Justin Gaethje Promises Five More Unmissable Fights In His MMA Career

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Last night's Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje fight is already being touted as an early "Fight of the year" candidate. I'm not going to go home and say forget that and do it again. "I would never stand here and ask for something I didn't earn". Two weight classes. Dana [White], Khabib, let's go!

The former WSOF champion is one of the most exciting fighters on the roster of the UFC, and for years, fight fans around the world have wanted to see him compete inside of the Octagon. Before this I said I've got six. He took quite a bit of damage in the matchup with Gaethje, but given the fact Nurmagomedov won't be able to fight until at least August or September due to his observation of Ramadan, the timetable could work perfectly for "The Diamond".

Gaethje (18-2), from Safford, Arizona, had the crowd support and landed a series of punches in the second round, though was deducted a point by referee Herb Dean for hitting with an open hand for the second time in the third.

Poirier, though, is a man whose own penchant for action could well rival anyone's and sure enough, when push came to shove, he was able to handle the heat and record a huge win for his title aspirations. "He has no quit in him, and I respect that 100 percent".

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Gaethje, 29, who has firmly established a reputation in three UFC fights for providing entertainment, also suffered his second straight defeat via violent knockout.

First, it was his stunning comeback victory win over Michael Johnson, next, it was his violent brawl with Eddie Alvarez and yesterday, he managed to maintain his own ridiculous standard with a heroic but ultimately unsuccessful clash with Dustin Poirier.

What remains unsure, however, is whether Poirier will get his wish for an instant title shot.

There were several dream fights for him to take part in and he has done just that.

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