UFC 299: Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint Denis: Full video highlights

Dustin Poirier (left) and Benoit Saint Denis (right) faced off at UFC 299 [Image credits: @ufc on Instagram]
Dustin Poirier (left) and Benoit Saint Denis (right) faced off at UFC 299 [Image courtesy: @ufc on Instagram]

UFC veteran Dustin Poirier and rising lightweight contender Benoit Saint Denis locked horns in a five-round clash in the co-main event of UFC 299. The event was held on March 9 at the Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida.

In his last UFC outing, 'The Diamond' went up against Justin Gaethje for the 'BMF' title in the main event of UFC 291. Poirier came up short that night and suffered a brutal head kick knockout in the second round of the fight.

Denis, on the other hand, was riding an impressive five-fight win streak before Saturday. All five of his UFC victories had come via finishes – three knockouts and two submissions.

Check out the two lightweights make their way into the arena for UFC 299 below:

The fight started on a thrilling note as both men traded blows at a very high pace in the opening round.

The second round also remained action-packed before 'The Diamond' knocked the Frenchman out with a right hook.

With the victory, Poirier made an impressive return to the win column.

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Edited by Puneet Sharma
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