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Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier
UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier is one of the most exciting lightweight fighters in the UFC. He is the former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion and holds a professional record of 28-7-0 (1-No-Contest). Poirier is currently #2 in the UFC lightweight rankings and #11 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Poirier is a former WEC fighter and is currently signed with the UFC. He made his debut in 2010 after WEC merged with UFC. Poirier currently fights in the lightweight division but used to fight in featherweight.

He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, and attended Northside High School. Poirier currently trains at American Top Team under Coach Phil Daru. He is one of the elite fighters in the UFC with a boxing-influenced striking style. Poirier also holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Dustin Poirier Career Highlights

Dustin Poirier has notable wins over top contenders like Eddie Alvarez, Max Holloway, Dan Hooker, Justin Gaethje, and Conor McGregor. Poirier has 28 wins with a 75% finish rate, including 15 by knockout, 6 by submission, and 7 by decision.

His rivalry with McGregor is well-known. McGregor knocked out Poirier in their first fight. In their second fight, Poirier stunned the world by knocking out McGregor in their second fight, while in their trilogy – Poirier beat McGregor by TKO after McGregor suffered a leg break injury.

Poirier’s attempts at the lightweight belt failed twice as he lost the title bouts against former champions Khabib Nurmagomedov and Charles Oliveira. In both fights, Poirier lost via rear naked choke.

Dustin Poirier’s Net Worth

Poirier has an estimated net worth of around $10 million. He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the UFC, with an average salary of more than $500,000. Poirier’s main sources of income are from his fights and Hot Sauce.

His biggest payouts include fights with Conor McGregor, Dan Hooker ($370,000), Max Holloway ($330,000), and Nurmagomedov ($290,000). Poirier made the most money in his career at UFC 264, when he fought McGregor for their trilogy. He made $5,121,000 for this fight and earned $1,070,000 in the previous fight.

Dustin Poirier’s Endorsements

Poirier has endorsements deals with Robert Graham, Reebok, Venum, Everlast, Samsung, and Celsius energy drink.

Dustin Poirier’s Wife and Family

Poirier is married to Jolie Poirier ( born name Jolie le Blanc). Jolie has supported Poirier in his MMA career since the first day and she is always seen at Poirier’s ringside.

Dustin Poirier with his wife and daughter
Dustin Poirier with his wife and daughter

Jolie is also the Vice President/Director of The Good Fight Foundation. Dustin and Jolie tied the knot in September 2009 and are blessed with a daughter named Parker Noelle Poirier. They live together in Louisiana.

Foundations and Charity

Poirier is the founder of Poirier’s Louisiana Style Hot Sauce and co-founder of Rare Stash Bourbon. Poirier and his wife, Jolie are also the founders of a charity called The Good Fight Foundation. It is an international non-profit organization that helps underserved communities and people who are in need.

Name Dustin Poirier
Date of Birth 19 January 1989 (age 33)
Born Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Nickname The Diamond
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Reach 72 in (182 cm)
Record 28-7-0 (1 NC)
Stance Southpaw

How to contact Dustin Poirier

Twitter: @DustinPoirier

Instagram: @dustinpoirier

Facebook: Dustin Poirier

Website: diamondpoirier.com

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