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
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(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on UFC ON FOX’s official Youtube channel)