Within six years, Dustin Poirier had a position of his own at the UFC.
Many boxers at that time tried to find a way to stop the arrogant Irish guy, but all, in turn, failed, including “The Diamond” Dustin Poirier.
After 6 years, Conor McGregor jumped to the top of the superstar, but Dustin Poirier was no less. The American puncher is currently at the top of the light category and has the most attractive fighting style in the UFC club fights. Dustin is even ranked above Conor on the rankings due to his active competition and more victories.
Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor each confronted each other in 2014
Dustin Poirier, sharing about his personal growth, admits that the match with Conor started an important process of change in his career.
Dustin Poirier was once a pawn to the success of Conor
In recent times, Poirier’s image has become more manly. Instead of the sassy image as before, Poirier impresses with composure both inside and outside the ring. Not only that, but the style of “The Diamond” has also become more cautious, sharp, and powerful than when it was in the Featherweight rank of UFC weight divisions.
Dustin Poirier of the present is a successful fighter and receives respect from all opponents
After the win over Dan Hooker over the weekend, Dustin Poirier is firmly in third place light. American Top Team puncher is in a break before continuing to the title race that promises to be tense when light champion Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to the ring.
Conor McGregor reacted when Dustin Poirier prioritized Khabib’s rematch
Conor’s comments were directed at the loss that Dustin Poirier suffered six years ago before the two faced off at Featherweight.
A convincing victory over Dan Hooker helps Dustin Poirier to have a favorable position on the Lightweight chart. Although it was necessary to wait for Khabib to successfully defend the title against Justin Gaethje, “The Diamond” Poirier still set the ultimate goal on the champion’s side.
Khabib remains the biggest target for Dustin Poirier right now
Along with Conor McGregor and Tony Ferguson, Dustin Poirier is one of 3 top 5 punchers waiting for the next developments in the light. With Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father just passed away, audiences are still expecting the Dagestan puncher to return soon and defend the championship against Justin Gaethje next September.