Poirier vs Chandler set for UFC 281 in New York but Pimblett out due to tax concerns

The UFC’s upcoming event in New York City is beginning to take shape after it was reported Dustin Poirier is likely to face Michael Chandler on the card. On Wednesday, veteran MMA journalist Ariel Helwani claimed the exciting lightweight bout is ‘close to being finalised’ for UFC 281 which will take place at Madison Square […]

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Conor McGregor dealt comeback blow by Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier

Both Nate Diaz and Dustin Poirier have slammed the door shut on fighting Conor McGregor, despite the undoubted millions to be made from the Irishman. Instead, both UFC legends are focusing on fighting one another after almost four years after they were originally set to meet at UFC 230. Getty Images – Getty Poirier and […]

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Covington rivals McGregor for worst insults with new Poirier comments

Dustin Poirier has been embroiled in a heated rivalry with Conor McGregor for the past 12 months, but Colby Covington is rivalling the Irishman for how personal a feud can get. Poirier and Covington are former training partners at American Top Team, a place where Chaos left under a cloud of controversy amid claims from […]

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Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz ‘agree’ to fight as ‘The Diamond’ eyes welterweight move

Dustin Poirier has promised to fight Nate Diaz ‘this month’ after the pair exchanged words on social media. The ‘Diamond’ is currently recovering after losing to Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 in their lightweight title bout, his second failed attempt at a world title. Getty Images – Getty Poirier and Diaz were scheduled to meet […]

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Poirier fails to secure UFC lightweight title as Oliveira taps out The Diamond

Dustin Poirier wasn’t able to cap off a fairytale year with the UFC lightweight title after Charles Oliveira submitted him in the third round of the UFC 269 main event. The champion came into this fight as the underdog given Poirier’s successes against Conor McGregor this year and after the first round – the same […]

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Oliveira needed wheelchair as a kid, almost died in the UFC but is now champ

Charles Oliveira’s journey from being told as a child that he would need a wheelchair to becoming UFC lightweight champion is a story of perseverance. And as the man himself said after beating Michale Chandler to win the vacant belt earlier this year: “I’m proving to everybody I’m the lion of lions.” Getty Charles Oliviera […]

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Poirier says he saw fear in McGregor’s eyes before breaking his leg in July

Dustin Poirier believes Conor McGregor was full of ‘desperation’ when they faced each other in July. The rivals met for the third time at the main event of UFC 264 where Poirier picked up his second win over the Irishman. Getty Poirier was victorious over McGregor for the second time this year However, the bout […]

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Poirier vs Oliveira date: UK start time, full fight undercard and UFC 269 stream

Dustin Poirier will be looking to finish an incredible individual year by beating Charles Oliveira for the lightweight title at UFC 269. The Diamond started the year by avenging his 2014 defeat to Conor McGregor by knocking out the Irishman back in January. Poirier is challenging UFC champion Oliveira The two had a third fight […]

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McGregor explains why he ‘100 percent had’ Poirier before he broke his leg

It’s been nearly four months since Conor McGregor broke his leg against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, but the Irishman still maintains he was winning the fight. The judges scored the opening round 10-8 to Poirier, largely because The Diamond mounted McGregor for almost half the round. McGregor suffered a bad break against Poirier McGregor […]

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McGregor aims dig at Poirier as he congratulates Fury and Wilder following epic fight

Conor McGregor aimed a subtle dig at UFC rival Dustin Poirier as the ‘Notorious’ congratulated Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder following their epic fight on Saturday evening. The Gypsy King defended his WBC title for the first time in a fight which saw both men sent to the canvas on multiple occasions in what was […]

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