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Video: Dustin Poirier and the Bud Light Genie walk into a pub with an alien.

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Video: Dustin Poirier and the Bud Light Genie walk into a pub with an alien.


Dustin Poirier for Bud Light

One of the UFC 302 headliners will be pushed by a major sponsor.

Dustin Poirier (30-8 MMA, 22-7 UFC), who challenges lightweight champion Islam Makhachev (25-1 MMA, 14-1 UFC) for the title next week, stars in a new commercial for Bud Light, which is the UFC’s official beer sponsor.

In “The Walkout” 30-second ad spot, a group of friends in a bar asks the Bud Light Genie to grant them wishes. One man grows tall. One man gets an alien into the party. A third woman also asks Poirier if she wants to hang out.

After a flash of light and a little rip/bleed/demon/potato bug (hi, Patton), Poirier appears at the bar ready for a big night. He is joined by the group when he emerges from the tunnel to watch the fights in the Anthony Kiedis seat.

Fans can also enter a giveaway for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to UFC 302, which will include a visit to the main event of UFC 302 on June 1, where the winner will be walking out with Poirier’s team and will join him at the weigh-ins next Friday at Prudential Center Newark in New Jersey. The prize package includes front-row seats, the Bud Light Genie, and other perks. Fans over 21 years old can enter…



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