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Dustin Poirier: UFC 257 'Fight Island' experience 'like I was in prison in my own mind'
All Dustin Poirier liked about being on "Fight Island" was knocking out Conor McGregor. Nothing was fun about being cooped up in a hotel for two weeks.        Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: UFC 257 overreactions editionGeorges St-Pierre 'very surprised' by Conor McGregor's TKO loss, shares advice for returnConor McGregor's coach explains devastation of Dustin Poirier's leg kicks at UFC 257 
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Ben Askren unfazed by Jake Paul, boxing match critics: 'I've stepped in the cage with trained killers'
Ben Askren doesn't see any reason he should've turned down a fight against YouTube star Jake Paul.        Related StoriesBen Askren unfazed by Jake Paul, boxing match critics: 'I've stepped in the cage with trained killers' - EnclosureJake Paul vs. Ben Askren: Twitter reacts to boxing match announcementConor McGregor's coach explains devastation of Dustin Poirier's leg kicks at UFC 257 
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Georges St-Pierre 'very surprised' by Conor McGregor's TKO loss, shares advice for return
Georges St-Pierre 'very surprised' to see Conor McGregor lose at UFC 257.        Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: UFC 257 overreactions editionConor McGregor's coach explains devastation of Dustin Poirier's leg kicks at UFC 257Gilbert Burns details training history with Kamaru Usman: '200 rounds sparring at least' 
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Alessio Di Chirico clarifies leaving UFC news conference, Dana White encounter backstage
UFC president Dana White thought Alessio Di Chirico was mad after he beat Joaquin Buckley, but that wasn't the case.        Related StoriesAlessio Di Chirico clarifies leaving UFC news conference, Dana White encounter backstage - EnclosureConor McGregor's coach explains devastation of Dustin Poirier's leg kicks at UFC 257Spinning Back Clique: UFC 257 overreactions edition 
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Conor McGregor's coach explains devastation of Dustin Poirier's leg kicks at UFC 257
John Kavanagh breaks down how Dustin Poirier's leg kicks proved decisive in stopping Conor McGregor.       Related StoriesSpinning Back Clique: UFC 257 overreactions editionUFC 257: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reportsGilbert Burns details training history with Kamaru Usman: '200 rounds sparring at least' 
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Spinning Back Clique: UFC 257 overreactions edition
The latest episode of "Spinning Back Clique" focuses on the fallout from Dustin Poirier's TKO of Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler's win.        Related StoriesUFC 257: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reportsGilbert Burns details training history with Kamaru Usman: '200 rounds sparring at least'After rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp next 
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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren: Twitter reacts to boxing match announcement
Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren is actually happening – and MMA Twitter is having a field day.       Related StoriesAfter rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp nextArman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al IaquintaTriple Take: Who should Conor McGregor fight after UFC 257 loss? 
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Darren Till vs. Marvin Vettori targeted to headline UFC Fight Night on April 10
UFC middleweight contenders Darren Till and Marvin Vettori will square off in a key matchup for the division.        Related StoriesDarren Till vs. Marvin Vettori targeted to headline UFC Fight Night on April 10 - EnclosureGilbert Burns details training history with Kamaru Usman: '200 rounds sparring at least'After rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp next 
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Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren boxing match set for April 17 pay-per-view
Jake Paul got his wish to box an MMA fighter – but it's not Conor McGregor.        Related StoriesGilbert Burns details training history with Kamaru Usman: '200 rounds sparring at least'UFC 257 medical suspensions: Conor McGregor faces potential lengthy layoff due to injuryUFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event 
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Gilbert Burns details training history with Kamaru Usman: '200 rounds sparring at least'
Even though they're about to fight, Gilbert Burns acknowledges Kamaru Usman played an important role helping him get this far.        Related StoriesAfter rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp nextUFC 257: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reportsArman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al Iaquinta 
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Video: Check out Bellator's top ground-and-pound finishes
Some brutal finishing sequences highlight Bellator's best ground-and-pound stoppages.        Related StoriesAfter rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp nextUFC 257 medical suspensions: Conor McGregor faces potential lengthy layoff due to injuryUFC 257: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reports 
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After rally to stop Sanchez, Makhmud Muradov would love a full fight camp next
Take a look inside Makhmud Muradov's TKO of Andrew Sanchez at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi.       Related StoriesArman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al IaquintaBrad Tavares ready to be active again after first win in nearly three yearsMarcin Prachnio feels emotions of first UFC win after three years of work 
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UFC 257 medical suspensions: Conor McGregor faces potential lengthy layoff due to injury
Following his first career knockout loss, Conor McGregor was handed a potential lengthy suspension.        Related StoriesUFC 257 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Michael Chandler gets $3,500 in debutUFC 257 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Michael Chandler gets $3,500 in debut - EnclosureUFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event 
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UFC 257: Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier does blockbuster PPV numbers, per reports
Regardless where the final number lands, UFC 257 will go down as one of the biggest events in company history.        Related StoriesDustin Poirier didn't feel Conor McGregor's 'aura' in rematch: 'I was just fighting another man'Arman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al IaquintaTriple Take: Who should Conor McGregor fight after UFC 257 loss? 
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KSW 58: Featherweight title clash headlines eight-fight card in Lodz
KSW featherweight champion Salahdine Parnasse will make the first defense of his title in the main event of KSW 58 on Jan. 30.       Related StoriesUFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main eventUFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event - EnclosureArman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al Iaquinta 
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UFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event
A fight between a former UFC middleweight champion and a former title challenger is in the works for April 17.        Related StoriesUFC targets Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa for April 17 main event - EnclosureTriple Take: Who should Conor McGregor fight after UFC 257 loss?Dustin Poirier didn't feel Conor McGregor's 'aura' in rematch: 'I was just fighting another man' 
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Arman Tsarukyan adjusted to short-notice change; now he wants Al Iaquinta
Take a look inside Arman Tsarukyan's win over Matt Frevola at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi.       Related StoriesBrad Tavares ready to be active again after first win in nearly three yearsMarcin Prachnio feels emotions of first UFC win after three years of workMovsar Evloev ready for UFC's top 10 featherweights – but not interested in Nate Landwehr anymore 
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Ali Bagautinov joins Brave CF's flyweight tournament, targets Dustin Ortiz showdown
Two high-profile flyweights have delivered big callouts as Brave CF's 125-pound division kicks into gear in 2021.        Related StoriesB.J. Penn arrested, released on suspicion of DUI; angry encounter caught on video - EnclosureTriple Take: Who should Conor McGregor fight after UFC 257 loss?B.J. Penn arrested, released on suspicion of DUI; angry encounter caught on video 
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Triple Take: Who should Conor McGregor fight after UFC 257 loss?
Following Conor McGregor's defeat at UFC 257, MMA Junkie's Simon Head, Nolan King, and Danny Segura offer their take on the Irish star's next move.       Related Stories5 biggest takeaways from UFC 257: Dustin Poirier silences doubters, concern for Conor McGregorUFC 257 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Abu DhabiUFC 257 post-event facts: Dustin Poirier's resume proves he's an all-time great 
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B.J. Penn arrested, released on suspicion of DUI; angry encounter caught on video
B.J. Penn has been arrested once again.        Related StoriesB.J. Penn arrested, released on suspicion of DUI; angry encounter caught on video - EnclosureDustin Poirier didn't feel Conor McGregor's 'aura' in rematch: 'I was just fighting another man'It's time for the UFC to begin the post-Khabib era at lightweight | Opinion 
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Dustin Poirier didn't feel Conor McGregor's 'aura' in rematch: 'I was just fighting another man'
Dustin Poirier discusses the in-fight feeling he got while beating Conor McGregor at UFC 257 compared to when he lost in 2014.        Related StoriesConor McGregor unsure about Manny Pacquiao boxing match after UFC 257 defeatIt's time for the UFC to begin the post-Khabib era at lightweight | OpinionConor McGregor wants vacant UFC title at stake in Dustin Poirier trilogy, coach says 
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It's time for the UFC to begin the post-Khabib era at lightweight | Opinion
It seems clear that Khabib was only interested in potentially fighting Conor McGregor, but with that out of the question, time to move forward.       Related StoriesConor McGregor wants vacant UFC title at stake in Dustin Poirier trilogy, coach saysTony Ferguson sends Dustin Poirier message after UFC 257: 'You dodged me'Coach downplays Dan Hooker TKO'd by Michael Chandler: 'One loss doesn't mean anything' 
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Conor McGregor wants vacant UFC title at stake in Dustin Poirier trilogy, coach says
John Kavanagh says a title shot would keep Conor McGregor motivated, otherwise "maybe he drifts off into boxing."        Related StoriesConor McGregor unsure about Manny Pacquiao boxing match after UFC 257 defeatCoach downplays Dan Hooker TKO'd by Michael Chandler: 'One loss doesn't mean anything'Video shows Dana White feared for Calvin Kattar's life during UFC on ABC 1 fight 
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Coach downplays Dan Hooker TKO'd by Michael Chandler: 'One loss doesn't mean anything'
City Kickboxing head coach Eugene Bareman explains why he's not dwelling on Dan Hooker's latest setback at UFC 257.        Related StoriesVideo shows Dana White feared for Calvin Kattar's life during UFC on ABC 1 fightConor McGregor unsure about Manny Pacquiao boxing match after UFC 257 defeatNik Lentz announces retirement following UFC 257: 'I stand with my head high' 
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Video shows Dana White feared for Calvin Kattar's life during UFC on ABC 1 fight
"This reminds me of the kind of fight where the fight's over, and he walks on back and (expletive) dies."        Related StoriesTony Ferguson sends Dustin Poirier message after UFC 257: 'You dodged me'Conor McGregor unsure about Manny Pacquiao boxing match after UFC 257 defeatBrad Tavares ready to be active again after first win in nearly three years 
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Conor McGregor unsure about Manny Pacquiao boxing match after UFC 257 defeat
What seemed likely before UFC 257 is now up in the air after Conor McGregor was knocked out by Dustin Poirier.       Related StoriesBrad Tavares ready to be active again after first win in nearly three yearsMarcin Prachnio feels emotions of first UFC win after three years of workMovsar Evloev ready for UFC's top 10 featherweights – but not interested in Nate Landwehr anymore 
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Nik Lentz announces retirement following UFC 257: 'I stand with my head high'
A UFC fighter since 2009, Nik Lentz finishes his career with 25 promotional appearances.        Related StoriesNik Lentz announces retirement following UFC 257: 'I stand with my head high' - EnclosureBrad Tavares ready to be active again after first win in nearly three yearsMMA Junkie Radio #3125: UFC 257 reaction from top to bottom, more 
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MMA Junkie Radio #3125: UFC 257 reaction from top to bottom, more
Check out Monday's episode of MMA Junkie Radio with "Gorgeous" George and "Goze."        Related StoriesMarcin Prachnio feels emotions of first UFC win after three years of workMovsar Evloev ready for UFC's top 10 featherweights – but not interested in Nate Landwehr anymoreAmir Albazi wants to bring a UFC title to Iraq 
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Tony Ferguson sends Dustin Poirier message after UFC 257: 'You dodged me'
Tony Ferguson hasn't forgotten about what happened late last year.        Related StoriesNate Diaz reacts to Conor McGregor's UFC 257 loss, wants Dustin Poirier fight - Enclosure5 biggest takeaways from UFC 257: Dustin Poirier silences doubters, concern for Conor McGregorMatchup roundup: New UFC fights announced in the past week (Jan. 18-24) 
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Matchup roundup: New UFC fights announced in the past week (Jan. 18-24)
All the UFC fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie in the past week.       Related Stories5 biggest takeaways from UFC 257: Dustin Poirier silences doubters, concern for Conor McGregorUFC 257 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Abu DhabiUFC 257 post-event facts: Dustin Poirier's resume proves he's an all-time great 
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