Last chance for Cool Dusty P

Dustin Poirier is already an all-time great lightweight. He’s a shoo-in first-ballot UFC Hall of Famer. He’s beloved by fans. He possesses a resume that will stand-up with almost anyone’s. But you know what would be really transformative for him? If he became undisputed lightweight champion. This weekend at UFC 302, Poirier gets what is likely his final opportunity to seize that crown when he takes on Islam Makhachev. It definitely won’t be easy. Poirier is going off as close to a 6-to-1 underdog at some sportsbooks. But we can’t help but wonder … what if …

Plus, Sean Strickland and Paulo Costa should be an interesting match-up of styles between two well-known, uh, characters. But only one of them needs to win it to keep his hype train rolling. Spoiler: It’s Sean Strickland.

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