Dustin Poirier wants title fight, talks McGregor trilogy & other options | Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show
Dustin Poirier returns to Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to look back at his time on Fight Island that was capped off by knocking out Conor McGregor at UFC 257. “The Diamond” says he hasn’t heard from the UFC (16:00) about what’s next, but expresses that he should be fight for the lightweight title next. He also discusses a potential trilogy against McGregor and the other potential opponents in the lightweight division.
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  • Lyndon Barry
    Lyndon Barry


  • Mayank Sharma
    Mayank Sharma

    Dustin is really honest fighter he has a good shot against a rematch with Khabib

  • innosanto

    Ariel is a great interviewer.

  • innosanto

    This man is very likeable.

  • Peter Thiessen
    Peter Thiessen

    Connor does not deserve a title fight. When you loose,you don’t fight for the title. First win 6 or so fights and then. By giving Connor these special favours,it cheapens the meaning.

  • Ricardo Silva
    Ricardo Silva

    MMA of today are naked MMA. 2D MMA... Striking + Grappling. We need to evolve now. We 3D MMA!!!! Grabbing + Striking + Grappling... 50%+30%+20%... ;)

  • Carter Rivers
    Carter Rivers

    I picked porier to stop Conor , he deserves his respect.

  • Seth Genius
    Seth Genius

    Poirier is the better fighter. However McGregor is the better boxer.

  • Azhar J
    Azhar J

    Conor wanted "a war" he couldn't even handle some leg kicks. Not saying they don't hurt, but wars hurt. Conor is garbage at 155 with 1 win. He doesnt deserve a trilogy because he won a fight against a 2014 poirier, its 2021, poirier is the much superior fighter now overall. Sure, Conor has knockout power but that's all he has. After a few minutes he is complete garbage. Poirier should move on and not take this fight.

  • Spark Micer
    Spark Micer

    Dustin Your a Good Dude.

  • himu musa
    himu musa

    he took long to ko ariel den conor 🤣

  • D C
    D C

    Felt like Ariel is trying to help Dustin out pay wise. Dustin took offence to it. But Ariel was basically telling him... You should get a piece of the pie...

  • Random Videos
    Random Videos

    One of the reasons McGregor lost is to avoid the fight with Khabib again 😂😂

  • Say it How it is!
    Say it How it is!

    Give him the belt for the last fight, let him fight Nathan at 170 while the others figure out who the new #1 contender is going to be. That makes the most sense to me. Because he shouldn’t have to fight to be the champ again? Cause unless Khabib comes back that belt is Dustins. No?

  • Jay Castro
    Jay Castro

    He really does have a pea head

  • Isreal Light
    Isreal Light


  • Daily Motivation
    Daily Motivation

    Enough is enough. Conor must quit. Hes not the same guy anymore. He too old now. If he continue, he will be humiliated

  • David Kang
    David Kang

    The rural drawer sicily fence because lisa oppositely chew except a nutritious linen. different, soft plaster

  • Metro Bradsey
    Metro Bradsey

    I think a trilogy will be amazing if Conor really wants it

  • Ayoub Bouchti
    Ayoub Bouchti

    red panty night

  • Liam Nissan
    Liam Nissan

    Dustin and Mike Chandler look like brothers

  • Tommy Vercetti
    Tommy Vercetti

    Let's go diamond!!!

  • Tommy Vercetti
    Tommy Vercetti

    Dustin is the man

  • Modus Ponens
    Modus Ponens

    Great win, great guy…

  • Golden Age Studios
    Golden Age Studios

    "Nah I want to hurt these guys" lol quote of the year.

  • Michael Hunt
    Michael Hunt

    Will say without the peoples opinion an money no 1 would be famous?

  • Michael Hunt
    Michael Hunt

    Credit were due he made me a fan ?

  • Dubious Zombie
    Dubious Zombie

    Is there anyone who just more off putting the areil

  • Billy GoldBlum
    Billy GoldBlum

    Dustin would be a trash champion if the guy is crying and whinging about analysts on him and stuff

  • Joshua Mercer
    Joshua Mercer

    oh wow. ariel boundaries!!

  • Joshua Mercer
    Joshua Mercer

    this fight made me a poirier fan for sure. hes a role model and a champ . i wish him the best

  • Eleanor Funkin
    Eleanor Funkin

    Because you nearly lost to Dan Hooker over a close five round war and Chandler decapitated him in less than 30 seconds.

  • Cesar M.
    Cesar M.

    Dustin "Kyrie Irving" Poirier

  • NaL C.
    NaL C.

    why does Dana still hate Ariel??

  • Dave Lloyd
    Dave Lloyd

    Summary: Dustin hates freedom of speech.

  • JJE

    10:38 That’s the life of a touring musician. Everything sucks except the stage performance.

  • davishous1

    Ariel under the sea do you read all those books? or is it a background?

  • Mohammad Aarif
    Mohammad Aarif

    I want usman to win, so i cld get colby vs usman for the gold

  • Opium Eater
    Opium Eater

    Congrats to the Diamond 🔹 & team but the work ain't done 🙏 SMASH one more time🙏 OK (triogly)

  • Merrill Sizemore 3:16
    Merrill Sizemore 3:16

    Ole Dustin doesn't want no part of Olivera or Chandler. Looks like he wants to take easy fights and you can't blame him. But I wud like to hear he accepted Jesus.

  • Makalo Team
    Makalo Team

    porier is so oldshool that he can still get pissed off by some of ariels qs haha

  • Abdullah UFC Master
    Abdullah UFC Master

    I will be in the UFC one Day

    • Abdullah UFC Master
      Abdullah UFC Master

      I am 15

  • Matthew Dahari
    Matthew Dahari

    17:45 Ariel

  • CIA

    He asked if you got ppv....he got mad. Lol he got no cut of the pie hahaha dustin is so insecure still its hilarious

  • Ryan McGee
    Ryan McGee

    One thing I will say is Porier does have funky body language. He seems like such a nice guy and almost super shy. He stated many times he doesn't like fighting and I think he doesn't want to hurt anyone, but realizes he is really good at it so in turn, he does enjoy it. I wish I knew how to turn that switch, I could have been a good fighter like him had I been able to get serious in the ring/cage. I would love to talk to Porier and Wonderboy about how they can want to hurt people, yet be so kind.

    • Ryan McGee
      Ryan McGee

      That said, he talked about how he has been counted out, so I can see that being a lot of motivation

  • Coinguy American
    Coinguy American

    Hey Dustin I just wanted to say it brother, don't let the trolls get you upset if I were you I'd just stay right out of the comments I wouldn't even read them it's much better that way

  • Peter Thiessen
    Peter Thiessen

    It's refreshing to hear Dustin say that the Conor fight was not the biggest fight that he has fought in. Connor doesn't deserve any credit whatsoever.

  • Will Bilson
    Will Bilson

    Helwani asks questions old ladies like asking geez

  • Faisal Saleem
    Faisal Saleem

    Dustin Poirier is the Champion of the Light Weight Division. Love Khabib but he is done.

  • Gavin Mitchell
    Gavin Mitchell

    Chip on his shoulder Dustin is the best Dustin 😂

  • David Kinsella
    David Kinsella

    If I was good at photoshop I'd fix that image at 7:58 so that it look like Poirier's fist is literally going into McGregors face.

  • David Kinsella
    David Kinsella

    He's so cute. Lol

  • Randy Boisa
    Randy Boisa

    Habib "I dont want to smesh dis guy again"

  • LongDong Silver
    LongDong Silver

    conor should fight ferguson

  • Personal Training Master
    Personal Training Master

    He's a really nice and humble guy - I hope everything comes his way!!

  • Evel Knievel
    Evel Knievel


  • Your Brand's Needs
    Your Brand's Needs

    his physical and his mental are there but his personality isn't

  • Rey Quraishi
    Rey Quraishi

    Weasel Ariel getting outed regarding pay... always entertaining

  • Jax

    For him to physically not have a belt around his waist is a joke! The guy has beat the best of the best constantly! Should defs do the trilogy with McGregor and make that bank

  • Taylor Michael
    Taylor Michael

    The cowardly hamburger steadily turn because bucket greely guarantee round a shaggy theater. thin, massive lathe

  • Mzansi's MMA Show
    Mzansi's MMA Show

    "I don't ask you how much ESPN pays you." ...😬😅

  • big b
    big b

    Why he use that background? Genius?

  • Daniel Gregson
    Daniel Gregson

    Never been a fan of his, but I'm glad he did his thing at 257. Connor's head got too big for his britches.

  • Asad Marji
    Asad Marji

    The damp pheasant indisputably bat because foundation oppositely fear beside a electric perch. aggressive, decisive scissors

  • HeatWave

    This is an awkward interview. Dustin seems like he has CTE or something he is so slow at answering.

  • HeatWave

    Dustin trying to duck Oliveira because he knows he will be grapple banged just like he was against Khabib. He knows that he is the only other top contender that is worthy of a title shot. every other top contender is coming off a loss, besides chandler but he only has 1 win. Poirier vs Oliveira for the strap.

  • Navid Ahmed
    Navid Ahmed

    one the most underrated guy in world

  • Sully Abu
    Sully Abu

    Dustin is keeping it real. He's a good person. and being himself.

  • B E A R
    B E A R

    Look at that iconic picture of *Jack Johnson* the greatest of all time on Dustin's wall!

  • MAK Kal
    MAK Kal

    This video goes out to all of you wannabe experts; STFU

  • onion peeling
    onion peeling

    Great champion.- he seems to have higher goals only using Martial art platform to reach there- you can clearly sees hes on the next level sht..

  • Nastynigga65o

    DUSTIN POIRIER I USED TO ROOT AGAINST YOU BRO BUT WHAT THE F U. K YOU WERE TALKINGNIS 100% TRUE bro I will RESPECT you forever because you are a real martial artist

  • טליה אמיר
    טליה אמיר

    Hoooo i love him🥰🔥❤

  • Tshering Doji
    Tshering Doji

    Dustin make noise, than only Dana will pay u what u r worth of. If not he will profit 80% of ur $$$$

  • Tshering Doji
    Tshering Doji

    Not only Dustin, all fighter should do than only Dana will pay what fighter deserve

  • Tshering Doji
    Tshering Doji

    The job of Dana is to use you when u r in the too

  • Tshering Doji
    Tshering Doji

    Dustin win the belt, then beat Corner n resign. Ur worth will be far more than corner n khabib. Don’t forget to resign When u r in the top

  • Tshering Doji
    Tshering Doji

    As per the win Dustin vs olivera should be title fight. No doubt

  • Ziga Vidmar
    Ziga Vidmar

    Dustin would love to stiffen up Ariel I swear to God lmao.

  • Jo C
    Jo C

    who's the boxer in the picture behind Poirier?

  • John Anthony
    John Anthony

    porier sounds scared.. to fight Oliver or chandler.. he wants the easy pay day, not interested in a challenging fight..

  • Jay 24
    Jay 24

    Dustin doesn't need too fake it too make it. He is just a humble dude being himself

  • Steven Starkey
    Steven Starkey

    Jack Johnson poster love it

  • hhhhh

    11:04 Dustin is too real, one of the realist

  • cesar imbert
    cesar imbert

    What is it with people not believing when a man said : this is my last fight. Dana is the one pushing the esew Khabib promised he's mother, case closed, not even GSP will make the Eagle brake a promise to he's mother.

  • cesar imbert
    cesar imbert

    Is Diamante ♦ not diamente get it right.

  • robertg305

    Love the Jack Johnson photo

  • robertg305

    Dustin was epic in this interview lol

  • mm

    dustin already fought the champion and lost decisively. Then fought conor, who also got dominated by khabib. My point is, dustin doesnt deserve the title shot


    Dustin really is the champ.

  • brett heath
    brett heath

    Dustin deserves a decent pay day with ppv points, he's earned that after everyone including the UFC has doubted him

  • Matt K
    Matt K

    dustin should be a way bigger superstar than mcgregor now. he is the best combination of likeable guy with talented figher

  • Claude Momerency
    Claude Momerency

    big shoutout to @dustinpoirier , I really get what he wants for his carreer thnaks for the ITW

  • Derek g
    Derek g

    He shouldn't be worried about conor fight he jjst fought him and demolished him done move on next fight title fight. He deserves rhe title and conor at this moment doesnt

  • Chris Harvest
    Chris Harvest

    such a real one

  • Conor Devine
    Conor Devine

    He's a top man. Go on the 💎

  • xxlblackyoung

    I respect poirier more, he had the picture of Jackson in his room. The first black box world champion during slavery

  • chalana mohottige
    chalana mohottige

    “Listen Ariel” goosebumps

  • Thomas Heiberg Andersen
    Thomas Heiberg Andersen

    the new slang -wad not....after hearing about the narrative all 2020

  • Rohith Narra
    Rohith Narra

    Connor could not have lost to a better fighter. Both are amazing fighters and I’m excited to watch Poiriers future fights! Connor keep training man and continue your growth as a fighter.