155lbs champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. ‘The Diamond’ and ‘The Eagle’ originally squared …read more

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Conor McGregor Responds To Dustin Poirier’s Look Back At Their UFC Bout

Former UFC “champ-champ” Conor McGregor has responded to former foe Dustin Poirier’s look back at their bout. Back in Sept. 2014, McGregor and Poirier collided in a featherweight bout. There …read more

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Dan Hooker volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson next, reveals potential timeline for return

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Dan Hooker just engaged in a “Fight of the Year” candidate with Dustin Poirier but a few days later, he’s already thinking about what comes …read more

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Conor McGregor responds to Dustin Poirier’s comments about their fight

Conor McGregor has responded to a comment from top lightweight contender Dustin Poirier, who he defeated by knockout in a 2014 featherweight fight. Speaking to ESPN this week, Poirier explained …read more

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Quote: Dustin Poirier Deserves $1 Million Payday

One well-known MMA coach and former WEC champion wants to see Dustin Poirier score a big payday. Any time Poirier is down, you can never count him out. After losses …read more

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Dustin Poirier prefers next UFC title shot comes right way: 'I don't want to slide in ... I want to earn it'

Dustin Poirier’s ultimate goal is to be the undisputed UFC lightweight champion, but he wants to earn his second shot at gold.
Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC), the former interim champ, …read more

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‘Two names make sense’ - Hooker eyes bouts with Ferguson or Oliveira

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“The Hangman” either wants to fight Charles Oliveira or Tony Ferguson next. Only a few days after his war with Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains how Conor McGregor loss changed him

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier says a 2014 knockout loss to Conor McGregor had a significant affect on his evolution as a fighter. Speaking to ESPN this week, Poirier explained …read more

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Poirier: ‘I Know I Can Beat Khabib’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim 155-pound champion Dustin Poirier is the talk of the lightweight town after his thrilling “Fight of …read more

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Charles Oliveira calls out Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier

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Lightweight contender Charles Oliveira knows who he wants to fight next in the Octagon. Unlike many athletes who struggled to stay active during the …read more

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Dan Hooker Eyeing Bouts With Tony Ferguson & Charles Oliveira

Dan Hooker is hoping to share the Octagon with either Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira. Hooker is coming off a “Fight of the Year” candidate against Dustin Poirier. In a …read more

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Dustin Poirier shows off massively swollen ankle just days removed from battle with Dan Hooker

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Dustin Poirier will definitely need a little time to recover from his five round battle with Dan Hooker.
The former interim champion won “Fight of …read more

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Dan Hooker eyeing matchups against Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira to end 2020

Fresh off a Fight of the Year candidate versus Dustin Poirier, lightweight contender Dan Hooker is eyeing fights against Tony Ferguson and Charles Oliveira. Hooker and Poirier went toe-to-toe for …read more

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Coach Mike Brown says Poirier deserves ‘a million-dollar payday’ in his next bout

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Coach Mike Brown think Dustin Poirier should be earning millions in the UFC. There’s no denying Dustin Poirier is one of the most entertaining …read more

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MMA rankings report: Where does Dustin Poirier rank after UFC on ESPN 12?

Dustin Poirier proved he still belongs in the upper heap of lightweight competitors on Saturday when he beat Dan Hooker in one of the best fights of the year at …read more

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Dan Hooker identifies errors in Dustin Poirier loss, targets Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira

Dan Hooker’s choice to engage in a thrilling barnburner with Dustin Poirier may have ultimately cost him a win.
Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) suffered a unanimous decision loss to Poirier …read more

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Poirier Slides Past Ferguson In Latest UFC Rankings

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Sorry, no Top 15 for Mike Perry. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has taken over …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, June 30: Dustin Poirier on the up (and up)

Dustin Poirier came away with a thrilling victory in an instant classic at UFC on ESPN 12 and, as a result, is moving up on two lists.
In the “Fight of …read more

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Ray Longo Praises Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker But Doesn’t Think It’s ‘Fight of the Year’

Renowned head coach Ray Longo thinks Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker had the “Round of the Year,” but it isn’t his choice for the 2020 “Fight of the Year.” Poirier …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 main card and prelims land at top spots for Saturday cable ratings

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The main event war between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker helped UFC on ESPN 12 lead all ratings for programming on …read more

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Dan Hooker returns home to two-week mandatory quarantine following war with Dustin Poirier

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Dan Hooker returned home to New Zealand following his five round war with Dustin Poirier but it will be at least two weeks before …read more

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Dan Hooker Shares Heart-Wrenching Photo With Daughter, Dustin Poirier Responds

Dan Hooker is paying the price for his bout with Dustin Poirier in more ways than one. Hooker and Poirier collided in an instant classic this past Saturday night (June …read more

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Dan Hooker shares heartbreaking photo with his daughter during mandatory quarantine

Dan Hooker knew what he was signing up for, win or lose, against Dustin Poirier. After traveling from New Zealand to Las Vegas to fight in this past weekend’s UFC …read more

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So Close, Yet So Far...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Dan Hooker dropped a five-round unanimous decision to Dustin Poirier in the UFC on ESPN 12 main event last weekend in Las …read more

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Quarantined Dan Hooker can’t visit daughter, receives warm message from Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker is currently quarantining after his UFC on ESPN 12 loss to Dustin Poirier, which means he can’t get close to his family. Hooker gave fans a snapshot of …read more

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UFC Vegas 4 Scorecard

Recap the big winners from Fight Night, featuring Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker and more.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov reportedly earned $16.5 million in 2019-2020, including $10 million for Dustin Poirier fight

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was reportedly Russia’s “most successful” celebrity or athlete under 40 with $16.5 million earned in 2019-2020. Forbes reported that Nurmagomedov totaled $16.5 million in earnings …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12: McGregor retweets video of KO win over Poirier

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Conor McGregor tries to steal the limelight from Dustin Poirier. You didn’t expect Conor McGregor to give Dustin Poirier props …read more

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What’s next for Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker after UFC on ESPN 12?

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 12, aka UFC Vegas 4, Dustin Poirier was looking to return to the win column when he battled Dan Hooker. Ahead of …read more

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Coach Believes Patience Was Key In Dustin Poirier’s Win Over Dan Hooker

American Top Team coach Mike Brown feels that Dustin Poirier’s patience is what earned him the victory over Dan Hooker. It’ll be talked about ad nauseam but simply put, Poirier …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 purses: Poirier, Hooker, and Perry clear six-figures

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Check out the reported fight purses for UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker. Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker put on a …read more

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Coach Mike Brown explains how patience, conditioning were key to Dustin Poirier beating Dan Hooker

Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Mike Brown knew Dan Hooker was going to be a tough test, which is exactly why Dustin Poirier …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12: Chael Sonnen Gushes Over Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker

Chael Sonnen loved the action that he saw from Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. MMA fans were in for a treat this past Saturday night (June 27). Poirier and Hooker …read more

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Charles Oliveira highlights winning streak in issuing Dustin Poirier callout

Charles Oliveira thinks he’s done more than enough to draw a top-ranked lightweight next.
Oliveira (29-8 MMA, 17-8 UFC) has been on a tear and is riding a ton of momentum …read more

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Chael Sonnen says round two of Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker was the greatest five minutes in MMA history

MMA legend Chael Sonnen says that round two of Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker was the greatest five minutes of action in MMA history. Poirier and Hooker put on a …read more

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John Kavanagh says Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje was ‘close to being done’

Head coach John Kavanagh claims Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje was close to materializing. Gaethje has been on a tear since dropping back-to-back bouts against Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez. …read more

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Dustin Poirier tops UFC on ESPN 12 fighter payroll

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier got back on the winning track at UFC on ESPN 12. Along with the headlining victory, Poirier also sat atop the fighter payroll …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 salaries: Dustin Poirier leads three fighters with six-figure paydays

Dustin Poirier was the biggest winner at UFC on ESPN 12, both figuratively and financially.
After gutting out a grueling unanimous decision win over Dan Hooker in the main event Saturday, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 medical suspensions: Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker get matching terms

Three fighters are facing 180-day suspensions as a result of UFC on ESPN 12 – but neither of the card’s headliners is among them.
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UFC on ESPN 12 salaries: Dustin Poirier leads with $300,000 payout

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A main event matchup between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker promised excitement and unsurprisingly the two lightweight stars …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier after UFC on ESPN 12 win?

Dustin Poirier put himself back on the map as a lightweight contender on Saturday when he emerged victorious from a memorable bout with Dan Hooker in the UFC on ESPN …read more

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“Let Me Rest, Bruh!”

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After a hard fought Fight of the Year contender, Dustin Poirier is looking to take the rest of 2020 off. After a nine month …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 12: Dustin Poirier's perseverance, Mike Perry's corner

What mattered most at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 12 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings …
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1. “The Diamond” shines again

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Dan Hooker Has ‘No Regrets, No Excuses’ Following Memorable Battle with Dustin Poirier

It’s only a little more than halfway through 2020, and Dan Hooker has already been involved in two of the year’s most brutal battles. …read more

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Dan Hooker Discusses UFC on ESPN 12 Loss To Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker has spoken out on his UFC on ESPN 12 defeat at the hands of Dustin Poirier. This past Saturday night (June 27), Hooker and Poirier competed in a …read more

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Hooker Releases Statement Following Fight Of The Year Defeat

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How’s New Zealand contender Dan Hooker doing after suffering a close defeat to Dustin Poirier? Pretty good, actually. On Saturday night at the UFC …read more

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The curse of “The Irish Dragon” Paul Felder continued at UFC on ESPN 12

The curse of “The Irish Dragon” Paul Felder continued at UFC on ESPN 12 after Dan Hooker suffered a unanimous decision loss to Dustin Poirier. Every fighter who has defeated …read more

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Experts debate who's next for Dustin Poirier and Mike Perry's coach-less strategy

Dustin Poirier remained a title contender, and Mike Perry won without any coaches in his corner. Our expert panel discusses. …read more

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Video: Dan Hooker gives health update, ‘no excuses’ following loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC on ESPN 12

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Dan Hooker’s face may be swollen, but his mind is in a great place following an instant classic on Saturday night.
Hooker was one …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds after Ariel Helwani suggests he fight Tony Ferguson next

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier responded after ESPN reporter Ariel Helwani suggested a fight against Tony Ferguson could happen next. Poirier defeated Dan Hooker in the main event of UFC …read more

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Video | Dan Hooker issues statement following loss to Dustin Poirier

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker released a video statement following his unanimous decision loss to Dustin Poirier in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12. Hooker and Poirier put …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Dustin Poirier tops $117,500 in payouts

LAS VEGAS – Fighters from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 12 event took home event took home UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay totaling $117,500.
The program, a comprehensive plan that includes outfitting …read more

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Busted up Dan Hooker has 'no regrets, no excuses' after loss to Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker rightfully has his head held high following a thrilling loss to Dustin Poirier in the UFC on ESPN 12 main event.
Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) contributed to what …read more

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Dustin Poirier reacts following UFC on ESPN 12 victory over Dan Hooker: “I can do better”

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier returned to the Octagon this evening for a fight with streaking contender Dan Hooker. The key lightweight bout served as the headliner of …read more

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Experts debate who's next for Dustin Poirier and Mike Perry's coach-less strategy

Dustin Poirier remained a title contender and Mike Perry won without any coaches in his corner. Our expert panel discusses. …read more

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Despite UFC on ESPN 12 win, Dustin Poirier plans to 'get back to the drawing board'

Dustin Poirier is happy to have the longest layoff of his career behind him.
Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC), a former UFC interim lightweight champion, is even happier his layoff concluded …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 bonuses: Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker slugfest earns ‘Fight of the Night’

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“Fight of the Night” was locked up after the third round of UFC on ESPN 12’s headliner between lightweights Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 post-fight interview: Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier prevailed in a potential Fight of the Year candidate with Dan Hooker in the main event of UFC Vegas 4 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
It …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 bonuses: Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker take top honors

UFC on ESPN 12 main eventers Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker delivered at the UFC Apex on Saturday in Las Vegas. So much so that they led the charge on …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 bonuses: Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker a no-brainer 'Fight of the Night'

Dustin Poirier’s thrilling five-round victory over Dan Hooker is high on the list of potential “Fight of the Year” candidates, so it almost goes without saying that Poirier’s win also …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker UFC on ESPN 12 scorecard

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The main event of UFC on ESPN 12 saw a clear shift in momentum after the second round.
Dustin Poirier defeated Dan …read more

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Dustin Poirier defeats Dan Hooker in action-packed UFC Vegas 4 main event

Former interim lightweight champion Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier returned to the octagon on Saturday after a nine-month layoff against No. 5 ranked Dan Hooker in the UFC Vegas 4 main …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2020, 4:46 am By
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Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker full fight video highlights

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Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker full fight video highlights from UFC on ESPN 12’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
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Posted on June 28, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Watch Poirier and Hooker go to war on UFC main event

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Watch highlights from the UFC main event. Dustin Poirier and Daniel Hooker headlined Saturday’s UFC event, in a bout billed as an entertaining striking …read more

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Pros react to Dustin Poirier’s crazy win over Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12

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Dustin Poirier outpointed Dan Hooker in a war at UFC on ESPN 12. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the battle. In an all-out stand-up …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 results: Poirier beats Hooker in classic

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Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker put on a fight that was entertaining from start to finish. Dustin Poirier vs. …read more

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UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker results and post-fight analysis

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Tim B. takes a look at an entertaining ESPN card from Vegas. Wow. Just wow. There were high expectations for Dustin Poirier and Dan …read more

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Pros react to Dustin Poirier defeating Dan Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12

A lightweight scrap featuring former interim champion Dustin Poirier taking on Dan Hooker headlined tonight’s UFC on ESPN 12 event. Poirier (25-6 MMA) was returning to action for the first …read more

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UFC on ESPN 12 Results: Dustin Poirier defeats Dan Hooker (Highlights)

A key lightweight bout featuring former interim champion Dustin Poirier taking on Dan Hooker headlines tonight’s UFC on ESPN 12 event. Poirier (25-6 MMA) will be returning to action for …read more

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Dustin Poirier Surges Past Dan Hooker in Enthralling UFC on ESPN 12 Main Event

The longer the fight went, the more Dustin Poirier was able to assert himself. …read more

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