Dustin Poirier is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was born on January 19, 1989, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Poirier began his MMA career in 2009 and has since established himself as one of the top fighters in the sport. He has a record of 28 wins, 7 losses, and 1 no contest as of my knowledge cutoff in 2021.
Poirier is primarily known for his striking abilities and has recorded a number of impressive knockouts throughout his career. He has also demonstrated excellent grappling skills and is comfortable fighting in all areas of the game.
Poirier has fought in multiple weight classes throughout his career, but he is perhaps best known for his performances as a lightweight in the UFC. He has defeated a number of high-profile opponents in the division, including Conor McGregor, Dan Hooker, and Justin Gaethje.
Overall, Poirier is widely regarded as one of the best fighters in the world, and his exciting fighting style and impressive record have made him a fan favorite among MMA fans.