Dustin Poirier reveals series of injuries suffered during duel with Islam Makhachev

On a social network, 'Diamante' gave details of the 'marks' that last Saturday's defeat (01) left on his body

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Islam makhachev derrotou Dustin poirier No. UFC 302 (Photo: Instagram/UFC)

The 'war' between Dustin poirier e Islam makhachev No. UFC 302 left harsh consequences on the last challenger for the lightweight belt (up to 70,3kg). In a post made on his social network 'X' (formerly Twitter), 'Diamante' revealed the injuries he suffered in the octagon last Saturday (01), but he did not regret it and ended the record with the phrase 'Fighting is life'.

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“My nose is broken, my rib is broken and my ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) is partially torn. FIGHTING IS LIFE,” wrote Poirier.


Last Saturday (01), at UFC 302, Dustin poirier He entered the Octagon for the third time in his career to fight for the lightweight belt. However, in the face of Islam makhachev, the 'Diamond' delivered a good performance but was unable to resist the Russian's good pace and skills and was submitted in the fifth round of the match.

Current number four in the lightweight rankings, Poirier is one of the oldest athletes in Ultimate, where he has worked since 2011. In 31 fights in the organization, 'Diamante' has already won the interim belt in the category and boasts a record of 22 triumphs, eight setbacks and a no-contest.


See Dustin Poirier's post on Twitter

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