AUSTIN, Texas – Beneil Dariush has moved on from the idea of fighting Dustin Poirier . Dariush (22-5-1 MMA, 16-5-1 UFC) claims he was offered Poirier on two occasions, but “The Diamond” turned the fights down. Poirier has said in past interviews he’s seeking fights that excite him, just like the Justin Gaethje rematch at UFC 291 did. Dariush won’t beg for the matchup if Poirier (29-8 MMA, 21-7 UFC) isn’t interested. “I’ve seen interviews with Dustin, and he’s not really interested in fighting me,” Dariush told MMA Junkie and other reporters at a pre-fight news conference Wednesday. “I don’t get him excited, I guess, the way he puts it

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Beneil Dariush: Dustin Poirier turned down two fights because ‘I don’t get him excited, I guess’ – MMA Junkie

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