Poirier defeated Michael Chandler in a submission at UFC 281 in November, which took place at Madison Square Garden. But he’s been going through an ordeal since.
He is currently ranked 2nd in the official UFC lightweight rankings.
UFC star Dustin Poirier is now in the hospital due to a “severe” staphylococcus infection in his left foot.
Poirier’s condition worsened several times since he was admitted to the hospital but now it looks like he’s finally out of the woods.
Poirier wrote the following in a tweet he shared:
“Antibiotics are working. Getting outta the hospital tomorrow morning!”
He also shared a video update in which it’s obvious his affected foot had deflated obviously enabling him to be discharged in near future.
Despite the danger he was in, UFC foes Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz sent merciless messages on social media.
Dustin Poirier has criticized Michael Chandler for his dubious methods. During their clash at UFC 281, Poirier voiced his displeasure to the referee about an array of fouls Chandler was committing.
The staph infection was apparently interpreted as karma for lodging said complaint by a fan – to the dismay of Poirier.
Diaz saw the McGregor exchange and commented: “You both get knocked out all the time ”
Having seen this, Poirier fired back: