Dustin Poirier is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States. He is best known for being the interim UFC Lightweight Champion and for fighting Conor McGregor many times.
He is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. In May 2009, he defeated Aaron Suarez in his professional MMA debut.
Dustin Poirier debuted in the UFC in January 2011, defeating Josh Grispi. In February 2012, he won the Submission of the Night over Max Holloway, and in May 2012, he lost the Fight of the Night to Chan Sung Jung.
Poirier won the Fight of the Night in December 2013 when he defeated Akira Corassani.
In June 2015, he won the Performance of the Night award after defeating Yancy Medeiros. In February 2017, Dustin Poirier won the Fight of the Night by defeating Jim Miller.
He won Fights of the Night in November 2017 and April 2018 against Anthony Pettis and Justin Gaethje, respectively, and a Performance of the Night in July 2018 against Eddie Alvarez.
In April 2019, Dustin Poirier defeated Max Holloway in the Fight of the Night to win the interim UFC Lightweight Championship. In September 2019, he lost the UFC Lightweight Championship to Khabib Nurmagomedov, but won the Fight of the Night with a win against Dan Hooker in June 2020.
Dustin was defeated by Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on January 23, 2021. Conor was promised $5 million, while Dustin was guaranteed $1 million. This does not include a pay-per-view cut.
Dustin Poirier's net worth is currently estimated at $6 million.
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Dustin Poirier is married to an Instagram star Jolie Poirier. The couple has a kid.
Dustin Poirier with his wife in Montego Bay, Jamaica
Children: Dustin Poirier has a daughter named Parker Noelle Poirier.
She was born on August 20, 2016
Dustin Poirier with his daughter in Lafayette, Louisiana
Dustin Poirier’s father is Darrell Poirier.
Dustin Poirier’s mother is Jere’ Folley Chaisson.
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