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Dustin Poirier reveals off ‘kankle’ from UFC victory over Dan Hooker as he credit Conor McGregor for serving to him develop as a fighter


Dustin Poirier confirmed off a nasty harm to his ankle following his UFC win on Saturday.

He obtained the choice win over Dan Hooker in a brutal 5 spherical struggle in Las Vegas, which additionally was named struggle of the evening.

Dustin Poirier won his fight with Dan Hooker at the weekend

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Dustin Poirier received his struggle with Dan Hooker on the weekend

The 31-year-old confirmed off the injury he suffered within the bout with an image of his ankle posted on Twitter alongside the caption ‘Kankle’.

It was Poirier’s first time again within the Octagon since his defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov for the UFC light-weight title again in September.

The win on the weekend took his profession MMA file to 26-6 (1) as he appears to be like to work his method again as much as the highest light-weight contender.

Poirier has a 10-2 file since he misplaced to Conor McGregor in 2014 and he mentioned that defeat helped him develop into a greater individual and fighter.

He informed ESPN: “It positively began taking place after the Conor McGregor loss. That was the beginning of it. It’s been a protracted course of, being a father, dropping once more, profitable some and dropping once more, and profitable one other one. It’s only a lengthy evolution of cease caring a lot. You simply cease caring in regards to the noise and stuff that doesn’t matter.

“Plenty of instances in my youthful profession, I felt prefer it was life or dying. Each touch upon Instagram and Twitter, each journalist who mentioned one thing, I felt like all people was in opposition to me.

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“I felt like if I misplaced I might be written off, it’s the top of my profession. I’m a bum if I lose this struggle. And then you definitely lose just a few instances and also you’re like, ‘Oh s—t, I can nonetheless put this again collectively. Oh man, I’m nonetheless offering for my household. I’m nonetheless loving what I do.’

“It’s such as you’ve been bent however not damaged plenty of instances and I really feel prefer it made me stronger and it made me the person I’m at the moment. I’m pleased. I’m genuinely pleased.”






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