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#Dustin Poirier

# dustin-poirier - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Poirier to remain undisputed UFC lightweight champ

Nurmagomedov won by rear naked choke after 2:06 of the third round.

# dustin-poirier - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

UFC announce September title defence for lightweight champion Khabib

The undefeated Russian will take on interim title-holder Dustin Poirier in a unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

# dustin-poirier - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Poirier outlasts Holloway in UFC classic and immediately calls out Khabib

Elsewhere on the card, Israel Adesanya proved himself on the biggest level by defeating Kelvin Gastelum.

# dustin-poirier - Saturday 23 February, 2019

UFC 236 headliner set with Holloway and Poirier going head-to-head for interim title

Featherweight champion Max Holloway will move up to lightweight.

# dustin-poirier - Monday 3 December, 2018

UFC boss hints at Poirier rematch for McGregor's next bout

The pair met in a featherweight bout in September 2014, with McGregor winning via first-round stoppage.

# dustin-poirier - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

UFC 230 loses Diaz-Poirier but gains heavyweight title bout

Injury has ruled Dustin Poirier out of his lightweight clash with Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden.

# dustin-poirier - Friday 3 August, 2018

Nate Diaz set to return against another former Conor McGregor rival

A lightweight bout between Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier has been booked for the UFC 230 card.

# dustin-poirier - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Dana White hints at introducing instant replays to UFC after Poirier-Alvarez stoppage

The promotion’s president was unhappy with the decision to stop last night’s lightweight bout in Dallas.

# dustin-poirier - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Eddie Alvarez to make his return against another former foe of Conor McGregor

Alvarez will be fighting for the first time since relinquishing the lightweight title to McGregor last November.

# dustin-poirier - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Johnson puts a halt to the Poirier renaissance at UFC Fight Night 94 KO

Johnson puts a halt to the Poirier renaissance at UFC Fight Night 94

The 30-year-old made it look easy in Texas.

# dustin-poirier - Friday 16 September, 2016

Poirier targets lightweight title shot as he aims to continue post-McGregor revival this weekend

“I can beat every lightweight on the UFC roster.”

# dustin-poirier - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Poirier hits back with smart response to McGregor's social media dig

“This line of work is not for everyone.”

# dustin-poirier - Monday 4 January, 2016

Duffy can still reach the top but Poirier was a step too far, too soon

The Irishman suffered his first taste of defeat as a UFC fighter on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Joseph Duffy's fight with Dustin Poirier broke a UFC viewership record

It seems a lot of people were watching as the Donegal fighter was handed his first defeat in the UFC.

# dustin-poirier - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Joseph Duffy comes up short in a thrilling battle with Dustin Poirier

The Donegal fighter suffered just the second defeat of his career and his first in the UFC.

# dustin-poirier - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Duffy's acid test, Lawler's world title defence and more tonight at the MGM Grand

The UFC kick off their 2016 campaign tonight in Las Vegas.

'My goal is to make the country proud' - Duffy ready for his biggest fight yet tonight in Vegas Irish Pride This post contains videos

'My goal is to make the country proud' - Duffy ready for his biggest fight yet tonight in Vegas

There’s a lot at stake at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

# dustin-poirier - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Joseph Duffy and his parents feature in the UFC's latest episode of Embedded UFC 195 This post contains videos

Joseph Duffy and his parents feature in the UFC's latest episode of Embedded

The Donegal fighter is preparing for a massive bout against Dustin Poirier in Las Vegas this weekend.

# dustin-poirier - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

'Irish fans are going to be talking about this for a long time' No Show Like A Joe Show This post contains videos

'Irish fans are going to be talking about this for a long time'

The promo for Joseph Duffy versus Dustin Poirier will whet your appetite for this weekend’s fight.

# dustin-poirier - Monday 28 December, 2015

Duffy believes a UFC lightweight title shot is within reach in 2016

The Donegal man takes on Dustin Poirier this Saturday night at UFC 195 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

# dustin-poirier - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A date has been set for Joseph Duffy's rescheduled UFC bout with Dustin Poirier

The pair had been due to face off in the main event in Dublin last weekend.

# dustin-poirier - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Duffy expects to reschedule Poirier bout once he's medically cleared

“I’m looking forward to getting that fight back on with Dustin.”

# dustin-poirier - Thursday 22 October, 2015

We'll leave it there so: Holohan to headline, Walsh flies to the States and all of Thursday's sport

Plus New Zealand name their XV for the World Cup semi-final.

Paddy Holohan can't understand why Dustin Poirier wouldn't accept a new opponent

Poirier was due to face Joe Duffy in the UFC Dublin main event.

Dustin Poirier doesn't want a new opponent for Saturday's UFC Dublin card

Poirier wants to re-fix cancelled Duffy fight for 2 January in Las Vegas.

Conor McGregor wants to step in and fight Dustin Poirier in Dublin on Saturday

Joseph Duffy is out of the UFC Fight Night 76 main event.

# dustin-poirier - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'People who aren't aware of the talent level of Joe Duffy are going to get a treat'

Duffy faces Dustin Poirier at the 3Arena this Saturday night.

# dustin-poirier - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'He's excelling' - Joseph Duffy receives Rory MacDonald's seal of approval On The Fly This post contains videos

'He's excelling' - Joseph Duffy receives Rory MacDonald's seal of approval

The Irish lightweight meets Dustin Poirier in UFC Dublin’s main event at the 3Arena on 24 October.

# dustin-poirier - Monday 12 October, 2015

Next week's UFC Dublin card will be broadcast live and free-to-air in Ireland

Both Setanta Sports and 3e will show the event, which takes place at the 3 Arena on 24 October.

# dustin-poirier - Monday 5 October, 2015

We're counting down the days to UFC Dublin after watching the new promo Irish Invasion This post contains videos

# dustin-poirier - Monday 14 September, 2015

Poirier: 'I'll beat Duffy and when McGregor moves to lightweight I'll be waiting for him'

The UFC Dublin headliner outlines his plans to The42.

# dustin-poirier - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'He fought all bums' - Poirier not convinced by Duffy's boxing credentials

Duffy versus Poirier will headline UFC Dublin on 24 October.

# dustin-poirier - Thursday 30 July, 2015

'I'm proud to be from Donegal and I'm glad they're proud to have me representing them'

We sat down with UFC Dublin headliner Joseph Duffy.

# dustin-poirier - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

8 facts you should know about the Donegal man headlining the UFC's next Dublin event

Joseph Duffy fights Dustin Poirier at the 3Arena on Saturday, 24 October.

Duffy versus Poirier announced as the headline bout for UFC Dublin

A huge fight for the Donegal lightweight at the 3Arena.

# dustin-poirier - Friday 10 July, 2015

Poirier wants McGregor rematch, tips Mendes to win at UFC 189

“If he moves up to lightweight I’ll be ready.”

# dustin-poirier - Monday 9 February, 2015

10 of the best bits from tonight’s episode of the Conor McGregor documentary

The third instalment of the series follows The Notorious in the build-up to his fight against Dustin Poirier last September.

# dustin-poirier - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Conor McGregor ranked in the top five after lightning Vegas win

Poirier “heart broken” after The Notorious stops him inside the first two minutes at UFC 178.

# dustin-poirier - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Irish fans take over MGM Grand at UFC 178 weigh-ins

It looks like Conor McGregor will have a strong following for tonight’s bout with Dustin Poirier.

McGregor faces biggest test yet as Poirier awaits in Sin City

Ireland’s top MMA fighter has heaped more pressure on himself ahead of UFC 178 tonight. He talks the talk but will he continue to walk the walk?

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