Dustin Poirier entered this fight with a mma record of 21-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 lightweight in the world. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (=Poirier vs Johnson) but he came back to win in 2017 beating Jim Miller (=Miller vs Poirier); after this bout he has also faced Eddie Alvarez but the bout ended in a no-contest since Alvarez landed illegal knees (=Alvarez vs Poirier).
His opponent, the black belt in tae-kwon-do and former Ufc Lw champion Anthony Pettis, has an official record of 20-6-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class (currently the #1 lightweight is Conor McGregor). He lost to Max Holloway last year (=Holloway vs Pettis) but then he has won over Jim Miller (=Pettis vs Miller). Pettis vs Poirier is the main event of UFC Fight Night 120. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 120: Poirier vs. Pettis
Where: Ted Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 120 fight card (main fights):
Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis
Matt Brown vs Diego Sanchez
Andrei Arlovski vs Junior Albini
Cezar Ferreira vs Nate Marquardt
Raphael Assuncao vs Matthew Lopez
Joe Lauzon vs Clay Guida
John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes
Sage Northcutt vs Michel Quinones
Poirier’s previous fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier
Pettis’ previous fight: Anthony Pettis vs Jim Miller
Poirier’s next fight: Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje
Poirier vs Pettis Fight Video:
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