Dustin Poirier celebrates his victory
Dustin Poirier celebrates his victory

UFC Fight Night report: Dustin Poirier back with victory


Dustin Poirier claimed a unanimous verdict over Dan Hooker in a brutal lightweight bout, the feature event at UFC Fight Night.

The 31-year-old was returning to the cage after an absence of nine months and earned a 48-47, 48-47 and 48-46 verdict on the cards.

As they show it was a tight bout, Poirier looking in trouble in the early rounds before regaining his composure.

It was his first fight since a third-round defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 in September.

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