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Dustin Poirier wants UFC lightweight title shot, but understands ‘Tony is next in line’

Dustin Poirier was briefly scheduled to battle Nate Diaz in the co-main event of last weekend’s UFC 230 card. Unfortunately, however, Poirier was forced out of this fight with an …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Daniel Cormier and Dustin Poirier

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Daniel Cormier and Dustin Poirier.
UFC champ-champ Cormier will discuss his UFC 230 win over Derrick Lewis …read more

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Dustin Poirier says negotiations for scrapped Nate Diaz fight were ‘a huge headache,’ but is willing to try again

UFC 230 was originally expected to be co-headlined by a lightweight contender bout between the streaking Dustin Poirier and the long-absent fan favorite Nate Diaz. Unfortunately, this fight fell apart …read more

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Poirier: Nate Diaz was a ‘headache,’ ‘over-negotiated’ for UFC 230

Dustin Poirier says Nate Diaz was being difficult during negotiations for their UFC 230 bout. Dustin Poirier ended up pulling out of his UFC 230 bout against Nate Diaz, but …read more

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Dustin Poirier fires right back at Nate Diaz calling him a “fake ass gangster” and a “ho”

Dustin Poirier wasted little time in responding to former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz tonight on social media.
The two lightweight contenders have been trading barbs online ever since it …read more

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Nate Diaz blasts Dustin Poirier and announces that he is “going back out on tour till the game mans up”

Nate Diaz took to social media once again today where he blasted Dustin Poirier for mysteriously pulling out of their scheduled fight at UFC 230.
Ten days ago, news broke that …read more

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Nate Diaz, Dustin Poirier trade barbs in Twitter beef

Much to the disappointment of fans around the mixed martial arts world, the bout between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier is off.
But that didn’t stop them from firing away at …read more

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UFC's Poirier won't need surgery for hip injury

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier posted on social media Thursday that he will not require surgery for the hip injury that forced him to pull out of a bout against Nate …read more

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Nate Diaz going 'back out on tour' after UFC 230 scratch; Dustin Poirier rips 'fake ass gangster'

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Dustin Poirier knows he won’t be out of action for long, and because of that he’s not intent on allowing Nate Diaz to take …read more

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Dana White Has No Interest in Offering Nate Diaz Another Fight

UFC president Dana White admitted that he only gave Nate Diaz a fight against Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 because someone on his staff spearheaded the negotiations. Now, after that …read more

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Poirier to avoid surgery for injury that led to UFC 230 withdrawal

Dustin Poirier is relieved to have avoided surgery for his injured hip. Last week it was reported that Dustin Poirier had been ruled out of his highly anticipated lightweight bout …read more

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Dana White not interested in booking Nate Diaz unless he’s ‘absolutely dying to fight’

Despite the news that Dustin Poirier will not require surgery on his hip, it doesn’t appear like a rescheduled matchup against Nate Diaz is in the cards. That’s according UFC …read more

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Poirier Avoids Surgery, Expects Three-Week Recovery

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender, Dustin Poirier, will avoid surgery for his nagging hip and instead undergo stem-cell injections, a process that begins Monday and is expected to keep …read more

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Dustin Poirier's Hip Injury Will Not Require Surgery

It appears to be good news for Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dustin Poirier, who recently had to pull out of his high profile fight against Nate Diaz at UFC …read more

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Dustin Poirier doesn’t require hip surgery, expects to be ‘training 100 percent’ after three weeks

After the fight canceling bad news for top UFC lightweight contender Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier, he has now received some good news.
A nagging hip injury forced Poirier out of his …read more

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Dustin Poirier avoids surgery on hip, expects three-week recovery

Dustin Poirier has some good news.
On Thursday night, “The Diamond” took to Twitter to reveal he would not require surgery on the injured hip that forced out of his lightweight …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Comments On Signing With ONE Championship

Eddie Alvarez comments on putting pen to paper with ONE Championship. Alvarez was a highly sought after free agent. Despite his TKO loss to Dustin Poirier, Alvarez was still valued …read more

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Diaz to Poirier after UFC 230 removal: ‘You ain’t about this life’

Nate Diaz reacts to Dustin Poirier’s injury that led to his withdrawal from their scheduled fight at UFC 230 this November. Last week, UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Nate and I Were Offered UFC 230 Main Event

Much to the disappointment of the MMA world, the highly anticipated UFC 230 bout between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier was cancelled due to an injury sustained by Poirier (hip). …read more

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Masvidal Lobbied For Diaz Fight With Poirier Hurt

Just when you thought the UFC 230 line up was finally set, top lightweight contender, Dustin Poirier, was forced to withdraw due to injury, canceling one of the most anticipated …read more

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Nate Diaz tells Dustin Poirier he isn’t about ‘this life’ after UFC 230 fight cancellation

The fight may now be off between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz for UFC 230 next month, but the war of words continues on anyway.
If there was one fight that …read more

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Nate Diaz & Dustin Poirier Trade Barbs Following Bout Cancellation

Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier trade barbs on social media after their bout has been canceled. Fight fans were anticipating the lightweight clash between Diaz and Poirier. The bout was …read more

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Dustin Poirier says nagging hip injury forced him out of UFC 230 bout with Nate Diaz

Over the course of 30 professional fights in a nearly decade-long career, Dustin Poirier has never had to pull out of a scheduled bout.
Until last week.
One of mixed martial arts’ …read more

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Dustin Poirier Reveals Injury That Forced UFC 230 Pull

UFC 230 may have gained a marvelous main event, but it lost out on a massive co-headliner as well. Initially, lightweights Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier were set to square …read more

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Dustin Poirier Releases Statement After Withdrawing From UFC 230 In New York

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was all set for a barn burner of a fight between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz at UFC 230 on Nov. 3rd in New York City. …read more

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Dustin Poirier breaks silence on withdrawal from UFC 230 fight with Nate Diaz

Earlier this week, the MMA community was rocked by the unfortunate news that Dustin Poirier had been forced out of his UFC 230 scrap with Nate Diaz. Shortly thereafter, we …read more

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Poirier Talks ‘Small Setback’ That Torpedoed Diaz Fight

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender, Dustin Poirier, doesn’t sound too broken up about losing his Nate Diaz fight at the upcoming UFC 230 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sat., …read more

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Dustin Poirier issues statement on injury that caused UFC 230 withdrawal

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UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier said something, but he didn’t say much.
On Wednesday, news broke that Poirier (24-5 MMA, 16-4 UFC) suffered an injury, …read more

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Dustin Poirier Releases Statement After Pulling From UFC 230

Mixed martial arts (MMA) fans won’t get to see Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier after all. The fight was initially announced this past summer as the main event of the …read more

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With ‘Diamond’ Done, Diaz Ready To Fight Khabib

Shortly after Dustin Poirier was forced out of his co-main event fight against Nate Diaz — which was set to go down at UFC 230 on Nov. 3, 2018 in …read more

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Report: Nate Diaz Also Off UFC 230 Card Following Dustin Poirier Injury Withdrawal

It appears that UFC 230 is down a fight, as Nate Diaz will not compete on the Madison Square Garden card following Dustin Poirier’s injury-related exit. …read more

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Nate Diaz: “I’ll Just Fight Khabib When He’s Ready”

Nate Diaz is off UFC 230 from Madison Square Garden. Diaz was initially expected to make his highly-anticipated Octagon return against Dustin Poirier. The fight was even being pushed by …read more

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After UFC 230 withdrawal, Nate Diaz says he’ll “just fight Khabib when he’s ready”

Last night, we were hit by the unfortunate news that Dustin Poirier has been forced out of his anticipated lightweight contender bout with Nate Diaz, which was scheduled for UFC …read more

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Diaz pulled from UFC 230: ‘I’ll just fight Khabib when he’s ready’

Nate Diaz is also out of UFC 230, and says he wants a title bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Tuesday night, news broke out that Dustin Poirier has dropped out of …read more

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Nate Diaz Will Not Face Replacement Opponent at UFC 230

Nate Diaz is done with UFC 230. Hours after the news broke that Dustin Poirier was forced out of his fight against Diaz on the Nov. 3 card taking place …read more

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Jorge Masvidal offers to step in against Nate Diaz at UFC 230

Earlier this evening the MMA community was rocked by the unfortunate news that Dustin Poirier has been forced out of his anticipated lightweight contender bout with Nate Diaz, which was …read more

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Midnight Mania! Nate Diaz ‘Definitely Off’ UFC 230

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The vengeful MMA gods have struck again. Dustin Poirier vs. Nate …read more

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Poirier Out Of Diaz Fight At UFC 230

Just when we thought UFC 230 was salvaged with the addition of Daniel Cormier defending his Heavyweight title against Derrick Lewis, Dustin Poirier has been forced out of his co-main …read more

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Dustin Poirier Injured and Out of UFC 230 Fight Against Nate Diaz

The hits just keep on coming for UFC 230 as the co-main event has now been scrapped after Dustin Poirier suffered an injury in training that will force him out …read more

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Report: Dustin Poirier Pulled From UFC 230 Due To An Injury

It looks like Dustin Poirier will not be competing on the UFC 230 card. Fight fans were looking forward to seeing the lightweight clash between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier …read more

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Breaking! Dustin Poirier forced out of UFC 230 fight with Nate Diaz

Terrible news fight fans, perennial UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has suffered an injury and is out of his slated UFC 230 bout with Nate Diaz.
ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the …read more

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Dustin Poirier out of UFC 230 fight against Nate Diaz

The long saga of UFC 230 added another chapter Tuesday night.
Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has been forced out of his co-main event fight against Nate Diaz after suffering an undisclosed …read more

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Dustin Poirier injured, out of UFC 230 fight vs. Nate Diaz

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How stoked were you for the Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier fight? Get ready to be bummed.
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Nate Diaz Rips Khabib, Says He Fights Like A ‘Scared Little B*tch’

Nate Diaz rips Khabib Nurmagomedov for his fighting style. Diaz is gearing up for his Nov. 3 showdown with Dustin Poirier, but you can be sure he’ll keep an eye …read more

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For Dana White, Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier at 165 pounds is just 'fake news'

LAS VEGAS – Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier are still fighting at UFC 230 but certainly not at 165 pounds.
UFC President Dana White called the fighters’ recent social media campaign …read more

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White: 165-Pound Weight Class Ruins Other Divisions

Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier did their best to try and convince Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to create a 165-pound title and allow them to compete for it at UFC …read more

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Diaz on UFC return: ‘I’m not excited at all, I’m stuck in this sh-t’

Nate Diaz isn’t particularly excited about his return to the Octagon against Dustin Poirier at UFC 230. In class Diaz brother style, younger brother Nate Diaz put the UFC on …read more

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Nate Diaz On UFC 230 Fight: ‘I’m Not Excited At All’

Nate Diaz isn’t exactly jumping for joy ahead of UFC 230. Diaz is scheduled to take on Dustin Poirier on Nov. 3 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. …read more

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Nate Diaz 'not excited at all' about UFC 230 but says he'll be there

The UFC doesn’t want to let Dustin Poirier fight at 165 pounds. No, actually, the UFC doesn’t want to let Poirier fight at all.
Confused?
Well, according to Nate Diaz, one of …read more

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Nate Diaz ‘Training to Fight’ at UFC 230; Still Wants 165-Pound Division Created

After Dana White shot down the notion of a 165-pound title fight between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier at UFC 230, there was some concern that the announced bout would …read more

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Dana White Calls Nate Diaz’s Push for 165-Pound Division ‘Nutty as Hell’

Earlier this week, Nate Diaz got the MMA community buzzing when he announced that he would be facing Dustin Poirier for a newly-created 165-pound belt in the UFC 230 headliner. …read more

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Daily Debate results: If 165 division happens in UFC, what should become of welterweight?

Earlier this week, UFC 230 fighters Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier made some waves talking about a 165-pound division.
Poirier (24-5 MMA, 16-4 UFC) and Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC) are …read more

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Dustin Poirier Fires Back At Nate Diaz’s Recent Comments

The drama between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz’s fight at UFC 230 continues. Initially, the pair signed on to co-headline UFC 230 at 155 pounds. Now, the pair have voiced …read more

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Dana White: Nate Diaz Isn’t Getting a 165-Pound Title Fight, but the Bout is Still On

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Nate Diaz has been all over the map since he inked a deal to fight Dustin Poirier at …read more

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Dana White Reacts To Nate Diaz’s 165-Pound Title Push

Dana White does not seem to be happy with Nate Diaz. Diaz signed on to co-headline UFC 230 opposite Dustin Poirier at 155 pounds. Its been two years since Diaz …read more

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Ben Askren trashes Nate Diaz on Twitter: ‘Nothing about you is very scary’

Nate Diaz wants the UFC to upgrade his upcoming UFC 230 lightweight contender fight with Dustin Poirier to a championship fight in new, currently hypothetical 165-pound division. Unfortunately for him, …read more

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Poirier denies Diaz’s claim that he doesn’t want to fight

Nate Diaz claimed on Twitter that Dustin Poirier doesn’t want to fight for the 165-pound belt at UFC 230, but Poirier denies this. When I said ‘nobody knows anything’ in …read more

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Screw it: A 165-pound title bout between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier would be momentous

Though it was accomplished for a few tawdry giggles, that one time Nate Diaz smacked Dana White just outside the Turf Motel in California served as a kind of iconic …read more

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Ben Askren not impressed by Nate Diaz and his 'arms the size of a noodle'

All week long, Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier have been active on social media, trying to convince UFC President Dana White to make their UFC 230 fight an inaugural title …read more

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Midnight Mania! Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier have earned the UFC 230 main event slot

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Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier, entirely independent of their fight promoter, the …read more

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Nate Diaz implies he’s bailing on UFC 230 because Dustin Poirier doesn’t want to fight at 165 pounds

Nate Diaz is currently booked for a lightweight showdown with top contender Dustin Poirier. The bout is expected to serve as the co-main event of UFC 230, which is scheduled …read more

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Coker Talks Possible Alvarez-Bellator Reunion

Eddie Alvarez went into his final fight on his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) deal against Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 without singing an extension, meaning “The Underground King” …read more

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Nate Diaz Looking Shredded Ahead Of UFC 230 (Photo)

Nate Diaz looks ready for Dustin Poirier at UFC 230. Despite rumors the fight could be for a inaugural 165-pound title, Diaz and Poirier are booked for a lightweight contest. …read more

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UFC Denies Diaz vs. Poirier Being 165-Pound Title Bout

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has denied that Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier will be contested for a new 165-pound title despite both men tweeting otherwise. Diaz made some waves …read more

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Morning Report: Nate Diaz, Dustin Poirier say they should fight for new 165-pound title in UFC 230 main event

Last year, the Association of Boxing Commissions approved the addition of four new weight classes to MMA – 165 pounds, 175 pounds, 195 pounds, and 225 pounds. Since then, the …read more

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White: Diaz-Poirier 165-pound title not happening

While Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier took to social media to announce they’d be fighting for the inaugural 165-pound championship at UFC 230, Dana White told ESPN’s Brett Okamoto that …read more

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UFC denies claims that Diaz, Poirier are fighting for 165 lbs title

Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier claim they’re fighting for the inaugural 165lb title at UFC 230. Inside sources and Dana White say otherwise. A lot of fighters have campaigned …read more

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Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz claim they’re the UFC 230 main event and will fight over new 165-pound title, Dana White denies

The UFC definitely has taken their sweet time when it comes to announcing the headliner for one of their biggest cards if the year.
With tickets going on sale in just …read more

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BREAKING | UFC promotes Dustin Poirier vs Nate Diaz to UFC 230 main event as they fight over new 165-pound title

The UFC definitely took their sweet time when it came to announcing the headliner for one of their biggest cards if the year, and now we know why.
UFC 230 on …read more

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Dustin Poirier says 'stop searching' for UFC 230 main event, proposes Nate Diaz for 165 title

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Dustin Poirier wants the UFC to stop scrambling for a headlining bout for UFC 230. Why? He …read more

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Conor McGregor Comments on Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier UFC 230 Bout

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Ahead of his UFC 229 showdown with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor gave his thoughts on the upcoming Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier bout that is scheduled …read more

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McGregor looking forward to Diaz-Poirier, calls both men ‘amazing fighters’

Conor McGregor praises Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier ahead of their upcoming fight at UFC 230. Conor McGregor wasn’t all insults and whiskey at the UFC 229 pre-fight press conference …read more

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Dustin Poirier suggests raised stakes for upcoming fight with Nate Diaz, and his fellow fighters love it

UFC 230, which goes down on November 3 inside New York City’s Madison Square Garden, is still without a main event. That being said, the card does have dynamite co-main …read more

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Dustin Poirier Suggests Diaz Fight Be For 165-Pound Title

Surprisingly, Dustin Poirier vs. Nate Diaz isn’t the main event of UFC 230 in November. Diaz is probably the second-biggest star in the UFC behind Conor McGregor. Despite this, he …read more

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Poirier suggests he fight Diaz for UFC 165-pound title

Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier wants the stakes of his UFC 230 bout against Nate Diaz to be just a little higher. UFC 230 still needs a main event, and Dustin …read more

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Conor McGregor Wishes Nate Diaz & Dustin Poirier Good Luck

Conor McGregor wishes Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier good luck ahead of their UFC 230 match-up. McGregor is set for his own massive bout on Oct. 6. He’ll challenge Khabib …read more

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VIDEO | Conor McGregor praises Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz ahead of UFC230

It’s not just Conor McGregor that’s looking forward to @DustinPoirier vs. @NateDiaz209 at #UFC230! So are we! pic.twitter.com/8AgM8Wsjr6
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) September 20, 2018

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