Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier Forum Thread

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skelliher
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03.25.2011 | 11:39 AM ET

Check out the blog this morning for an interview with Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier, as he discusses his introduction to MMA, his current momentum, and his hopes for the future.

"“Fear is the mind-killer ... the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me ... Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”"

Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier

Photo Source:   MMAWeekly.com

  • Given Name: Dustin Glenn Poirier
  • Professional MMA Record: 16-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Diamond
  • Current Streak: 3 Wins
  • Age: 25 | Date of Birth: 1989.01.19
  • Last Fight: April 16, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 5'9" (175cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $360,000 USD
  • Born: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Coconut Creek, Florida
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Tapology

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skelliher
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03.25.2011 | 11:40 AM ET

Here is the link....

"“Fear is the mind-killer ... the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me ... Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”"

kallousklown
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03.25.2011 | 4:25 PM ET

cool, been looking forward to his next fight. I was amazed at the beating he put on Grispi.

"Are we gonna jump, or we just gonna jerk each other off?"

TheMope
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03.25.2011 | 10:39 PM ET

Same here kallous, I expect Grispi was even more surprised. Dustin looked great, looking forward to seeing more of him.

"There's two things you don't know about the Earth. One is Me. The Other is Godzilla."

Dannotheman
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03.25.2011 | 10:57 PM ET

I think he's gonna beat Yahya even easier then Grispi.

Then hopefully they match him up against Koch. I think Koch would win but it sure as hell would be an exciting fight.

"Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God."

kallousklown
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03.25.2011 | 11:15 PM ET

gotta be a bit weary. Yahyas got better jiujitsu than Grispi. i dont think grispi expected to be put on his back.

"Are we gonna jump, or we just gonna jerk each other off?"

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03.25.2011 | 11:29 PM ET

I think Poirier will keep it standing. His TDD is pretty good, Castillo was having trouble getting him down at 155 til Poirier kinda gassed.

"Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God."


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