Dustin Poirier will take on Conor McGregor for the third time in his career at UFC 264. There will be one special person cheering for him at this big event, Dustin Poirier’s wife, Jolie Poirier.
As the UFC lightweight superstar, Dustin Poirier takes on his arch-rival McGregor, let’s take a look at the support system of the fighter from Louisiana. If there is one person that has always had “The Diamond’s back, it is Dustin Poirier’s wife.
Who is Jolie Poirier?
Jolie Poirier was born Jolie Le Blanc. She was born on March 4, 1989. She was born to her parents, Teri and Carl Le Blanc. Jolie has one brother and one sister. She is a huge fan of the sport and can be seen supporting the fighter through his UFC fights. She is also the co-founder of the amazing Good Fight Foundation which she founded along with her husband.
The woman has always been through thick and thin of her husband’s fighting career. Even in an episode of Below the belt with Brendan Schaub, Dustin Poirier talks about how supportive his wife has been. “What’s beautiful tho, my wife’s been there since the first fight when I was 18. Those times you asked if I ever thought about stopping, she is the one who said ‘‘You Can’t’’,” said Poirier.
How did Dustin Poirier’s wife meet the fighter?
Jolie met Dustin Poirier back when both of them were in middle school. They have known each other for a very long time and have been of support to each other. The celebrity couple has been married for more than a decade now. Dustin gives a lot of credit to his wife, Jolie has she has helped him get through a lot of tough times that have tempted him to even quit fighting. Dustin dropped out of school at the age of 15 and Jolie continued to stay together.
Dustin and Jolie decided to get married at the age of 20 in the year 2019. Dustin also happened to kick start his MMA career at the same age. She has made a lot of sacrifices for the career of her husband. The couple has done many great things in Louisiana starting with The Good Fight Foundation. Many fighters like Max Holloway, Khabib Nurmagomedov have gone on to contribute to the couple’s good cause.
Dustin Poirier’s wife made the headlines when she met with superstar Conor McGregor after her husband beat the Irishman via knockout at UFC 257. She was heartfelt after Conor pledged to donate $500,000 to their charity. “Thank you for everything. It is going to help change a lot of people’s lives,” Jolie said to Conor as he was resting after the knockout loss to Dustin Poirier.
How many kids do Dustin Poirier and Jolie Poirier have?
Dustin and his wife have only one child. The couple welcomed their child on August 20, 2016. Jolie has never shied away from featuring her child on her social media platforms.
Dustin and Jolie named their daughter Parker Noelle.