Mar 09 2024
Saturday

Kaseya Center, Miami, United States

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
29-8-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 11:00pm EST / UK - Sun 4:00am

13-1-0

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The tape

35
Age
28
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

KO 2SUB 3SUB 3KO 1KO 2
Form
KO 1KO 2SUB 1KO 2SUB 2
29
Wins
13
14
By KO
4
48
KO%
31
8
By Sub
9
28
SUB%
69
8
Losses
1
3
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2019
38
Bouts
15
82
Rounds
25
5 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 30 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

3
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
12

Dustin Poirier vs Benoit Saint-Denis preview

When is Poirier vs Saint-Denis?

Dustin Poirier will take on Benoit Saint-Denis in the co-main event of UFC 299, on Saturday 9th March 2024 at Kaseya Center in Miami.

The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Poirier vs Saint-Denis stats

Dustin Poirier steps into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Benoit Saint-Denis will make his way to the cage with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Poirier has an advantage in power over Saint-Denis, with a 48% knock out percentage over Saint-Denis' 31%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Saint-Denis will have a massive advantage over Poirier, boosting at 69% submission rate over Poirier's 28%.

Dustin Poirier is the older man by 7 years, at 35 years old.

Saint-Denis has a height advantage of 2 inches over Poirier.

Poirier is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 years and 9 months earlier than Saint-Denis, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He has fought 57 more professional rounds, 82 to Saint-Denis' 25.

Poirier vs Saint-Denis form

Poirier has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Saint-Denis has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Matt Frevola at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Thiago Moises at UFC Fight Night Paris – Gane vs. Spivac on 2nd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Going into that contest, he had won against Ismael Bonfim at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Gabriel Miranda at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

He had beat Niklas Stolze at UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Rozenstruik on 4th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Benoit Saint-Denis has been fighting more than Dustin Poirier.

Dustin Poirier last fought 6 months and 22 days ago, while Benoit Saint-Denis' last outing was 3 months and 9 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Saint-Denis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Poirier vs Saint-Denis?

Benoit Saint-Denis is currently 4/6 (-150) to win the clash outright, while you can get 5/4 (+130) on Dustin Poirier if you fancy the small upset.

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