DUSTIN POIRIER is a star from the world of MMA who plies his trade in the UFC.
The American – known as The Diamond – faces Conor McGregor this weekend in the final fight of their trilogy series.
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Who is Dustin Poirier?
Dustin Poirier is a 32-year-old mixed martial artist from Lafayette, Louisiana.
He has been with the UFC since 2010, and goes by the nickname The Diamond.
Poirier is currently No 6 on the UFC pound-for-pound rankings.
His MMA record stands at:
- 34 fights
- 27 wins (13 K.Os/ 7 submissions/ 7 decisions)
- 6 losses
What is Dustin Poirier's net worth?
Dustin's Poirier's net worth stands at at around $4million (£2.8m), according to reports.
Poirier made over $1m in his fight purse for his last bout against McGregor in January – which he won by second-round stoppage.
The Diamond is also known for his philanthropy and charitable acts, setting up The Good Fight Foundation alongside wife Jolie.
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Who is Dustin's wife Jolie?
Jolie was born on March 4, 1989.
She is often spotted ringside watching her husband but admitted how difficult it was to be in the crowd for Dustin's first-round KO defeat to McGregor back in 2014.
She told ESPN: "It was horrible.
"It was hard to be there. Just the crowd, the energy — it was scary. It was hard seeing him go through that."
But Jolie was also there to watch Poirier get the win over McGregor in their rematch back in January.
Jolie also enjoys a good social media following.
Mrs Poirier has over 75K followers on Instagram, where she regularly posts about family life and her travels around the globe.
She also helped to found the Good Fight Foundation along with Dustin.
When is Poirier vs McGregor 3?
- UFC 264 takes place on Saturday, July 10.
- UFC 264's early prelims are set to start at 11pm BST, the prelims 1am and then the main card from 3am.
- Expect the main event of McGregor vs Poirier at around 5am UK time.
- The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas – with FULL capacity – plays host to the card.
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