The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a mma record of 20-4-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 lightweight in the world. He lost to Conor McGregor in 2014 (=Poirier vs McGregor) but since then he has won four bouts beating Joseph Duffy and Bobby Green in 2016 (=Poirier vs Green).
His opponent, Michael Johnson, has an official record of 16-10-0 (56% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class but he comes off two consecutive losses: against Beneil Dariush (=Johnson vs Dariush) and Nate Diaz (=Johnson vs Diaz). Poirier vs Johnson is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 94. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 94: Poirier vs Johnson
Where: State Farm Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 94 fight card (main fights):
Dustin Poirier vs Michael Johnson
Uriah Hall vs Derek Brunson
Evan Dunham vs Rick Glenn
Chas Skelly vs Maximo Blanco
Johnson’s next fight: Michael Johnson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Poirier’s next fight: Jim Miller vs Dustin Poirier
Video: (Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)
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