Dustin Poirier has revealed that he bit Michael Chandler at some level of their now-controversial exchange at UFC 281.
Final weekend at UFC 281, Dustin Poirier submitted Michael Chandler after a three-spherical war at Madison Sq. Backyard. In the midst of their battle, Chandler looked to position his fingers in Poirier’s mouth in describe to stable a choke.
‘The Diamond’ went on to carry this up at some level of his post-fight media obligations and, unsurprisingly, he wasn’t joyful.
The 2 contain persisted to alternate verbal blows on the topic and now, a brand recent layer has been added to the legend.
At some level of an interview with Ariel Helwani, Poirier confirmed that he bit Chandler’s fingers in an are trying to compile abet at his rival.
“I bit the sout of his fingers,” Poirier stated. “Nonetheless I had my mouthguard in, so easiest my backside teeth might perchance compile him. He didn’t even are trying to pull it out when I bit. … In the 2nd, when I became biting down on his fingers, I type of stopped biting relish, ‘Oh s, what am I doing?’ Truth hit me. I’m gay I bit him, however it completely became an intuition.
Poirier goes after Chandler
“Actual be honest. It’s whatever. And I’m distinct he didn’t conception on doing it, however within the heat of the 2nd, you’re struggling with for your lifestyles, bro. Actual relish when I bit him. I didn’t conception on biting him. I became relish, ‘Oh s, I’m fin actuality biting this man!’ It’s war, it’s struggling with. Things happen in there. Nonetheless admit it.”
Quotes by MMA Combating
Poirier now has his eyes location on continuing to surge abet in opposition to a capability title shot at 155 kilos.
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