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Poirier Willing To Step Aside & Let Oliveira/Chandler Fight for LW Title

Dustin Poirier feels that he is in the champion’s seat after UFC 257 and is in no hurry to watch how the division plays out in the coming months. Dustin Poirier is the talk of the lightweight division these days after being the first man to finish Conor McGregor in...

Justin Gaethje Vows To Get Revenge Against Dustin Poirier

Justin Gaethje has no intentions of leaving the UFC without getting retribution for his loss to Dustin Poirier three years ago. Justin Gaethje has had a stellar UFC run thus far. Since jumping over from the World Series of Fighting in 2017, he has truly lived up to his nickname...

Dustin Poirier Says Fight Island Experience Was ‘Like I Was In Prison’

Dustin Poirier wasn't a fan of the Fight Island experience. At UFC 257, McGregor and Poirier had their rematch in Abu Dhabi on Fight Island. Although the fighters get to stay in a luxury five-star hotel and a private plane to fly there, Poirier wasn't a fan of the experience. Before...

Charles Oliveira Calls For Vacant Lightweight Title Fight Against Poirier

Charles Oliveira believes that there is only one fight that makes sense if the UFC lightweight championship is vacated by Khabib Nurmagomedov. As the days tick by, it is appearing more likely that current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will vacate the championship following his retirement at UFC 254 last...

McGregor Considers Using Grappling-Based Strategy In Poirier Trilogy

Conor McGregor believes there was an unfamiliar path to victory he could have taken to defeat Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. The UFC 257 main event saw Dustin Poirier pick up the TKO victory over Conor McGregor in the second round. It was a competitive first round, but McGregor seemed...

Michael Chandler Believes He Finishes Dustin Poirier Inside Two Rounds

Michael Chandler has told anyone who would listen he is the best lightweight alive and is ready to prove it. In the co-main event of UFC 257, Chandler scored a first-round TKO win over Dan Hooker to cement his case as a top-five lightweight. After the win, the three-time Bellator...

Nate Diaz Calls Out Dustin Poirier, Claims He’s Training To ‘Whoop Ur Ass Next’

Nate Diaz is hoping to fight Dustin Poirier next time out. At UFC 230, Poirier and Diaz were booked against one another, but both men claim the other pulled out of the fight first. However, since the fight never came to fruition, many fans called for the fight to...

Dustin Poirier Calls Himself The Uncrowned Champion

Dustin Poirier believes he is the uncrowned UFC lightweight champion. After Poirier knocked out Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 257, he called himself the champion inside the Octagon. Many thought that fight should've been for the title, but UFC president, Dana White thought Khabib Nurmagomedov would return,...

Conor McGregor Answers Which Trilogy Is More Interesting: Diaz or Poirier

Win or lose, Conor McGregor will always have plenty of options. At UFC 257, “The Notorious” Conor McGregor fell to Dustin Poirier via second-round TKO in a major upset. McGregor was over a 3-to-1 favorite heading into the bout, perhaps in part because he already held a victory over Poirier....

Poirier Strongly Disagrees With White On Chandler Deserving Title Shot

Dustin Poirier has absolutely no interest whatsoever in fighting Michael Chandler, even if it is for a world title. The two big winners at UFC 257 were Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler, who both walked away from their spotlighted bouts with a KO/TKO victory. If this were the old-school UFC,...

7 Takeaways from UFC 257: McGregor vs Poirier 2

UFC 257 featured lightweight main and co-main events that could set the tone for the division in 2021. Dustin Poirier was able to beat Conor Mcgregor in their rematch and  Michael Chandler let the MMA world know that great fighters can come from Bellator into the UFC with his...

Fighters React To Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor At UFC 257

Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor brought the excitement that every fight fan loves in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 257 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (January 23, 2021) from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. As seen in the fight, the first round...

UFC 257 Highlights: Dustin Poirier Stuns Conor McGregor With KO Win In Rematch

Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor exceeded expectations set out by fight fans.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (January 23, 2021) at the UFC 257 event from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. McGregor came out really aggressive only to be taken down thanks to...

GSP Provides Final Tips for McGregor & Poirier Ahead of UFC 257 Fight

UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre is offering some final words of wisdom for Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier before they make their walks tonight at UFC 257. Georges St-Pierre knows a thing or two about winning. As the current holder of the most wins in welterweight division history as...

Coach: A Long Fight Would Be Worse For Dustin Poirier At UFC 257

If Dustin Poirier and his backers are counting on Conor McGregor fading if the UFC 257 main event drags on, they are in for a disappointment says striking coach Owen Roddy. Much has been made of the fact that Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have fought already. Some believe that...