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Dustin Poirier injury update following UFC 208

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UFC 208: Poirier v Miller Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight fan favorite, Dustin Poirier, put on yet another “Fight of the Night” performance when he swapped fists with Jim Miller at the UFC 208 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Saturday night (Feb. 11, 2017) inside Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Relive the madness here.

Following the bout, “The Diamond” revealed extensive damage to his lead leg, a result of his opponent’s incessant leg kicks, but was fortunate enough to escape “The Empire State” without any significant or longterm damage.

Straight from the horse’s mouth:

The victory put Poirier (21-5) back into the win column and leaves him at 5-1 since moving back up to lightweight. Currently sitting at No. 10 in the official rankings, the Miller win could improve his placement when the updates are released later this week.

For much more on UFC 208, including results, recaps, highlight videos and more, head over to our “Holm vs. De Randamie” news archive here.