Dustin Poirier reacts to Conor McGregor’s donation, predicts he’ll stop him again | ESPN MMA

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Dustin Poirier returns to Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to discuss the latest between himself and Conor McGregor ahead of their third fight at UFC 264.
0:00 Ariel welcomes Dustin in.
1:30 Poirier says he was offered to fight Charles Oliveira for the title, but chose to fight McGregor instead.
2:50 Poirier says he didn’t want to be handed the world title.
3:30 Why the trilogy fight means so much to him.
5:50 Poirier addresses what happened with the charitable donation and McGregor giving $500K to a Boys & Girls Club in Louisiana.
9:40 Who else he’s teaming up with for the trilogy fight to help The Good Fight Foundation.
12:55 Why he offered for the fight to be at 170 pounds.
13:52 When he’ll move to South Florida to begin camp.
16:25 How he’ll prepare for “The Notorious.”
19:00 The latest on his hot sauce.
20:22 “The Diamond” predicts he’ll win by stoppage again on July 10.
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  • Someone from Louisiana everytime he said arcadiana lowkey bothered me lel its pronounced arcadia but much love. 🇮🇪

    TheYoloDonkeyTheYoloDonkey4 tuntia sitten
  • Dustin has a heart of gold. Nothing but respect for this future UFC champ

    gioyu comigioyu comi5 tuntia sitten
  • Dustin "A buddy of mine" Poirier

    Blue Coca ColaBlue Coca Cola11 tuntia sitten
  • Earned not given. el diamante 💎

    Blue Coca ColaBlue Coca Cola11 tuntia sitten
  • The GOOD FIGHT 💪 let's go CHAMP

    Together OneTogether One14 tuntia sitten
  • I love how Dustin’s aware of all the different mythical versions of Conor😂

    seiom jvonyseiom jvony20 tuntia sitten
    • like connor he is also good man, otherwise some are really want to kill one's opponent.connor is really sp0rty

      gioyu comigioyu comi5 tuntia sitten
  • Poirier will retire as a top notch guy and name not forgotten in MMA history

    Matt BallMatt BallPäivä sitten
  • Lots of bull cocky

    Jeffrey CuilloJeffrey CuilloPäivä sitten
  • Dustin's being the nice guy because he doesn't want to say across word against the cross action. He opens his mouth that little brat in Ireland will start his threats of stopping the fight again. So Dustin is not going to blow millions of dollars that he's going to get. B******* goes both ways in this case

    Jeffrey CuilloJeffrey CuilloPäivä sitten
  • Dustin: I'm happy that the community is getting the money, charity wins! Ariel: So, you don't care where the money goes, you're just happy he followed through with his pledge. Dustin: *pauses while trying to process the miscommunication* Lol

    Travesty StudiosTravesty StudiosPäivä sitten
    • @seiom jvony I think he's a moron, not necessarily toxic.

      Travesty StudiosTravesty Studios17 tuntia sitten
    • Ariel Helwani is toxic

      seiom jvonyseiom jvony20 tuntia sitten
  • He beat conor after his prime time. A little to late hilly Billy.

    yslyslPäivä sitten
  • I was a McGregor fan, now I am a Poirier fan.

    hhumcahhumcaPäivä sitten
  • Fook Dustin McGregor all day

    T-mo CruzT-mo CruzPäivä sitten
  • Hands down one of my favorite guys in the UFC/WEC for as long as I can remember and every word that comes out of his mouth reminds me that my judgement is good.

    BrownBabyJesusBrownBabyJesusPäivä sitten
  • SALUD for DASTIN . Amazing .. From INDONESIA .

  • Dustin uses alot of buzz words

    Mike BachmannMike Bachmann2 päivää sitten
  • Just say it makes more money Dustin....lol

    jared yuhasjared yuhas2 päivää sitten
  • Dustin is gonna stomp Conor

    Owen DavisonOwen Davison2 päivää sitten
  • Fantastic Interview, I truly respect and admire Dustin Spite of I am a huge fan of Conor.

    JCS MEDIA By Jhonattan CabaJCS MEDIA By Jhonattan Caba3 päivää sitten
  • like connor he is also good man, otherwise some are really want to kill one's opponent.connor is really sp0rty

    HRK FilmsHRK Films3 päivää sitten
  • I love his stance on the donation. Very mature way to view it.

    dolita windodolita windo3 päivää sitten
  • Anybody who thought Dustin would’ve been salty over the donation doesn’t think.

    シスシス3 päivää sitten
  • people that play mind games hurt themselves in the end because they have to live with their evil mind.

    WoodapeWoodape3 päivää sitten
  • Ariel Helwani is toxic

    WoodapeWoodape3 päivää sitten
  • Dustin is legit

    Kameryn RisperKameryn Risper3 päivää sitten
    • Money changes everything... but not Khabib's case!

      dolita windodolita windo3 päivää sitten
  • Dustin should just admit the dollar plays a major part of this fight. No shame in that anyway, I would do the same.

    mick butlermick butler3 päivää sitten
  • It’s tough because I feel like Conor would retire is he lost and that would suck. But I love Dustin man

    Badmanboone 22Badmanboone 223 päivää sitten
  • 7:47 'It's not a slap in the face, it's a high five' Wow that was deep.

    Gerald LeuvenGerald Leuven3 päivää sitten
  • Dustin is getting cocky now.. Conor made you rich with one fight so use your own money for donations

    Gavin KettledasGavin Kettledas3 päivää sitten
  • He’ll do nothing

    Tom AbramoffTom Abramoff4 päivää sitten
  • Dustin is sick as f*ck. Keep goin bro you’re a champ 💪🏾

    Gabriel MelakuGabriel Melaku4 päivää sitten
  • Man I can’t help but love Dustin when he’s such a genuine guy. I’m a big Conor fan but I feel like I’m rooting for him because he’s such a good dude.

    Jared MacKayJared MacKay4 päivää sitten
  • I love his stance on the donation. Very mature way to view it.

    Shauka HodanShauka Hodan4 päivää sitten
  • Poirier is a good guy

    World ObserveWorld Observe4 päivää sitten
  • Conor McGregor is going to get Knock Out of the year on Dustin Diamond 💎

    Benjamin RichardBenjamin Richard4 päivää sitten
  • Spend some of the moldy bread and get a good internet connection. Dizzam !!!!

    Nullington VoidNullington Void4 päivää sitten
  • The diamond rinse and repeats his last performance

    Lethal Limbs AcademyLethal Limbs Academy4 päivää sitten
    • En la imagen

      Shauka HodanShauka Hodan4 päivää sitten
  • Money changes everything... but not Khabib's case!

  • The fact he's not the least bit salty about the donation going to a different charity, but is simply happy that the money is going to any charity after all, really shows Dustin's strength of character. Hope he knocks petty McGregor out again in July.

    Sir Psycho SexySir Psycho Sexy4 päivää sitten
  • Gonna be fixed... $$$

    CYPHERXCYPHERX4 päivää sitten
  • Money, money, money, of course he didn't take the Olivera fight, he'd get destroyed, tap out a submission for sure. Sold out.

    marleybeanmarleybean4 päivää sitten
  • Humble man. Was rooting for connor for the 1st and 2nd but I was Dustin on the 3rd!!

    Greyden Piechnick FitnessGreyden Piechnick Fitness4 päivää sitten
  • I agree with Dustin, they’re tied so do a tie breaker. Conner may be fading but he still demands respect for what he’s done for the sport and for Dustin. Well done.

    Billy SimmonsBilly Simmons4 päivää sitten
  • I wanna hear Conor say ‘Doostin, fook your donation’

    VerzideGFVerzideGF4 päivää sitten
  • “Anytime , any place.. just send donation”

    Ron RammerRon Rammer4 päivää sitten
  • New fan of Dustin Poirier

    Kevin BennettKevin Bennett4 päivää sitten
  • I love his stance on the donation. Very mature way to view it.

    doliio volaydoliio volay4 päivää sitten
  • Respect to Dustin! A great person! Thank you for helping the poor! GOD bless you in the name of JESUS!

  • Love Conor but I don’t think he has it in him anymore. Love Dustin as well and I couldn’t be happier for him 🍻

    jhnnykid3 -jhnnykid3 -5 päivää sitten
  • Wow I didn’t know Poirier dropped out in grade 9

    Rhett DuncanRhett Duncan5 päivää sitten
  • So if conor wins, does he get the title shot!? I see what y'all doing here.....

  • It is in fact a debt, Connor said “IF you BEAT me in a FIGHT, I will PAY this” that makes it a bet, and in turn Connor a welcher. Relay the message

    Jake SherwoodJake Sherwood5 päivää sitten
  • Gotta love the Diamond 💎

    Daniel BDaniel B5 päivää sitten
  • Good for Dustin for expressing his view of the donation. I still hope he knocks out Conner again.

    Scott WScott W5 päivää sitten
  • Great Champion and a Great Man- Dustin!

    Carlos IbrahimCarlos Ibrahim5 päivää sitten
  • LOL anyone else think he Channing Tatum ( guy from magic mike)

    Choszn OneChoszn One5 päivää sitten
  • That Brickwork behind dustin is a disaster, I'll come fix it for you gimme biggest payday of my lifetime now lol

    raider of peaceraider of peace5 päivää sitten
  • If you dislike this man there's something wrong with you.

    Bank St. ProductionsBank St. Productions6 päivää sitten
  • Doing it like a G. God bless man Gentleman...If anyone was thinking Gangster, get to the back of the line

    night hawknight hawk6 päivää sitten
  • “I just show up ready to scrap man”

    yaliso gioouyyaliso gioouy6 päivää sitten
  • get mcgregor on the show!

    Joseph BarrionuevoJoseph Barrionuevo6 päivää sitten
  • The reason Poirier wants this fight is that $$$ is worth more than being #1

    Ari KAri K6 päivää sitten
  • Earbuds in cauliflower ears never stops being funny looking.

    fapnawbfapnawb6 päivää sitten
  • Why this dude Ariel always asks the negative questions just shows a lot about who he is

    Steffani GreenSteffani Green6 päivää sitten
    • Dustin Porier has a really good heart it’s admirable

      yaliso gioouyyaliso gioouy6 päivää sitten
  • I made 60.000 usd with my investment of 10.000 usd, I didn't make the trade my self. Expert Linda Henderson made the successful trade for me

    James WilliansJames Willians6 päivää sitten
    • :) + 1•9•7•0•5•5•0•0•4•1•5••🇺🇸•••

      James WilliansJames Willians6 päivää sitten
  • I ride with Conor till the end when they step in the ring, but I'm with Dustin all the way otherwise!

    Danny BridieDanny Bridie6 päivää sitten
  • If he loses he loses the trilogy he loses his momentum he loses his hype he loses the title opportunity he has been in the ufc for a decade and he accomplished nothing it’s a must win fight

    Saleh IbrahimSaleh Ibrahim6 päivää sitten
  • its insane people would duck title belt to fight conor ...red panty night !!

    salman khansalman khan6 päivää sitten
  • I'll take dustin conor folds when the going gets tough.

    duke oneduke one6 päivää sitten
  • Poirer vs Colby would be a great fight

    David MillerDavid Miller6 päivää sitten
  • We owe it to each other ¨haha money

    jose tusetjose tuset6 päivää sitten
  • Growing up in a boxing family, sparring was always a normal thing. Its nuts how things have changed and even pros dont want to spar because of the implications. Smart.

    TripleB1888TripleB18886 päivää sitten
  • Ariels killing it with these interviews

    TripleB1888TripleB18886 päivää sitten
  • McGregor wins!🏆Dustin is a good fighter, but it's not happening this time for him.

    SuperDB43SuperDB436 päivää sitten
  • Dustin has a heart of gold. Nothing but respect for this future UFC champ

    chad eubankschad eubanks6 päivää sitten
  • It's funny how people take for granted the mental aspect "diamond" nickname because much of it is Dustin mental toughness instead of his ability to overcome physical punishement

    João LuizJoão Luiz6 päivää sitten
  • How anyone could not root for this man is beyond me. This man is as humble and generous as any you will meet and I’m rooting for him to get the belt! Great guy, great father, great fighter!💪💪🇺🇸🇺🇸

    NOOB_ FPVNOOB_ FPV6 päivää sitten
  • Dustin Porier has a really good heart it’s admirable

    Jesus LopezJesus Lopez6 päivää sitten
  • It’s such a hard fight... on one hand we all want the humble good man too win again in Dustin... but we all wanna see Connor motivated again and tearing through competition like old days. if he loses again... that’s gone. High stakes. So hyped for the fight.

    zaya deconzaya decon6 päivää sitten
    • It’s tough man

      James DeMileJames DeMile4 päivää sitten
  • It was a slap in the face but something tells me Dustin wouldn't mind getting punched in the face for the donation. Says more about conors ego than anything.

    Doug SpizmanDoug Spizman6 päivää sitten
  • If Conor loser this one then as an MMA fighter he will no longer be the Connor of the past that people are still paying to see waiting for it to be like the past. He did awesome things befokijg champ champ and eliminating his original division plus everything before the UFC and then to earn so much. He is a legend. But this fight is pivotal.

    Mark BakerMark Baker6 päivää sitten
  • Ariel : “I haven’t read anything from the media” Also Ariel : “I saw you liked that Instagram post”

    PurgatoriesifyPurgatoriesify6 päivää sitten
  • Kumbaya. Ariel is such a douche. I can't stand him after all these years I still don't even like him a little bit. I love it when Fighters like Rampage would just humiliate him

    Jon HolmesJon Holmes6 päivää sitten
  • Lolololol. Keep it real Dustin the McGregor fight pays 10 fold what Oliveira would pay belt or not

    Jon HolmesJon Holmes6 päivää sitten
  • Every one saying that Connor dissed Dustin, and "fook your foundation" and that Dustin is just playing the mind games by thanking Connor for the donation, you're a fool, Connor and Dustin are like legit homies. They not only have mad respect for each other, but there's absolutely zero beef or anything personal between them. Just unsettled business, and it's just that, business, nothing else. Anything leading up to the fight that may or may not happen or be said is straight up acting man, all caaaappppp for the money and for the views. ... These dudes love each other. Probably more than most.

    E-ManE-Man6 päivää sitten
  • “It’s business” ............. 💰

    Enterst8Enterst86 päivää sitten
  • Dustin bout to get dat W for ATT and Louisiana ⚜💎💪🏾👍🏽💯. Ya heard me, Louisiana stand up! Conor is dangerous when he is motivated but, Dustin at 155 is on another level. 👍🏽💯

    Ramon Crocodilians ProductionsRamon Crocodilians Productions6 päivää sitten
  • I love how Dustin’s aware of all the different mythical versions of Conor😂

    bilisha colibilisha coli7 päivää sitten
  • With all this talk about connors glove bs . Look for the take down.

    Kelton AdkinsKelton Adkins7 päivää sitten
  • The 500000 Donation of Conor was just damage control to try to save his image. He doesn't care about anyone but himself. If Dustin hadn't called him out he wouldn't have payed a single penny to a charity whatsoever

    Leon KaneLeon Kane7 päivää sitten
  • So much respect for DP. Humble but confident

    Lucas narel aguilarLucas narel aguilar7 päivää sitten
  • This guy is 'on'. He's alert, he's got momentum, purpose, he's in phenomenal shape, he's a tank...

    Ci ghCi gh7 päivää sitten
    • How can you not like Dustin In a world of dbag athletes it’s nice to see a respectable hard working dude who gives back

      bilisha colibilisha coli7 päivää sitten
  • Why Him again? Oh that's right Money! I will not be paying for this fight !

    GatojGatoj7 päivää sitten
  • Based on character and integrity Dustin 💯 but for some reason I want Conor to win... Idk why

    Devon HillDevon Hill7 päivää sitten
  • fly dumboooooooooooo

    Jesse OickleJesse Oickle7 päivää sitten

    Very FamiliarVery Familiar7 päivää sitten
  • Dustin Poirier is a class act and probably my favorite fighter of all time its between him and Stephen Thompson. Wether he can beat Olivera or Chandler remains to be seen but if anybody deserves the belt it's him. We love you Dustin

    ashley doviakashley doviak7 päivää sitten
  • Nates still waiting for his trilogy fight

    David Bow WowDavid Bow Wow7 päivää sitten
  • donating is the dumbest way to spend your money. most charitable organizations, profit or non-profit have MASSIVE salaries.

    nosmoyanosmoya7 päivää sitten
  • Noooo dustin is just being too nice now . Over the mr nice guy now . Just get in octagon and fight .

    luke mluke m7 päivää sitten