UFC's Dustin Poirier says stem cell injections in hip will let him avoid surgery

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A few weeks out from what was supposed to be arguably the biggest fight of Dustin Poirier’s career, he’ll be sitting on the sideline.

But at least, he said today, being out won’t require surgery. Poirier (24-5 MMA, 16-4 UFC) was supposed to fight Nate Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC) at UFC 230 next month at Madison Square Garden in New York. But a hip injury flared up and forced


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