Dustin Poirier has one last fight ahead of him in 2022.
On Sunday, Poirier was admitted to the hospital to deal with a nasty staph infection he picked up in his left foot. Unfortunately, per an ESPN report, Poirier’s staph proved resistant to antibiotics, leaving the former UFC interim lightweight champion stranded in the hospital while they attempt to work through it. On Monday, Poirier Tweeted that things are not going so well on that front.
Going on day 2 in the hospital. Shits getting serious— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 5, 2022
Despite his condition, Poirier appears to still be in good spirits. Posting updates on his social media, Poirier made light of his current situation before posting a grotesque photo of what his foot looks like currently.
The doctor did inform me that the bacteria does not know jujitsu so we should be safe. https://t.co/s6xw9tYkwp— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 6, 2022
Fortunately, Poirier hopes to be past the worst of it with his foot, also posting to Twitter that he hopes to be released from the hospital tomorrow.
Appreciate you man! Hopefully I'll be out of the hospital tomorrow https://t.co/bFDnfkv6eT— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 6, 2022
Poirier just received good news from doctors.
Antibiotics are working. Getting outta the hospital tomorrow morning!— The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 6, 2022