Dustin Poirier won the trilogy fight against Conor McGregor via a first-round TKO (doctor's stoppage) at UFC 264. After this victory, here we take a look at 5 potential opponents for Dustin Poirier that UFC fans might see him go up against very soon.
As Poirier is ranked #1 in the UFC lightweight division, he is currently the no. 1 pick as the title challenger. It's safe to say that he will go for the title against the current UFC lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira.
If there is an interim title in play, fans might see Poirier go up against the #2 ranked UFC lightweight contender, Justin Gaethje. It will be an intriguing rematch as Gaethje will do everything he can to avenge his loss against Poirier.
Both McGregor and Poirier didn't expect the fight would end with McGregor breaking his ankle. The pair made it clear that they will once again step inside the octagon against each other in the near future.
Currently ranked #3 in the UFC lightweight division, Beneil Dariush will be a formidable opponent for Poirier.
The former title challenger, Michael Chandler, currently holds the fourth position in the UFC lightweight rankings. Chandler would like an opportunity to fight against the best and put himself back on the map for another title shot.