Dustin Poirier’s Walkout Song: Which Song Does The ‘Diamond’ Walkout to in UFC?

Published 07/09/2021, 12:54 PM EDT
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 23: Dustin Poirier prepares to fight Conor McGregor of Ireland in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)


The highly-accomplished UFC fighter Dustin Poirier currently holds the #1 position in the UFC lightweight division. Having enjoyed an illustrious MMA career and putting up several competitive fights have made ‘The Diamond’ a fan favorite in the UFC.

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The Louisiana native has made a name for himself with back-to-back wins over former champions like Conor McGregor, Eddie Alvarez, Max Holloway, and Anthony Pettis in addition to notable wins over Justin Gaethje and Dan Hooker, Poirier will go down as arguably one of the greatest of all time.

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Having accomplished a lot in the UFC, Poirier has garnered a huge following. So whether it is his training routine or the song he uses for his walkouts in the UFC, fans now want to know more about Poirier. Here is everything you need to know about the walkout song Poirier uses in the UFC.

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The song played at Poirier’s walkouts for his fights is “The Boss” by James Brown. This song is a part of Brown’s Black Caesar album, which was released in 1973.

Brown wrote this song along with two other songwriters named Charles Fred A. Bobbit and Fred Wesley. It is a classic funk song.

Poirier has been using this song for a while now. The last time he used this song for his walkout was in his rematch against Conor McGregor at UFC 257. 

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What is next for Dustin Poirier?

Poirier will step inside the octagon for a highly anticipated trilogy fight against Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on July 10th, 2021. The pair is 1-1 against each other. The outcome of this trilogy fight will determine what is next for either of those.

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 23: Dustin Poirier reacts after his knockout victory over Conor McGregor of Ireland in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

If Poirier wins at UFC 264, he will be the #1 pick as the title challenger. He will aim to go up against the current UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira.

However, if he losses at UFC 264, Poirier will have to go back to the drawing board and find a way to put himself back on the map for a title shot. Will Poirier win at UFC 264? Is he the future UFC lightweight champion?

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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.

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