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.
Lafayette native Dustin Poirier went on record giving his prediction between the highly anticipated Ultimate Fighter matchup of McGregor-Chandler. Having beat both of them, he's giving his take from an experienced position.
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.