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Joseph Duffy-Dustin Poirier fight rescheduled for UFC 195

A lightweight fight between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier, originally scheduled for last weekend in Dublin, has been re-booked for UFC 195 in Las Vegas on Jan. 2.

The 155-pound contest was announced on Wednesday's "UFC Tonight." The event takes place at MGM Grand Garden Arena and will be available on pay-per-view.

Duffy (14-1), 27, missed an opportunity to headline a UFC Fight Night in his home country of Ireland last weekend when the UFC was forced to medically suspend him because of a mild concussion suffered while training. The UFC offered Poirier (18-4) a chance to remain on the Dublin card, but he elected to turn down a short-notice matchup against Norman Parke and wait for the Duffy fight to be rescheduled.

A flyweight bout between Louis Smolka and Patrick Holohan eventually headlined last weekend's UFC Fight Night. Smolka won via second-round submission.

Duffy, who trains out of Tristar MMA in Montreal, is looking to improve to 3-0 inside the Octagon. Poirier, a former featherweight, has gone 2-0 since moving up a weight class earlier this year.

A welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler (26-10) and Carlos Condit (30-8) will headline UFC 195.