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Dustin Poirier issues statement on injury that caused UFC 230 withdrawal

Posted On: Oct 12, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Dustin Poirier issues statement on injury that caused UFC 230 withdrawal

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier said something, but he didn't say much.
On Wednesday, news broke that Poirier suffered an injury, forcing the cancellation of his UFC 230 lightweight fight against Nate Diaz. The nature of the injury was not revealed, however.
And it's still a mystery after Poirier issued a statement Thursday, calling it a “small setback” but offering no details .
Small setbacks happen.. I'm flying out to LA next week to get a second opinion on my injury and I'll have an idea of when I can return to compete, I can't wait to get back in the Octagon!!
Thank you all for the support
UFC 230 takes place Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden in New York. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.
Poirier , No. 3 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA lightweight rankings , was going to fight for the fourth time in a year. “The Diamond” has won three consecutive event headliners by knockout, stopping former UFC...

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