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UFC on FOX 29 salaries: Dustin Poirier leads payouts with $170000 in classic slugfest

Headliner Dustin Poirier was the leading earner at UFC on FOX 29 this past Saturday with a $170,000 payday.

Poirier (23-5 MMA, 15-4 UFC) took home $170,000 for his fourth-round TKO win over Justin Gaethje (18-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC), who had the event’s third biggest payday at $110,000. Heinisch vs. MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. This is the entertainment business. They’re both reading the market and crafting a strategy based on what they see there. Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. What Waterson’s future holds remains to be seen.

Every Justin Gaethje Fight Is The Fight Of The Year

Forte vs. ET (10 a.m. Despite their opposing visions of success in the UFC, there’s one thing Poirier and Gaethje agree on: They would like some money, please. Take Poirier, for example. MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. She’s undersized for the strawweight division, and that’s going to have to be an obstacle to overcome against almost everyone. Hughes vs. UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Bruce Buffer.

Dustin Poirier's day-after battle wounds (it might be easy to forget he was the winner)

The photos may suggest otherwise, but Dustin Poirier was actually the winner of Saturday's UFC on FOX 29 headliner.

Yancy Medeiros has a penchant for putting on exciting fights. This shouldn’t come as a surprise from a couple of prizefighters. His stated goal is to win fights, move up the rankings, and fight for the title. ET (10 a.m. Although the fight seemed more clear-cut than the judge who scored it in Vettori’s favor, the final verdict was ultimately right, and Adesanya remains unbeaten. Dalby vs. UFC Fight Night 130 - Thompson vs.

On Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje, and the competing visions of success in today's UFC

Who has the better plan for success in the UFC of 2018 – Dustin Poirier or Justin Gaethje? That's not so easy to say.

Poirier wants to win the title and make a bunch of money. But especially at lightweight, where the current champ is wearing a belt that was recently stripped from the former champ , there are a lot of potential obstacles in the way. Yancy Medeiros has a penchant for putting on exciting fights. Prior to the bout Adesanya was praised as a dangerous future contender at middleweight. Fedor vs. UFC Fight Night 131 - Rivera vs.

Dustin Poirier: Team Khabib reached out to say they want to fight me in first UFC lightweight title defense

Marc Diakiese vs. He still has potential to be just that, but the fight against Vettori proved there’s room for improvement. Heinisch vs. UFC 225 - Whittaker vs. Achilles, here are the CliffsNotes. UFC Fight Night 130 - Thompson vs. Boetsch’s aggressiveness. GLENDALE, Ariz. — Dustin Poirier hobbled in on crutches after way-too-many kicks made it tough to bend his right leg. Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m.

Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Dustin Poirier and UFC on FOX 29's other winning fighters?

Check out our matchmaker column for Dustin Poirier and the rest of the UFC on FOX 29 main-card winners.

Forte vs. Bellator 198 - Fedor vs. Greece, known for single-handedly sacking cities. UFC Fight Night 131 - Rivera vs. UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Poirier knew his fight with Justin Gaethje would be like this. MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. Here you savages go! Fedor vs. Consider Poirier’s emotional description of what it would mean to take the title to bed for one night. So who’s got the better money-making scheme for this sport?

Fight Facts: UFC on Fox 29

Sometimes, when the Ultimate Fighting Championship bills a bout as a potential barnburner, it does not live up to expectations. In the case of UFC on Fox 29, it lived up to the hype and then some.

Achilles was invincible except for his heel. UFC 225 - Whittaker vs. UFC Fight Night 130 - Thompson vs. Gaethje (18-2), from Safford, Arizona, had the crowd support and landed a series of punches in the second round after a shaky first. ET (10 a.m. Justin_Gaethje thanks for the battle! Heinisch vs. It’s not because he thinks it’d be comfortable to sleep with 10 pounds of leather and gold. Who has a plan that’s more likely to get him where he wants to go?

MMA's Modern Mythological Hero

Much like Achilles, Justin Gaethje will leave behind a legacy that will last the ages, writes Eric Stinton.

UFC Fight Night 131 - Rivera vs. I’m content with what just happened, as crazy and as stupid as that sounds,” said Gaethje, the No. Yancy Medeiros has a penchant for putting on exciting fights. The Blue Corner is MMAjunkie’s blog space. Forte vs. Gaethje wants something similar. Any other major sport, it’s simple: just win. Heinisch vs. Dustin Poirier def. Camacho . Bellator 201 - Macfarlane vs.

UFC on Fox 29 Post-Mortem: Anarchy in Arizona

Sherdog.com contributor Jordan Colbert examines the fallout of UFC on Fox 29.

Marc Diakiese vs. We don’t take it overly seriously, and neither should you. Dustin Poirier doesn’t want much. He wants recognition. And then win and win and win some more. Forte vs. Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. Lawler for the welterweight championship. Bellator MMA - Pitbull vs. Askren himself . Bellator 200 - Carvalho vs. Bellator 198 - Fedor vs. I fight to entertain people. Hughes vs.

Kevin Lee: Dustin Poirier should stick to exciting brawls and leave the championship-level sh-t to us

We would sleep in broken-down motels and fight the next day, just me and her. Both of these goals come from somewhere. But over here in the land of professional face-punching, that’s not always enough. The Diamond” wasn’t the only one to get a big win in Arizona, though. MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. UFC tenure. HBO Boxing PPV - Golovkin vs. Askren in One Championship. Bellator 201 - Macfarlane vs.

Dustin Poirier beats Justin Gaethje by TKO at UFC Glendale

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Dustin Poirier hobbled in on crutches after way-too-many kicks made it tough to bend his right leg. He had stitches in his face, may have broken his left hand.Poirier knew his fight

Maybe it’s not even completely necessary, at least to a point. After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next. ET (10 a.m. Abbott . Unified Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman Relinquishes WBC Title Jacobs vs. UFC to pursue glory. Bellator MMA - Pitbull vs. Bellator 200 - Carvalho vs. I fought on short notice and gave a show,” Oliveira said through a translator. “I was training, I knew I could be called at short notice.

Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. I don’t fight to win or loses, as stupid and as crazy as I am and that sounds,” Gaethje said. “I go in there to entertain people. But in both approaches, you can see a logic at work. That’s the part we’re all still trying to figure out. After starting her UFC career strong, Waterson hit a roadblock and lost consecutive fights against Tecia Torres and now-champ Rose Namajunas.