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Conor McGregor plans to use ‘exceptional circumstances’ clause to bypass USADA’s six month testing rule

Conor McGregor is expecting to be back in February. McGregor hasn’t fought since he broke his leg in his UFC 264 fight against Dustin Poirier. Since then, he has been …read more

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Video: Hear The Post-Fight Exchange Between Dustin Poirier & Michael Chandler

The post-fight altercation between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler at UFC 281 was caught on video. The UFC 281 main event fight between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler won the …read more

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Watch the heated exchange between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler following their epic battle at UFC 281 (Video)

Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler had a heated exchange in the Octagon following their epic battle at UFC 281. Poirier (29-7 MMA) and Chandler (23-8 MMA) collided on the main …read more

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Anthony Smith explains why Conor McGregor pulling out of the USADA testing pool “bothers the f**k” out of him: “There’s only one reason you would do that”

Anthony Smith doesn’t like how Conor McGregor pulled out of the USADA testing pool. After McGregor broke his leg in his UFC 264 fight against Dustin Poirier and began his …read more

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Anthony Smith: There's only one reason 'jacked as sh*t' Conor McGregor would pull out of USADA testing pool

Anthony Smith is suggesting that Conor McGregor may be taking performance-enhancing drugs.
McGregor, who broke his leg in a TKO loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021, has not been tested …read more

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That’s why we have refs - Chandler won’t apologize for fish-hooks

Michael Chandler after his UFC 281 loss to Dustin Poirier. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

For Michael Chandler, he did nothing wrong at UFC …read more

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Michael Chandler: ‘Dustin Poirier Is Losing Sleep’ Over Fouls, Not Me

Michael Chandler has no time for Dustin Poirier’s comments on alleged fouls and is moving past their rivalry. After the UFC 281 war between Chandler and Poirier was one of …read more

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Michael Chandler on Dustin Poirier’s finger bite at UFC 281: ‘I would have done the exact same thing’

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Michael Chandler doesn’t fault Dustin Poirier for chomping down on his finger during their UFC 281 fight. It’s all part …read more

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Michael Chandler hits back at accusations of being a dirty fighter in Dustin Poirier fight: “You’re just in there trying to survive”

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler wants to make it clear that he’s not a dirty fighter. ‘Iron’ returned to action at UFC 281 earlier this month in New York City. …read more

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‘You tell me who the BMF is’, Chandler calls for BMF title bout with Masvidal

Michael Chandler makes his walk to the Octagon ahead of his lightweight bout with Dustin Poirier at UFC 281. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Poirier: Chandler’s Fakeness More Bothersome Than UFC 281 Fouls

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier’s bad blood with Michael Chandler doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Poirier defeated Chandler in a ‘Fight of the Year’ contender …read more

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Poirier: Chandler’s Fakeness Bothers Him More Than The Fouls At UFC 281

Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier’s bad blood with Michael Chandler doesn’t appear to be going away anytime soon. Poirier defeated Chandler in a ‘Fight of the Year’ contender …read more

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Dustin Poirier uninterested in ‘respectful’ Beneil Dariush, wants big fights after completing ‘violence triangle’

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At UFC 281, Dustin Poirier picked up another big win, submitting Michael Chandler after a bloody, back-and-forth …read more

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Dustin Poirier Shares Firm Take On Bringing Kids To UFC Fights

Dustin Poirier chimes in on bringing children to UFC fights. Since coming to the UFC back in 2011, Dustin Poirier has been putting on exciting performances in the cage. As …read more

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Dustin Poirier Wouldn’t Be Excited If Offered Beneil Dariush Fight

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Dustin Poirier wouldn’t be motivated to get in the gym to prepare for Beneil Dariush. Poirier defeated Michael Chandler in his UFC return at UFC …read more

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Heck of a Morning: What’s next for Dustin Poirier after UFC 281 win? Reaction to PFL pay-per-view price tag

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After a chaotic battle with Michael Chandler in the featured bout of UFC 281 this past Saturday …read more

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Dustin Poirier reveals he got even with Michael Chandler by committing his own foul at UFC 281: “I bit the s**t out of his fingers”

Dustin Poirier has revealed that he bit Michael Chandler during their now-controversial exchange at UFC 281. Last weekend at UFC 281, Dustin Poirier submitted Michael Chandler after a three-round war …read more

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Renato Moicano suggests himself as Conor McGregor’s comeback opponent: “Moicano wants the money, McGregor has the money”

UFC lightweight contender Renato Moicano would love to welcome back Conor McGregor. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of action since his loss to Dustin Poirier in July 2021. During the …read more

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Dustin Poirier admits getting even with Michael Chandler at UFC 281: ‘I bit the s*** out of his fingers’

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Dustin Poirier decided to fight fire with fire at UFC 281.
On Saturday, Poirier faced Michael Chandler in …read more

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Dustin Poirier shoots down clash with Beneil Dariush next: “That one’s not super exciting”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier isn’t very high on a clash with Beneil Dariush. ‘The Diamond’ returned to action last weekend at UFC 281 in Madison Square Garden. Standing opposite …read more

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Dustin Poirier reveals what he said to Michael Chandler after their UFC 281 fight: “He’s just a freaking fake dude”

Dustin Poirier has opened up on what he told Michael Chandler after their UFC 281 fight. Poirier won the fight by third-round submission but when the fight ended, the two …read more

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Chael Sonnen: ‘Dustin Poirier Shouldn’t Face Beneil Dariush At UFC 284’

Former UFC star Chael Sonnen has suggested that lightweight contender Dustin Poirier should dismiss talk of him facing Beneil Dariush next February. This past weekend at UFC 281, Poirier returned …read more

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Video: What's next for Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler after UFC 281?

The UFC 281 feature bout was an instant-classic banger in the lightweight division between former interim champion Dustin Poirier and former title challenger Michael Chandler.
The fight lived up to its …read more

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Michael Chandler Provides Full Response To Cheating Accusations

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has provided a firm defense following accusations of cheating in his fight against Dustin Poirier. This past weekend at UFC 281, Chandler continued his trend …read more

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The MMA Hour with Dustin Poirier, Yair Rodriguez, Jason House and Ash Belcastro in studio, and Renato Moicano at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Michael Chandler: I Still May Be One Fight Away From Title Shot

Michael Chandler is interested in a trilogy with free agent Eddie Alvarez but is laser-focused on another shot at UFC gold. Chandler lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 last …read more

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Top-10 Lightweight Challenges Michael Chandler To “War”

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Michael Chandler has been called out just days after his last fight at UFC 281. Chandler lost to Dustin Poirier in a ‘Fight of the …read more

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UFC 281 highlights & recap: Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler

Watch the highlights video and recap from Saturday’s UFC 281 lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler. UFC 281 fight card on Saturday, November 14, at Madison Square …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants Beneil Dariush next: ‘It makes a lot of sense’

Dustin Poirier prepares to take on Michael Chandler at UFC 281. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

“I think it’s a great matchup. I think …read more

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Michael Chandler has his sights set on Conor McGregor following UFC 281 loss: “I am the biggest fight that he could take”

Michael Chandler has his sights set on welcoming Conor McGregor back to the Octagon following his UFC 281 defeat to Dustin Poirier. Chandler and Poirier had Madison Square Garden on …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Michael Chandler is a ‘dirty’ fighter

After defeating Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on Saturday, Dustin Poirier accused the former three-time Bellator MMA champion of being a ‘dirty’ fighter.

“He stuck his fingers in my mouth to …read more

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Michael Chandler insists he’s not a ‘cheater’ after Dustin Poirier claims

On Saturday night Dustin Poirier was in a dangerous situation. He had Michael Chandler on his back, his arm around his neck, and with just a bit of wiggle room, …read more

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Michael Chandler responds to Dustin Poirier's foul play accusations at UFC 281: 'I ain't a cheater'

NEW YORK – Michael Chandler has issued his response to Dustin Poirier’s accusations after UFC 281.
Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) denied malice or intentional foul play on his part during …read more

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Dustin Poirier accuses Michael Chandler of being a “dirty motherf*cker” following UFC 281 victory

Dustin Poirier feels Michael Chandler bent the rules during their UFC 281 scrap. Poirier and Chandler did battle inside Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 12. This …read more

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Michael Chandler Pleads With Conor McGregor To Re-Enter USADA Pool

Michael Chandler is already looking forward to his next potential fight against superstar Conor McGregor following UFC 281. Chandler lost to former title challenger Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 on …read more

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Chandler says he is ‘the biggest fight’ for McGregor after loss to Poirier

Michael Chandler is defeated by Dustin Poirier at UFC 281. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler wants the money …read more

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Dustin Poirier Reveals Strong Words He Told Michael Chandler In Octagon

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has hit back at Michael Chandler’s accusations of not being graceful in victory. Poirier defeated Chandler in a third-round submission at UFC 281 …read more

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Dustin Poirier calls Michael Chandler a ‘dirty motherf*****’ for multiple fouls; Chandler says ‘I’m not a cheater’

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Dustin Poirier put an exclamation point on his showdown with Michael Chandler at UFC 281 by finishing the fight with …read more

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Michael Chandler: Dustin Poirier Wasn’t Graceful in Victory

It seems Michael Chandler and Dustin Poirier failed to quash their beef at UFC 281 tonight. After a history of back-and-forths on social media and in-person, the duo finally met …read more

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UFC 281 post-fight bonuses: Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler get ‘Fight of the Night’

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Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler’s rollercoaster fight picked up “Fight of the Night” honors with stiff opposition at UFC 281. …read more

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Fish Hook?! Twitter Reacts To Poirier Vs. Chandler Bloodbath

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Check out what Twitter had to say about the epic Michael Chandler vs. Dustin Poirier fight at UFC 281! Dustin …read more

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UFC 281 results: Dustin Poirier caps off instant classic against Michael Chandler with third round submission

NEW YORK – The feature bout of UFC 281 between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler promised to be one of the best fights of the event, and it certainly met, …read more

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Pros react after Dustin Poirier submits Michael Chandler at UFC 281

Tonight’s UFC 281 main card lineup featured a key lightweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler. Poirier (29-7 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since suffering …read more

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UFC 281 results: Dustin Poirier taps out Michael Chandler with rear-naked choke after wild and bloody war

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Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler delivered a wild back-and-forth war just as advertised but it was the one-time interim lightweight …read more

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‘Must see TV’ - Pros react to Dustin Poirier’s sub win, crazy fight against Chandler at UFC 281

Dustin Poirier submitted Michael Chandler at UFC 281. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Dustin Poirier submitted Michael Chandler at UFC 281. On Twitter, pro …read more

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Twitter reacts to Dustin Poirier's submission of Michael Chandler at UFC 281

Dustin Poirier returned from a career-long layoff on Saturday and defeated Michael Chandler in the UFC 281 featured bout.
Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC), a former interim lightweight champion, returned from …read more

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Insanity! Poirier Taps Blood-Soaked Chandler Late In Wild Brawl

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight human highlight reels Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler went to war tonight (Sat., Nov. 12, …read more

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UFC 281: Dustin Poirier taps Michael Chandler in three-round blood bath

A lot of fans were calling this fight the people’s main event due to some cage-side beef that helped to sell the fight and bring the two lightweights together.

The …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler full fight video highlights

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Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler full fight video highlights from the main card of UFC 281, courtesy of the …read more

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UFC 281 live blog: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler will clash in key fight at UFC 281 on Saturday night. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Chandler: Fans Want Poirier Fight To Be Something It’s Not

Michael Chandler knows that his fight with Dustin Poirier does not need to have a personal beef for it to turn out exciting. From the moment that it was rumored …read more

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Preview! Poirier Vs Chandler — ‘See You At The Top’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just hours away from its upcoming lightweight slobberknocker between top 155-pound contenders Dustin Poirier and …read more

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Michael Chandler Dismisses Dustin Poirier’s “Fake” Description

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler has shut down Dustin Poirier’s notion of being “fake” ahead of their UFC 281 grudge match. Chandler and Poirier will meet in the UFC Octagon …read more

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UFC 281 results: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

Dustin Poirier takes on Michael Chandler in an explosive lightweight match on the UFC 281 PPV main card | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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UFC 281: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler main card live results, highlights, play by play

Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler at the UFC 281 press conference. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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UFC 281 Ceremonial Weigh-in Video: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

UFC 281 features a lightweight match that promises to deliver exciting between former interim champion Dustin Poirier and former three-time Bellator champ Michael Chandler.

On Friday, Poirier and Chandler officially weighed …read more

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Video: Can Michael Chandler or Dustin Poirier earn a title shot with UFC 281 win?

The UFC 281 feature bout is a banger in the lightweight division between former interim champion Dustin Poirier and former title challenger Michael Chandler.
On paper, the fight promises to be …read more

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Dustin Poirier warns Michael Chandler against using “tough guy mindset” at UFC 281: “If he fights me like he fought Justin Gaethje, I’ll clean him up”

Dustin Poirier has sent a warning to Michael Chandler against using a ‘tough guy mindset’ ahead of UFC 281. It will be Dustin Poirier (28-7 MMA) vs Michael Chandler (23-7 …read more

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UFC 281 video: Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler's final faceoff before highly anticipated fight

NEW YORK – Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler met one last time before their highly anticipated UFC 281 featured lightweight fight.
Former interim lightweight champion Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC) meets three-time …read more

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Heck of a Morning: What are the chances Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler winner gets title shot next?

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Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler will battle it out in a highly anticipated lightweight showdown at UFC 281. While there …read more

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UFC 281 video: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler set after both make weight

NEW YORK – Arguably the most hyped match at UFC 281 now is official after lightweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler made weight.
Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC), a former …read more

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Dustin Poirier Names Fighter Who Should Be In LW GOAT Debates

Former interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier has named a fighter whom he believes isn’t brought up enough in the divisional GOAT conversation. Whilst the debate over the all-time GOAT …read more

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Michael Chandler Names What Dustin Poirier Won’t Be “Ready For”

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler expects upcoming opponent Dustin Poirier to learn some new things about his skill set at UFC 281. While two title fights sit atop this weekend’s …read more

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Michael Chandler plans to steal Alex Volkanovski’s title shot with “undeniable” performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 281

Michael Chandler plans to steal Alex Volkanovski’s title shot with an ‘undeniable’ performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 281. Michael Chandler is speaking out ahead of this Saturday’s fight at …read more

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Nate Diaz pokes fun at Saturday’s UFC 281 matchup between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler

Nate Diaz poked fun at Saturday’s UFC 281 lightweight matchup between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler. Poirier and Chandler play a large part in the exceptional UFC 281 line-up at …read more

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UFC 281 | Pro fighters make their picks for Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

On the main card of UFC 281, a highly-anticipated lightweight bout goes down as Dustin Poirier takes on Michael Chandler. Heading into the fight, Poirier is a -230 favorite with …read more

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Dariush Makes His Prediction For Poirier/Chandler At UFC 281

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush has given his take on the crucial matchup between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler, set for UFC 281 on November 12. At the Madison Square …read more

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Head coach: Dustin Poirier gunning to take out Michael Chandler, ‘every bone in his body says kill, kill, kill’

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Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler may not have the main event slot at UFC 281, but …read more

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Morning Report: Dustin Poirier inks partnership with UFC to make ‘Poirier’s Louisiana Style’ the Official Hot Sauce of UFC’

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It’s a big week for Dustin Poirier.
On Saturday, Poirier faces Michael Chandler in the featured lightweight battle …read more

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UFC 281 faceoff: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler and other non-title faceoffs

NEW YORK – The hype for the UFC 281 featured bout between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler continued to grow with their first faceoff at the pre-fight news conference.
Poirier (28-7 …read more

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Dustin Poirier announces partnership with UFC to promote his Louisiana-style hot sauce: “It means a lot”

Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier has announced a partnership with the UFC. ‘The Diamond’ has been out of action since his loss to Charles Oliveira last December. However, it hasn’t been …read more

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Dustin Poirier unsure if he'll get title shot with UFC 281 win, but says Charles Oliveira's loss 'definitely opens up the doors'

NEW YORK – Dustin Poirier has no clue what may come next if victorious on Saturday.
The former UFC interim lightweight champion returns to action to take on top contender Michael …read more

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Beneil Dariush picks Dustin Poirier to win at UFC 281, says Michael Chandler too 'focused on being entertaining'

Beneil Dariush thinks Michael Chandler has the tools to beat Dustin Poirier on Saturday night at UFC 281. However, he doesn’t think he’ll use them properly enough to get the …read more

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UFC 281 Clash: Poirier Vs. Chandler!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight sluggers Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler will go to war this weekend (Sat., Nov. 12, …read more

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Michael Chandler hunting for a finish against Dustin Poirier at UFC 281: “He’s not a crazy hard puzzle to solve”

UFC lightweight contender Michael Chandler is hunting for a finish this weekend. ‘Iron’ has been out of action since his knockout victory over Tony Ferguson in May. The win was …read more

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Michael Chandler: I might slow the pace vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 281 – but 'don't hold me to it'

Michael Chandler’s chaotic style has thrilled fans, but has also cost him at times.
In his four octagon appearances, Chandler (23-7 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has fought for the lightweight title and …read more

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Dan Hooker previews UFC 281 lightweight clash between Michael Chandler and Dustin Poirier: “Chandler has a disregard for his own personal safety”

Dan Hooker believes Michael Chandler and Dustin Poirier are going to put on a show at UFC 281. The UFC’s lightweight division is in a state of flux. Last month, …read more

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Michael Bisping: Dustin Poirier stops Michael Chandler, who has 'shown to be a little bit chinny'

Michael Bisping expects Dustin Poirier to test Michael Chandler’s chin at UFC 281.
Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC) faces Chandler (23-7 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on Saturday’s pay-per-view main card at Madison Square Garden …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains what he plans to prove to his family by defeating Michael Chandler at UFC 281

Dustin Poirier has revealed what he sets out to prove by beating Michael Chandler at UFC 281 this weekend. On Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, Dustin Poirier and Michael …read more

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VIDEO: UFC 281 'Countdown' for Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

Did you miss the debut of UFC 281 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the featured bout preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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UFC 281 Countdown Video: Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler

UFC 281 Countdown previews the featured main card matchup between Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler that’s sure to bring fireworks.

Poirier (28-7, 1 NC) enters the match coming off a loss …read more

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Poirier Shares What He Wants His Family To Learn From Chandler Fight

Dustin Poirier feels that his upcoming fight with Michael Chandler could profoundly affect those around him. There is a big fight coming up for former interim champion Dustin Poirier. He …read more

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Dustin Poirier 'very impressed' by UFC champ Islam Makhachev's win over Charles Oliveira

Dustin Poirier praises new UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev for his flawless performance against Charles Oliveira.
Makhachev (23-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) dominated Oliveira en route to a second-round submission to claim the …read more

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Dustin Poirier before Michael Chandler fight at UFC 281: 'I've never lost two in a row, and I don't plan on starting now'

Dustin Poirier has shown incredible consistency throughout his career, and he’s not about to let that change at UFC 281.
Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC) will look to rebound from his …read more

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Heck of a Morning: Impact of Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler on lightweight division

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Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler will finally settle their score at UFC 281 on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden. …read more

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Michael Bisping shares prediction for “The people’s main event” at UFC 281: “He has been shown to be a little bit chinny”

Michael Bisping is sharing his prediction for ‘The people’s main event’ between Michael Chandler and Dustin Poirier at UFC 281. UFC 281 takes place on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at …read more

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Beneil Dariush decides against waiting for UFC title shot, calls for bouts with Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler, Rafael Fiziev, and Charles Oliveira: “I just want to fight”

UFC lightweight contender Beneil Dariush is just ready to be active. The Iranian fighter is fresh off his clash with Mateusz Gamrot at UFC 280 last month. The fight was …read more

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Coach Mike Brown expects much improved Poirier at UFC 281: 'It's the best Dustin we've ever seen'

ABU DHABI – American Top Team head coach Mike Brown likes what he’s seen from Dustin Poirier ahead of UFC 281.
Brown believes the best version of Poirier has yet to …read more

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Michael Chandler downplays beef with Dustin Poirier: 'There's a tug of war between two dudes who've got the same goal'

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Michael Chandler insists things aren’t personal between him and Dustin Poirier heading into UFC 281.
Chandler (23-7 MMA, 2-2 UFC) faces Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC) on Nov. 12 …read more

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Chandler Ready To Cross Poirier Off List Of Preferred Opponents

With his next matchup confirmed after months of speculation, Michael Chandler has indicated that a fight with Dustin Poirier is something he’s wanted from the moment he joined the UFC. …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Ideally, Dustin Poirier beats Michael Chandler and we rematch

Justin Gaethje wants to avenge his loss to Dustin Poirier.
Gaethje (23-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) and Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC) earned Fight of the Night for their barnburner at UFC on FOX …read more

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He was KOd and submitted - Cejudo questions Poirier’s P4P ranking

Dustin Poirier at UFC 271 in February. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Henry Cejudo isn’t sure why Dustin Poirier is on the top …read more

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Morning Report: Henry Cejudo says Dustin Poirier is too high on the pound-for-pound rankings: ‘The voters for these rankings suck’

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Henry Cejudo has questions about Dustin Poirier’s pound-for-pound credentials.
According to the UFC’s rankings, Poirier is currently …read more

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Conor McGregor labels himself the ‘GOAT’ ahead of return: “The greatest comeback in sports history”

Former UFC dual-weight champion Conor McGregor believes he’s the GOAT ahead of his return. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of action since his trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Conor McGregor says he would KO Charles Oliveira in a potential fight: “I’ve KO’d every Brazilian I’ve fought”

Conor McGregor is saying he would KO Charles Oliveira in a potential fight. Conor McGregor (22-6 MMA) has been out of commission since his fight with Dustin Poirier (28-7 MMA) …read more

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Henry Cejudo: I don't know why Dustin Poirier is on the pound-for-pound list

Henry Cejudo doesn’t think Dustin Poirier belongs in the UFC’s pound-for-pound standings.
Ex-UFC interim lightweight champion Poirier (28-7 MMA, 20-6 UFC) currently is ranked No. 8 on the list. He is …read more

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Henry Cejudo takes issue with Dustin Poirier being added to the men’s pound-for-pound rankings: “There is no way you can put guys that have been knocked out and submitted”

Henry Cejudo has taken exception to Dustin Poirier featuring in the UFC’s pound for pound rankings. While he may not currently be an active member of the roster, the fact …read more

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Beneil Dariush on Michael Chandler potentially receiving another UFC title shot with a win over Dustin Poirier: “That’s basically a clown show”

Beneil Dariush doesn’t think Michael Chandler should get a title shot if he defeats Dustin Poirier. Chandler received a UFC title shot after knocking out Dan Hooker in his Octagon …read more

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Beneil Dariush: It's 'basically a clown show' if Michael Chandler gets UFC title shot before I do

Beneil Dariush thinks it would be a joke if Michael Chandler emerges as the next lightweight title challenger after UFC 281.
Chandler (23-7 MMA, 2-2 UFC) takes on Dustin Poirier on …read more

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