Lafayette native Dustin Poirier went on record giving his prediction between the highly anticipated Ultimate Fighter matchup of McGregor-Chandler. Having beat both of them, he's giving his take from an experienced position.
The UFC is quickly becoming the most popular combat sport if it isn't already. The UFC is still a young sport. We have seen the stars of UFC become as relevant as other professional sports athletes. Lafayette's own Dustin Poirier has become one of the most influential fighters in the UFC.
UPDATE - An arrest warrant has now been issued for ex-UFC star Nate Diaz in connection with the Bourbon Street fight in New Orleans in which Diaz choked out YouTuber Rodney Petersen out and left him in the street.