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Media Dustin Poirier says he will “probably go to 170” if he defeats Charles Oliveira at UFC 269

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  1. Ackmed Red Belt

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    Didn't go thru all the replies so maybe this was already said...but when I watched this interview the other day he wasn't saying he moves to 170 after beating Oliveira...it was in the context of interviewer asking him how long he has left in the sport and he's like I have no plans to retire soon, eventually I might move to 170 before retiring.
     
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  2. MigitAs Brown Belt

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    He should defend against Justin if he just does one defense.
     
  3. DatSamboKid Red Belt

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    If Dustin wants to go down as a legend, his path is pretty obvious:

    -Beat Oliveira and become the LW champion.
    -Defend the belt against Justin Gaethje.
    -Partially avenge his loss to Khabib by beating Islam.
    -Move up and challenge Usman for the WW belt.

    If Poirier manages to do all this, he’d solidify himself as one of the P4P greats.
     
  4. Fadetoblack918 Brown Belt

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    Dustin vs Colby
    Dustin vs Nate
    Dustin vs Jorge would be great, although highly unlikely those 2 fight each other.
     
  5. Mavrilicious Green Belt

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    Sorry bro not everyone is a 240 tub of lard like you
     
  6. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    Old news. He said in between beating Holloway and losing to Khabib that he'd probably end his career at 170. Dude walks around over 190 pounds.
     
  7. DaRivv20 Robert Whittaker’s Official Simp.

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    So he’s going to abandon the division that he just became champion in?
     
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    Imbossing is a og. Gets a lot of fights correct
     
  9. hohner Titanium Belt

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    Obviously wants to fight Coner at 3 different weight classes.
     
  10. SherRoad Dogg Banned Banned

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    Rewatched the fight. Gaethje would turtle up while Porier landed combos on him.

    Gaethje landed solid leg kicks but he got his clock cleaned out
     
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  11. Jfreemandrums Orange Belt

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    He doesn't crack top 10. Hovers around top 15 with good matchmaking. Dustin is incredibly skilled but I think his fight with Holloway should be a good indicator about going up a weight class and your ability to put the hurt on the larger fighter. And Max aint small for LW
     
  12. snugglecakes Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    i could see him only fighting other featherweights at 170 that dont feel like cutting.. such as conor
     
  13. Oz.Pride Orange Belt

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    He'll probably do it once Chuckie chokes him out too
     
  14. Oz.Pride Orange Belt

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    I always chuckle at "undefeated in rematches" like winning the next time around just deletes getting turned into a meme. It's a classic GSP fanboy move and a pretty poor argument tbh honest
     
  15. TRUS8888 Brown Belt

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    Damn how did this guy get banned I see him post all the time.

    And about Poirer well... hmmm.. what does he think he going to do at 170? I can see a lot of those matchups ending badly for him tbh.. Plus whoever sticks around at 155 will eventually have to fight Islam. I think if Dustin or Justin can do so and defeat Islam they would 'kind of' avenge their loss to khabib. Of course that loss will always stand, but it's a mental victory to me at least and a really good moment for their legacy.

    Colby vs Dustin has some history though that would be a good one for us fans :)
     
  16. snugglecakes Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    you mean try to defend against islam.. n get destroyed.. n be another flash in the pan champ

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    what they should do is refuse him the title shot against charlie.. n send a clear message that if you're gonna make it obvious that you have zero intention to be a fighting champ then u dont get a chance to be the champ at all
     
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  17. Evangelion Gold Belt

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    This is not what he said at all
     
  18. Substance Abuse Beer Snob Moderator Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    Big fan of Dustin, but he seriously needs to bulk up if he does this. Just remember if he loses up a weight class, be sure to give him the shit you guys gave Max for going up on six weeks notice and losing to him.
     
  19. kevinramsdell Brown Belt

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    He isn't too small lmao. Dustin cuts a fuck ton of weight. Even Colby said that Dustin weighs more than he does. Guy is sitting around 180lbs.
     
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    Poor effort haha
     

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