Congratulations to Dustin “Diamond” Poirier on winning the UFC Lightweight Interim Title! Saturday night during UFC 236, Poirier defeated Max Holloway over five thrilling rounds!
Acadiana is now home to 2 UFC titles, Dustin’s Lightweight title, and current UFC Heavyweight title which belongs to Daniel Cormier. If you watched 236, you may have noticed Cormier was wearing the Acadiana flag after the fight!
Lafayette’s own Alan Jouban also fought Saturday night, battling Dwight Grant in a Welterweight bout. Jouban lost in a controversial split decision.