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Dustin Poirier moves back to lightweight for Diego Ferreira bout at UFC Fight Night 63

Who says you can't go home again? Despite a fairly successful run in the 145-pound weight class, where he is ranked No. 6, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fan favorite Dustin Poirier is moving back up to the lightweight division,...Show More Summary

Dustin 'The Diamond' Poirier Plans Move to Lightweight Division

The UFC's featherweight division lost a top-10 fighter Thursday, as No. 6-ranked Dustin 'The Diamond' Poirier announced he will move up to lightweight in an attempt to fight closer to his natural weight. Poirier made the announcement...Show More Summary

See ya! Dustin Poirier bails on featherweight division following string of 'brutal' weight cuts

Dustin Poirier is moving up in the world... literally. After a pretty successful run as a featherweight contender, the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) import is headed back to the 155-pound weight class, following what he describedShow More Summary

Poirier Eyeing Rematch with McGregor: 'I Still Think I Can Beat Him'

The sorrow that accompanied falling to the prophetic Conor McGregor at UFC 178 certainly still lingers in the mind of sixth-ranked featherweight Dustin Poirier. After a long war of words in the buildup for the fight, the fifth-ranked...Show More Summary

Dustin Poirier: 'I still think I can beat Conor McGregor, UFC 178 just wasn't my night'

After plenty of lobbying, Dustin Poirier got his much-desired fight against the always-vocal Conor McGregor at UFC 178, which went down this past September in Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately, the fight didn't go as Dustin would have...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Likely to Get Next UFC Title Shot

Conor McGregor ’s blistering first-round TKO win over Dustin Poirier has likely earned him a shot at the winner of Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes for the UFC featherweight title. UFC President Dana White hinted at the news on Thursday. "Here’s the thing: If you go down the list, every one of those guys has fought Jose Aldo already. Show More Summary

Videos: CagePotato Breaks Down UFC 178?s McGregor vs. Poirier and Cerrone vs. Alvarez on TYT Sports

Thanks again to TYT Sports — and the sharply-dressed Francis Maxwell — for having me on this morning to break down UFC 178. Here are the other two segments we shot, about Conor McGregor's hype-justifying TKO of Dustin Poirier, and Donald Cerrone's victorious battle against Eddie Alvarez. Show More Summary

Dustin Poirier 'Truly Heartbroken' over Loss to Conor McGregor

Dustin Poirier is without question a world-class fighter and contender at 145 pounds, but at UFC 178, he ran into a hype train that never had any intention of slowing down. Hype is a word commonly attached to success without comprehension. Show More Summary

UFC 178 payouts and salaries: Conor McGregor banks a whopping $150,000 for stopping Dustin Poirier

UFC 178 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (Sept. 27, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC 178 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Johnson vs. Show More Summary

Too Soon: Why the Time Isn't Quite Right for UFC 178 Star Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor, the loquacious 26-year-old Irishman with a silver tongue, golden fists and cash-green dreams, had less than two minutes to style on poor Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. Then it was all over, a left hand just missing Poirier 's head but the attached elbow doing no such thing, leaving the No. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Takeya Mizugaki

Takeya Mizugaki finds himself in much the same place as Dustin Poirier right now. Both men are well inside the top 10, and both were simply outclassed by superior opposition at UFC 178. With Dominick Cruz coming back from a lengthy layoff, many expected Mizugaki to keep the fight relatively competitive. Show More Summary

UFC 178: Conor McGregor's Irish invasion; 'Stoolgate' as Tim Kennedy confronts Yoel Romero; Cruz and Zingano back…

  Who can doubt Conor McGregor when he delivered the walk after the talk in Las Vegas on Saturday night. It was mesmerising. Dustin Poirier looked like he'd been caught up in a whirlwind, and the Irishman fought like a dervish, his predictive words of 'first round KO' underlined by a major statement. McGregor admitted [...]

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: Actual Full Fight Video Highlights

Remember last week when we went apeshit over MMA sites purporting to have full-fight video highlights but not actually delivering? In case you don't remember, loads of site posted "full fight video highlights" of the fight between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Dustin Poirier

It was a short night for Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. Even Conor McGregor probably expected the fight to go at least a couple more minutes. Whether Poirier can still climb the ladder to the top of the division remains to be seen, but there’s no doubt his stock has dropped after Saturday night. Show More Summary

UFC 178 results recap: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier fight review and analysis

Top ranked featherweights Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier went to war last night (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) at UFC 178 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In an incredible performance, the Irishman smacked Poirier around, finishing him in the first round. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor: Ricky Hatton or Naseem Hamed, Babyface or Heel?

After dispatching Dustin Poirier inside of two minutes at UFC 178, even Conor McGregor ’s most cynical critics would have to concede that he has something a little bit special. The Irishman isn ’t all talk. The hype would appear to be...Show More Summary

Knockout! Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video highlights from UFC 178

Watch Conor McGregor easily dispose of Dustin Poirier last Sat. night (Sept. 27, 2014) on the pay-per-view (PPV) main card of UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, to mark his fourth straight win under the ZUFFA banner. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Video Highlights: Irish Phenom Knocks out Dustin Poirier

There is hype and then there is action. One is the domain of those who are being, who have corralled a reputation and a spot and have established themselves inside the middle. The action is the becoming. And Conor McGregor did quiteShow More Summary

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: What We Learned from Featherweight Tilt

Conor McGregor stopped Dustin Poirier quickly and efficiently at UFC 178 on Saturday night. The two had been jawing back and forth all week long, and McGregor was confident he would stop him in the first round—and he did. A left hand behind the ear dropped Poirier, and a few follow-up shots sealed the deal. Show More Summary

UFC 178 results: Conor McGregor knocks out Dustin Poirier in the first round

He's notorious, and he's knocking everybody out. Although it wasn't the main event of tonight's (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, it certainly...Show More Summary

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