Lafayette's own Dustin Poirier took a loss earlier this year to Justin Gaethje; however, Poirier isn't staying down. Many thought he would consider retirement, but Poirier has much more juice in the tank. He took to Twitter(X) to state how he wants to fight again this year.
The UFC is quickly becoming the most popular combat sport if it isn't already. The UFC is still a young sport. We have seen the stars of UFC become as relevant as other professional sports athletes. Lafayette's own Dustin Poirier has become one of the most influential fighters in the UFC.
One wishes that we can go through a Mardi Gras season without any incidents. But that is never the case; however, you wouldn't think someone would start a situation with a UFC star let alone a local hero. Well, you'd be wrong, as a local man antagonizes UFC star Dustin Poirier at the Youngsville Mardi Gras parade with a sign about his wife.