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'Destiny doesn't make mistakes': Dustin Poirier is on the cusp of finishing his UFC story

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IN 'FIGHTVILLE,' THE documentary about the Louisiana MMA scene filmed in 2009, a then-20-year-old Dustin Poirier stares into the camera and states in no uncertain terms that he will be the best 155-pound fighter in the world.

For a high school dropout from Lafayette, Louisiana, who had fought mostly only fellow Cajuns in dingy rodeo arenas to that point, the idea of not only making it to the biggest MMA promotion but also being recognized as one of the best in the world sounded completely irrational.