Dustin Poirier is known to auction off his gear he wore in the octagon after each fight. Now, he is auctioning his gear from Charles Oliveira fight.
Earlier this month, Dustin suffered a third round tap-out loss to Charles Oliveira in their lightweight bout at UFC 269. After his fight he chose to put his fight gear up for auction to help further the goal of his non-profit organization, The Good Fight Foundation.
The highest bidder will be able to take home Dustin’s gear from his Dec. 11 fight with Charles at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. During the fight “The Diamond” almost got his hand raised when he put Charles down with strikes during the first round. The Brazilian champion managed to rally the move and find a way back to lock which ended in a choke.
The auction for his gear opened at $10,000 dollars and multiple bids are already in. The bidding window closes on Dec. 28. For UFC 269, The Good Fight Foundation joined forces with Second Harvest Food Bank to provide 300,000 meals for families in Dustin’s home state, South Louisiana,
Dustin has used his successful career to help elevate people through his foundation. He’s attached charity goals to each of his fights. His philanthropic efforts include, building water wells to repair water supply at an orphanage and school in Uganda, providing backpacks to more than 500 schoolchildren as well as providing transportation and tutoring for struggling youth through The Boys & Girls Club of Acadiana.
Dustin’s efforts for the betterment of the world have not gone unnoticed. The MMA community ensured his work does not go unappreciated. In September, Poirier was honored at the UFC Hall of Fame ceremony with the inaugural ,Forrest Griffin Community Award.
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