Dana White: I think Conor McGregor was overlooking Dustin Poirier at UFC 257

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UFC president, Dana White has claimed that he believes former two-weight world champion, Conor McGregor was overlooking UFC 257 opponent, former interim lightweight titleholder, Dustin Poirier prior to his January knockout defeat on ‘Fight Island’. Making his Octagon return for the firs time in just over a year, McGregor entered the potential lightweight title-eliminator against […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov claims Dustin Poirier ‘deserves to be champion’, division needs to move on

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Current undisputed UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov has given his thoughts on the current state of affairs at 155-pounds since his October retirement — and has claimed that past-foe, Dustin Poirier deserves to be crowned the new titleholder. Nurmagomedov, who is still billed as both the pound-for-pound number-one and the UFC’s undisputed lightweight champion, announced […]

Dustin Poirier alludes to future rubber-match with Conor McGregor

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Immediately following their UFC 257 rematch almost two weeks ago on ‘Fight Island’, two-time foes Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor both remained somewhat coy on their next moves, however, both also firmly expressed their interest in a trilogy, rubber-match in the future. Since the January 23rd. event, the lightweight title picture remains as muddled as […]

Conor McGregor recaps loss to Dustin Poirier, ‘buzzing’ for potential trilogy bout

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Former two-weight world champion, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor has reflected deeply on his UFC 257 knockout loss to two-time foe, Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier tonight, once more calling for a rubber-match with the Lafayette native. Headlining the promotion’s flagship event return on January 23rd. — McGregor made his first Octagon walk in just over a […]

Nate Diaz issues response to Dustin Poirier’s callout: F**k a weight class

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Ahead of a speculated lightweight division return for Stockton fan-favourite, Nate Diaz, the veteran has issued a response to an old call out from former interim UFC lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier, claiming he’s still a welterweight “Nick Diaz Army soldier“, but also quipped “f**k a weight class”. Diaz, who was linked with a return to […]