Dustin Poirier Bio
Dustin Glenn Poirier is born on January 19, 1989, in Lafeyette, United States. He is 30 years old now. He had fought in both featherweight and lightweight divisions earlier and currently competes in lightweight category in world’s largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Watch UFC242 Online
Dustin starting professional career saw him mostly fighting in regional promotions in his native place Louisiana and the Southern United States. Poirier mixed martial arts record till present accounts a total of 21 wins out of 27 with 10 by knockout, 6 by submission and 5 by decision. He has successfully positioned himself at #8 in the official UFC lightweight rankings as of August 3, 2017.
According to his UFC profile, his first fight was in 2007, He is interested in boxing after that landed up training in MMA in his hometown. After that, he earned two belts in 155lbs. He is a Brown belt in Brazilian Jia-Jitsu and a Black Belt in Rex Kwon Do.
The net worth of Dustin Poirier is estimated at over $1.72 Million as of 2019. He has been making a great impact on the history of UFC. He came on the spotlight when he fought against Nate Diaz and earn $118,000. Now all his net worth stick around the match against Khabib Nurmagomedov. This UFC fight will be on 7 Sep UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.
When it comes to his personal life, Poirier is a married man. His wife name is Jolie Poirier, He has been in a relationship with Jolie for a very long time. This couple gave birth to their first child on August 20, 2016. During an interview, Dustin reveals he wants to win the fight against Khabib for the sake of his family.They are living happily married life with their son, There is no controversy has been seen about both of them.
- In 2009 he became pro and engaged in original promotion fights mainly in Louisiana.
- His debut with the mixed martial arts promotion ” World Extreme Cagefighting” on August 18, 2010.
- On June 11, 2011, people saw him beating newcomer Jason Young through a unanimous decision.
- After that, he beat Pablo Garza at the UFC on Fox 1 via submission on November 12, 2011.
- One of the best fight on his career that takes him to the peak of the success against Chan Sung Jung in the main event at UFC on Fuel. Although he lost the fight against Jung via submission, After that loss he left, “Gladiator Academy” and joined “American Top Team” (ATT).
- He earned his third fight of the Night bonus award after challenging and winning a bout against Jim Miller on February 11, 2017, at UFC 208.
Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Dustin Poirier
Khabib Nurmagomedov is Russa’s most successful athlete, clocking in at No#1 with $11.55 million. The last fight of Khabib took him to the another level after when he defeats Conor McGregor and earn fame all around the world. Now Dustin Poirier is the next opponent of the Russian beast.
UFC 242 is going to held in ABU Dhabi U.A.E. on 7 Sep. Till now Khabib The Eagle did not lose any single fight and according to his stats and records 27 fight win streak, 8 wins by knockout, 8 wins by submission. On the other hand, Dustin Poirier is also a good American UFC fighter and also has the best record.