Latest Win Propels Dustin Poirier Up Featherweight Ladder (UFC 143 Video)


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Dustin Poirier went into Saturday night’s UFC 143 undefeated as a featherweight. After an amazing transition from armbar to triangle choke to full mount triangle to an armbar finish over Max Hollaway, Dustin Poirier is still undefeated and rocketing towards UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

MMAWeekly.com’s Conner Cordova caught up with Poirier following in the fight for this one-on-one interview…

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