Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a mma record of 17-4-0 (82% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.25 lightweight in the world. He lost to Conor McGregor in 2014 (=Poirier vs McGregor) but he came back to win in 2015 beating Carlos Diego Ferreira (=Poirier vs Ferreira).
His opponent, Yancy Medeiros, has an official record of 11-2-0 (82% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.80 in the same weight class. He lost in 2014 as well, but against Jim Miller (=Miller vs Medeiros), and then he has won over Damon Jackson (=Jackson vs Medeiros) and Joe Proctor (=Proctor vs Medeiros). Poirier vs Medeiros is on the undercard of Tim Boetsch vs Dan Henderson – UFC Fight Night 68. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 68: Boetsch vs Henderson
Where: Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 68 fight card (main card):
Tim Boetsch vs Dan Henderson
Ben Rothwell vs Matt Mitrione
Dustin Poirier vs Yancy Medeiros
Thiago Tavares vs Brian Ortega
Joe Soto vs Anthony Birchak
Francisco Rivera vs Alex Caceres
Poirier’s previous fight: Dustin Poirier vs Carlos Diego Ferreira
Medeiros’ previous fight: Joe Proctor vs Yancy Medeiros
(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on UFC ON FOX’s official Youtube channel)