Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
30-9-0
26-4-0

The tape

35
Age
35
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 6" / 168 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

SUB 5KO 2KO 2SUB 3SUB 3
Form
KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
30
Wins
26
15
By KO
13
50
KO%
50
8
By Sub
3
27
SUB%
12
9
Losses
4
3
Stopped
3
4
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2012
40
Bouts
30
89
Rounds
82
6 hours, 3 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 7 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

4
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
-

Dustin Poirier vs Alexander Volkanovski preview

When is Poirier vs Volkanovski?

Dustin Poirier could potentially take on Alexander Volkanovski, in Late 2024.

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

Poirier vs Volkanovski stats

Dustin Poirier would step into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Alexander Volkanovski would make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest that Poirier and Volkanovski have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Poirier would have an advantage over Volkanovski, with a 27% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Dustin Poirier is the same age as Alexander Volkanovski, at 35 years old.

Poirier has a height advantage of 3 inches over Volkanovski. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Poirier is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years earlier than Volkanovski, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 7 more professional rounds, 89 to Volkanovski's 82.

Poirier vs Volkanovski form

Poirier has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 302 on 1st June 2024 by submission in the 5th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Benoit Saint-Denis at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Kaseya Center, Miami.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Justin Gaethje at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Before that, he had beaten Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had been defeated by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Volkanovski has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Ilia Topuria at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

He was victorious against Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Alexander Volkanovski has been fighting more than Dustin Poirier.

Dustin Poirier last fought 12 days ago, while Alexander Volkanovski's last outing was 3 months and 27 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Poirier vs Volkanovski?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Poirier vs Volkanovski yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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