(Mixed martial artist)
Dustin Poirier is an American professional mixed martial artist. He started his career in 2009. He is married and has a child.
Facts of Dustin Poirier
|Full Name:||Dustin Poirier|
|Age:||32 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||January 19, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Lafayette, Louisiana, USA|
|Net Worth:||$ 1.72 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Profession:||Mixed martial artist|
|Father's Name:||Darrell Poirier|
|Mother's Name:||Jere' Folley Chaisson|
|Education:||Northside High School|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
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Every day I wake up and go to sleep, I'm thinking about beating Cub Swanson
We fall, but we get up because the ground is no place for a champion.
You can go out and get anything you want if you work hard enough for it and believe in yourself.
Fighting has opened the path to redemption for me.
Relationship Statistics of Dustin Poirier
|What is Dustin Poirier marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Dustin Poirier get married ? (married date):||September 04, 2009|
|How many children does Dustin Poirier have ? (name):||One|
|Is Dustin Poirier having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Dustin Poirier gay ?:||No|
|Who is Dustin Poirier wife ? (name):||Jolie Poirier|
More about the relationship
Dustin Poirier is married to his long term girlfriend Jolie Poirier since September 4, 2009.
Dustin and Jolie met as teenagers and dated for 14 years. They welcomed their first child in 2016.
Who is Dustin Poirier?
American Dustin Poirier is a famous professional mixed martial artist. He is a former interim UFC Lightweight Champion.
Currently, he is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and has also competed in the WEC.
Dustin Poirier- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education
Dustin Poirier was born as Dustin Glenn Poirier on January 19, 1989, in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States. He is a Capricorn and has French-American ethnicity.
His father’s name is Darrell Poirier and his mother’s name is Jere’, Folley Chaisson.
He attended Northside High School in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States.
Dustin Poirier-Professional Life, Career, Achievements
Career in MMA
Dustin Poirier compiled a record of 7-0, competing mostly in regional promotions across his native Louisiana and the Southern United States. He defeated Daniel Watts on October 31, 2009.
Career in WEC
WEC merged with the UFC. Dustin failed with a unanimous decision to Danny Castillo in his WEC debut on August 18, 2010.
Poirier defeated Zach Micklewright via the first-round TKO on November 11, 2010.
Career in UFC
Dustin was expected to face Rani Yahya on June 11, 2011, at UFC 131. He faced Pablo Garza on November 12, 2011, at UFC on Fox 1. Poirier defeated Garza via second-round D’arce choke.
He faced Erik Koch on February 4, 2012, at UFC 143 and Chan Sung Jung on May 15, 2012, in the main event at UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier. Moreover, both participants were announced Fight of the Night honors.
Dustin faced Cub Swanson in the co-main event on February 16, 2013, at UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald. Poirier lost the fight via unanimous decision.
He defeated Jonathan Brookins on December 15, 2012, at The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale via D’arce Choke.
Moreover, he faced Erik Koch on August 31, 2013, at UFC 164 and Diego Brandão on December 28, 2013, at UFC 168.
In the year 2014, he fought against Conor McGregor on September 27, 2014, at UFC 178. Poirier faced Carlos Diego Ferreira in a lightweight bout on April 4, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 63.
Dustin rescheduled and took place on January 2, 2016, at UFC 195. His next faced Bobby Green on June 4, 2016, at UFC 199. In 2016, he faced Michael Johnson on September 17, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 94.
Dustin faced Jim Miller on February 11, 2017, at UFC 208. He faced Eddie Alvarez on May 13, 2017, at UFC 211.
Dustin Poirier-Net Worth, Salary
He has an estimated net worth of around $1.72 M US. His earnings as a Mixed Martial Artist is $45,276US and above.
Body Stats: Height, Weight
Dustin Poirier has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. His height is 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 65Kg.
He has around 8.4K followers on Facebook, about 249K on Twitter, and 1.2M on Instagram.