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Dustin Poirier welcomes boxing matches with Tony Ferguson, Nate Diaz

Long-time UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier would be willing to fight either Tony Ferguson or Nate Diaz in the boxing ring. Poirier is currently looking for a fight. He was …read more

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Dustin Poirier campaigns for five-round Tony Ferguson fight

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier isn’t giving up on his previously rumored matchup with Tony Ferguson. For many weeks, Poirier and Ferguson were expected to fight at UFC 254 on …read more

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Dustin Poirier hopeful the UFC can salvage Tony Ferguson fight

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier is still hopeful the UFC can salvage his fight against Tony Ferguson and book it later this year. Poirier was set to take on Ferguson …read more

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Charles Oliveira says he is ‘ready’ for Tony Ferguson and top-5

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Lightweight contender Charles Oliveira asks the UFC for a chance to prove he is ready for division’s elite. UFC lightweight contender Charles Oliveira just …read more

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Report | Dustin Poirier turned down Michael Chandler fight out of loyalty to Tony Ferguson

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier reportedly turned down a fight against Octagon newcomer Michael Chandler out of loyalty to Tony Ferguson. When the UFC announced this week that it signed the …read more

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Dana White confirms Tony Ferguson no longer competing at UFC 254

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Tony Ferguson won’t be fighting Dustin Poirier or anybody else at UFC 254.
That’s according to UFC president Dana White, who just days ago teased that …read more

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Dana White explains why Michael Chandler got the call for UFC 254 instead of Tony Ferguson

Dana White announced some huge news for UFC 254 earlier today, but it did not involve former interim lightweight title holder Tony Ferguson. Instead the brash UFC boss confirmed that …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson is officially off UFC 254 card

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After his proposed fight with Dustin Poirier fell apart, Tony Ferguson won’t be fighting on the UFC 254 card at all. The UFC’s …read more

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Dana White says Tony Ferguson won't fight at UFC 254: 'They went quiet on us'

According to UFC president Dana White, Tony Ferguson won’t be returning to the octagon at UFC 254 as expected.
The UFC originally had hoped to have Ferguson (25-4 MMA, 15-2 UFC) …read more

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Dana White Says Dustin Poirier “Doesn’t Want To Fight”

UFC President Dana White says that Dustin Poirier has negotiated himself out of a fight with Tony Ferguson. In speaking of the negotiations, White said that Poirier “doesn’t want to …read more

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UFC rankings: Tony Ferguson falls on P4P list

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Slim pickins’ in the UFC rankings this week in terms of changes. In a year of largely irrelevant smaller UFC cards, last weekend’s …read more

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Posted on September 17, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Nobody actually thinks Dustin Poirier doesn't want to fight Tony Ferguson. Right?

We’ve heard this one so often over the years from one person that, by this point, as soon as you hear it, the words board the express train in one …read more

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Dana White on Dustin Poirier: ‘He didn’t want to take (Tony Ferguson) fight.’

The UFC returns to Fight Island in Abu Dhabi following this week’s UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley at the Apex in Las Vegas. The promotion’s next stint on Fight …read more

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Michael Chandler in consideration for UFC fight with Tony Ferguson

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler is reportedly being considered as a potential opponent for former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. After knocking out Benson Henderson at Bellator 243, …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants the fight, but will Tony Ferguson get Michael Chandler instead?

Ferguson wants to fight Poirier next, but if the UFC can’t make that happen, would Ferguson take a different opponent? …read more

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Dana White claims Dustin Poirier “didn’t want” Ferguson fight, Poirier responds

UFC President Dana White claims Dustin Poirier “didn’t want” to accept a widely rumored fight with Tony Ferguson. Poirier, however, begs to differ. For many weeks, Poirier and Ferguson were …read more

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Dana White: Dustin Poirier ‘didn’t want to fight,’ Tony Ferguson already offered new opponent

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Tony Ferguson is still expected to fight at UFC 254, but he won’t be facing Dustin Poirier.
According to UFC President Dana White, the promotion has …read more

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Dana White suggests Dustin Poirier negotiated himself out of Tony Ferguson fight, ‘The Diamond’ responds

UFC President Dana White suggested on Tuesday that Dustin Poirier had negotiated himself out of a fight with Tony Ferguson. Earlier this month it was reported that a massive lightweight …read more

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Dana White hints Dustin Poirier negotiated himself out of Tony Ferguson fight; Poirier responds

Dana White believes Dustin Poirier has an unknown motive for not fighting Tony Ferguson at UFC 254.
The matchup between former interim UFC lightweight champions Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) and …read more

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Coach: If UFC can push date back, we’re interested in Hooker vs. Ferguson

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Eugene Bareman sees an opportunity for Dan Hooker to take on Tony Ferguson later this year. Despite considerable interest in the …read more

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Chael Sonnen Has One Name In Mind To Fight Tony Ferguson

Chael Sonnen believes Dan Hooker is the most logical opponent for Tony Ferguson after the Dustin Poirier fight fizzled out. The hope for the UFC is to keep Ferguson on …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Is Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson really unsalvageable?

Welcome to “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. This week, Simon Head hosts and is joined by …read more

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Coach: Dan Hooker Would ‘Jump In There & Fight’ Tony Ferguson

Dan Hooker is open to the idea of fighting Tony Ferguson according to his coach, Eugene Bareman. Originally, Ferguson was set to fight Dustin Poirier, yet the UFC and Poirier …read more

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Dan Hooker open to Tony Ferguson fight after Dustin Poirier contract talks fail

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker is open to fighting Tony Ferguson after Dustin Poirier had contract talks fail with the promotion. UFC president Dana White recently said that an intriguing …read more

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Chael Sonnen suggests new matchup for Tony Ferguson since “Poirier doesn’t want the opportunity”

Chael Sonnen has a new matchup in mind for Tony Ferguson now that a fight with Dustin Poirier is seemingly off the table. For many weeks, Poirier and Ferguson were …read more

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Morning Report: Eugene Bareman says Dan Hooker would ‘jump in there and fight’ Tony Ferguson ‘for sure’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Over the weekend, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the rumored fight between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson at UFC 254 would not be taking …read more

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Triple Take: If not Dustin Poirier, whom should Tony Ferguson fight next?

Triple Take: If not Dustin Poirier, whom should Tony Ferguson fight next? …read more

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Tony Ferguson to the UFC on Dustin Poirier negotiations: Pay the man

Tony Ferguson wants to fight Dustin Poirier, but he wants the UFC to pay Poirier what he believes he’s worth to make it happen. …read more

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Tony Ferguson wants UFC, Dana White to take care of Dustin Poirier for proposed fight: 'Pay the man'

Tony Ferguson supports Dustin Poirier in his stance to get compensated for their proposed fight.
Ferguson (25-4 MMA, 15-2 UFC) and Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) were linked to a bout …read more

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Dustin Poirier Reacts To Tony Ferguson Assisting On Contract Negotiations

Dustin Poirier has responded to Tony Ferguson telling the UFC to pay him more money to make the fight happen. Poirier and Ferguson were expected to fight at UFC 254 …read more

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Tony Ferguson wants UFC to ‘pay’ Dustin Poirier to make the fight happen, Poirier responds

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Tony Ferguson still wants his showdown with Dustin Poirier, and he wants the UFC to open up its checkbook to make it happen.
The …read more

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Dana White Says Tony Ferguson Will Get New Opponent After Dustin Poirier Fight Fizzles

Dana White is still looking to have Tony Ferguson compete at UFC 254. Originally, the plan was for Ferguson to fight Dustin Poirier, yet recently, Poirier revealed he could not …read more

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‘Pay the man’ - Ferguson asks White to put on Poirier bout

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Tony Ferguson wants the UFC to pay Dustin Poirier properly. The highly anticipated bout between fan friendly sluggers Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier has …read more

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Dustin Poirier reacts to negotiation assist from Tony Ferguson

Dustin Poirier has responded after his prospective foe Tony Ferguson urged Dana White to open his checkbook and make their fight happen. For many weeks, Poirier and Ferguson were linked …read more

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Tony Ferguson sends a message to Dana White, pleads for the UFC to save Dustin Poirier fight

Tony Ferguson is calling on UFC president Dana White to give the fans what they deserve and save his Dustin Poirier fight. Ferguson appeared to be in good spirits last …read more

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White not ‘not even trying to salvage’ Poirier-Ferguson, working on replacement

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Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson is unsalvageable, according to UFC president Dana White. Well, it’s official: Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson will not be …read more

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White Won’t ‘Salvage’ Poirier Vs. Ferguson, Finding UFC 254 Replacement

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is not interested in salvaging a lightweight matchup between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson following recent struggles …read more

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Dana White: Dustin Poirier off the table, Tony Ferguson will be booked for “another fight”

UFC President Dana White says that his promotion has given up on a widely rumored lightweight fight between former interim champs Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson. Poirier and Ferguson were …read more

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson will face new opponent, Dustin Poirier fight no longer in the works

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A planned fight between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson has officially been scrapped.
Just weeks after rumors first started swirling that the promotion was attempting to …read more

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Dana White confirms Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson is dead: 'We're getting another fight'

Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson is not happening at UFC 254, nor will it go down anytime in the near future by all appearances.
After UFC president Dana White said the …read more

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Poirier says ‘there’s always a chance’ he’ll fight Ferguson; just not at UFC 254

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Dustin Poirier isn’t willing to rule out a potential fight with Tony Ferguson, but it won’t happen next month. Dustin Poirier is reportedly …read more

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Hot Tweets: The dissolution of Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson, future UFC champions, and more

Esther Lin, MMAFighting

And the beat goes on. This weekend marks the 10th straight week with a UFC event taking place and we’ve still got 13 more (probably plus …read more

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Tony Ferguson appears to be in good spirits despite losing out on Dustin Poirier fight at UFC 254

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson appears to be in good spirits despite losing out on a potential fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 254. Earlier this week ESPN‘s …read more

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Dustin Poirier not closing the door on potential fight with Tony Ferguson

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier is not closing the door on a potential fight with Tony Ferguson. Poirier and Ferguson were linked to a fight at UFC 254 …read more

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Dustin Poirier No Longer Expected To Face Tony Ferguson At UFC 254

Although a fight between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson was never official for the October 24th card, it had been expected to take place on the show. It now appears …read more

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Report: Poirier out of Ferguson bout due to failed negotiations

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According to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Dustin Poirier bowed out of his would-be UFC 254 co-headliner fight against Tony Ferguson. If you’re one of those …read more

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Dustin Poirier and UFC can’t come to terms on Tony Ferguson UFC 254 bout

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier may not be squaring off with fellow former interim titleholder Tony Ferguson at UFC 254 after all.

UFC president Dana White has spoken openly …read more

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Poirier Couldn't Come To Terms With UFC, Ferguson Fight Off

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Dustin Poirier recently stated that he was more than willing to step into the Octagon to face Tony Ferguson in …read more

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Dustin Poirier no longer expected to face Tony Ferguson at UFC 254

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A highly anticipated lightweight fight between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson is no longer expected to take place at UFC 254 in October.
While the matchup …read more

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Ben Askren slams “dumb” Dustin Poirier after Tony Ferguson fight fails to come to fruition

Like many of us, Ben Askren was very disappointed to hear that a targeted lightweight fight between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson has fallen apart. Earlier this month it was …read more

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Poirier: Ferguson bout at UFC 254 not happening

Next month’s highly anticipated fight between Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson isn’t happening anymore, according to Poirier. …read more

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Poirier ‘needs to compensated’ to fight Ferguson

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Dustin Poirier will not fight Tony Ferguson unless the price is right. Dustin Poirier is all for fighting fellow top lighweight contender Tony Ferguson, …read more

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson still not official, Poirier says ‘the prize needs to be right’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson isn’t signed, sealed, and delivered just yet.
A bout between the two former interim lightweight champions has been rumored for …read more

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Poirier Needs Prize To Be Right To Fight Ferguson

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Though a much-desired Lightweight showdown between former interim title holders Dustin Poirier and Tony Ferguson has been discussed, nothing has …read more

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Dustin Poirier on Tony Ferguson negotiations for UFC 254: “I’m a prizefighter and the prize needs to be right”

Dustin Poirier is open to making a fight with Tony Ferguson happen next month at UFC 254. For weeks now, it has been rumored Poirier and Ferguson would meet at …read more

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UFC's Poirier 'in' to face Ferguson, if price is right

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier said he needs to be compensated if the UFC wants him to fight Tony Ferguson in the co-main event of UFC 254 next month. …read more

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Hot Tweets: Anthony Smith’s future, Tony Ferguson vs. Dustin Poirier, and the ‘BMF’ rematch

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Earlier this month, Anthony Smith continued his career slide, losing to Aleksandar Rakic. But that wasn’t all that happened in the world of MMA. Tony …read more

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Dustin Poirier ‘waiting’ for UFC to send him contract for Tony Ferguson

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“I’m just waiting. I’m just waiting to talk to them.” Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson appears all but confirmed at …read more

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Dustin Poirier updates on rumored Tony Ferguson fight

Dustin Poirier has provided an update on his rumored scrap with fellow top-5 UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson. While most fight fans are dying to see this matchup, Poirier says …read more

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Dustin Poirier Says He Hasn’t Been Offered Tony Ferguson Fight But Ready To Accept If It Comes

Dustin Poirier is already preparing for a Tony Ferguson matchup despite him not being offered the fight yet. Recently, Dana White revealed they are working on Ferguson’s next fight and …read more

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier says he still hasn’t been offered Tony Ferguson fight but is ready when it comes

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In June, Dustin Poirier rebounded from his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 with a unanimous decision win over fifth-ranked lightweight contender Dan Hooker. …read more

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Ferguson ‘would love to help’ Lesnar prepare to fight Jones

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Tony Ferguson is being Tony Ferguson again, as he has offered to help prepare Brock Lesnar for a fight with Jon Jones. With talks of …read more

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Tony Ferguson offers to help Brock Lesnar train for Jon Jones heavyweight fight

UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson offered to help Brock Lesnar train for a potential heavyweight fight against Jon Jones. Reports emerged this week that Lesnar is currently a free agent …read more

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White says Ferguson vs. Poirier will ‘probably’ co-headline UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje

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Dana White says Dustin Poirier vs. Tony Ferguson will probably take place on the same card as Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje. UFC 254 …read more

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Dana White says Tony Ferguson vs. Dustin Poirier will “probably” take place at UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje

UFC president Dana White says a matchup between Tony Ferguson and Dustin Poirier will “probably” take place at UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje. White recently revealed that the UFC was …read more

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Tony Ferguson reacts following news of potential October showdown with Dustin Poirier

UFC President Dana White delivered some exciting news for fight fans on Saturday evening when he announced that Tony Ferguson had a fight lined up. Although White did not confirm …read more

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Dustin Poirier teases October return amid rumors of Tony Ferguson fight

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has reacted to the recent buzz surrounding a potential fight with Tony Ferguson. At the conclusion of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 15 card at the …read more

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Dana White shreds Oscar De La Hoya’s return to fighting: ‘Cocaine isn’t cheap’

Dana White reacts to Oscar De La Hoya possibly fighting again and who Tony Ferguson’s next opponent might be.
“Cocaine isn’t cheap.”

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Dana White: Tony Ferguson ‘probably’ fighting Dustin Poirier next

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It appears Tony Ferguson is ready to return to action, and Dustin Poirier will more than likely be the man standing across from him in …read more

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Dustin Poirier reacts after Dana White suggests he is “probably” next for Tony Ferguson

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier reacted to the news from UFC president Dana White that he is “probably” next for Tony Ferguson. Poirier and Ferguson are both top-five lightweights in …read more

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Dana White reveals that Tony Ferguson has a fight lined up and it’s “probably” against Dustin Poirier

UFC President Dana White revealed some exciting news for fight fans this evening when he announced that Tony Ferguson has a fight lined up. Following tonight’s UFC on ESPN 15 …read more

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Dana White confirms Frankie Edgar a contender, Tony Ferguson’s next fight

UFC president Dana White doesn’t like to match make on the night of fights, but he did a little bit of that at UFC on ESPN 15. Well, sort of.
Following …read more

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Dustin Poirier expresses interest in potential fights with Tony Ferguson and Nate Diaz

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has shown interest in potentially fighting Tony Ferguson or Nate Diaz in his next bout. While Poirier may have come up short in his attempt …read more

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Justin Gaethje auctioning off fight kit from Tony Ferguson fight to raise money for sick cousin

UFC interim lightweight champion Justin Gaethje is auctioning off his fight kit and gloves from the Tony Ferguson fight to raise money for his sick cousin. Gaethje took to his …read more

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