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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
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Dustin Poirier encourages all fighters to consider moving up a weight class

For much of his early UFC career, Dustin Poirier competed in the UFC featherweight division. While he realized some definite success in this division, however, he always found he was …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains why he decided to take Nate Diaz fight rather than wait for a lightweight title shot

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has earned a title shot. At this point, that’s pretty much undeniable. With UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov booked for a headline-dominating UFC 229 title …read more

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UFC Lincoln: Gaethje vs. Vick averages 596,000 viewers

Action lightweights like Justin Gaethje, Eddie Alvarez, and Dustin Poirier may get serious MMA fans buzzing because of their exciting style, but when it comes to resonating with television viewers, …read more

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Gaethje Doesn’t Like Anything About Vick’s Fighting Style

After dropping two-straight fights to lightweight killers Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez, former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) champion Justin Gaethje desperately needs a win later tonight (Sat., Aug. 25, …read more

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Michael Chandler 'Would Love to Finish That Trilogy' with Eddie Alvarez

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is officially a free agent after his rematch with Dustin Poirier last month. Alvarez headed into the fight with …read more

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UFC 230 – New York City – November 3

Date: November 3, 2018
Venue: Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY
TV: PPV/TSN/FS1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
155lbs- Nate Diaz (19-11) vs. Dustin Poirier (24-5)
185lbs- Ronaldo Souza (25-6) vs. David Branch (22-4)
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Will Nate Diaz Show Up For UFC 230?

Nate Diaz is scheduled to fight Dustin Poirier in the co-main event of UFC 230, but if we know anything about Diaz, it’s that anything is possible. After showing up …read more

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Kevin Lee wants to “beat the f*** out of Anthony Pettis” at UFC 229

Surging UFC lightweight contender Kevin Lee is hoping for a spot on the stacked UFC 229 lineup. Yet with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz all booked …read more

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Back To Bellator?

Eddie Alvarez rolled the dice in a big way prior to his rematch against Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 a few weeks ago, as “The Underground King” didn’t …read more

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Bellator President Scott Coker Open to Speaking With Eddie Alvarez

Bellator president Scott Coker is open to having discussions with Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a second-round TKO loss at the hands of Dustin Poirier. It was the last …read more

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UFC 230 Fight Card

UFC 230
Date: November 3, 2018
Venue: Madison Square Garden
Location: Manhattan, New York City

UFC 230 News & Videos

UFC 230 Fight Card
Nate Diaz (20-11) vs. Dustin Poirier (24-5-0, 1NC)
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Dustin Poirier makes prediction for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor fight

On October 6, in the main event of UFC 229, undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will attempt to defend his title against the sport’s biggest star, former lightweight and …read more

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Dustin Poirier gives prediction for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor

It’d be an understatement to say Dustin Poirier is an interested observer in UFC 229’s mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor.
Poirier is currently slated to meet …read more

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Alvarez’s coach explains confrontation with Poirier at UFC Calgary

Mark Henry explains what happened in his confrontation with Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30. Dustin Poirier was certainly amped up after his big knockout win over Eddie Alvarez …read more

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Mark Henry Explains Relationship With Dustin Poirier After Confrontation at UFC Calgary

Mark Henry, one of the most respected coaches in MMA, has spoken about the friction between himself and Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and what transpired after the …read more

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Coach Mark Henry Talks Heated Moment With Dustin Poirier & Reconciliation

Eddie Alvarez’s coach Mark Henry talks about his heated moment with Dustin Poirier as well as their reconciliation. At UFC Calgary last month, Poirier went one-on-one with Alvarez in the …read more

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Eddie Alvarez’s coach Mark Henry explains confrontation, reconciliation with Dustin Poirier

Mark Henry just wanted to congratulate Dustin Poirier and wish him the best. Poirier, at the time, wanted nothing to do with it.
After Poirier’s second-round TKO win over Eddie Alvarez, …read more

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Dustin Poirier updates on status of fight with Nate Diaz

Earlier this month, it was announced that fan favorite lightweight contender Nate Diaz will make his long awaited return to the Octagon opposite top lightweight contender Dustin Poirier in the …read more

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Dustin Poirier: As far as I know, I’m fighting Nate Diaz

Despite Nate Diaz’s recent statements, Dustin Poirier remains assured that their scheduled UFC 230 fight will go as planned. While the UFC may have made the official announcement, Nate …read more

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Dustin Poirier on Nate Diaz: ‘When He Signs a Contract, He Shows Up’

On Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden, Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier is scheduled to face Nate Diaz on the UFC 230 main card. During the UFC 25th Anniversary Press Conference …read more

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Dustin Poirier doesn’t think Diaz fight is in jeopardy: ‘If something changed, I think they would have let me know’

It didn’t take Dustin Poirier long to discover what it’s like to ride the Diaz roller-coaster.
Less than a day after the UFC announced Poirier’s marquee matchup against Nate Diaz for …read more

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Diaz Still Sour Over UFC Snub: ‘I Can’t Commit’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) booked longtime lightweight slugger, Nate Diaz, for a high-profile showdown opposite top division contender, Dustin Poirier, at the upcoming UFC 230 pay-per-view (PPV) event this November …read more

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Diaz hints he ‘can’t commit’ to UFC 230 bout vs. Poirier

Will Dustin Poirier vs. Nate Diaz actually happen this November at UFC 230? It seems like no one but Diaz knows. A thrilling lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Nate …read more

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Nate Diaz shares cryptic message, hints that he “can’t commit” to UFC

Earlier this month, it was announced that fan favorite lightweight contender Nate Diaz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon opposite top contender Dustin Poirier. The pair are expected …read more

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Nate Diaz Cites “Commitment Issues” Ahead of UFC 230 Bout

It is not often that you’ll find the MMA community more abuzz than they were moments after Nate Diaz’s return was announced, and against Dustin Poirier no less, a contest …read more

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Dana White: 'No problem' if Eddie Alvarez wants to finish career outside UFC

Eddie Alvarez is a free agent following his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 last month. And at this point, it doesn’t look like a lock that …read more

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Dustin Poirier will not be happy if GSP jumps lightweight contendership line: “It’s not happening”

Last week, at a press conference in Australia, former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre divulged that he’d be interested in battling the winner of UFC 229’s Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

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Dustin Poirier isn’t worried about Nate Diaz not showing up at UFC 230

Late last week, it was announced that fan favorite lightweight contender Nate Diaz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon opposite top contender Dustin Poirier. The pair are expected …read more

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Dustin Poirier: ‘When Nate Diaz Signs A Contract, He’s Always Shown Up’

Lightweight contender Poirier gives his thoughts on Diaz possibly pulling out of their UFC 230 fight in New York. Dustin Poirier did a pretty big 180 degree turn in the …read more

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Dustin Poirier bristles at notion of GSP jumping the queue at lightweight: ‘It’s not happening’

UFC 230’s matchup between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz appears to be an obvious title eliminator for the lightweight division. Poirier is riding a streak of highlight-reel stoppage wins, while …read more

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Miesha Tate sympathizes with Nate Diaz after UFC 25th anniversary press conference

Late last week, it was announced that fan favorite lightweight contender Nate Diaz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon opposite top contender Dustin Poirier. The pair are expected …read more

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Dana White: ‘You Tell Me if Everything is Alright with Nate Diaz’

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The UFC used its 25th Anniversary Press Conference on Friday, in part, to announce the return of Nate Diaz to fight Dustin Poirier on Nov. 3 …read more

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VIDEO | Nate Diaz is pissed with the UFC, says proposed fight with Dustin Poirier may not happen

Earlier this week it was announced that former lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz would be making his highly anticipated return to the octagon against Dustin Poirier at November’s UFC 230 …read more

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VIDEO | Nate Diaz weighs in on Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov “They’re both my B*tches”

Earlier this week it was announced that former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz would be returning to the octagon to face Dustin Poirier at November’s UFC 230 event in …read more

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Dana White Responds To Nate Diaz’ Controversial Tweet

Nate Diaz’s scheduled fight with Dustin Poirier on November 3rd might already be off. A planned end to his 2-year hiatus is in jeopardy stemming from events in Los Angeles …read more

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Nate Diaz Blames Lawsuit as Reason He Hasn’t Fought For So Long

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Nate Diaz tells the press at the UFC 25th Anniversary press conference that his fight with Dustin Poirier is the real championship fight and that he …read more

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Nate Diaz Lashes Out at UFC After Press Conference: ‘F— the UFC. If I Feel Like It, I’ll Fight’

Almost as soon as the UFC brought Nate Diaz in to promote his upcoming UFC 230 bout with Dustin Poirier, the situation imploded.
Diaz was at the UFC’s 25th Anniversary Press …read more

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Nate Diaz not happy with with how things played out at the UFC 25 Year press conference

The day after Dustin Poirier vs Nate Diaz gets made, the UFC seems to have possibly found a way to upset the returning party.
That being none other than Stockton, California’s …read more

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Nate Diaz, After Originally No-Showing, Shows Up Late for Dustin Poirier Face-Off (Video)

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Nate Diaz pulled a no show at the UFC 25th Anniversary Press Conference on Friday, leaving Dustin Poirier without a dance partner. He then came in …read more

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Dustin Poirier opens as slight favorite over Nate Diaz at UFC 230

Aug 20, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Nate Diaz (red gloves) competes against Conor McGregor (blue gloves) during UFC 202 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joshua Dahl-USA TODAY Sports

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Dustin Poirier installed as favorite against Nate Diaz at UFC 230

Dustin Poirier has been installed as the favorite in his UFC 230 fight against Nate Diaz on Nov. 3 fight in Madison Square Garden.
Dave Mason, the Sports Brand Manager at …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Nate Diaz Is UFC Matchmaking At Its Best

A surprise fight announcement in the middle of the night has MMA fans, fighters and media alike buzzing with anticipation. Out of nowhere, it was confirmed that the co-main event …read more

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Herb Dean discusses 12-6 elbow controversy in Poirier vs. Alvarez rematch

Last Saturday night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Dustin Poirier picked up one of the biggest wins of his career, stopping former …read more

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Herb Dean breaks down referee protocol for 12-to-6 elbows in light of UFC on FOX 30 situation 

The sequence right before the finish of the UFC on FOX 30 main event has drawn some serious conversation.
Right before Dustin Poirier beat Eddie Alvarez by second-round TKO last Saturday …read more

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He’s Back! Diaz Vs Poirier Hits UFC 230 In New York

Gotta admit, I didn’t see this one coming.
Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender, Dustin Poirier, will not be waiting on the sidelines for a 155-pound title shot and will …read more

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Sources: Nate Diaz to fight Poirier at UFC 230

Inactive since his second showdown against Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz has been booked to return to the Octagon at UFC 230 on Nov. 3 against Dustin Poirier, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Nate Diaz to return from two-year absence vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 230

Nate Diaz’s comeback fight is a whopper.
Out of action for two years, the popular lightweight will return to action on Nov. 3 when he fights fellow fan favorite Dustin Poirier …read more

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BREAKING | Nate Diaz returns, faces Dustin Poirier at UFC 230

As we anticipate the likely announcement of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor any day now, a new and surprising fight has come up.
Recently earning the biggest win of his career …read more

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Nate Diaz Returns to Face Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 In New York

Nate Diaz is expected to finally make his return to action at UFC 230 where he will face Dustin Poirier in a lightweight showdown on Nov. 3 in New York.
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Report: Nate Diaz returns at UFC 230 vs. Dustin Poirier

Nate Diaz is ready to make his UFC return. It looks like Nate Diaz is back.
A report from the Los Angeles Times’ Lance Pugmire says that Diaz will face off …read more

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Poirier says he’s ‘not answering the phone’ unless offered title shot

After his win over Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier says he is not taking any other fight offers unless it is for the title. UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was finally …read more

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Hindsight - UFC on FOX 30: Alvarez vs. Poirier in retrospect

Look back on the UFC’s most recent event from Calgary, from Devin Powell’s first UFC win to Dustin Poirier’s emphatic win over former champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event. …read more

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UFC rankings update: Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor move up at lightweight

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last weekend’s action-packed UFC Calgary card. As always, these new UFC rankings feature some logical changes, and some that …read more

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Alvarez: Loss to Poirier will ‘add to the joy of my next victory’

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez breaks his silence after his loss to Dustin Poirier on Saturday. On Saturday at UFC on FOX 30, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie …read more

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Heavy Hands: Can UFC 227 improve on perfection?

Connor Ruebusch and Phil Mackenzie preview the two title fights slated for UFC 227, and look back at the violent victories of Dustin Poirier and Jose Aldo at UFC Calgary. …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Congratulates Dustin Poirier for UFC on Fox 30 Win: ‘This Makes Us 1-1’

There was a little bit of controversy behind Dustin Poirier’s win over Eddie Alvarez at
UFC on Fox 30, as a standup in the second round set the stage for …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Issues Humble Statement Following Loss to Dustin Poirier

Eddie Alvarez on Wednesday issued a humble statement following his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 over the weekend.
Alvarez was looking good in the fight and was …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Breaks His Silence Following TKO Loss to Dustin Poirier

Eddie Alvarez suffered a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 but he’s not passing the blame onto anyone else but himself. Alvarez fell to Poirier by …read more

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Eddie Alvarez issues statement on Poirier loss, discusses coaching and officiating drama

Last week, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez came up short in a high-stakes rematch with Dustin Poirier, succumbing to a storm of second-round strikes.
In the immediate fallout …read more

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Dustin Poirier: If it's not a UFC title fight, I'm not answering the phone

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier hasn’t spoken with matchmakers following his second-round TKO win over Eddie Alvarez at UFC on FOX 30. But they need not wonder where he stands …read more

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Dustin Poirier is in “No Rush” For His UFC Title Opportunity

Dustin Poirier feels deserving of an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title shot, but he’s open to another fight if it makes sense. Poirier is coming off the biggest victory …read more

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Dustin Poirier says he’s willing to fight again before title shot

Dustin Poirier has earned a UFC lightweight title shot. If there was any doubt about that, he erased it with his UFC Calgary drubbing of former champion Eddie Alvarez.
Unfortunately for …read more

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier thinks he’s earned a title shot but willing to fight before then ‘if something makes sense’

On Saturday night at UFC Calgary, Dustin Poirier finally got the win over Eddie Alvarez he’d been chasing since the controversial ending to their first fight at UFC 211, knocking …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA Rankings, July 31: Where does Dustin Poirier land now?

UFC on FOX 30 was big for Dustin Poirier.
Poirier staked his claim a legit UFC lightweight title contender with a second-round finish of ex-champion Eddie Alvarez in the UFC on …read more

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UFC on FOX 30: Slow Motion Highlights from Calgary

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Take a slow-motion journey through the epic UFC on FOX 30 event in Calgary, featuring Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez’s thrilling rematch. The event took place on July …read more

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UFC Calgary 'Fight Motion:' Poirier-Alvarez slugfest rematch is sick in super slow-mo

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At long last, we got to see Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez run their no-contest back, and …read more

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Mark Henry Accepts Blame for Eddie Alvarez’s Illegal Elbow at UFC on Fox 30

Last Saturday night, the much hyped rematch between former Ultimate Fighting Championshiplightweight king Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier took place at UFC on Fox 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Poirier …read more

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Daily Debate results: Did Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez just fight for the last time?

We waited quite a while for Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez to run back their 2017 no-contest.
Now that it’s in the books, with Poirier as a second-round TKO winner, there’s …read more

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Mark Henry takes blame for Alvarez’s illegal elbow vs. Poirier

Eddie Alvarez’s coach discusses the 12-to-6 elbow Eddie Alvarez threw vs. Dustin Poirier, and why he puts the blame on itself for how it happened. The turning point in the …read more

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Coach admits he accidentally advised Eddie Alvarez to throw a 12-6 elbow: “I feel horrible”

Eddie Alvarez’s UFC on Fox 30 rematch with Dustin Poirier did not go the way he planned. Instead, the all-action lightweight star was swarmed and TKO’d in the second round.
That …read more

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Mark Henry accepts '1,000 percent' of blame for Eddie Alvarez loss

Mark Henry, coach of UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez, said he deserves the blame for his fighter losing on Saturday to Dustin Poirier. …read more

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Fight Night Calgary: Fantasy Rewind

Whatever questions were still remaining from their first fight, Dustin Poirier answered with a vicious second-round TKO to finish former champion Eddie Alvarez in their main event showdown in Calgary, …read more

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Eddie Alvarez’s Coach Blames Himself For Illegal 12-6 Elbow

Eddie Alvarez’s coach is taking the blame for his fighter’s illegal elbow at UFC Calgary. Alvarez collided with Dustin Poirier a second time this past Saturday night (July 28). “The …read more

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Dustin Poirier addresses Eddie Alvarez’s illegal elbow and “wet willy”

In May of 2017, Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez met in a thrilling fight that unfortunately ended in controversy, as Alvarez landed an illegal knee and the bout was ruled …read more

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Poirier claims Alvarez gave him ‘wet willy’ in UFC Calgary rematch

The talked-about illegal elbow wasn’t the only foul Eddie Alvarez committed in the UFC on FOX 30 headliner, according to Dustin Poirier. The apparent 12-to-6 elbow wasn’t the only foul …read more

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Goddard: Multiple fouls led to Alvarez losing mount vs. Poirier

Referee Marc Goddard went into detail on the most pivotal moment of the UFC on FOX 30 main event between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier. For the second time in …read more

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Dustin Poirier Is A Legitimate UFC Lightweight Title Contender

The main event of UFC on FOX 30 turned out to be everything expected and more. The talk heading into the five-round lightweight rematch between top contenders Dustin Poirier and …read more

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Dustin Poirier apologized, squashed beef with Eddie Alvarez after UFC on FOX 30 rematch

CALGARY – Dustin Poirier made things right with Eddie Alvarez following their thrilling rematch Saturday at UFC on FOX 30.
Following his second-round TKO victory over Alvarez (29-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier and UFC on FOX 30's other winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC on FOX 30’s losing fighters?)
Dustin Poirier won a network-televised main event for the second time in three months when he defeated …read more

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Marc Goddard Responds to UFC Calgary Main Event Criticism

One of the most anticipated lightweight rematches came and went at the UFC’s Calgary event when Dustin Poirier finished Eddie Alvarez in the second round of the main event. While …read more

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UFC on FOX 30 post-event facts: Dustin Poirier among greatest KO artists in lightweight history

The UFC made its return to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, after more than six years on Saturday with UFC on FOX 30. The event took place at Scotiabank Saddledome and aired …read more

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Marc Goddard addresses controversial standup in Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez fight

On Sunday night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez finally stepped into the cage for a do-over of …read more

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UFC Calgary Octagon Interview: Dustin Poirier

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Dustin Poirier settles the grudge match in dramatic fashion by knocking out former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main event at UFC Calgary.
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Dustin Poirier names Nurmagomedov, McGregor and Ferguson as possibilities for next fight

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, surging lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and former champion Eddie Alvarez stepped into the cage …read more

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Dustin Poirier doesn’t want to call Eddie Alvarez ‘a dirty fighter,’ but ‘we’ve got to draw the line somewhere’

Dustin Poirier doesn’t want to come right out and say he considers Eddie Alvarez a dirty competitor.
But after his experiences with Alvarez over the course of two fights with …read more

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The MMA community reacts to Dustin Poirier’s big win over Eddie Alvarez

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, surging lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and former champion Eddie Alvarez stepped into the cage …read more

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RECAP! Poirier Capitalizes On Weirdness, TKOs Alvarez!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight contenders Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier clashed a second time last night (July 28, 2018) at UFC on FOX 30 inside Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, …read more

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UFC on FOX 30: Winners and Losers

Even if there was some controversy, Dustin Poirier ended his rivalry with Eddie Alvarez definitively to end Alvarez’s title hopes. Who else besides the former lightweight champion had a bad …read more

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UFC on FOX 30 video highlights: Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez

Given the controversial way their first fight ended, it should come as no surprise Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez had a little bit of controversy in their rematch.
After Alvarez (29-6 …read more

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UFC on FOX 30 bonuses: Dustin Poirier, Jose Aldo earn Performance of the Night honors

If you saw the top two fights of UFC on FOX 30, you probably won’t be surprised to hear that the winners took home Performance of the Night bonuses Saturday …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov or Conor McGregor? Maybe Tony Ferguson? Dustin Poirier has options

CALGARY – As impossible as it is to predict what will happen in the UFC lightweight division, Dustin Poirier appears to be on the cusp of a title shot.
But, of …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Dustin Poirier Banks Extra Income for Finishing Eddie Alvarez (UFC Calgary Bonuses)

UFC officials announced the fighter bonuses stemming from Saturday’s UFC on Fox 30: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 following the event in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dustin Poirier, Jose Aldo, John Makdessi, …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Blame Eddie Alvarez -- Not Referee Marc Goddard — For Losing Dustin Poirier Fight

The whole point of having Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier fighting in the UFC on FOX 30 main event, which took place on Saturday night (July 28, 2018) in Calgary, …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez 2 full fight video highlights

Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Eddie Alvarez 2 full fight video highlights from UFC on FOX 30’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC on FOX: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 took …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

UFC on FOX 30 results: Dustin Poirier prevails in wild rematch over Eddie Alvarez

This time, there was a decisive conclusion.
Dustin Poirier and Eddie Alvarez took their heated rivalry, one steeped in a controversial first matchup last year, back into the Octagon in the …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

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