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Conor McGregor After losing in UFC 257, he faces many vacations. Dustin Poirier Saturday.

Former UFC Double Champion McGregor (22-5 MMA, 10-3 UFC) Suffering a technical knockout loss – The beginning of his career – Rematch with Poirier (27-6 MMA, 20-6 UFC). Before the finish, Poirier injured McGregor’s leg with a leg kick onslaught.

McGregor, 32, received 180 days of medical suspension as a result of his right tibia / fibula, which may have been injured in the fight. As with any medical suspension, he is eligible to return sooner if his injury is cleared by a doctor.

Meanwhile, Poirier was suspended for seven days due to forced rest.

MMA Junkie has a complete list of medical suspensions MixedMartialArts.com For UFC 256, which took place last Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

After the battle, McGregor wore crutches. He stepped into behind-the-scenes and post-war press conferences, expressing the pain he felt there.

“My feet are completely dead” McGregor said.. “I felt like I was checking, but I was terribly compromised because I just sank in the muscles in front of my legs. So far, it was like American football in a suit, so that’s exactly what it is. That’s right.”

UFC 257 rival Andrew Sanchez And Matt Frebora They were also given a 180-day suspension each. Sanchez, who lost to Mahmut Muradov via TKO on the main card, suffered potential nose and tibia / fibula injuries. In a notable spare card match, Frebora suffered a potential right-hand injury in a unanimous defeat to Armanzar Kian.

The complete UFC 257 medical suspension includes:

  • Dustin Poirier: 7 days off (required break).
  • Conor McGregor: Suspended for 180 days or until the right tibia / fibula x-ray was cleared by a doctor. It also stopped for 45 days without contact for 30 days.
  • Michael chandler: 7 days stop (required break).
  • Dan Hooker: Due to the loss of TKO, it was suspended for 45 days and was not contacted for 30 days.
  • Joanne Calderwood: 7 days stop (required break).
  • Jessica eye: Suspended for 45 days without contact for 30 days due to laceration of left eyebrow
  • Makhmud Muradov: Due to a “fierce match”, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Andrew Sanchez: Suspended for 180 days or until x-rays of the nose and right tibia / fibula were cleared by a doctor. It also stopped for 45 days without contact for 30 days.
  • Marina Rodriguez: 7 days stop (required break).
  • Amanda Rivas: Due to the loss of TKO, it was suspended for 45 days and was not contacted for 30 days.
  • Armanzar Kyan: Suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days due to laceration of left eyebrow and scalp.
  • Matt Frevola: Suspended for 180 days or until the doctor took the right X-ray. In addition, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Brad Tavares: 7 days stop (required break).
  • Antonio Carlos Junior: Due to a “fierce match”, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Julianna Peña: 7 days stop (required break).
  • Sara McMann: Due to a “fierce match”, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Martin Prasinio: Due to a “fierce match”, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Karil Rowntree: Pain in the left ankle, interrupted for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Movsar Evloev: 7 days stop (required break).
  • Nik Lentz: Suspended for 45 days, no notice of laceration of right eyebrow for 21 days.
  • Amir Albaji: Due to a “fierce match”, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.
  • Shargas Schmaglov: Due to a “fierce match”, it was suspended for 30 days without contact for 21 days.

The UFC 257 was held on Saturday at Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. After preliminary on ESPN / ESPN +, the main card was streamed on ESPN + pay-per-view.

– MMA Sports

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