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Conor McGregor believes Jose Aldo, Dustin Poirier, and Max Holloway deserve rematches

Conor McGregor is looking for a fight and some previous opponents come to mind as a potential next opponent.

During his Q&A session in Chicago, while discussing former opponents, McGregor …read more

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UFC 236 | Dustin Poirier confident he can finish Max Holloway again

In the main event of UFC 236, Dustin Poirier is set to fight for the interim lightweight title against Max Holloway. It will be the rematch of their first fight, …read more

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Dustin Poirier: 'I'm coming home with gold' at UFC 236

As a WEC vet, Dustin Poirier has been competing under the Zuffa banner for nearly nine years, and with his opportunity arriving to finally wrap a belt around his waist, …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Iaquinta: More ‘validation’ for Holloway to move up to 155 than McGregor

Al Iaquinta has no issue with UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway leapfrogging several lightweight contenders and fighting Dustin Poirier for the interim 155-pound title next month. Al Iaquinta doesn’t have …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Alexander Volkanovski plans to send message to Max Holloway at UFC 237

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is headed up to the lightweight division for an interim title fight with Dustin Poirier. While he’s stated that he hopes to return to the …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2878 with Dustin Poirier, Steven Marrocco, Richard Hunter

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Dustin Poirier, Steven Marrocco and Richard Hunter.
UFC lightweight Poirier called in to preview his upcoming interim title fight vs. …read more

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer Gets Remixed to Promote UFC 236 in April

Before the Avengers take on Thanos on April 26, Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will do battle for the UFC interim lightweight title while Kelvin Gastelum faces Israel Adesanya for …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2878 with Dustin Poirier, Steven Marrocco, Richard Hunter

Stream or download Thursday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with guests Dustin Poirier, Steven Marrocco and Richard Hunter.
UFC lightweight Poirier called in to preview his upcoming interim title fight vs. …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Dustin Poirier, Steven Marrocco

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off today at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with guests Dustin Poirier and Steven Marrocco.
MMA Junkie reporter Marrocco will call in at the top of …read more

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Dana White Says Tony Ferguson Can’t Fight Due To Personal Issues

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White claims that Tony Ferguson has personal matters to attend to. When Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier was announced for the interim UFC lightweight …read more

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Holloway: I’m out to prove myself to Khabib by beating Poirier

Max Holloway sees Dustin Poirier as a mere stepping stone for a fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway almost had his chance to face Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Brian Ortega Gives His Take On Holloway vs. Poirier 2 At UFC 236

Brian Ortega has weighed in on the rematch between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier. Back in Feb. 2012, Holloway was submitted by Poirier in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut. …read more

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Brian Ortega gives take on Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier booking

As current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway prepares to move up to lightweight and challenge Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title at UFC 236, the featherweight title picture has …read more

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Dana White Confirms Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier Winner Gets Khabib Nurmagomedov Next

The winner of the upcoming interim lightweight title fight between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will move onto unify the championships with reigning 155-pound king Khabib Nurmagomedov.
UFC president Dana White …read more

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Face Off! ‘Blessed’ Stares Down Poirier In Vegas

Current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway and lightweight contender Dustin Poirier came together earlier tonight (Fri., Mar. 1, 2019) for UFC 236’s pre-fight press conference (replay here) from Las Vegas, …read more

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Al Iaquinta Wants Fight With Tony Ferguson Next

With the Ultimate Fighting Championship announcing an interim title fight between lightweights Dustin Poirier and current featherweight king Max Holloway at UFC 236 in April and the rumored bout between …read more

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Poirier on Diaz: We may ‘cross paths one day’, but he needs to ‘be real’

Dustin Poirier is still open to a fight against Nate Diaz, but only if the former lightweight title challenger gets ‘real.’ Dustin Poirier was scheduled to do battle with Nate …read more

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Conor McGregor & Tony Ferguson Exchange Words On Social Media

Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson had a rather interesting exchange on social media. Ferguson will be sitting on the sidelines while featherweight champion Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier collide for …read more

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Dustin Poirier, owner of win over Max Holloway, listed as betting underdog for UFC 236 rematch

The betting line is now available for Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier rematch, where the previous winner comes in as an underdog.
Featherweight champion Holloway will look to add a second …read more

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Dustin Poirier says he hasn’t been promised title shot with win over Max Holloway

At UFC 236, streaking UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier will finally fight for UFC gold, as he’s set to battle featherweight champion Max Holloway for the interim lightweight belt.

Generally …read more

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Dustin Poirier admits he reached a ‘breaking point’ before surprise booking of Holloway fight

The booking of Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway at UFC 236 wasn’t only a surprise for fight fans — it was also a total surprise to Poirier himself.
Poirier and Holloway …read more

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Poirier Not Promised Title Shot With Win Over Holloway

In the span of a couple of days, Dustin Poirier went from asking for a release from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) to unexpectedly signing on the dotted line to face …read more

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Posted on February 27, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Dustin Poirier sends firm message to Nate Diaz

Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz were supposed to fight at UFC 230 in November. Unfortunately, Poirier ultimately withdrew from the fight with an injured hip — although he recently divulged …read more

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Tyron Woodley makes his thoughts on interim titles very clear

UFC 236, which goes down on April 13 in Atlanta, will feature not one but two interim title fights, as Max Holloway battles Dustin Poirier for interim gold at lightweight, …read more

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Latest UFC 236 fight Card For ‘Holloway Vs Poirier 2’

Tony who? UFC featherweight champion, Max Holloway, has an opportunity to avenge his 2012 loss to Dustin Poirier when “Blessed” jumps up to the lightweight division to battle “The Diamond” …read more

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The MMA Hour with Israel Adesanya, Dustin Poirier, Paul Felder, Greg Jackson, Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more at 12 p.m. ET

12 p.m.: Show open. After a brief introduction, I’ll look ahead to the chances for underdogs and underappreciated at UFC 235 on the Monday Morning Analyst.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson: ‘You had your chance and you missed it, that’s your fault’

UFC president Dana White recently confirmed to ESPN that featherweight champion Max Holloway was moving up to lightweight to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC 236 for the interim lightweight title. …read more

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Poirier says he was ‘kept in the dark’ before Holloway booking

Dustin Poirier is less than two months out from a UFC interim lightweight title fight against featherweight champion Max Holloway. Dustin Poirier went from calling for his UFC release to …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov to Tony Ferguson: ‘You Had Your Chance and You Missed It’

While reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov finishes his suspension, Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will vie for the interim 155-pound belt at UFC 236. That wasn’t the promotion’s first choice, …read more

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Dustin Poirier comments on Tony Ferguson’s absence from UFC 236 interim lightweight title fight

At UFC 236, streaking UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier will battle reigning UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway for the interim lightweight strap.

Like many fans, Poirier believes Tony Ferguson deserved …read more

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Anders Vs. Rountree, OSP Vs. Krylov 2 Added To UFC 236

With news that a Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier interim lightweight title fight with headline UFC 236 on April 13 from Atlanta, Georgia, the rest of the card is beginning …read more

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Dustin Poirier isn't sure how Max Holloway interim title fight came to be, nor does he care

In a matter of days, Dustin Poirier went from a state of frustration and wonderment about his future to knowing he’d fight Max Holloway for the interim UFC lightweight title.
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Tony Ferguson comments after Dana White says he turned down Max Holloway at UFC 236

UFC president Dana White revealed to ESPN on Friday that featherweight champion Max Holloway would move up to 155 pounds to face Dustin Poirier for the interim UFC lightweight championship …read more

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Video: Nate Diaz releases training montage filmed for UFC 230

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz was expected to square off with Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 this past November in New York.

Unfortunately for fight fans, “The Diamond” suffered …read more

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Tony Ferguson Speaks Out Following Holloway vs. Poirier Announcement

Tony Ferguson didn’t take long to respond to the planned interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title bout between Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier. Last night (Feb. 22), UFC president …read more

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Pros react to Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier 2 at UFC 236

With Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier 2 targeted for UFC 236, many lightweights, and other top fighters, took to Twitter to voice their take on the surprising matchup.

I can make …read more

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Fighters react to Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier interim lightweight title fight at UFC 236

Last night it was announced that Max Holloway would be moving up to 155-pounds for an interim lightweight title fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 236.

The news came as a …read more

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White: Ferguson Declined Interim Title Fight Against Holloway

When news broke late last night (Fri., Feb. 22, 2019) that Max Holloway will be putting his featherweight crown on ice to challenge Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway 2 for interim lightweight title set for UFC 236

With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov watching from the sidelines until November, promotion officials will look to crown an interim champion in April.
Stepping up to the plate, Dustin Poirier will …read more

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Midnight Mania! Holloway-Poirier to Headline UFC 236 For Interim Lightweight Strap

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Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier are set to clash for the …read more

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Posted on February 23, 2019, 5:16 am By
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Max Holloway faces Dustin Poirier for the interim lightweight title at UFC 236

Featherweight champion Max Holloway will move to 155 pounds and face off with Dustin Poirier to crown a new interim lightweight champion at UFC 236 on April 13 from Atlanta.
The …read more

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Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirier for Interim Lightweight Title Headlines UFC 236 in April

An interim lightweight champion will be crowned with featherweight champion Max Holloway moving up to 155 pounds to face Dustin Poirier at UFC 236 on April 13 in Atlanta. UFC …read more

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Max Holloway returns at UFC 236 for interim lightweight title fight with Dustin Poirier

UFC 236 is now set to feature two interim title fights.

According to ESPN’s Brett Okamoto, Max Holloway will be moving up in weight at UFC 236 to take on …read more

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UFC champ Max Holloway rematches Dustin Poirier for interim lightweight title at UFC 236

UFC 236 will feature not one, but two interim title fights.
UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway (20-4 MMA, 16-4 UFC) will move up to the lightweight division to fight Dustin Poirier …read more

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Holloway vs. Poirier for interim lightweight title to headline UFC 236

Max Holloway will look to become the next champ champ in the UFC when he meets Dustin Poirier for a 155-pound interim title at UFC 236. The odd man …read more

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Posted on February 23, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Holloway-Poirier set to headline UFC 236 in April

Max Holloway and Dustin Poirier will headline UFC 236 with an interim lightweight title fight on April 13, UFC president Dana White told ESPN on Friday. Undefeated lightweight champ Khabib …read more

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Video! Diaz Releases Training Montage Filmed Before UFC 230’s Fallout

For those of you who thought Nate Diaz wasn’t going to fight at UFC 230, think again.
Prior to seeing his co-main event tilt with lightweight contender Dustin Poirier cancelled following …read more

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Watch video of Nate Diaz training for Dustin Poirier before fight got canceled

The return of Nate Diaz to the octagon almost happened late last year after he was booked to fight Dustin Poirier in what would’ve been one hell of a firefight …read more

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Dustin Poirier, Al Iaquinta Call for UFC Release After Lightweight Title Snub

Georges St. Pierre will reportedly announce his retirement from MMA at a press conference in Montreal today, but it is the situation surrounding that announcement that has two Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Poirier, Iaquinta both call for UFC release

Top-five lightweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Al Iaquinta have both requested to be released from the UFC. Dustin Poirier has not been pleased with the recent developments in the UFC. …read more

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Poirier, Iaquinta Call For UFC release

It seems Dustin Poirier has reached his boiling point.
The top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender took to social media today (Tues., Feb. 20, 2019) to call for his release …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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With no offers on table, Dustin Poirier hopes for UFC release

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier has campaigned almost nonstop for a big fight. Now he’s looking for the exit door.
Poirier, 30, called for his release Wednesday after several months of inactivity …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Dustin Poirier and Al Iaquinta call for UFC to release them amid GSP vs. Khabib talk

News of Georges St-Pierre’s planned retirement prompted UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov to make one final effort to goad him into a fight. While Nurmagomedov’s call for a fight with …read more

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Poirier calls for title shot, calls out Ferguson, McGregor, Holloway, Iaquinta

Dustin Poirier is growing impatient with the UFC, and feels he’s deserving of the next title shot. Dustin Poirier might be the most underrated fighter in the UFC lightweight division.
‘The …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Dana White says Dustin Poirier is ‘fired up’ and wants a title shot

Dana White has spoken about where Dustin Poirer fits into the mix in the UFC’s lightweight division. UFC president Dana White recently outlined his plans on the future of the …read more

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Dustin Who? White Wants Khabib-Ferguson, McGregor-Cerrone

Welcome to the snub club. Dustin Poirier told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that he’s giving Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) an ultimatum, as “The Diamond” will only return to …read more

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Posted on February 8, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Al Iaquinta calls out Dustin Poirier after ‘4 IPAs’

Last night, surging UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta was apparently imbibing a bit, enjoying a few delicious Indian Pale Ales. After his fourth drink, he took to Twitter and called …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov expects Tony Ferguson vs. Dustin Poirier interim title fight

Back in January, UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov was finally punished for his role in the frenzied brawl that followed his UFC 229 fight with Conor McGregor. The Dagestani …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier will fight for interim title next

Last week, the Nevada Athletic Commission finally handed down their suspensions for the post-fight brawl that erupted at UFC 229 when Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped the fence and launched himself into …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Dan Lambert discusses the options for Dustin Poirier’s next fight

Ever since moving up to lightweight in 2015, Dustin Poirier has been unstoppable. He is 8-1 with one no-contest, with the majority of his wins coming by way of stoppage …read more

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Dustin Poirier to UFC: Give Me Conor McGregor or Tony Ferguson Next or Redo My Contract

Dustin Poirier senses that the UFC lightweight division could remain in limbo until late 2019, and he isn’t about the situation. …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier says 'I'm not fighting' unless it's Conor Mcgregor or Tony Ferguson – or he wants new deal

Dustin Poirier has had enough. The UFC contender wants a big fight – plain and simple. And he’s letting it be known.
Poirier, No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie …read more

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Poirier gives UFC an ultimatum, says ‘this company is #1 bullsh-t’

Dustin Poirier says he won’t fight unless he gets a big fight or a better contract. Dustin Poirier doesn’t seem happy with the UFC these days. The number three ranked …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier is calling the shots now, says UFC ‘is #1 bullsh*t’

If one man has been left out of all the title talk atop the 155-pound division, it has been ‘The Diamond’ Dustin Poirier.

However, the top ranked Louisiana native is no …read more

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Posted on January 30, 2019, 7:16 am By
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