UFC On FOX 30 Results : Dustin Poirier Stops Eddie Alvarex In The Second
Venue : Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Dustin Poirier (24-5 MMA, 16-4 UFC) recorded a second round Stoppage over Alvarez (29-6 MMA, 4-3 UFC) in the rematch of their May 2017 at UFC 211 Bout which ended a no-contest due to when Alvarez landed a pair of illegal knees while Poirier was downed.
Poirier went absolutely ballistic towards the fourth minute of the second round, started with a left hand And a knee to the body came after it. Poirier recongnizing Alvarez was hurt, and he poured it on. Punch after punch, elbows, kicks, knees – Alvarez wouldn’t go down. But then he finally did, and Goddard stepped in to shut it down.
“Just look at my track record,” Poirier said: “Eddie Alvarez, former champ. Anthony Pettis, former champ. Justin Gaethje, former (WSOF) champ. Eddie Alvarez, former champ. That’s four champions in a row. What else do I gotta do (to get a title shot)? This is like my 23rd fight in the UFC. C’mon. Khabib-y, where you at?”
UFC on FOX 30 Results
🌐 Dustin Poirier def. Eddie Alvarez via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:19
🌐 Jose Aldo def. Jeremy Stephens via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:19
🌐 Joanna Jedrzejczyk def. Tecia Torres via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
🌐 Alexander Hernandez def. Olivier Aubin-Mercier via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
🌐 Jordan Mein def. Alex Morono via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
🌐 Hakeem Dawodu def. Austin Arnett via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
🌐 Islam Makhachev def. Kajan Johnson via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:43
🌐 Ion Cutelaba def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:25
🌐 John Makdessi def. Ross Pearson via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27, 29-28)
🌐 Katlyn Chookagian def. Alexis Davis via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
🌐 Dustin Ortiz def. Matheus Nicolau via knockout (head kick, punches) – Round 1, 3:49
🌐 Nina Ansaroff def. Randa Markos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
🌐 Devin Powell def. Alvaro Herrera via knockout (strikes) –Round 1, 1:52