Dustin Poirier: Justin Gaethje fight at UFC on FOX 29 'can be as hard or as easy as I make it'

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Dustin Poirier likes the way he matches up with Justin Gaethje at UFC on FOX 29, which he believes will elevate him into lightweight title contention.

Poirier (22-5 MMA, 14-4 UFC) has been trending toward a title shot in recent years. He said beating Gaethje (18-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) in the April 14 headliner, which airs on FOX from Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz., should put him closer than ever.

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