Dustin Poirier is an American Professional mixed martial artist and a former UFC Lightweight Champion. His fighting skills are lauded and he has showcased them in significant victories over many of his opponents. Poirier began his professional career way back in 2009 and he used to train at Gladiators academy under retired MMA fighter Tim Credeur.
Once World Extreme Cagefighting merged with Ultimate Fighting Championship in late 2010, Dustin Poirier started to compete in UFC. He also acted in a movie titled Fightville in 2011 and he is known for charity work as well. In June 2020, he was awarded the Forrest Griffin community award by UFC for his charity work.
Date of Birth: 19 Jan 1989
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Division: Lightweight (2009-10, 2015- Present) & Featherweight (2011-14)
Dustin Poirier's net worth is estimated to be around $4 million currently. His UFC career earnings are estimated to be around $40,34,700. Poirier's highest per day disclosed payout was $10,70,000 in January, 2021 against Conor McGregor.
He earns a lot through endorsement brands like Reebok and Robert Graham and he also has a deal with Celsius Energy drink. He has launched his business ventures like Poirier's Louisiana-style Cajun hot sauce in collaboration with a Canadian company and also released a new product called bourbon 'Rare Stash'.
Dustin Poirier's car collections include Cadillac CT6 ($74,490), Ferrari 458 Italia ($2,45,000), Rolls Royce Ghost Series.2 ($3,11,000) and also a Dodge Challenger ($29,000)
Achievements and Records:
* UFC Lightweight Champion in 2019
* Has won the Fight of the Night award 8 times
* Has won the Performance of the Night award 4 times
* Dustin Poirier has won 29 matches and lost 7 games in his MMA Career overall
* He has 8 fight of the Night bonuses overall which is joint-most with 3 other players
* Has 21 wins in UFC overall which is 5th joint-highest for any player
* In May, 2022 he reached his career-highest number 2 ranking in UFC lightweight competition
* Received fight of the year award in 2018 for his fight against Justin Gaethje by MMA Fighting and MMAWeekly.com website
* He stands at number 12 in UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings
* Holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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