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'Korean Zombie submits Dustin Poirier, gets "Submission of the Night" and "Fight of the Night" awards.
Fighting Insider has the quick match results from the recent UFC event, UFC on FUEL TV 3: “Korean Zombie vs. Poirier” that took place on Tuesday, May 15th at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
The event was headlined by a featherweight bout between Chan Sung Jung and Dustin Poirier, with 25-year-old “Korean Zombie” Chan Sung emerging as the big winner by submitting Poirier with a D’Arce choke.Read the rest of the article »
UFC announced the first bout for the FOX Fight Night, as Dustin Poirier meets Pablo Garza on November 12.
After UFC announced FOX Fight Night as their inaugural event for FOX, featherweights – Dustin Poirier and Pablo Garza – are said to meet for the event. The announcement was made on Thursday by UFC officials.
Dustin Poirier, a former WEC fighter, makes his third appearance in the UFC since moving to the said promotion. And it seems that he plans to keep his record clean since dropping down to featherweight. Dustin Poirier’s last two fights have seen him dominate former title contender, Josh Grispi, as well as pick up a tough win over British banger, Jason Young.
On the other hand, fellow WEC transport – Pablo Garza – is hoping to stop Dustin Poirier’s winning streak. He first blasted through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace, Fredson Paixao, with a flying knee at the TUF 12 Finale show, and then submitting Yves Jabouin with a flying triangle choke at UFC 128 back in April.
The fight announcement marks the first official bout for the historic debut of the UFC on FOX, after the monumental deal was struck and announced earlier in Thursday.View Article Source »
Matchmaker Joe Silva took matter to his hand and made the Dustin Poirier and John Grispi fight possible for UFC 125.
After the sudden turn of events, Dustin Poirier will now face John Grispi on UFC 125. Grispi’s to-be opponent, Jose Aldo, backed out due to his back injury. Matchmaker Joe Silva made the smooth transition possible.
The Aldo vs. Grispi could have been the co-main event of UFC 125 which will take place on Jan. 1. The event marks the coming together of WEC and UFC.
Grsipi is currently enjoying his 10-fight winning streak. Now, he needs to get past Poirier to dominate the top spot.
Meanwhile, Poirier has eight victories and one loss on his record. He lost on his WEC debut against Urijah Faber but was able to redeem himself at WEC 52.View Article Source »
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