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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby themull » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:46 am

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slevin wrote:So, does no one want to talk about how awesome Dustin's performance was, and how he matches with the best of the division?


He did look good. Dustin is a talented guy.

Would like to see him fight a top 10 guy. Not top 5 yet however. Someone like Kevin Lee or Chiesa, potentially Iaquinta

Vick and Poirer I think would be great too.


Kevin Lee or Chiesa would be perfect and would make a great fight.

I still feel Dustin's stand up just isn't slick enough to get at the very top of the division.

How is his stand up not slick enough? He out boxed Eddie who is top 5 and did well against Pettis. I think he would beat either of the guy you mentioned Lee would be tougher, but Dustin has showed improved wrestling.

Eddie's standup is not with the best strikers in the division i.e. Conor, Nate, Edson, Tony, etc.

Dustin could beat some of those guys if he can make it a dirty fight, loads of clinching and dirty boxing/wrestling. However if he is to make a prolonged run to the top I see him getting stopped by a top class striker before he gets there.
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby DeceptaCon » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:50 am

Dustin is a top 5 gatekeeper at LW just because of his suspect chin and small frame.
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby tsarlaider » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:56 am

DeceptaCon wrote:Dustin is a top 5 gatekeeper at LW just because of his suspect chin and small frame.


i can't see him beating Ferguson but that goes for all LWs at the moment.

He did get slept by Johnson and got hurt really bad by Eddie. I need to see more that a win against Pettis to consider him a top challenger.

i can surely say that LW suits him very well tho
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby slevin » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:57 am

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Eddie's standup is not with the best strikers in the division i.e. Conor, Nate, Edson, Tony, etc.

Dustin could beat some of those guys if he can make it a dirty fight, loads of clinching and dirty boxing/wrestling. However if he is to make a prolonged run to the top I see him getting stopped by a top class striker before he gets there.

Well Edson was getting out struck by Jiu-Jitsu guy not to long ago(Beneil Dariush). Dustin has much better boxing than him, and fights with the same pressure style that he fights with. I think Dustin has a good chance against someone like Edson, Edson is always dangerous with his power, speed and explosion. But he doesn't do well on the back foot, something that numerous fighters have exploited. And I think Dustin could do the same; I think Brick has nailed it already, Dustin's chin may be his biggest hindrance. He gets wobbled easily, and that could spell bad news in some of his fights against top competition.
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby DeceptaCon » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:18 pm

slevin wrote:
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Eddie's standup is not with the best strikers in the division i.e. Conor, Nate, Edson, Tony, etc.

Dustin could beat some of those guys if he can make it a dirty fight, loads of clinching and dirty boxing/wrestling. However if he is to make a prolonged run to the top I see him getting stopped by a top class striker before he gets there.

Well Edson was getting out struck by Jiu-Jitsu guy not to long ago(Beneil Dariush). Dustin has much better boxing than him, and fights with the same pressure style that he fights with. I think Dustin has a good chance against someone like Edson, Edson is always dangerous with his power, speed and explosion. But he doesn't do well on the back foot, something that numerous fighters have exploited. And I think Dustin could do the same; I think Brick has nailed it already, Dustin's chin may be his biggest hindrance. He gets wobbled easily, and that could spell bad news in some of his fights against top competition.

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1.Nate/Conor
2. Ferguson
3. Khabib
4. Barboza
5. Dusty Diamond
6. Eddie
7. Gaethje
8. The big guy who just beat Duffy
9. Duffy
10. Guida
11. Pettis
12. Joe Louzon
13. Jim Miller
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby slevin » Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:00 pm

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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby EvilGorilla69+1 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:03 pm

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nice.. I predicted it right, one more time. Dustin vs Gaetje.

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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby slevin » Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:03 pm

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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby hawdrigoh » Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:55 pm

Poirier-Gaethje has the potential for pure awesomeness.
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby hawdrigoh » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:17 am

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Respect to Dustin, didn't think he would make it this far. Khabib will be a tough one.
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Re: A Dustin Poirier in the rough

Postby jblaze » Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:56 am

He has the tools to beat everyone but he can also be easily beaten.
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