Who took the belt from Dustin?
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2019. Poirier faced UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway for the Interim UFC Lightweight Championship on April 13, 2019, at UFC 236. He won the back–and–forth fight by unanimous decision to earn the title and breaking Holloway's thirteen fight win-streak.
Winning the belt: UFC Interim Lightweight Championship against Max Holloway. Poirier won the UFC Interim Lightweight Championship defeating Max Holloway on April 13, 2019 at UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2. This was Poirier's 1st UFC championship fight.
Poirier (29-7, 1 NC) has lost just twice in his past 12 fights, with the defeats coming in UFC lightweight championship fights against Khabib Nurmagomedov and Charles Oliveira. His most recent bout was a third-round submission of Michael Chandler in November.
Dustin Poirier initially resisted fighting Michael Chandler. But after the three-time Bellator champion became too big to ignore, he accepted the challenge. Poirier didn't believe Chandler put in his octagon time and rejected a potential showdown after knocking out Conor McGregor at UFC 257.
He was promoted to black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu by Cesar Gracie on May 8, 2007. Prior to his debut professional mixed martial arts fight, Diaz's girlfriend, Stephanie died by suicide by walking in front of traffic.
A professional since 2010, Holloway became the UFC Featherweight Champion when he defeated José Aldo on June 3, 2017, before defending the title three times. As of July 11, 2023, he is #1 in UFC featherweight rankings, and as of May 9, 2023, he is #12 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings. Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
He won his first belt in December 2015, when he defeated Jose Aldo at UFC 194 to become the featherweight champion. Conor McGregor beat Eddie Alvarez on November 12, 2016, at UFC 205 in Madison Square Garden to become the UFC Lightweight Champion and the first fighter in UFC's history to hold two belts simultaneously.
The first fighter to simultaneously hold two different weight class titles was none other than Conor McGregor, who achieved the feat when he beat Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 in November of 2016 after beating José Aldo for the Featherweight title eleven months prior.
Jones is now the UFC heavyweight champion after owning the light heavyweight division for years. He already was regarded as the greatest MMA fighter, and this victory left zero debate.
How much did khabib make against Dustin?
Throughout his UFC career, the Dagestani fighter earned $14,770,000, according to The Sports Daily. He earned his biggest payday from the aforementioned Gaethje fight. Khabib Nurmagomedov bagged the same amount of money against Dustin Poirier as well, whom he fought in 2018 at UFC 242.
Conor has been defeated twice by Dustin Poirier, once by Nate Diaz, and once by Khabib Nurmagomedov in his UFC career.
Michael Chandler lost his fight against Dustin Poirier, tapping to a third-round rear-naked choke as part of the UFC 281 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Nov. in New York City.
The promotion heads back to Salt Lake City, Utah for an epic clash between lightweights Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje in the main event. While no official title will be at stake, UFC is resurrecting the ceremonial "BMF" title for the rematch between the two all-action fighters.
Lightweights Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje return to the ring to face one another in Poirier vs. Gaethje 2. The PPV fight will also feature a co-main event fight: Jan Blachowicz vs. Alex Pereira, and more UFC action worth tuning in for.
Lawler fought a rematch with Johny Hendricks for the UFC Welterweight Championship at UFC 181 on December 6, 2014. He won the fight, and the title, via split decision.
Cruz went on to regain the title from TJ Dillashaw in January 2016. After winning the rubber match against Urijah Faber at UFC 199 to successfully retain the belt, Cruz lost the strap to Cody Garbrandt in 2017.
Conor McGregor's rise to fame in the UFC was cemented when he defeated legendary fighter Jose Aldo to become the featherweight champion. His spectacular knockout victory over Aldo in the first round remains one of the most memorable moments in the organization's history.