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  • 7 days ago
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Featherweight contender Dustin Poirier makes a move back to lightweight for a showdown with Carlos Diego Ferreira at the newly announced UFC Fight Night in Fairfax, VA on April 4th. "The Diamond" is headed to the lightweight division again. WEC and UFC veteran Dustin Poirier, who has been a perennial top 10 fighter at featherweight, has opted to move up a weight class after a devastating loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178 in September. MMA Junkie reports that Poirier's next bout will be against B read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Dustin Poirier’s featherweight run is a thing of the past, with the news that “The Diamond” will return to lightweight and face Carlos Diego Ferreira at a newly announced UFC Fight Night event on April 4. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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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, where he'll meet Diego Ferreira at the UFC Fight Night 63 event on April 4, 2015, inside the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. Color me speculative, but I'm sure it has something to do with his last outing. Poirier (16-4) was pounded out by bitter rival Conor Mc read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Dustin Poirier is headed back to lightweight. The former featherweight has decided to return to his original weight class and will meet Diego Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4 in Fairfax, Va., the UFC announced Friday. The event, which does not yet have a headliner, was also announced Friday by the promotion. It will take place at The Patriot Center on the campus of George Mason University. Poirier (16-4) is coming off a first-round knockout loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 178 in September read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Dustin Poirier returns to the lightweight division for the first time since 2010 at UFC Fight Night 63 in Fairfax to take on Diego Ferreira. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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The UFC will return to Fairfax, Va., in April for the first time in nearly three years for UFC Fight Night 63, and a lightweight bout is the first on the card. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Irish instigator Conor McGregor looked to continue his metoric rise in the featherweight division when he met fiery scrapper Dustin Poirier at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Watch Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video to see McGregor's memorable UFC 178 win over Dustin Poirier this past September in Las Vegas. McGregor earned Performance of the Night honors for his first-round TKO. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Conor McGregor returns in 10 days for his second headlining bout in the UFC. Watch him dispatch Dustin Poirier at UFC 178.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 on Twitter, where he responded to a fan asking if he was planning to move to the 155-pound division with a simple "Yes." Then, MMAFighting.com reached out to Poirier via text message, and he revealed more about the situation. "I'm big," Poirier said. "The cut made m read news >>

  • a month ago
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The #6 ranked UFC featherweight in Dustin Poirier is moving back up to lightweight. After 3 years and 11 fights at 145 lbs, Dustin Poirier has decided to move back up to the lightweight division. Currently the #6 ranked featherweight, Poirier has been competing at the weight class since he made his UFC debut in 2011. As he announced the news on his twitter account, 'the Diamond' will head back to 155 lbs, where he has competed earlier on his career, up until his WEC days in 2010. The 25-year-old read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dustin Poirier's featherweight days are over. The former 145-pound contender confirmed to MMAFighting.com that he has decided to resume his fighting career as a lightweight. "I'm big," he wrote via text message. "The cut made me hate the process of getting ready for a fight. I was focused on how to make weight instead of how to beat my opponent. It's sucks to drop out of the rankings, but it has to be done. I'm 180 right now and in great shape." Poirier most recently lost via first-round TKO to read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 described as a string of "brutal" weight cuts, which is to be expected when you walk around at 180 pounds. "The Diamond" announced the plans on Twitter. "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 "@andrewhepburn read news >>

  • a month ago
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Eleven-time UFC veteran Dustin Poirier is heading to the promotion’s lightweight division.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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