Dustin Poirier will certainly want a little bit time to recuperate from his 5 spherical battle with Dan Hooker.

The previous interim champion received “Combat of the Evening” honors this previous Saturday evening following a struggle of attrition with Hooker that noticed the lightweights land almost 400 mixed strikes over 25 minutes.

Within the aftermath of that combat, Poirier took to Twitter on Wednesday to point out off a severely swollen ankle suffered throughout his win over Hooker at UFC on ESPN 12.

Whereas he appeared like he had sufficient vitality to go for one more 5 rounds after the ultimate horn sounded, Poirier did have a noticeable limp as he left the octagon following a unanimous choice win.

Contemplating the scale of his ankle, that explains why he was strolling gingerly out of the cage as he celebrated his fifth win out of his previous six fights.

There’s no phrase but on when Poirier can be cleared to return to motion however he’s positively earned some well-deserved break day after partaking in a memorable combat with Hooker.



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