Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a professional mma record of 16-4-0 (81% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 featherweight in the world; he fought twice in 2014 beating Akira Corassani (=Poirier vs Corassani) but then he lost to Conor McGregor (=Poirier vs McGregor).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Carlos Diego Ferreira, has an official record of 11-1-0 (64% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.39 lightweight; he fought three times last year defeating Colton Smith and Ramsey Nijem (=Ferreira vs Nijem) but then he suffered his first loss, against Beneil Dariush (=Ferreira vs Dariush). Poirier vs Ferreira is on the undercard of Chad Mendes vs Ricardo Lamas – UFC Fight Night 63. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs Lamas
Where: Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 63 fight card (main card):
Chad Mendes vs Ricardo Lamas
Al Iaquinta vs Jorge Masvidal
Michael Chiesa vs Mitch Clarke
Julianna Pena vs Milana Dudieva
Clay Guida vs Robbie Peralta
Dustin Poirier vs Carlos Diego Ferreira
Poirier’s previous fight: Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor
Ferreira’s previous fight: Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Beneil Dariush
Poirier’s next fight: Dustin Poirier vs Yancy Medeiros
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