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Name Dustin Poirier
Spelling The Diamond
Gender Male
Nationality USA
Ethnic Caucassian
  American
Job UFC Fighter
Desc Dustin Poirier has notable victories over big hitters like Eddie Alvarez, Anthony Pettis, Justin Gaethje and Max Holloway on his resume – a second win against the latter seeing him named interim lightweight champion in April
  The Diamond collect aluminium cans and picked pecans prior to getting into the fight game, landing in MMA having first looked into the possibility of boxing

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Expert Brazilian jiu-jitsu

2017 11 12 Retrieve

[Dustin Poirier calls for a showdown with the winner of contest between Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje following his win over former champion Anthony Pettis] I’m not gonna ask for a fight, I’m going to tell you right now who I’m going to fight. I want to fight the winner of Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez. I’ve laid it out for you, the work is over

2019 09 10 Retrieve

[Poirier address his fans on Monday, by thanking everyone for their support and arguing that he was ‘down but not out’] Didn’t get the result I wanted Saturday. This is what happens sometimes when you’re chasing greatness. I gave this my all. I’m down but not out. Thank you to everyone for the kind messages and support. It means the world to me. This one really hurts. It’s a hurt that im [sic] very familiar with…

2019 09 05 Retrieve

[Just to get to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier had to beat three former and one current UFC champion] If I go out there and stop Nurmagomedov, then I am the best lightweight fighter to ever strap on a pair of four-ounce gloves. Simple and plain

What I’ve had to go through to get to this point. And then the guy I am fighting [Khabib Nurmagomedov], the undefeated champion. Maybe someone who has never lost a round. That’s like a Rocky movie. When I go out there and beat Khabib, it’s not a question of am I the best UFC lightweight? It’s a question of am I the best lightweight to ever fight in mixed martial arts with the run I’m on. Max Holloway, Anthony Pettis, Eddie Alvarez, Khabib Nurmagomedov, winning over those guys in a row in main events, over and over, that’s the best run in lightweight history

Now I feel I am a much better a fighter, a much better person. And with every year I become older, but my mind changes in a good way. Religion helps me get through. And my parents

2019 09 06 Retrieve

[Few are tipping Poirier for the upset, but the man himself is full of confidence] I’m mentally ready for 25 minutes of bleeding and sweating and being uncomfortable. The fans can expect me to put Khabib Nurmagomedov in positions you haven’t see him in. And to hurt him