Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-11-12, exciting and tough mma bout thanks to a great performance by both fighters: Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler is one of the best mma fights of the year 2022 and it gets four stars (UFC Fight of the Night).
Chandler vs Poirier is scheduled to take place Saturday, November 12th, at the Madison Square Garden in New York (USA), in a 3-round lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira – UFC 281. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Dustin Poirier record
The black belt in Bjj and former interim Ufc Lw champion Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a mma record of 28-7-0 (75% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Islam Makhachev).
He beat twice Conor McGregor last year (Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier II and Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor III) but then he has lost to Charles Oliveira (Charles Oliveira vs Dustin Poirier).
Among the best fights of Poirier, we suggest three bouts:
- Chan Sung Jung vs Dustin Poirier, five-stars match of 2012
- Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje, four-stars bout of 2018
- Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2, match ranked in the top 10 Users’ Fights of the year 2019
Poirier’s next fight: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje 2
Michael Chandler record
His opponent, the former Bellator Lw champ Michael Chandler, has an official record of 23-7-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the lightweight division.
He lost two out of his last three matches, against Charles Oliveira (Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler) and against Justin Gaethje (mma Fight of the Year 2021, Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler), after this fight he came back to win with Tony Ferguson (4-stars bout, Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson).
If you want to watch one match with Chandler that has been rated with 4 stars and has been also ranked in the top 10 Users’ Fights of the Year of 2011, we suggest Michael Chandler vs Eddie Alvarez.
Here is the UFC 281 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV)
Israel Adesanya vs Alex Pereira
Carla Esparza vs Weili Zhang
Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler
Frankie Edgar vs Chris Gutierrez
Dan Hooker vs Claudio Puelles
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPNews / ESPN+)
Renato Moicano Carneiro vs Brad Riddell
Ryan Spann vs Dominick Reyes
Erin Blanchfield vs Molly McCann
Wellington Turman vs Andre Petroski
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Matt Frevola vs Ottman Azaitar
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Silvana Gomez Juarez
Seung Woo Choi vs Michael Trizano
Montel Jackson vs Julio Arce
Nicolae Negumereanu vs Carlos Ulberg
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 281 countdown Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – spanish
Who won Poirier vs Chandler fight?
Dustin Poirier defeated Michael Chandler via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:00, round 3.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 281 post-fight octagon interview of Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler.