Dustin Poirier
Dustin Poirier (Image Source: Dustin's Instagram)

Dustin Poirier is a renowned professional mixed martial artist from America. He currently fights in the Lightweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Dustin Poirier started his professional career as a martial artist in 2009 and has been competing professionally since then. Other than that, he has also competed in the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC).

As of November 2022, he is #3 in Current sBest MMA Lightweight Fighter and #2 in Top Fan Favorite MMA Fighter. He has competed in 36 UFC titles to date, winning 29 of them and losing 7. He is also a founder of the Good Fight Foundation.

What Is The Age Of Dustin Poirier?

Dustin Poirier was born on 19 January 1989 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Poirier. His age is 33 years as of 2022. Since Dustin Poirier was born in the United States, he has American nationality. He believes in Christianity religion. His astrological sign is Capricorn. According to the wiki, he belongs to the Acadian French ethnicity. Similarly, his father’s name is Darrell Poirier and his mother’s name is JereFolley Chaisson. His parent’s occupation is unknown. He seems to be the only child of his parents.

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In a similar manner, Dustin Poirier attended Northside High School. However, he dropped out of school when he was in ninth grade because he was involved in numerous street fights

What Is The Professional Career Of Dustin Poirier?

Dustin Poirier started his professional career as a mixed martial artist in 2009. He has taken part in different Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and has won 29 matches out of 36. At first, he used to participate in competitions held in his home town Louisiana and other Southern parts of the United States. Then on August 18, 2010, Dustin took part in World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) during WEC 50 event held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In that competition, his opponent was Danny Castillo. Dustin put up a strong fight all the way to the last round, but Danny Castillo ultimately won against him. He became upset with himself for losing that match and started to train harder.

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Dustin Poirier is a professional martial artist

Dustin competed against Zach Micklewright at the WEC 52 event on November 12, 2010, following his loss to Castillo at WEC 50. And Dustin didn't let everyone down, winning via first-round TKO. Similarly, on February 16, 2013, he took part in another match. This time his opponent was Cub Swanson and Dustin lost the match against Cub with a unanimous decision. After that, he faced  Erik Koch on August 31, 2013, at UFC 164 and won the match. He also took part in UFC 168 and won the match against Diego Brandão on December 28, 2013. As of 2022, Dustin faced Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on November 12, 2022, and won the match. He also earned the Fight of the Night award through this fight.

Who Is The Wife Of Dustin Poirier?

Dustin Poirier is a married man. His wife is Jolie Poirier. Their marriage ceremony was held on September 4, 2009. The couple celebrated their 13th marriage anniversary on September 4, 2022. However, it’s unknown when they first met and when they started dating each other. Dustin and his wife Jolie haven't shed light on those topics. They have shared only limited details with their fans. Similarly, the couple is blessed with a daughter. Their daughter was born on August 2016 and her name is Parker Noelle Poirier. She studies in 1st grade now. Dustin loves his daughter very much and often shares pictures with her on his social media handles.

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Dustin Poirier with his wife and daughter

What Is The Net Worth Of Dustin Poirier?

As of 2022, Dustin Poirier’s net worth is estimated to be around $6 million. His main source of income is his professional career as a martial artist. He is well-known as the former Interim Lightweight Champion of the UFC. He has competed in 36 UFC titles to date, winning 29 of them and losing 7. 

What Is The Height Of Dustin Poirier?

Dustin Poirier has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75m. He is 70 kg in weight. He has short brown colored hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos all over his hands and chest. To maintain his weight, he consumes high-quality diet items including carbohydrates, protein, fats, eggs, chicken, etc.

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