Dustin Poirier Stats: A Breakdown Of His Career Highlights And Records

One of the best strikers in the promotion....

Dustin Poirier Stats

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Dustin Poirier is one of the top lightweight fighters in the UFC. The Diamond is a former interim UFC lightweight champion and a two-time challenger for the undisputed 155-pound belt.

Currently the No. 4 ranked fighter in the UFC, the Diamond is scheduled to fight for the lightweight belt a third time when he meets reigning champion Islam Makhachev at the main event of UFC 302 on 1 June 2024, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

As a fighter, Poirier is a striker who possesses knockout power with half of his 30 wins coming by way of knockout. The Diamond lands an average of 3.39 significant strikes per minute with an accuracy of 53%. He also gets hit with an average of 3.20 significant strikes per minute and has a strike defence of 51%.

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Poirier is also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Tim Credeur. Eight out of his 30 victories have been by submission. He completes an average of 2.17 takedowns per 15 minutes with a takedown accuracy of 40% and a takedown defence of 55%. Dustin also attempts 2.8 submissions per 15 minutes.

The Diamond is ranked 7th in the UFC lightweight division history with 1388 total strikes and 1166 significant strikes landed. He is also tied with Drew Dober for the most wins by knockout in the lightweight division with 9 and tied with Matt Brown for the fourth most finishes in UFC history with 15.