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Dustin Poirier knocks out Carlos Diego Ferreira in impressive fashion at UFC Fight Night 63

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Dustin Poirier knocks out Carlos Diego Ferreira in impressive fashion at UFC Fight Night 63



UFC Fight Night 63 took place on April 4, 2015 at the Patriot Center in  Fairfax, Virginia and aired on Fox Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass

Carlos Diego Ferreira (11-2) 1 KOs, 6 Subs & 4 DEC wins. He is 4-1 in his last five, before his last fight prior to UFC Fight Night 63, he was on a 10 fight winning streak. He beat Chris Feist in October of 2013 by unanimous decision and then Jorge Patino in November of that same year by unanimous decision. He made his UFC debut against Colton Smith in June of 2014 and won the fight in just 30 seconds of the first round. He beat Ramsey Nijem at UFC 177 by second round TKO. In his last bout, he lost to Beneil Dariush at UFC 179 by unanimous decision.

Dustin Poirier (17-4) 8 KOs, 6 Subs & 3 DEC wins. Poirier is 3-2 in his last five bouts, he is on a one fight losing streak after steamrolling on a three fight winning streak. Poirier lost Cub Swanson in February of 2013 by unanimous decision, but then went on a three fight winning streak. He beat Erik Koch in at UFC 164 by unanimous decision, then beat Diego Brandao at UFC 168 by first round KO punches and then Akira Corassani in April of 2014 by second round TKO. In his last bout prior to UFC Fight Night 63, he lost to Conor McGregor at UFC 178 by first round TKO in just 1:46.

Round 1: Diego comes out quick and aggressive. The two exchanges, Diego with an arm drag, but Poirier popped right back up. They clinch with Poirier’s back on the fence. Poirier breaks out, they exchange in the center of the octagon. Poirier with a leg kick, Diego lands a counter right. Poirier got kicked in the nuts accidently. Diego with a left hook and then a jab to lean into his clinch with Poirier. Poirier with a huge left hand that drops Diego, he lands an elbow while on top. Diego puts his feet up in defense, Poirier let’s Diego up and lands a left hook. It drops Diego, Poirier swarms him, he lands a big right hand and puts Diego out.

Result: Dustin Poirier def. Carlos Diego Ferreira by KO (punches) at 3:45, R1






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