What is Dustin Poirier's net worth? UFC star raised $300K for charity with fight gear auction
Following the pre-fight press conference, Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor squared off ahead of Saturday's UFC 264 trilogy showdown, as the duo held the first of two fight week staredowns after addressing questions from the media on Thursday, July 8, at the T-Mobile Arena.
Fans are counting days ahead of the Ultimate Fighting Championship 264 featuring a rematch between UFC's biggest stars which is scheduled for 3.15 pm PDT on July 10. McGregor, who has faced Poirier twice before, defeated him at Featherweight back in 2014 and Poirier returned the favor earlier this year at UFC 267.
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The lightweight battle of July 10 will be the highlight of the current PPV event. A lot has changed since the duo's first match in 2014. While McGregor became a two-division champion, retiring and 'un-retiring' from the sport, Poirier became known as one of the greatest lightweight champions in UFC history. Here's how much Poirier is worth.
What is Dustin Poirier's net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dustin Poirier has a net worth of at least $4M. The mixed martial artist's greatest pay-day was in January 2021, when he earned $1,070,000 in a rematch versus McGregor. This amount did not include a pay-per-view cut. Apart from fights, Reebok and apparel manufacturer Robert Graham have significant sponsorship deals with the boxer. He has a deal with Celsius Energy Drink as well.
As per The Sports Daily, his total UFC career earning is $4,034,700. The Louisiana native has always put on a show for fans all over the world as a prizefighter. His main source of income is fighting, with 12 performance bonuses to his name. But it's not just fighting which has his finances covered.
'I want to fight the good fight for those who can't'
'The Diamond' is also well-known for his charitable activities. He is a recipient of the Forrest Griffin Community Award by the UFC for his charitable efforts. Throughout his UFC career, Poirier has raised over $300,000 by auctioning his fight gear.
'The Good Fight Foundation', founded by Poirier, is dedicated to assisting people in need. Since its beginnings, Poirier has aided in the transformation of the lives of people across the world. “I am a fighter. It’s what I do. Now I want to fight the good fight for those who can't," he says on the foundation's website.
Apart from charity and fighting, Poirier has a beautiful house in Las Vegas, Nevada. Little is known about the house apart from what the UFC star shows off on his Instagram account. It has a pristine white facade and sits around a marble-lined pool and jacuzzi. There is also an outdoor table tennis set up. Poirier's Instagram also brags about his own hot sauce brand. "Good fights aren't the only thing that come in 3's! Grab a trilogy pack of @poiriers_louisiana_style Hot Sauce!" he wrote in an Instagram post wearing a matching brand t-shirt and showing off his Louisiana-style hot sauce. He also owns a t-shirt brand.
McGregor is anticipated to get a $3M bout fee as well as a 60 per cent cut of the total income earned from UFC 264 pay-per-view sales on Saturday, July 10. Poirier, on the other hand, is expected to get a $1M payout as well as a 40 per cent of UFC 264's pay-per-view revenue.