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"Absolutely (he's a title contender)", White said on the UFC on FOX 29 post-event show on FS2.
Either way, Poirier perfectly showcased not only his toughness but his evolution as a fighter both physically and mentally.
Gaethje, 29, who has firmly established a reputation in three UFC fights for providing entertainment, also suffered his second straight defeat via violent knockout.
In the co-main, Alex Oliveira emerged victorious in a back and forth battle against a game Carlos Condit by catching him with an upkick and then choking him out against the fence. I'm ready to go, and gold is next.
Gaethje, a modern-day barbarian who is nearly impervious to pain, seemed unfazed by a cut above his left eye in Round 1 and continued to chip away at Poirier's right leg with a steady stream of damaging kicks.
Co-main event victor Alex Oliveira earned one of two "Performance Of The Night" awards after his decision to step in on short notice to fight Carlos Condit paid off.
"This guy has no quit in him", Poirier said of his opponent.
Gaethje staggered Poirier with a hard right early in the third round, but was deducted a point late by referee Herb Dean for hitting with an open hand the second time in the fight. "But I felt like I got my wheels under me pretty quick".
But in the end, he picked up arguably his biggest win in the octagon by fighting through the pain into the fourth round where he rocked Gaethje with a big shot and followed with a precise fight-ending combination that forced Herb Dean to call it off.
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