Dustin Poirier

Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier
United States
19/01/1989 (30 yrs)
5’9”/155lbs
Reach: 72 in/183cm

#12 UFC Pound-for-pound
#2 UFC Lightweight

Accolades: Interim UFC Lightweight Champion

Record: 25-6-1 (17-5-1 UFC)

Last 5 (4-1):
LOSS | Khabib Nurmagomedov | Submission (Rear-naked choke) 2:06 Rd 3 | UFC 242, 7/09/2019
WIN | Max Holloway | Decision (Unanimous) | UFC 236, 13/04/2019
WIN | Eddie Alvarez | TKO (Punches) 4:05 Rd 2 | UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2, 28/07/2018
WIN | Justin Gaethje | TKO (Punches) 0:33 Rd 4 | UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaethje, 14/04/2018
WIN | Anthony Pettis | TKO (Injury) 2:08 Rd 3 | UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis, 11/11/2017

Next fight: Not booked

A huge fan favourite in recent times, Dustin Poirier has become one of the UFC’s biggest draws on the back of his exciting style and increasing finishing rate. A true fighter, Poirier hails from the town of Lafayette, Louisiana and trains at the famed American Top Team gym. His 23-fight UFC career extends back to 2011 and having competed with five former or current promotional champs, Poirier is one of the most respected veterans of the octagon. ‘The Diamond’ shot into title contention after a run of four wins, culminating in a second win over current Featherweight champion Max Holloway for the interim Lightweight strap, but Poirier fell short in claiming the undisputed title against Khabib Nurmagomedov in September, 2019. Having headlined in his last five fights, Poirier is still not booked heading into 2020, but should have a high-end Lightweight contender in his sights as he looks to make another title run at just 30 years of age. Could a rematch with Conor McGregor be next after the Notorious One takes on Donald Cerrone?