Dustin Poirier spoke with reporters rapidly following his knockout loss to Justin Gaethje in tonight’s UFC 291 predominant match.
Poirier (29-8 MMA) collided with Gaethje (25-4 MMA) for a 2nd time within the headliner of tonight’s pay-per-search for match is Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah.
‘The Diamond’ had clearly defeated ‘The Highlight’ through fourth-round TKO of their first fight in April of 2018.
This time across the BMF title used to be up for grabs and the high stakes rematch did no longer disappoint.
Round one used to be closely contested with Dustin Poirier getting a puny edge on most professionals and analysts scorecards. Alternatively, that momentum used to be quick lived, as early into round two Justin Gaethje floored the Louisianna native with a big head kick. ‘The Highlight’ posthaste jumped on his downed opponent with a hammer fist and the referee straight jumped in to wave off the competition.
The exquisite loss has seemingly postponed any likelihood of Dustin Poirier incomes one other UFC lightweight title fight. Regardless of the disappointing setback, ‘DP’ used to be nothing but class while speaking on the put up-fight press conference.
“I’ve been right here sooner than, but man, the occupation I’ve had, the fights I’ve had and where I’ve come from, I feel adore I’ve already received… I’m factual, if I gain adore a man, I’ve received in an effort to lose adore a man.”
When requested of a that it is seemingly you’ll maybe bring to mind trilogy bout with Justin Gaethje, Poirier spoke back with the following feedback:
“We’ll look, we’re 1-1 and we knocked every other out. We’ll look.”
Ahead of tonight’s knockout loss, Dustin Poirier used to be coming off a submission gain over Michael Chandler. ‘The Diamond’ is 4-2 over his previous six fights total.
Who would you adore to envision Poirier fight subsequent following his knockout loss to Justin Gaethje in tonight’s UFC 291 predominant match?