Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier Profile

Dustin Poirier, whose nickname is ‘The Diamond,’ is a Mixed Martial Artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championships/UFC.

Poirier began his professional MMA career in 2009, before signing for World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) in 2010.

When the UFC purchased WEC, a number of fighters would move over to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, including Poirier.

‘The Diamond’ has had an incredible career inside the world-famous octagon, with fights against massive names such as Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Charles Oliveira, Dan Hooker, Max Holloway and Justin Gaethje.

What is Dustin Poirier’s age?

Poirier was born on January 19th 1989, making him 33 years old.

What is Dustin Poirier’s height?

The UFC fighter has a billed height of 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m).

What weight class does Dustin Poirier fight in?

Poirier fights in the Lightweight division of the UFC, and his weigh-in weight is almost always at the division limit of 155 to 156 pounds.

How to Watch Dustin Poirier fights

UK fight fans can watch all the UFC action they want on BT Sport. BT is the home of the Ultimate Fighting Championships in the United Kingdom, so you won’t want to miss a single second of any of the exciting matches by making sure that you have a subscription to the monthly streaming/broadcast service!

Some cards on BT are shown via the BT Sport Box Office service, but these are usually the events featuring megastars such as Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov or Jon Jones.

Early Prelims and Prelims for UFC Fight Night and UFC PPV events are also available to watch on UFC Fight Pass in the United Kingdom. This is a great opportunity for fans to catch all the action live for a small subscription payment per month.

UFC FIGHT PASS is a digital streaming service giving fans access to thousands of hours of content and live events from around the world. FIGHT PASS is available 24/7, 365-days a year and features behind-the-scenes, exclusive, and original content that can’t be found anywhere else.

What time does Dustin Poirier fight?

Poirier is a major name in the UFC and a top-5 ranked Lightweight fighter, meaning that he will usually be featured on the Main Card on PPV events, usually in the main event slot of the night.

If Poirier is featured on the main card of a PPV card in the United States, then he is usually fighting between 3 AM BST and 6 AM BST.

These timings can change regularly depending on where Poirier is on the fight card, but it is highly unlikely that he will be competing any lower than at least the co-main event if it is a UFC PPV card.

Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor

Poirier has faced McGregor on three occasions, with ‘The Diamond’ having won on two occasions.

The first bout between the two men took place on September 27th 2014, where Poirier took a loss via knockout in Las Vegas.

Poirier vs McGregor 2 took place on January 24th 2021, which saw ‘The Diamond’ defeat the ‘Notorious’ Irish fighter via knockout in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The trilogy fight between the two fighters saw Poirier once again take the win, with McGregor unable to continue the fight after breaking his leg between rounds one and two on July 10th, 2021.

Where can I find Dustin Poirier on social media?

You can follow the UFC star on both Twitter and Instagram.

You can find all of the latest UFC news and rumours right here at GiveMeSport.

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