Lafayette legend Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier faced off against combat-sports phenom Conor McGregor in 'UFC 257' on January, 23 of 2020. Poirier defeated McGregor in round two of the fight by technical knockout.
Lafayette legend, Dustin Poirier, has been recognized once again as he has won the Fighting Spirit of the Year at the 'World MMA Awards'. An award much deserved as Poirier's 'Good Fight Foundation' continues to do good work throughout the community.
Recently, talks went down on Twitter between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor as the both of them agreed to a charity "exhibition" fight. Now, Commissioner Dana White of the UFC has stepped in and offered to make the matchup a UFC official event.
Lafayette Legend Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor are currently in talks about a charity exhibition fight. The bout would take the Louisiana fighter to Ireland to hop in the octagon against one of the most famous combat sports athletes of all time, Conor McGregor.
Fans of local UFC superstar, Dustin Poirier will have to wait a little bit longer to see 'The Diamond' step back in the octagon. The matchup against Tony Ferguson, which was slated to happen at the end of October, will no longer be happening as the UFC and Poirier could not reach an agreem…