Dustin Pourier said that the calf he received against Jim Miller at UFC 208 was the most painful he has ever experienced in any of his MMA fights.
Dustin Poirier has faced many difficult moments in his UFC career during 25 matches, but he managed to persevere through them all. Even the fight with Miller, who he claims has hurt him the most, ended with the victory of Dustin Poirier through a majority decision of the judges.
Speaking on the YouTube channel “The Fight with Teddy Atlas” about his win over Connor McGregor at UFC 257, Dustin Pourier revealed how he knew the Irishman was badly hurt by his opponent’s frequent low kicks by him Were.
“I knew. I knew he was feeling it,” Dustin Poirier said. “I have 40 mixed martial arts fights, and I’ve never felt… you know, everything goes numb during the fight. Of course, you leave the Octagon, and the reality sets in and The adrenaline stops., And you feel a lot of pain on your body after some of these fights. But I have never felt more pain during the fight, when my leg was hit by Jim Miller that night and then My calf was in great pain when I was killed in New York. I was surprised how much I was hurting, even between the balls, when I was trying to listen to my corner. To pieces. It was one of the most painful things I’ve been through a fight, and I’ve crushed my nose in a fight and fought another ten minutes and won the fight. I broke my arm Tha, you know, the list is done of things that have happened to me in fights and injuries, but the calf kick was one of the most painful things I’ve ever felt. “
Dustin Poirier used the same tactics to wear McGregor during his rematch on 23 January. Dustin Poirier distanced himself from the former UFC double champion by applying a series of low kicks, trying to keep away from McGregor’s heavy left hand. By the second round, McGregor could barely stand on his right foot.
Who is next Dustin Pourier?
Charles Olivera and Michael Chandler are two fighters who have not been tested in a title fight. A showdown with Poirier may occur in the pipeline.
Published 04 February 2021 04:19 AM