• Fight Date: Sat, Jun 1, 2024

On Saturday, June 1 at the Prudential Center in Newark, USA Islam Makhachev will meet Dustin «The Diamond» Poirier for UFC World title in a 5-round lightweight bout.

Islam Makhachev vs. Dustin Poirier

The fight is promoted by UFC.

Islam Makhachev
Islam Makhachev
Dustin Poirier
Dustin Poirier
The Diamond
Country RussiaRussia
Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
USAUSA
Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
Age 32 years 35 years
Pro 13 years 15 years
Height 5′ 10″ (178 cm) 5′ 9″ (175 cm)
Reach 70½″ (178 cm) 72″ (183 cm)
Division lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
lightweight
(155 lbs / 70,3 kg)
Stance

southpaw

southpaw
Titles
UFC (lightweight)
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Record 25 - 1 - 0
(5 KOs)
30 - 8 - 0
(15 KOs)
KOs 20% 50%
Inactive 224 days 84 days
Advant.
Islam Makhachev won by submission (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, June 1 at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Islam Makhachev versus Dustin Poirier?

  • To Be Announced

Makhachev vs. Poirier Full Fight Highlights

Makhachev vs. Poirier Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, June 1?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
lightweight (155 lbs)Islam Makhachev
(25 - 1 - 0)
Dustin Poirier
(30 - 8 - 0)
UFC
middleweight (185 lbs)Sean Strickland
(28 - 6 - 0)
Paulo Costa
(14 - 3 - 0)
middleweight (185 lbs)Kevin Holland
(25 - 11 - 0)
Michał Oleksiejczuk
(19 - 7 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Niko Price
(15 - 7 - 0)
Alex Morono
(24 - 9 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Randy Brown
(18 - 5 - 0)
Elizeu Zaleski
(24 - 7 - 1)
middleweight (185 lbs)Roman Kopylov
(12 - 3 - 0)
César Almeida
(5 - 0 - 0)
heavyweight (265 lbs)Jailton Almeida
(20 - 3 - 0)
Alexandr Romanov
(17 - 2 - 0)
lightweight (155 lbs)Grant Dawson
(20 - 2 - 1)
Joe Solecki
(13 - 4 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Phil Rowe
(10 - 4 - 0)
Jake Matthews
(19 - 7 - 0)
welterweight (170 lbs)Mickey Gall
(7 - 5 - 0)
Bassil Hafez
(8 - 4 - 1)
bantamweight (135 lbs)Joselyne Edwards
(13 - 5 - 0)
Ailin Perez
(9 - 2 - 0)
flyweight (125 lbs)André Lima
(8 - 0 - 0)
Mitch Raposo
(9 - 1 - 0)
Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev is a Russian MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Makhachev has been performing for 13 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Islam Makhachev took place on October 21, 2023 against Alexander VolkanovskiAlexander Volkanovski (26 - 2 - 0).
Makhachev won by knockout (KO).

Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski 

Islam Makhachev's last fight

First world title

On October 22, 2022 Islam Makhachev became the UFC lightweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

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UFC World champion Islam Makhachev

UFC World champion Islam Makhachev

MMA record

  • Total fights: 26
  • Wins: 25
  • Wins by KO: 5
  • Wins by subm: 11
  • Wins by dec: 9
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by subm: 0
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

MMA career

How many fights did Islam Makhachev have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-06-01 Dustin Poirier Win
Submission (D'arce Choke)
2023-10-21 Alexander Volkanovski Win
KO (Head Kick and Punches)
2023-02-11 Alexander Volkanovski Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2022-10-22 Charles Oliveira Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2022-02-26 Bobby Green Win
TKO (Punches)
2021-10-30 Dan Hooker Win
Submission (Kimura)
2021-07-17 Thiago Moises Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-03-06 Drew Dober Win
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke)
2019-09-07 Davi Ramos Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-04-20 Arman Tsarukyan Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-07-28 Kajan Johnson Win
Submission (Armbar)
2018-01-20 Gleison Tibau Win
KO (Punch)
2017-02-11 Nik Lentz Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2016-09-17 Chris Wade Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-10-03 Adriano Martins Loss
KO (Punch)
2015-05-23 Leo Kuntz Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2014-09-07 Ivica Truscek Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2014-06-07 Yuri Ivlev Win
Submission (Armbar)
2013-08-21 Rander Junio Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-04-09 Mansour Barnaoui Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-09-02 Anatoly Kormilkin Win
Submission (Inverted Triangle Choke)
2011-12-15 Migel Grigoryan Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2011-07-02 Vladimir Egoyan Win
Decision (Split)
2011-07-01 Magomed Ibragimov Win
Submission (Triangle Choke)
2011-05-06 Martiros Grigoryan Win
TKO (Punches)
2011-02-12 Tengiz Khuchua Win
KO (Punch)
2010-08-01 Magomed Bekbolatov Win
Decision (Unanimous)

All Islam Makhachev's losses

Who all beat Islam Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev's defeat

Islam Makhachev's defeat

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2015-10-03 Adriano Martins Loss
KO (Punch)

Islam Makhachev Highlights

Dustin «The Diamond» Poirier

Dustin «The Diamond» Poirier

Dustin Poirier is an American MMA artist.
As a professional athlete, Poirier has been performing for 15 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Dustin Poirier took place on March 9, 2024 against Benoit Saint-DenisBenoit Saint-Denis (13 - 1 - 0).
Poirier won by knockout (KO).

Dustin Poirier vs. Benoit Saint-Denis 

Dustin Poirier's last fight

MMA record

  • Total fights: 39
  • Wins: 30
  • Wins by KO: 15
  • Wins by subm: 8
  • Wins by dec: 7
  • Losses: 8
  • Losses by KO: 3
  • Losses by subm: 3
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0
  • No contests: 1

MMA career

How many fights did Dustin Poirier have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-06-01 Islam Makhachev Loss
Submission (D'arce Choke)
2024-03-09 Benoit St. Denis Win
KO (Punches)
2023-07-29 Justin Gaethje Loss
KO (Head Kick)
2022-11-12 Michael Chandler Win
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-12-11 Charles Oliveira Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2021-07-10 Conor McGregor Win
TKO (Leg Injury)
2021-01-23 Conor McGregor Win
KO (Punches)
2020-06-27 Dan Hooker Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2019-09-07 Khabib Nurmagomedov Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2019-04-13 Max Holloway Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2018-07-28 Eddie Alvarez Win
TKO (Punches)
2018-04-14 Justin Gaethje Win
TKO (Punches)
2017-11-11 Anthony Pettis Win
Submission (Body Triangle)
2017-05-13 Eddie Alvarez No contest
No Contest (Illegal Knee)
2017-02-11 Jim Miller Win
Decision (Majority)
2016-09-17 Michael Johnson Loss
KO (Punches)
2016-06-04 Bobby Green Win
KO (Punches)
2016-01-02 Joseph Duffy Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2015-06-06 Yancy Medeiros Win
TKO (Punches)
2015-04-04 Diego Ferreira Win
KO (Punches)
2014-09-27 Conor McGregor Loss
TKO (Punches)
2014-04-16 Akira Corassani Win
TKO (Punches)
2013-12-28 Diego Brandao Win
KO (Punches)
2013-08-31 Erik Koch Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2013-02-16 Cub Swanson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-12-15 Jonathan Brookins Win
Submission (Brabo Choke)
2012-05-15 Chan Sung Jung Loss
Technical Submission (Brabo Choke)
2012-02-04 Max Holloway Win
Submission (Triangle Armbar)
2011-11-12 Pablo Garza Win
Submission (Brabo Choke)
2011-06-11 Jason Young Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2011-01-01 Josh Grispi Win
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-11-11 Zachary Micklewright Win
TKO (Punches)
2010-08-18 Danny Castillo Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2010-06-18 Derek Gauthier Win
KO (Punches)
2010-03-06 Derrick Krantz Win
Submission (Armbar)
2009-11-13 Ronnie Lis Win
Submission (Armbar)
2009-10-31 Daniel Watts Win
KO (Punches)
2009-08-01 Joe Torrez Win
TKO (Punches)
2009-06-26 Nate Jolly Win
Submission (Armbar)
2009-05-16 Aaron Suarez Win
KO (Punches)

All Dustin Poirier's losses

Who all beat Dustin Poirier?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2024-06-01 Islam Makhachev Loss
Submission (D'arce Choke)
2023-07-29 Justin Gaethje Loss
KO (Head Kick)
2021-12-11 Charles Oliveira Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2019-09-07 Khabib Nurmagomedov Loss
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
2016-09-17 Michael Johnson Loss
KO (Punches)
2014-09-27 Conor McGregor Loss
TKO (Punches)
2013-02-16 Cub Swanson Loss
Decision (Unanimous)
2012-05-15 Chan Sung Jung Loss
Technical Submission (Brabo Choke)
2010-08-18 Danny Castillo Loss
Decision (Unanimous)

Dustin «The Diamond» Poirier Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Makhachev to win: 1/2
  • Underdog
    Poirier to win: 2/1

Prediction

Joshua Cook
Who will win: Makhachev or Poirier?

Makhachev and Poirier are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the fighters will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Islam Makhachev will win by unanimous decision.

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