UFC 299 Showdown: Dustin Poirier Floors Benoît Saint Denis with Stunning KO!

"Precision strikes define Poirier's victory."

Poirier Shines in Miami Showdown

In the eagerly anticipated UFC 299 event held in Miami, Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier secured a dramatic victory against Benoît “God of War” Saint Denis. The fight, a main event attraction, promised action and delivered beyond expectations.

Early Aggression from Saint Denis

From the opening bell, Benoît Saint Denis set a frantic pace, aggressively taking the fight to Poirier. His size advantage and relentless pressure seemed to momentarily stagger Poirier, leading to an unexpected turn where Poirier attempted several submissions.

Turn of the Tide in Round Two

Despite the early onslaught, Poirier’s experience and striking precision became evident in the second round. An impeccably timed uppercut by Poirier changed the course of the bout, setting the stage for a climactic finish.

The Knockout Moment

With Saint Denis continuing his aggressive approach, Poirier found an opening for a devastating right hand that sent Saint Denis to the canvas. The follow-up strikes led to the referee stepping in, marking a spectacular win for Poirier.

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“The pace from Saint Denis was incredible, but Poirier’s striking is just on another level.” – Commentator

“I knew if I could weather the storm, I’d find my moment. And that’s exactly what happened.” – Dustin Poirier

“He caught me fair and square. I’ll be back stronger.” – Benoît Saint Denis


Match Card

  • Bantamweight Title: Sean O’Malley (c) def. Marlon Vera via unanimous decision (50–45, 50–45, 50–44)
  • Lightweight: Dustin Poirier def. Benoît Saint Denis via KO (punch) – Round 2, 2:32
  • Welterweight: Michael Page def. Kevin Holland via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Welterweight: Jack Della Maddalena def. Gilbert Burns via TKO (knee and punches) – Round 3, 3:43
  • Bantamweight: Petr Yan def. Song Yadong via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Heavyweight: Curtis Blaydes def. Jailton Almeida via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:36
  • Women’s Flyweight: Maycee Barber def. Katlyn Cerminara via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28)
  • Lightweight: Mateusz Gamrot def. Rafael dos Anjos via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
  • Bantamweight: Kyler Phillips def. Pedro Munhoz via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
  • Light Heavyweight: Philipe Lins def. Ion Cutelaba via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
  • Middleweight: Michel Pereira def. Michal Oleksiejczuk via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 1:01
  • Heavyweight: Robelis Despaigne def. Josh Parisian via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 0:18
  • Flyweight: Assu Almabayev def. C.J. Vergara via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
  • Women’s Flyweight: Joanne Wood def. Maryna Moroz via split decision (28–29, 29–28, 29–28)


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