Dana White says Dustin Poirier is ‘fired up’ and wants a title shot

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  1. Wild

    Wild TMMAC's Most Handsome Admin

    Dec 31, 2014

    UFC president Dana White recently outlined his plans on the future of the UFC lightweight division, and he has now addressed where top contender Dustin Poirier fits into the mix.

    Poirier (24-5, 1NC) could have gone 3-0 in the UFC last year had he not pulled out of a fight with Nate Diaz at UFC 230 citing a hip injury. “The Diamond” picked up stoppage victories against Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje earlier that year.

    With a fight between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson looking likely to materialise when Khabib returns from his suspension, and Conor McGregor keen on a fight with Donald Cerrone, White discussed where Poirier fits into the picture at…

    White: Poirier is fired up and wants a title shot
  2. Tiiimmmaaayyy

    Tiiimmmaaayyy First 100 ish

    Jan 19, 2015
    His response sounded like a politician. Is Dustin getting a shot or no?
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