Kevin Lee may have missed weight but that didn’t stop him from finishing Edson Barboza in the main event of UFC Fight Night 128 on Saturday in Atlantic City. Dustin Poirier may be on deck for him with a title shot on the line and we’re okay with that. Maybe that’s why he was all smiles in the Octagon after the victory?
The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the suspensions for UFC Fight Night 128 competitors. Notable is main event winner Dustin Poirier’s potential six month stint on the shelf and the need for an MRI. Check out the full list via MMAFighting.com… Dustin Poirier: Suspended 180 days pending MRI on knee and medical clearance; regardless … Read more
UFC Glendale is in the books and Dustin Poirier capped it off in the main event with knockout of Justin Gaethje. The ‘Fight Motion’ series slows everything down so you can see every intricate strike, moment of contact, and the faces of competitors on the receiving end. Check it out…
UFC on FOX 29 took place Saturday in Glendale, Ariz. The main event saw No. 5 ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier overcome repeated eye pokes and brutal leg kicks of Justin Gaethje to earn a TKO win early in the fourth round. Gaethje chopped at Poirier’s legs until he could barely stand, but Poirier’s punching power … Read more
UFC on FOX 29 takes place Saturday, April 14 from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. Lightweight bangers Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje are set to clash in the main event, with welterweights Carlos Condit and Alex Oliveira facing off in the co-headliner. This card starts earlier than normal with Fight Pass prelims kicking off … Read more
Speaking with MMAJunkie, Dustin Poirier said his new UFC deal includes “championship language”. This apparently means that provisions were made that if he becomes champ then good stuff happens financially. Here’s what he said via BJPenn.com… I just rewashed my old contract after my last fight and got a new contract. I got close to … Read more
UFC is going through a bit of a boom period, it is becoming more mainstream and more accepted than ever before. Of course, that isn’t always a good thing, but it has brought more exciting fighters, more successful events and more credibility. We can see it in the way UFC is now on big TV … Read more
In the world of MMA there is a lot of should that never happens. It’s a big business that requires big fights to stay afloat and sometimes that requires some creative shuffling of contenders. It becomes a should happen vs. will happen scenario and it’s endless. Let’s break down UFC 218 and talk about the … Read more
UFC Norfolk is in the books and it’s time to once again scratch our heads at how little these fighters make in sponsorships. Reebok paid out a total of $245K for an event that featured quite a few veterans which is not that great. Bellator, step up your game and you could win a lot … Read more
Anthony Pettis faces Dustin Poirier in the main event at UFC Fight Night Norfolk tomorrow night. Check out the face off from the event weigh ins.