Dustin Poirier

Dustin Poirier

Personal Information

Full Name Dustin Glenn Poirier
Date of Birth January 19, 1989
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 9 in
Nickname The Diamond

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Dustin Poirier: A Brief Biography


UFC 269: Oliveira v Poirier
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Dustin Poirier is an acclaimed professional mixed martial artist who has been active on the professional circuit since 2009. Regarded as one of the best fighters in the lightweight division, Poirier has an experience of 39 professional fights and has headlined six pay-per-view events in the UFC. He won the interim UFC title at UFC 236 by defeating Max Holloway.


Poirier is the current No. 3 ranked UFC lightweight fighter with a professional MMA record of 30 wins, 8 losses, and 1 no-contest. He defeated Benoit Saint Denis at UFC 299 in the co-main event of the pay-per-view event on March 9, 2024.


Dustin Poirier Personal Information


NameDustin Glenn Poirier
Age35
DOBJanuary 19, 1989
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameJere' Folley Chiasson
Father name Darrell Poirier
ProfessionProfessional Mixed Martial Artist
Net Worth$6 million (estimated)
Height5 ft. 9 inches
Weight155 lb
Education -
Relationship StatusMarried


Dustin Poirier Early Life

Dustin Poirier was born to his parents in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA, on January 19, 1989. Owing to his involvement in street fights as a child in high school, he dropped out in the ninth grade and changed his course towards combat sports. He finally made his debut as a professional mixed martial artist in 2009.


Dustin Poirier Personal Life

Dustin Poirier was born to an American mother named Jerre' Foley Chiason and a French father named Darrell Poirier. Poirier's father, Darrell Poirier, is also reported to be a fighter; however, there are no details available in the public domain about his combat sports career. Poirier stays in Lafayette, Louisiana, to stay close to his family, whereas he trains in Florida at the American Top Team.


Dustin Poirier Wife

Dustin Poirier is married to a woman named Jolie Poirier. She is often seen by his side in his fights and is a popular face in the mixed martial arts universe due to her interest in philanthropic activities. Dustin Poirier and Jolie Poirier exchanged wedding vows in 2009 and have been living happily together ever since as a family.



Dustin Poirier Kids


Dustin Poirier and Jolie Poirier have a daughter together whom they named Parker Noelle. She was born in 2016 and is often seen in pictures the couple posts on their social media handles.


Dustin Poirier Social Media

Dustin Poirier has maintained his presence on social media like most combat sports athletes. His social media posts are full of pictures about his personal and professional life, besides updating his followers and fans about his professional engagements and fight plans. The links to his multiple social media accounts are mentioned below:


Dustin Poirier Net Worth Net Worth

Dustin Poirier is estimated to have a net worth of $6 million as of March 2024. He has a successful professional mixed martial arts career where he is considered one of the best fighters in his weight class. His career has helped him accumulate a considerable part of his fortune in his wealth. Besides his duties inside the octagon, Dustin Poirier is also a businessman and an actor, and he is also signed with multiple brands as their ambassador, which adds to his wealth.


YearNet Worth
2023$6 million (estimated)
2022$4 million (estimated)
2021$3.5 million (estimated)


Dustin Poirier Endorsements

Dustin Poirier has lucrative business deals with brands like Reebok, Robert Graham, and Celsius Energy. His fight career is aided by these brand promotions to consolidate Poirier's wealth among professional mixed martial artists.


Dustin Poirier Investments

Dustin Poirier has invested in a hot sauce business. He announced in 2020 that he was unveiling a Cajun style hot sauce named Poirier's Louisiana Style Hot Sauce. Dustin Poirier joined hands with Heartbeat Hot Sauce, a Canadian hot sauce company, to bring his product to the world.


Dustin Poirier MMA Record

As a veteran of 39 professional bouts, Dustin Poirier currently holds a professional record of 30 wins, 8 losses, and 1 no-contest to his name.


39 matches30 wins8 losses
By knockout143
By submission83
By decision72
No contests1



Dustin Poirier MMA Losses

Dustin Poirier has lost eight fights in his professional career so far. He lost his first fight against Danny Castillo at WEC 50 by a unanimous decision. Poirier's second loss came against Jung Chan-sung at UFC on Fuel TV: The Korean Zombie vs. Poirier, when he was defeated by Sung via a unanimous decision. He lost his third fight against Club Swanson at UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald. He lost the fourth fight of his career against Conor McGregor at UFC 178 by a first-round TKO. Poirier, however, avenged his loss against McGregor by defeating him twice at UFC 257 and UFC 264.


Michael Johnson handed Dustin Poirier the fifth loss of his professional career by defeating him via first-round TKO at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson. He contested the lightweight title against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242, where Nurmagomedov handed him the sixth loss of his career by beating him via third-round submission.


Dustin Poirier was defeated for the seventh time in his career by Charles Oliveira when the duo locked horns with each other at UFC 269 via third-round submission. His eighth loss came against Justin Gaethje in his most recent fight, when the duo fought each other at UFC 291 for the symbolic BMF title. Gaethje knocked him out cold in the second round with a devastating head kick to win the fight and avenged his loss to Poirier, which he suffered at his hands at the UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaethje.


Dustin Poirier Championships Won

Dustin Poirier won the UFC lightweight championship by defeating Max Holloway at UFC 236 via a unanimous decision. He has not won the undisputed title as of March 2024. One of the leading contenders in the lightweight division, Poirier last fought for the symbolic BMF title against Justin Gaethje in a losing cause.


Dustin Poirier Contract

Dustin Poirier became a part of the UFC after it merged with World Extreme Cagefighting. The deal also madated the fighters of the WEC's roster to be transferred to UFC as well, this is how Dustin Poirier became a part of the promotion and is still fighting in it ever since.




FAQs on Dustin Poirier

A. He was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.

A. Dustin Poirier is 35 years old.

A. Dustin Poirier has a professional MMA record of 30 wins, 8 losses, and 1 no-contest.

A. He is married to Jolie Porrier.

A. He weighs 155 lb.