Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker targeted for UFC’s June 27 headliner

Their previously planned date was scratched due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker are still expected to meet in an upcoming main event. Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC), the former UFC interim lightweight champion, is slated to return against of one of the division’s surging contenders in Hooker (20-8 MMA, 10-4 […]

Conor McGregor Targets Gaethje, Khabib, Ferguson, Poirier in Twitter Tirade

Conor McGregor appears to be growing restless in quarantine, and he has some thoughts on the direction the lightweight division should take in the coming months. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Conor McGregor calls out Justin Gaethje, disses Khabib, Ferguson, Poirier in Twitter rant

Conor McGregor has a lot of thoughts on the lightweight division after UFC 249, and he expressed them Monday. The biggest takeaway from it all, though, is that McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) is willing to return to the octagon without fans sooner rather than later, and thinks he will facing newly minted interim lightweight […]

Dustin Poirier Dedicated To “The Good Fight”

When he’s not in the Octagon, Dustin Poirier is contributing to a bigger fight. Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

Dustin Poirier breaks down Ferguson vs. Gaethje and the difficulty preparing for a fight during the pandemic

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dustin Poirier understands the risk versus reward attached to any fight you accept in the UFC. That’s why it’s difficult for the former interim lightweight champion to say for certain if Tony Ferguson is making the right call accepting a short notice fight against Justin Gaethje. An interim title was put […]

Dustin Poirier welcomes Conor McGregor fight at welterweight, middleweight or even in the boxing ring

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting When Dustin Poirier finally makes his return to action, he’s looking for the biggest and best fights available. Initially targeted for a showdown with Dan Hooker at UFC San Diego, the former interim lightweight champion saw that fight fall by the wayside due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that put all […]

Dan Hooker hopes matchup with Dustin Poirier gets rescheduled

It was a matchup for which fans of all-action fights had set up reminders in their Google calendars: Former UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker, which was expected to headline UFC San Diego on May 16. Then, as everyone who is currently spending their days isolated at home can tell you, the […]

Dustin Poirier knows why he wasn’t selected for UFC 249, picks Justin Gaethje to KO Tony Ferguson

Dustin Poirier understands why he wasn’t chosen to replace Khabib Nurmagomedov against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. When news surfaced that Nurmagomedov was unable to defend his lightweight title against Ferguson in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Poirier, the former interim champion, was among those to throw his name in the hat to take […]

Dustin Poirier: UFC Told Me to Keep Preparing for May 16 Fight in San Diego

Dustin Poirier and the Ultimate Fighting Championship seem to have differing views regarding the promotion’s upcoming schedule during the coronavirus pandemic. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dustin Poirier volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249: ‘I’ll take it’

If Khabib Nurmagomedov is out, the UFC won’t have to look hard for a replacement. Former UFC lightweight title challenger Dustin Poirier has thrown his name into the hat as a potential replacement opponent for Tony Ferguson should UFC lightweight champ Nurmagomedov be unable to compete at UFC 249 on April 18 – provided the […]

Dustin Poirier offers to face Tony Ferguson on short notice at UFC 249

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting If Tony Ferguson needs a new opponent, a former interim lightweight champion is ready to accept the challenge. With reigning lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov stuck in Russia due to a nationwide travel ban because of the coronavirus pandemic, the UFC is scrambling to find a worthwhile replacement if he’s unable to […]

Unfiltered Episode 378: Dustin Poirier & Francis Ngannou

On today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered: Dustin Poirier & Francis Ngannou Read the Full Article Here View full post on UFC News

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the U.S., Dustin Poirier realizes some things are bigger than the sport

Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dustin Poirier knows life will eventually get back to normal again but with the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the United States, he also realized some things were bigger than his career fighting in the UFC. After plotting his return to action for several months following a loss to […]

Colby Covington apologizes to Dustin Poirier for recent insults: ‘I kind of lost my cool’

Colby Covington | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Colby Covington has several feuds going on at any given time, and he’s looking to take one out of the equation. Nobody has been safe from Covington’s invective over the past few years, including his fellow American Top Team fighters Tyron Woodley, Jorge Masvidal, and Dustin Poirier. At […]

Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker Targeted for UFC San Diego Main Event on May 16

A potential all-action matchup between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker has been targeted to headline UFC San Diego on May 16. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker expected to headline UFC San Diego

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A Twitter exchange between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker has led to the lightweights being paired up for a five-round fight that is expected to headline the UFC’s return to San Diego on May 16. Multiple sources close to the contest confirmed the news to MMA Fighting with verbal agreements in […]

Dustin Poirier open to five-round fight with Dan Hooker

Dustin Poirier has responded to Dan Hooker’s callout. Hooker recently picked up his third straight win, when he edged out Paul Felder in this past weekend’s UFC Auckland headliner. He had previously called Poirier out on numerous occasions, but Poirier didn’t seem too interested. But, after moving one step closer to lightweight contention with his […]

Al Iaquinta hopes to talk Paul Felder off retirement ledge if Dustin Poirier fight fizzles

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting PORTLAND, Ore. – Onetime UFC lightweight title challenger Al Iaquinta hopes he can talk Paul Felder out of retirement if a fight against Dustin Poirier doesn’t materialize. Iaquinta on Sunday told MMA Fighting the Poirier matchup is “the fight to make,” but he aims to rekindle an old matchup if that’s […]

Dustin Poirier thinks Justin Gaethje has best chance to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dustin Poirier thinks if there’s one man at the moment with a chance to dethrone Khabib Nurmagomedov, it’s Justin Gaethje. Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC) is familiar with both guys, having taken out Gaethje in a “Fight of the Night” effort in 2018 and falling short to UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) […]

Garry Tonon cut in training, Dustin Poirier grappling match canceled

The charity grappling match between jiu-jitsu sensation Garry Tonon and former interim UFC champ Dustin Poirier will not take place as expected. Tonon sustained a cut above his right eye during training and as a result was forced to withdraw from his scheduled grappling bout with Poirier, which was meant to take place Feb. 21 […]

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