Dustin Glenn Poirier is an American expert blended military craftsman. He right now battles in the Lightweight division for A definitive Battling Title. He is a previous Between time UFC Lightweight Victor. Poirier has been contending expertly since 2009, he has likewise contended in the WEC. As of October 27, 2020, he is 2 in the UFC lightweight rankings and 7 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
|Born:||January 19, 1989|
Lafayette, Louisiana, US
|Height:||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight:||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Team:||American Top Team|
Poirier was brought into the world on January 19, 1989, in Lafayette, Louisiana, and is of French drop, explicitly he is of Cajun legacy. He went to Northside Secondary School for brief timeframe, as he exited in the ninth level due to more than once falling into difficulty and road battles. Dustin still invests a large portion of his energy in Lafayette with his significant other Jolie and their little girl, however prepares at American Top Group in South Florida, where he moves before battles.
Mixed martial arts career
Early career: Poirier turned proficient in 2009, immediately accumulated a record of 7-0, contending generally in local advancements over his local Louisiana and the Southern US. He vanquished Daniel Watts on October 31, 2009, by knockout in the first round at blast FC.
World Extreme Cagefighting: Poirier lost a consistent choice to Danny Castillo in his WEC debut on August 18, 2010, at WEC 50. Poirier vanquished Zach Micklewright through first-round technical knockout on November 12, 2010, at WEC 52.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
2010: In October 2010, World Outrageous Cage fighting converged with A definitive Battling Title. As a component of the consolidation, all WEC contenders were moved to the UFC. After the UFC/WEC consolidation, recently delegated UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo was set to make his first protection against No. 1 competitor Josh Grispi at UFC 125. Aldo then needed to pull out from the session because of a back physical issue on November 23, 2010. Poirier consented to step in and face Grispi at the occasion on January 1, 2011. Poirier won the battle by consistent choice.
2011: Poirier was required to confront Rani Yahya on June 11, 2011, at UFC 131. Nonetheless, Yahya was constrained from the session with a physical issue and supplanted by limited time newcomer, Jason Youthful. Poirier crushed Youthful through consistent choice after three rounds. Poirier confronted Pablo Garza on November 12, 2011, at UFC on Fox 1. Poirier crushed Garza through second round D’arce gag.
2012: Poirier was required to confront Erik Koch on February 4, 2012, at UFC 143. In any case, Koch pulled out of the session refering to a physical issue and was supplanted by Ricardo Lamas. At that point, only fourteen days after the fact, Lamas needed to pull out from the battle with a physical issue, leaving Poirier again without a rival. After seven days, Max Holloway consented to step in to battle Poirier. Poirier vanquished Holloway in the first round, with a triangle-armbar from the mount position.
2013: Poirier immediately got back to activity, taking his second battle inside 63 days as he stepped in as a substitution for a harmed Dennis Siver. He confronted Fledgling Swanson in the co-headliner on February 16, 2013, at UFC on Fuel television: Barão versus McDonald. During the battle, the two warriors landed punches which seemed to hurt the other. Poirier scored leg kicks and twofold leg takedowns. Swanson fought back with head kicks and accommodation endeavors Poirier lost the battle through consistent choice.
2014: Poirier confronted Conor McGregor on September 27, 2014, at UFC 178. He lost the battle by technical knockout in the first round. This was the first run through Poirier was halted by strikes. After the match, Poirier said I generally considered it to be an or more however the Conor McGregor battle was the defining moment. I recall that I was behind the stage preparing to leave and I saw him and he tossed this grin and pointed at me. I don’t have the foggiest idea why however it truly got to me, man. It truly played with my head.
2015: Poirier confronted Carlos Diego Ferreira in a lightweight session on April 4, 2015, at UFC Battle Night 63. He won the battle through knockout in the first round. The success additionally procured Poirier his first Presentation of the Night reward grant and an unveiled compensation of $118,000, the most elevated revealed pay got by Poirier at that point. Poirier confronted Yancy Medeiros on June 6, 2015, at UFC Battle Night 68. He won the battle through technical knockout in the first round, in the wake of dropping Medeiros twice with punches. The success additionally procured Poirier his second Presentation of the Night reward grant.
2016: Poirier was required to confront Joseph Duffy on October 24, 2015, at UFC Battle Night 76. In any case, Duffy pulled out of the battle on October 21, three days preceding the occasion, subsequent to continuing a blackout during a fighting meeting. Thusly, the matching was rescheduled and occurred on January 2, 2016, at UFC 195. Poirier won the battle by consistent choice. After the session, Poirier was hospitalized for a wrecked nose. He had a lay off for about a month and a half because of the injury.
2017: After the suspension, Poirier battled Eddie Alvarez on May 13, 2017, at UFC 211. Poirier shook Alvarez in the second round, however was thusly dropped when Alvarez landed two unlawful knees while Poirier was against the fence. With the Texas commission not working under the new bound together standards, arbitrator Spice Senior member announced the battle a No Challenge as he didn’t really accept that Alvarez realized Poirier was a grounded rival at that point. Notwithstanding, the two contenders were granted the Battle of the Night reward grant.
2018: After the Pettis battle, Poirier marked another agreement with UFC yet he had three battles staying in his past agreement. Poirier confronted Justin Gaethje on April 14, 2018, at UFC on Fox 29. He won the battle by means of technical knockout in the fourth round. This battle acquired him the Battle of the Night reward grant. Poirier confronted Eddie Alvarez in a rematch on July 28, 2018, in the headliner at UFC on Fox 30. He won the battle through technical knockout in the second round. This success acquired him the Presentation of the Night grant.
2019: Poirier confronted Max Holloway for the Between time UFC Lightweight Title on April 13, 2019, at UFC 236. He won the battle by consistent choice. This battle procured him the Battle of the Night grant, his fourth successive exhibition reward. Poirier confronted Khabib Nurmagomedov on September 7, 2019, in a title unification session at UFC 242. He lost the session through back stripped gag accommodation in the third round.
2020: Poirier confronted Dan Whore on June 27, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Poirier versus Prostitute. He won the energizing to and fro battle by consistent choice. This battle procured him his seventh Battle of the Night grant.
Poirier unloaded his UFC 211 unit on eBay to fund-raise for Second Reap Food Bank. The most elevated bidder paid $5,100 for Poirier’s shirt, gloves, cap, hand wraps and shorts. In April 2018, Poirier and his better half established the Great Battle Establishment. Poirier continued to sell his UFC Battle Night 120 and UFC on Fox 29 battle packs too. The cash raised went to the group of a perished Lafayette cop and the Acadiana Effort Center separately. Poirier likewise unloaded his UFC on FOX battle pack and utilized the cash raised to purchase 500 knapsacks for younger students in his old neighborhood of Lafayette.
After his session with Nurmagomedov at UFC 242, the two traded shirts after the battle. In his post-battle talk with, Nurmagomedov said that he would sell the shirt Poirier gave him and giving the returns to Poirier’s cause. Similarly, Poirier reported that he would unload his UFC 242 battling gear to raise assets for the establishment. After the occasion, Poirier sold his battle pack with Nurmagomedov’s walkout shirt for $60,200. At the same time, Nurmagomedov sold Poirier’s walkout shirt for $100,000 which was coordinated by Dana White to join absolute of $200,000 gift to Poirier’s establishment. As indicated by Poirier, his establishment is working with Justin Wren’s Battle for the Neglected to help give clean drinking water to the Batwa Dwarf offspring of Uganda.
Poirier got his first tattoo at 14 years old. At present, his chest and arms are shrouded in tattoos, remembering three Japanese characters for his chest that state bushidō. Poirier has a spouse named Jolie. The couple had their first kid, Parker Noelle Poirier, on August 20, 2016.
Poirier is expected to face Conor McGregor in a rematch of their 2014 bout at UFC 257 on January 23, 2021. You will get an exciting rematch in UFC 257. Hopefully, you will enjoy it.