UFC 208 Medical Suspensions: Dustin Poirier Receives Indefinite Term

By Tristen Critchfield Feb 15, 2017


Dustin Poirier was the only fighter to receive an indefinite layoff following this past Saturday’s UFC 208 event in Brooklyn.

The New York State Athletic Commission released a complete list of medical suspensions from the event on Wednesday.

Poirer defeated Jim Miller via majority decision in a featured bout at UFC 208 but appeared to injure his leg after weathering a number of damaging low kicks from his opponent. Poirier must receive NYSAC clearance before he can compete again. Miller, meanwhile, has been suspended for 30 days pending NYSAC clearance.

UFC 208 took place at the Barclays Center and saw Germaine de Randamie claim the inaugural women’s featherweight title with a five-round verdict over Holly Holm in the evening’s main event. De Randamie was suspended for 30 days, while Holm received a 45-day sit.

UFC 208 Medical Suspensions:

Germaine de Randamie: suspended a minimum 30 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Holly Holm: suspended a minimum 45 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Anderson Silva: suspended 30 days.

Derek Brunson: suspended 7 days.

Ronaldo Souza: suspended 7 days.

Tim Boetsch: suspended 7 days.

Glover Teixeira: suspended 7 days.

Jared Cannonier: suspended 7 days.

Dustin Poirier: suspended indefinitely pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Jim Miller: suspended a minimum 30 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Randy Brown: suspended 7 days.

Belal Muhammad: suspended 30 days.

Wilson Reis: suspended 7 days.

Yuta Sasaki: suspended 7 days.

Nik Lentz: suspended a minimum 30 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Islam Makhachev: suspended a minimum 30 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Ryan LaFlare: suspended 30 days.

Roan Carneiro: suspended a minimum 30 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

Rick Glenn: suspended a minimum of 45 days pending New York State Athletic Commission clearance.

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