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Dustin Glenn Poirier

Facts of Dustin Glenn Poirier

Full Name:Dustin Glenn Poirier
Birth Date:January 19, 1989
Age:33 years
Gender:Male
Profession:American professional mixed martial artist
Country:United States
Horoscope:Capricorn
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)
WifeJolie Poirier
Net Worth$1.72 million
Birth PlaceLafayette, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityFrench-American
EducationNightside High School
FatherDarrell Poirier
MotherJere’ Folley Chaisson
KidsParker Noelle Poirier
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Dustin Glenn Poirier also known as “The Diamond” (born on 19th January 1989 in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA) is an American professional mixed martial artist. Currently, he is competing as a Lightweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he is the interim UFC Lightweight Championship. A professional competitor since 2009, he formerly competed for Bang FC and the WEC. He holds notable victories over champions Max Holloway twice, Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje, and Anthony Pettis. As of 19th August 2019, he is #8 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings.

 

Dustin Poirier: Net Worth & Salary

Dustin Poirier has made a successful career in the world of UFC. As of 2019, Dustin Poirier has an estimated net worth of $1.72 million. He has made a splash in the world of UFC as a capable fighter. His highest career pay has been disclosed to be $110000-$170000 which can be toppled by his upcoming fight against Nate Diaz. According to reports, Poirier’s career disclosed earnings of $1974700.

 

Dustin Poirier: Professional Career

Dustin’s career started in 2009 when he was able to complie a winning streak of 7-0 competing in regional matches across his native Louisiana and the Southern United States. He started to gain fame when he defeated Daniel Watts on 31st October, 2009, by knockout in the first round at Bang FC. Poirier also defeated Zach Micklewright via first-round TKO on 11th November, 2010 at WEC 52.

World Extreme Cagefighting merged with UFC in October 2010. As a result, Poirier was soon able to catch a lot of attention due to his victory over the No.1 contender Josh Grispi on 1st January, 2011. On 15th May 2012, Poirier had a first main event facing Chan Sung Jung which he went on to lose to Jung in the fourth round with a submission. The fight was announced as the Fight of the Year by various publications at the end of 2012.

On 16th February, 2013, Poirier had a co-main event at UFC on Fuel TV: Barao Vs. McDonald. He was replacing for injured Dennis Silver during the match facing against Cub Swanson. After that, in 2014, Poirier faced Akira Corassani at the UFC Finale which he won with the Night bonus award. Once again, on 27th September, 2014, he had a match with Conor McGregor but unfortunately he lost it. That’s when he decided to move to the Lightweight division saying that he would never go back to featherweight nor move up to the welterweight.

Once again on 4th April, 2015, Dustin faced fight with Carlos Diego Ferreira and won the fight with Night Bonus awards with the highest payment of $118000. He won his second performance with the Night bonus award on his next fight against Yancy Medeiros on June 2015. Poirier faced another battle with Bobby Green on 4th June, 2016, at UFC 199 which he won with a knockout receiving second highest payment of $110000.

Furthermore, he has fought with Jim Miller on 11th February 2017, Eddie Alvarez on 13th May 2017, Anthony Pettis on 11th November 2017, Justin Gaethje on 14th April 2018, Nate Diaz on 3rd November 2018 and so on… He has won all of these matches with prestigious awards, name and fame. Moreover, UFC announced that Dustin is scheduled to face Max Holloway for the Interim UFC Lightweight Championship on 13th April 2019, at UFC 236.

 

Dustin Poirier: Wiki, Bio, Age, Parents, Education

Dustin Glenn Poirier also known as “The Diamond” was born on 19th January 1989 in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA to his parents Darrell Poirier (Father) and Jere’ Folley Chaisson (Mother). He is of French descent, specifically he is of Cajun heritage. Poirier is 30 years old now and belongs to the birth sign Capricorn. By nationality he is an American and belongs to French-American ethnicity.

Talking about his education, he attended Nightside High School in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA. He used to wrestler during his high school years.

 

Dustin Poirier: Personal Life; Wife & Kids

Poirier has married to his longtime girlfriend, Jolie Poirier. His wife is the Vice President/Director of The Good Foundation, which she began alongside Dustin. They met 14 years ago and started dating each other for 6 years. The couple tied the knot on 4th September 2009. Poirier was 20 years old when he married with Jolie . They welcomed their daughter, Parker Noelle Poirier on 20th August 2016. There is no any rumor about their separation or about an extra-marital relationship.

 

Dustin Poirier: Height, Weight, Social Media & Other Facts

The wrestler, Poirier has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches and weight (N/A). Dustin introduces himself as a “Father, Champion & full time ninja” in his social media bio. He holds 192k followers in Twitter and 699k followers in Instagram. Poirier got his first tattoo at the age of 14. Currently, his chest and arms have covered with tattoos, including two Japanese characters on his chest.