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Poirier: If Anyone Can Come Back From This Injury, McGregor Can

After the epic UFC 264 saga between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, the former interim champion believes McGregor can overcome his career-threatening injuries.

“The Diamond” finished McGregor twice in 2021, slamming …read more

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Dustin Poirier shares his Mount Rushmore of MMA

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has shared his Mount Rushmore of mixed martial arts. Poirier (28-6 MMA) has gone 8-1 (1 NC) over his past ten fights, including …read more

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Trocação Franca: Charles Oliveira on Dustin Poirier and still not feeling respected as UFC champion

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UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira wants respect.
The Brazilian 155-pounder, who puts his UFC title on the line against former interim titleholder …read more

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‘He was steps ahead of me’ — Poirier claims Khabib’s grappling is on another level

Khabib Nurmagomedov poses with the lightweight title following his submission victory over Dustin Poirier at UFC 242. | Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

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Poirier claims McGregor is the hardest puncher he’s ever faced

Conor McGregor lands a straight left hand on Dustin Poirier in their trilogy bout at UFC 264. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

“As the …read more

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Posted on October 12, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Dustin Poirier is the best lightweight in the world, not Charles Oliveira, says coach

Dustin Poirier is the best lightweight in the world, not UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira, says his coach Mike Brown. Poirier takes on Oliveira at UFC 269 in December with …read more

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Mike Brown giving ‘elite’ Charles Oliveira respect ahead of UFC 269, but Dustin Poirier ‘best lightweight in the world’

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While other top-ranked lightweight competitors, along with some fans and media members, aren’t showing Charles Oliveira the respect that a …read more

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Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio joins stacked UFC 269 card

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Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio joins a stacked UFC 269 headlined by Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier. Another exciting match-up …read more

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Dustin Poirier picks Daniel Cormier to replace Dana White: ‘He would be a great face of a company’

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Dustin Poirier thinks Daniel Cormier would be a fitting replacement for UFC President Dana White someday. Dustin Poirier thinks former …read more

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Fights on Tap: Oliveira vs. Poirier among 21 UFC fights announced 

Fights on Tap: Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier among 21 UFC fights announced  | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the fights announced …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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Dustin Poirier believes Daniel Cormier could someday replace current UFC President Dana White

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier believes Daniel Cormier could replace Dana White as UFC president one day. It’s a task that many folks probably wouldn’t want, given the stress that …read more

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Conor McGregor applauds Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder for great trilogy, takes parting shot at Dustin Poirier

UFC star Conor McGregor used his praise for Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder to also take a shot at rival Dustin Poirier. Last Saturday night saw Tyson Fury put a …read more

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Conor McGregor praises 'honorable' Fury-Wilder trilogy, takes a dig at Dustin Poirier

Conor McGregor enjoyed what he saw Saturday in the trilogy boxing match between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder.
The former two-division UFC champion praised the two heavyweights for their instant-classic war …read more

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Conor McGregor lauds Fury-Wilder for ‘great heavyweight trilogy,’ takes shot at Dustin Poirier

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Even if Conor McGregor was among many in the combat sports world who were left impressed by the dramatic conclusion to Tyson …read more

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Poirier Sheds Light On Why He Thinks The UFC Stays Out Of Politics

Former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier explains that peace exists among MMA fighters despite political differences and various walks of life.

Dustin Poirier is not only the #1-ranked lightweight in the …read more

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Dustin Poirier Speaks On What His Chances Would Be In Khabib Rematch

Dustin Poirier keeps it real when discussing a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. 

Valuetainment recently uploaded an hour-long sit-down interview with future title challenger Dustin Poirier. The interview touches on a variety …read more

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Dustin Poirier Admits Thoughts Of Retirement After McGregor Loss

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier says his loss to Conor McGregor was one of the only times in his career where he had to consider his future in MMA.

Poirier and McGregor …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier title bout made official for UFC 269

Dustin Poirier gets another chance to capture undisputed UFC lightweight gold this December. | Dustin Poirier gets another chance to capture UFC lightweight gold this December.
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[UPDATE] Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier Official For UFC 269

Charles Oliveira will defend his lightweight title for the first time against Dustin Poirier.

Initially reported by MMAFighting last month, Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier for the UFC lightweight championship is …read more

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Dustin Poirier to challenge Charles Oliveira for lightweight title at UFC 269

Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier will meet this December in a lightweight title matchup.
The UFC has booked champion Oliveira (31-8 MMA, 19-8 UFC) against Poirier (28-6 MMA, 21-6 UFC) at …read more

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Conor McGregor reveals massive UFC 257 pay-per-view buys

The rematch between former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor and former interim lightweight titleholder Dustin Poirier sold a massive amount of pay-per-views in January.

The two first fought at UFC …read more

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Dustin Poirier says Charles Oliveira fight at UFC 269 is ‘signed, sealed, delivered’

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Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 edges closer and closer to becoming a reality. …read more

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Conor McGregor reveals UFC 257 sold over 1.5 million pay-per-views

UFC superstar Conor McGregor revealed that the UFC 257 sold over 1.5 million pay-per-views for his rematch with his rival Dustin Poirier. UFC 257 took place in January of this …read more

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Conor McGregor reveals huge UFC 257 pay-per-view buys for rematch with Dustin Poirier

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Conor McGregor remains the biggest draw in combat sports, and he’s got the numbers to back it up.
On Monday, the …read more

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Charles Oliveira-Dustin Poirier Lightweight Title Bout Official for UFC 269

The long-anticipated lightweight championship showdown between Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier is a done deal. …read more

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Dustin Poirier says Charles Oliveira contract is “signed, sealed, delivered”

Dustin Poirier says the Charles Oliveira contract for their UFC lightweight title fight at UFC 269 is now “signed, sealed, delivered.” Poirier and Oliveira are set to meet in the …read more

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Michael Chandler Predicts The Outcome Of Poirier versus Oliveira

Michael Chandler has given his prediction for how he sees the fight between Dustin Poirier and Charles Oliveira playing out when the two meet later this year.

After coming to the …read more

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Michael Chandler shares prediction for Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier

Top contender Michael Chandler shared his prediction for the upcoming UFC lightweight title bout between Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier. Chandler knows a thing-or-two about Oliveira, considering he just fought …read more

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Unlike Gaethje, Poirier Does Not Believe Charles Oliveira Is A “Quitter”

After Justin Gaethje placed doubts on the heart of Charles Oliveira, the #1-ranked UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier has defended the champion’s resolve.

“The Diamond” last competed in the Octagon against …read more

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Poirier Rejects “Unofficial LW Champion”’ Label, Defends Oliveira

Dustin Poirier is going to bat for champion Charles Oliveira.

Dustin Poirier is living up to his “nice guy” persona. Although he has a date with champion Charles Oliveira, there appears …read more

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Dustin Poirier disagrees with Justin Gaethje calling Charles Oliveira a “quitter”

Dustin Poirier disagrees with divisional rival Justin Gaethje calling UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira a “quitter.” There were times in the past when Oliveira would close up shop if things …read more

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier distances himself from the ‘uncrowned champion’ title: ‘It’s cool, it’s fun, but I’m not’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

2021 has been a big year for Dustin Poirier and things keep looking up for “The Diamond.”
In January, Poirier avenged his …read more

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Poirier Will Beat Up ‘Quitter’ Oliveira

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Charles Oliveira may have UFC gold around his waist, but Justin Gaethje expects Dustin Poirier to change …read more

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Justin Gaethje blasts “quitter” Charles Oliveira ahead of Dustin Poirier title fight at UFC 269

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje blasted “quitter” Charles Oliveira ahead of the Dustin Poirier title fight at UFC 269. Oliveira knocked out Michael Chandler at UFC 262 to become the …read more

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Justin Gaethje not sold on UFC champ Charles Oliveira yet: ‘He’s a quitter’

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Justin Gaethje will be an interested observer when UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier finally meet on Dec. …read more

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McGregor provides another positive injury update

Conor McGregor before his fight with Dustin Poirier at UFC 264. | Photo By Thomas King/Sportsfile via Getty Images

The former two-division champion says …read more

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Posted on September 15, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor Provides Positive Update On Leg Injury: ‘I Could Kick Right Now’

Conor McGregor has provided fans an update on his broken leg he sustained back in July at UFC 264. McGregor was fighting Dustin Poirier in their highly anticipated trilogy and …read more

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Colby Covington trashes Dustin Poirier and his “Louisiana swamp trash” family: “Him and his little kid that he uses as a prop”

Colby Covington trashed Dustin Poirier and his “Louisiana swamp trash” family, saying “him and his little kid that he uses as a prop.” Covington and Poirier were former teammates at …read more

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Covington Calls Dustin Poirier’s Wife A “Jezebel” & His Child A “Prop”

Let there be no doubt that Colby Covington has pulled out all the stops in his no-limits push for a grudge match against former teammate Dustin Poirier. Colby Covington has …read more

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Dustin Poirier reflects on two-year anniversary of Khabib loss as he prepares for next UFC title shot

Dustin Poirier has personified perseverance over the course of his MMA career. Tuesday in particular was an important day of reflection for how far he’s come.
Two years ago, Poirier (28-6 …read more

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Oliveira: I’m On A Different Level Than Poirier In Striking & The Ground

Charles Oliveira believes he is far above the level of Dustin Poirier in both striking and grappling. After overcoming a lot of adversity in the first round of his lightweight …read more

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Don't be surprised if... Dustin Poirier retires after his next fight, Brunson waits until 2022 for Adesanya

As the UFC begins an extremely busy fall schedule, we take a look at some potential headlines that could surprise the MMA world. …read more

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Michael Bisping advises Conor McGregor to ‘take a tune-up fight’ next, names ideal opponent

UFC analyst Michael Bisping advised promotional superstar Conor McGregor to ‘take a tune-up fight’ next, and he named his ideal opponent. McGregor broke his leg against Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Charles Oliveira confident he will submit Dustin Poirier at UFC 269

Charles Oliveira expects to hear ‘And Still’ on December 11 at UFC 269. Oliveira is expected to defend his lightweight title for the first time when he battles Dustin Poirier. …read more

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Conor McGregor thanks Anderson Silva for leg-break advice: ‘I’ve had very little support’

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Conor McGregor expresses his appreciation for Anderson Silva’s support in the aftermath of his leg break vs. Dustin Poirier at …read more

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Conor McGregor thanks Anderson Silva for advice on dealing with broken leg

UFC superstar Conor McGregor thanked former middleweight kingpin, Anderson Silva, for his advice on dealing with his broken leg. McGregor broke his leg against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 and …read more

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Gaethje Refuses To Acknowledge Oliveira As Champ Until He Beats Poirier

Justin Gaethje says he won’t recognize UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira as the “best” at 155 pounds until he beats Dustin Poirier. After 28 fights that spanned over a decade …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier targeted for UFC 269

Charles Oliveira is expected to defend the UFC lightweight title against Dustin Poirier. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

The UFC lightweight championship is slated …read more

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Report: Oliveira-Poirier Headlines UFC 269

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Newly-crowned UFC lightweight kingpin Charles Oliveira is scheduled to make his first-ever title defense against former interim champion Dustin Poirier, …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Charles Oliveira set for UFC 269

The undisputed UFC lightweight title will be on the line this winter when champion Charles Oliveira defends his belt against Dustin Poirier. MMAFighting.com was the first to report that Poirier …read more

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Charles Oliveira Reportedly Set To Defend Lightweight Title Against Dustin Poirier At UFC 269

Charles Oliveira will defend his lightweight title for the first time against Dustin Poirier. According to MMAFighting, Oliveira and Poirier have verbally agreed to fight one another on December 11 …read more

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Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier targeted for lightweight title fight at UFC 269 on Dec. 11

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A highly anticipated lightweight title fight is being targeted for the main event at UFC 269 as Charles Oliveira is …read more

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Nate Diaz claims Khabib and Poirier are scared to fight, spawns online feud with Conor McGregor

Nate Diaz has taken shots at Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier, and Conor McGregor on social media on Tuesday. Diaz took to Twitter and blasted Nurmagomedov and Poirier for being scared …read more

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Poirier Crowns Himself ‘Undisputed World Champion’

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“The Diamond” is now eyeing a fight with UFC Lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira. Dustin Poirier (28-6-0-1) …read more

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Dustin Poirier anoints himself the “undisputed world champion”

Although Charles Oliveira is the current UFC lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier anointed himself the “undisputed world champion.” Poirier is coming off of back-to-back knockout wins over Conor McGregor and is …read more

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Dustin Poirier says Max Holloway is the most skilled opponent he's beaten: 'His durability was amazing'

Dustin Poirier has beaten the who’s who in the sport, but one particular win has added value to his resume.
Poirier (28-6 MMA, 20-5 UFC) holds wins over former UFC lightweight champion …read more

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Dustin Poirier says Islam Makhachev probably the toughest fight for him at 155 pounds

With Khabib Nurmagomedov retired, there’s one man Dustin Poirier thinks would give him the toughest outing.
Former interim lightweight champion Poirier (28-6 MMA, 20-5 UFC) has only lost once in his …read more

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