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Dustin Poirier to Justin Gaethje: You Have A Lot Of Skill That You’re Not Showing

UFC on Fox 29 was headlined by a fight of the year contender when Dustin Poirier faced off against Justin Gaethje. This bout did not disappoint as both fighters put …read more

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Dustin Poirier’s advice to Gaethje: Start using ‘the skill that you’re not showing’

Dustin Poirier understands and respects Justin Gaethje the way only two top-level fighters who engage in a memorable battle together can fully appreciate.
Poirier found a second wind in the fourth …read more

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UFC on Fox 29: Dustin Poirier, five others handed 180-day medical suspensions

Dustin Poirier might not be fighting again for a while. Despite coming out on top in his thrilling main event bout with Justin Gaethje at UFC on Fox 29, it …read more

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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s episode, the panel will discuss Dustin Poirier’s big win, Justin Gaethje’s future, the new season of TUF, Bellator’s ratings, the PFL relaunch and more.
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Lee questions whether Poirier is a ‘championship-level fighter’

Kevin Lee criticizes Dustin Poirier’s not-so ‘championship-level’ performance against Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29. Dustin Poirier put on a thriller against Justin Gaethje this past weekend at UFC …read more

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Dustin Poirier makes bold promise for the year 2018

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s action-packed stop in Glendale, Arizona, Dustin Poirier authored a jaw-dropping win over former World Series of Fighting champion Justin Gaethje, …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares bold goal for the year 2018

Last Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s action-packed stop in Glendale, Arizona, Dustin Poirier authored a jaw-dropping win over former World Series of Fighting champion Justin Gaethje, …read more

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Heavy Hands: Poirier vs Gaethje & more lightweight lunacy

Connor Ruebusch and Patrick Wyman break down Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje’s fight-of-the-year contender from last weekend, and preview another matchup of elite lightweights set for next week. This week …read more

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The MMA Circus: UFC Glendale recap, UFC AC preview

On Episode 159 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew recap UFC on FOX 29, including Dustin Poirier’s fourth-round TKO of Justin Gaethje, and look ahead …read more

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Lee: Poirier Simply Isn’t A Championship-Level Fighter

After knocking out Justin Gaethje in the fourth round of last weekend’s (Sat., Jan 14, 2018) UFC on FOX 29 event in Glendale, Arizona, Dustin Poirier firmly etched himself in …read more

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Check Out Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje’s ‘Fight of the Year’ Candidate in Slow Motion

Take a slow motion trip through the UFC on FOX 29 fight card from this past weekend, which featured an immediate “Fight of the Year” candidate. …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2018, 1:16 am By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, April 17: Dustin Poirier surges

Dustin Poirier is looking more and more like a worthy UFC title challenger.
In Saturday’s UFC on FOX 29 headliner, Poirier (23-5 MMA, 15-4 UFC) topped fellow contender Justin Gaethje (18-2 …read more

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Poirier says ‘disrespectful’ Alvarez turned down rematch ‘five times’

Dustin Poirier is still gunning for a rematch with Eddie Alvarez. UFC on FOX 29’s Dustin Poirier delivered another standout performance against Justin Gaethje this past weekend to cement himself …read more

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Dustin Poirier says Nurmagomedov’s team reached out about title fight: “they want to fight me”

After his riveting knockout win over Justin Gaethje last Saturday in Glendale, AZ, Dustin Poirier called for a title shot opposite new UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. From the sounds …read more

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What's next for the UFC's lightweight division?

Dustin Poirier’s thrilling TKO win against Justin Gaethje on Saturday night created even more madness in the UFC’s lightweight division. Is he ready for a title shot? What’s next for …read more

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Dustin Poirier Claims Eddie Alvarez Turned Down Rematch at UFC 223

Dustin Poirier made quite the reveal if he’s to be believed. Poirier is coming off a fourth round TKO win over Justin Gaethje. “The Diamond” and Gaethje met this past …read more

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Hindsight - UFC on FOX 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje in retrospect

Look back on all fourteen contests at UFC on FOX 29, from Luke Sanders snapping a two-fight losing streak in the opener to Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje putting on …read more

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Kevin Lee: Poirier vs. Gaethje didn’t seem ‘championship-level’

Kevin Lee was as entertained as everyone else on Saturday night, seeing Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje throw down for the better part of four rounds. That UFC on FOX …read more

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Poirier: Team Khabib Told Me I’m Next In Line

After turning Justin Gaethje’s lights out at UFC on FOX 29 this past weekend (Sat., April 14, 2018) in the main event of UFC on FOX 29 (see it), Dustin …read more

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Monday Morning Analyst: Lessons from Justin Gaethje’s losses

On today’s podcast, we look at Dustin Poirier’s win over Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29 and try to ascertain if there are any similarities to Gaethje’s loss to …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 brings in 4th lowest overnight ratings

The UFC’s slumping ratings on FOX continue, despite an epic headlining war between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje. The early ratings for the UFC’s Saturday night fight card on FOX …read more

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Payouts! ‘Diamond’ Worth $170k For Glendale TKO

Dustin Poirier had a pretty good weekend, financially speaking.
His technical knockout win over Justin Gaethje in the UFC on FOX 29 main event (see it), which took place last Saturday …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 salaries: Dustin Poirier cashes $170k for Fight of the Year contender

Lightweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje both earned six-figure purses for their instant-classic fight Saturday night at UFC on FOX 29, according to information released to MMA Fighting by …read more

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UFC on Fox 29 Salaries: Dustin Poirier Earns Event-High $170K in ‘Fight of the Year’ Contender

Dustin Poirier earned every bit of his salary against Justin Gaethje in the
UFC on Fox 29 headliner. …read more

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Dustin Poirier’s Brutal Victory Puts Him Atop UFC on FOX 29 Fighter Salaries

Dustin Poirier stood atop the UFC on FOX 29 fighter salaries after defeating Justin Gaethje in an epic stand-up battle on Saturday. …read more

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Dustin Poirier Displays Battered Leg from Justin Gaethje Bout at UFC on Fox 29

Dustin Poirier’s lead leg took a beating at UFC on Fox 29, but he was still able to emerge with a fourth-round technical knockout win over Justin Gaethje in an …read more

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Dustin Poirier Shows Off Damage Done to His Leg in War with Justin Gaethje

Dustin Poirier reveals what his leg looks like a day after his battle with Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29 …read more

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On Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje, and the competing visions of success in today's UFC

Dustin Poirier doesn’t want much. Just to make a bunch of money, win the title, go to sleep with the belt around his waist (unclear if he means this literally …read more

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Dustin Poirier sends his thanks to “warrior” Justin Gaethje

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Glendale, Arizona, long-time UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier and former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin …read more

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Dustin Poirier shows off badly damaged leg following Justin Gaethje fight at UFC on FOX 29

Dustin Poirier’s victory at UFC on FOX 29 was not without cost.
“The Diamond” defeated Justin Gaethje in the main event of the card Saturday in Glendale, Ariz., to cement himself …read more

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PHOTOS | Dustin Poirier’s right leg is jacked up following UFC on FOX 29 war with Justin Gaethje

PHOTOS | Dustin Poirier’s right leg is jacked up following UFC on FOX 29 war with Justin Gaethje
Surging UFC lightweight contender Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier scored a thrilling fourth-round TKO …read more

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Trading Shots: Has Justin Gaethje figured out what sells, or is he following a risky plan to a bitter end?

After his loss at UFC on FOX 29, Justin Gaethje swore that he knew what he was doing and what he was in for with his risky fighting style, and …read more

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Poirier was ahead on two scorecards prior to TKO vs. Gaethje

Check out the official scores for Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, which ended in a 4th round TKO win for Poirier. To the surprise of no one, the UFC on …read more

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Dustin Poirier: ‘It’s Time’ for a UFC Title Shot

After defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29, Dustin Poirier declared, “it’s time” for a UFC title shot. …read more

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Dana White Confirms That Dustin Poirier Is ‘Absolutely’ In The Running To Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov

At UFC on Fox 29 in Glendale, Dustin Poirier was involved in another classic and fight of the year contender. Poirier went toe-to-toe with Justin Gaethje for three rounds straight …read more

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Justin Gaethje Says He Has Five Fights Left: ‘If You Don’t See Me, You Will Regret It When I’m Done’

It becomes clear with each passing fight that Justin Gaethje plans on making the most of the time he has in this violent sport. …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Justin Gaethje and UFC on FOX 29's other losing fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC on FOX 29’s winning fighters?)
The UFC returned to Arizona on Saturday for UFC on FOX 29, which took place at Gila …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier and UFC on FOX 29's other winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC on FOX 29’s losing fighters?)
Dustin Poirier got another main-event win on Saturday when he emerged on top against Justin Gaethje at …read more

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Dana White: Dustin Poirier ‘Absolutely’ Belongs Among UFC Lightweight Title Contenders

Moments after his thrilling victory over Justin Gaethje in the UFC on Fox 29 headliner, Dustin Poirier used his microphone time to ask for what he believes he truly deserves. …read more

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White: Poirier ‘absolutely’ in the running to fight Khabib next

After his TKO of Justin Gaethje, Dustin Poirier called for a title fight vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Dana White thinks he’s in the mix. UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier engaged …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 post-event facts: Even in a loss, Justin Gaethje makes history

UFC on FOX 29 proved to be one of the most action-packed cards of the year so far. Eight stoppages occurred on Saturday’s card at Gila River Arena in Glendale, …read more

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Justin Gaethje on loss to Dustin Poirier: “I will be known and remembered as one of the most entertaining fighters that ever did it!”

Justin Gaethje on loss to Dustin Poirier: “I will be known and remembered as one of the most entertaining fighters that ever did it!”
UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje suffered his …read more

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Justin Gaethje made Dustin Poirier dig deep, and in the digging are the details

Sometimes you see fighters coming up outside the UFC and you can’t help but wonder how they’d fit if they found their way in. I can remember a media person …read more

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Poirier finishes Gaethje in another Fight of the Night performance

POIRIER vs GAETHJEThere were high expectations for the UFC Glendale main event between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje, and the two lightweight contenders lived up to all of them on …read more

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UFC on FOX 29: Poirier vs. Gaethje - Winners and Losers

Dustin Poirier emerged victorious over Justin Gaethje in the front runner for FOTY in 2018. But was Gaethje really a loser on the night? Was Poirier the biggest winner of …read more

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After losing thriller to Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje believes he has five fights left

After competing in his third Fight of the Year contender bout in as many outings, Justin Gaethje has a message for the fans: Better come see me while you can.
Gaethje’s …read more

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RECAP! Poirier Stops Gaethje in the Fourth!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight bruisers Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier clashed last night (April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 from inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
From …read more

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Justin Gaethje says he only has five fights left in MMA career

Shortly after another insane FOTY candidate, Justin Gaethje says he probably has five fights left in his career, so fans should tune in while they can. Regardless of how it …read more

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UFC Glendale recap: Poirier stops Gaethje in brutal war

In the UFC on FOX 29 main event, Dustin Poirier stopped Justin Gaethje early in the fourth round. The competition for 2018’s “Fight of the Year” just got much, much …read more

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UFC on FOX 29's Justin Gaethje: No regrets, and five fights left

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GLENDALE, Ariz. – UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje could just as well have come from a day on …read more

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Fighters React to Dustin Poirier Finishing Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29

Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier handed Justin Gaethje his second career loss on Saturday in the UFC on FOX 29 main event in Glendale, Arizona. …read more

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After UFC on FOX 29 triumph, Dustin Poirier explains why a title shot is so meaningful

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GLENDALE, Ariz. – Lightweight Dustin Poirier was on crutches when he sat down in front of reporters …read more

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Dana White: Dustin Poirier 'absolutely' a contender for UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov

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GLENDALE, Ariz. – Dustin Poirier may not get a UFC lightweight title shot next, but he’s certainly …read more

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Dustin Poirier States His Case for Title Shot Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Following a ‘Fight of the Night’ performance to defeat Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29, Dustin Poirier makes his case for a title shot against lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov. …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje full fight video highlights

Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje full fight video highlights from UFC on FOX 29’s main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC on FOX: Gaethje vs. Poirier took place April …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 bonuses: Poirier, Gaethje get easiest 'Fight of Night' in history of ever

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje, Alex Oliveira and Adam Wieczorek each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses at today’s UFC on FOX 29 event.
Oliveira and Wieczorek earned “Performance of the …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 draws announced 11,382 attendance for $1.09 million live gate

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GLENDALE, Ariz. – Today’s UFC on FOX 29 event drew an announced attendance of 11,382 and a …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 video: Poirier wins thriller vs. Gaethje

Check out the full fight video highlights of Dustin Poirier’s epic victory over Justin Gaethje from the UFC Glendale main event. The top of the UFC on FOX 29 billing …read more

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Twitter reacts to Dustin Poirier's 'Fight of Year' candidate TKO of Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29

The anticipated lightweight headliner between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje on Saturday at UFC on FOX 29 lived up to the hype.
In a matchup of divisional contenders, Poirier (23-5 MMA, …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 results: Poirier stops Gaethje in epic fight

Dustin Poirier scored a dramatic TKO over Justin Gaethje in a highly entertaining UFC Glendale main event. The UFC on FOX 29 main event is in the books, and the …read more

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MMA Community reacts to Dustin Poirier’s thrilling TKO victory over Justin Gaethje

MMA Community reacts to Dustin Poirier’s thrilling TKO victory over Justin Gaethje
Surging UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier continued his climb up the 155-pound ladder tonight in Glendale by scoring a …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 results: Dustin Poirier finishes Justin Gaethje in Fight of the Year contender

The UFC on FOX 29 main event between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje was everything we thought it would be.
For three rounds on Saturday night, the lightweights threw down with …read more

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Dustin Poirier Finishes Justin Gaethje in Epic Main Event War at UFC on FOX 29

Dustin Poirier is calling for a title shot after finishing Justin Gaethje in an absolute war in the main event at UFC on FOX 29 …read more

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Dustin Poirier Takes Out Justin Gaethje (UFC on FOX 29 Fight Highlights)

Check out highlights from Dustin Poirier’s knockout of Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29 on Saturday in Glendale, Az. …read more

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Dustin Poirier Digs Deep in Knockout of Justin Gaethje at UFC on Fox 29

Dustin Poirier wants a shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title, and after an impressive win over Justin Gaethje during the main event of UFC on Fox 29, he …read more

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UFC Glendale Highlights: Dustin Poirier Stops Justin Gaethje (Video)

In terms of mixed martial arts bouts, 2018’s “Fight of the Year” may already have been decided. Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje headlined UFC Glendale on FOX earlier tonight (April …read more

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UFC on Fox 29 Bonuses: Poirier, Gaethje Pocket $50K Apiece for Main Event Slugfest

The UFC on Fox 29 headliner may very well take its toll on Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje down the road, but it will boost their bank accounts in the …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 bonuses: Poirier, Gaethje win Fight of the Night for barnburner

The UFC on FOX 29 Fight of the Night was a no-brainer.
Lightweight sluggers Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje were each rewarded with an extra $50,000 for their main event brawl …read more

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Poirier KOs Gaethje in thriller, calls out Khabib

In a four-round classic, a battered Dustin Poirier withstood Justin Gaethje’s relentless attack before rallying to score a brutal stoppage win in Saturday’s UFC main event. Afterward, he called for …read more

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Pros react to Poirier’s dramatic TKO over Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29

Dustin Poirier finished Justin Gaethje in round 4 of an epic UFC on FOX 29 main event. Pro fighters sounded off on Twitter. The UFC’s #5 lightweight Dustin Poirier was …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 results: Dustin Poirier digs deep, stops Justin Gaethje in fourth round of chaotic clash

GLENDALE, Ariz. – In a bout that delivered on every bit of the expectations surrounding it, Dustin Poirier scored a fourth-round stoppage of Justin Gaethje.
The lightweight bout was the main …read more

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Dustin Poirier knocks out Justin Gaethje in fourth round

Dustin Poirier improves to 23-5 after defeating Justin Gaethje in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday night. …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 live blog: Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier

This is the UFC on FOX 29 live blog for Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier, a lightweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 live results, discussion, play by play

Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC on FOX 29 event in Arizona, which features a highly anticipated lightweight showdown between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje. Join us today (Saturday, April …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2660 with James Vick and Ricky Simon

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests James Vick and Ricky Simon.
UFC lightweight Vick talked about his recent issues with Justin Gaethje, as well as what’s next …read more

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UFC ‘Glendale’ Clash: Poirier Vs. Gaethje!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight warriors Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier will clash TONIGHT (Sat., April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona.
An …read more

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Preview! ‘Killer’ Aims To Wrangle ‘Cowboy’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few hours away from its UFC on FOX 29 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, headlined by Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, taking place …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje: UFC on FOX 29 Jimmy Smith Preview

UFC commentator Jimmy Smith previews the lightweight main event matchup between No. 5 Dustin Poirier and No. 6 Justin Gaethje ahead of UFC on FOX 29. …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 main event breakdown: Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje

Now that we have incontrovertible proof that Justin Gaethje is not indestructible, his next bout will no doubt be looked at with even greater scrutiny. For years, Gaethje ruled the …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 start time, TV schedule for Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje

The UFC on FOX 29 start time, TV schedule for the Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje fight card at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday night. The …read more

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Preview! ‘Diamond’ Looks To Outshine ‘Highlight’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few hours away from its UFC on FOX 29 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, headlined by Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, taking place …read more

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UFC on FOX 29: Pros predict Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier

On paper, UFC on FOX 29 is the best FOX card so far of 2018 — though there is really one matchup that stands head and shoulders above the rest. …read more

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Poirier: 'we're both gonna need stitches' if Gaethje fight goes the distance

Ahead of this much-anticipated headlining bout with Justin Gaethje at Saturday’s Fight Night Glendale, Dustin Poirier sat down to take some of your questions on a session of Facebook Live.When …read more

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UFC Glendale Video! Watch Gaethje Obliterate ‘Menace’ In ‘KO Of The Week’

Former World Series of Fighting (WSOF) champion Justin Gaethje will try to get back into the win column tomorrow night (Sat., April 14, 2018) at UFC on FOX 29 from …read more

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Justin Gaethje on UFC champ Nurmagomedov, ex-champ McGregor and, of course, Poirier

GLENDALE, Ariz. – It’s safe to say that Justin Gaethje did quite well for himself as an MMA fighter.
After all, it took Gaethje 17 pro fights before Eddie Alvarez brought …read more

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Who ya got?! Fighters predict Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Who will win UFC on FOX 29’s lightweight headliner between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje? Fellow fighters gave us their picks.
Poirier (22-5 MMA, 14-4 UFC), who’s No. …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants rematches with Conor McGregor and 'punk' Eddie Alvarez, but title comes first

GLENDALE, Ariz. – If Dustin Poirier could just get in the cage with Justin Gaethje and make UFC on FOX 29’s headliner a quick one, he’d be perfectly happy with …read more

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UFC on FOX 29 odds: Poirier favored over Gaethje

Take a gander at the UFC on FOX 29 betting odds, as Dustin Poirier is favored to best Justin Gaethje in the main event. UFC on FOX 29 kicks off …read more

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Tyron Woodley unimpressed with Colby Covington, Rafael dos Anjos, targeting July or August return

GLENDALE, Ariz. — In town for UFC on FOX 29, Tyron Woodley discusses Justin Gaethje vs. Dustin Poirier, his timetable for a return to defend the UFC welterweight title, the …read more

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Older, mature Poirier's simplified approach leading to success in Octagon

When it comes to the fight game, few are more intense than Dustin Poirier. It’s a prime reason why his Saturday main event against fellow lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is …read more

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Glendale bout most meaningful of Gaethje's career

Shortly after Justin Gaethje watched his friend and teammate Rose Namajunas claim UFC gold last November, the lightweight standout posted a reaction video on Instagram praising the newly minted titleholder, …read more

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Déjà vu: Undefeated no more, Gaethje returns to the site of heartbreak — and triumph — for UFC on FOX 29

The ghosts of the Gila River Arena still roar to life for Justin Gaethje, memories alive and well and as vibrant as the desert sun.
The venue located deep in the …read more

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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 159 – Phoenix: Jose Youngs, featuring Justin Gaethje, Carlos Condit, Arjan Bhullar

Episode No. 159 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.
MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the …read more

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Glendale: Fight by Fight Preview

DUSTIN POIRIER VS JUSTIN GAETHJEAs Ric Flair would say, “WOOOOOOOOO.” If the UFC Glendale main event between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje doesn’t get you amped up, you’re not a …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘The Highlight!’

The most dominant champion in World Series of Fighting (WSOF) history, Justin Gaethje, will throw down opposite fellow knockout artist, Dustin Poirier, this Saturday (April 14, 2018) at UFC on …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Win over Justin Gaethje puts me ‘closest I’ve ever been’ to title

GLENDALE, Ariz. — At UFC on Fox 29 media day, Dustin Poirier discusses his recent major foray into charity work, wanting a rematch with Conor McGregor, his preference for working …read more

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Dustin Poirier feels UFC Glendale opponent Justin Gaethje is at risk of a “short career”

Former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ and current UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje is loved for his exciting, all-action style. Yet according to Dustin Poirier, who Gaethje fights this …read more

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Justin Gaethje goes off on “turd” James Vick, vows to “slap the f**k out of him”

At present, all of Justin Gaethje’s focus is directed at his Saturday night opponent, Dustin Poirier. That being said, the former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ also has some …read more

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Justin Gaethje interrupts this UFC on FOX 29 interview to blast 'turd' James Vick

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Justin Gaethje’s pre-fight interview for UFC on FOX 29 was trucking along for roughly five minutes before suddenly it veered away from his headlining bout with Dustin …read more

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Dustin Poirier Not Looking to Fight Fire with Fire Against Justin Gaethje

It’s safe to say fans were excited with the announcement that Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje would square off in the main event on April 14 at UFC on Fox …read more

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