The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a professional mma file of 22-5-Zero (77% ending fee) and he’s ranked because the No.5 light-weight on this planet. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) however then he beat Jim Miller (Miller vs Poirier) and Anthony Pettis in 2017 (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis); between these two bouts he confronted additionally present #1 Lw Eddie Alvarez however the bout resulted in a no-contest since Alvarez landed unlawful knees (Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the previous Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a file of 18-1-Zero (89% ending fee) and he entered because the No.eight in the identical weight class however he comes off his first loss, suffered in opposition to Eddie Alvarez (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje); earlier than this bout, in 2017, he had gained over Michael Johnson (Mma Fight of the yr 2017 candidate, Johnson vs Gaethje). Poirier vs Gaethje is the principle occasion of UFC on Fox 29. Watch the video and fee this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 29: Poirier vs Gaethje
Where: Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, USA
Division: light-weight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Poirier’s earlier fight: Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis
Gaethje’s earlier fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje
Poirier vs Gaethje Fight Video:
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