Is Dustin Poirier ready for superstar status this weekend? His title fight against Charles Oliveira may prove a defining moment in his career at UFC 269. Photo: Reuters
Is Dustin Poirier ready for superstar status this weekend? His title fight against Charles Oliveira may prove a defining moment in his career at UFC 269. Photo: Reuters
Patrick Blennerhassett
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The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

UFC 269: Dustin Poirier’s ascent to champion now goes through Charles Oliveira as blue collar fighter looks to enter new level of stardom

  • ‘Diamond’ has a date with destiny against Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 in Las Vegas
  • Poirier has dispatched Conor McGregor twice, and could add to an already impressive resume and pound-for-pound ranking with a win over the Brazilian

Is Dustin Poirier ready for superstar status this weekend? His title fight against Charles Oliveira may prove a defining moment in his career at UFC 269. Photo: Reuters
Is Dustin Poirier ready for superstar status this weekend? His title fight against Charles Oliveira may prove a defining moment in his career at UFC 269. Photo: Reuters
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