Dustin Poirier Wants UFC 300 Return; 19 Fighters End Up Being Suspended After UFC 295

November 21, 2023
3 months
Dustin Poirier Wants UFC 300 Return; UFC 295 Sees 19 Fighters Suspended

Dustin Poirier is aiming to fight at UFC 300 in what would be a major feat. 

The historic event is expected to take place in April, with many names being mentioned for the card. As of now, some of the names have included Conor McGregor, Brock Lesnar and even Ronda Rousey. Although that may have been the case, has appeared to have ruled out all those names. But now Poirier has put himself in the conversation.

The American, however, is coming off a loss to Justin Gaethje at UFC 291 when he was stopped in the second round with a kick towards the side of the neck. But rather than dwell on that loss, Poirier is looking to bounce back. He has spoken about his desire to run things back with Gaethje, as well as not ruling out a fight with McGregor for the fourth time as the latter did admit he wanted another crack. 

Poirier’s Aim

“I probably would (say yes) – try to shut him up once and for all. But even if I slap his ass around again, he’s still going to be chatting. So we’ll see. Is him and Chandler official? I don’t know what’s going on. But that’s a huge fight. (Our rivalry is) 2-1 against him. I don’t really see another reason for it, but it’d be a huge fight,” Poirier said

With that being said, something was being planned. 

“Working on something #300” 

UFC Suspends 19 Fighters

At the same time, the UFC has announced that 19 fighters out of 26 from their UFC 295 card have been declared medically unfit to fight unless stated otherwise. According to reports, the New York State Athletic Commission issued a list of those fighters. With that being said, here was the full list of fighters suspended. 

List Of Fighters Suspended

Alex Pereira: Suspended for seven days.

Jiri Prochazka: Suspended for 45 days 

Tom Aspinall: Suspended for seven days

Sergei Pavlovich: Suspended for 45 days 

Jessica Andrade: Suspended for 30 days 

Mackenzie Dern: Suspended for 90 days 

Benoit Saint Denis: Suspended for 30 days 

Matt Frevola: Suspended for 90 days 

Diego Lopes: Suspended for seven days

Pat Sabatini: Suspended for 90 days 

Steve Erceg: Suspended for 30 days 

Alessandro Costa: Suspended for 30 days 

Loopy Godinez: Suspended for 30 days 

Tabatha Ricci: Suspended for 30 days 

Mateusz Rebecki: Suspended for seven days.

Roosevelt Roberts: Suspended for seven days.

Nazim Sadykhov: Suspended for 60 days 

Viacheslav Borshchev: Suspended for 60 days 

Jared Gordon: Suspended for 30 days 

Mark Madsen: Suspended for 45 days

John Castaneda: Suspended for 45 days 

Kyung Ho Kang: Suspended for 30 days 

Joshua Van: Suspended for seven days.

Kevin Borjas: Suspended for 30 days 

Jamall Emmers: Suspended for seven days.

Dennis Buzukja: Suspended for 60 days

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