The extremely anticipated return of Conor McGregor is ready to happen on January 23 when the previous two-division champion meets an outdated rival in Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 at Struggle Island in Abu Dhabi.
Rather a lot has modified since McGregor stopped Poirier within the first spherical over six years in the past at UFC 178. McGregor grew to become the most important star within the UFC whereas changing into the primary fighter to carry world titles in two divisions concurrently. In the meantime, Poirier constructed himself again up with marquee wins over Eddie Alvarez, Max Holloway, Dan Hooker and Justin Gaethje whereas additionally claiming the interim UFC light-weight title.
There’s a lot at stake when these two meet once more as Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired and vacated the UFC light-weight title. The winner will definitely be close to the entrance of the road for the title whereas the loser falls to the again.
Will issues be completely different this time round?
Beneath is a full rundown of the schedule for UFC 257, with particulars on the combat matchups, begin occasions, odds and extra for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier.
When is Conor McGregor’s subsequent combat in 2021?
- Date: Saturday, Jan. 23
- Early prelims: 6:30 p.m. ET
- Prelims: 8 p.m. ET
- PPV primary card: 10 p.m. ET
The early prelims for UFC 257 will start on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m. ET, the prelims will begin on ESPN+ and ESPN2 at 8 p.m., and the pay-per-view primary card on ESPN+ rounds out the evening from 10 p.m. by way of no less than midnight.
The right way to watch UFC 257: McGregor vs. Poirier
The primary card for UFC 257 is accessible within the U.S. on the ESPN+ subscription service for a pay-per-view value. That portion of the occasion begins at about 10 p.m.
Earlier fights, nevertheless, are viewable stay on ESPN2, the WatchESPN app, and for the early prelims, on UFC Struggle Cross.
In Canada, the principle card pay-per-view is accessible on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, and UFC PPV on UFC Struggle Cross.
McGregor vs. Poirier value: How a lot does UFC 257 value?
Within the U.S., the UFC 257 primary card is accessible through pay-per-view on ESPN+, which additionally requires a subscription. The PPV value for UFC 257 is $69.99 for present subscribers. New subscribers can pay a bundle price of $89.98 for the UFC 257 pay-per-view and an ESPN+ annual subscription, which gives a financial savings of over 30 p.c.
The place is UFC 257?
UFC 257 will happen at Struggle Island on the Flash Discussion board on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with out followers in attendance as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This will likely be Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier’s first go to to Struggle Island.
McGregor vs. Poirier odds for UFC 257
McGregor opened up as a major favourite at -275 with Poirier sitting at +235. However because the combat attracts nearer, Poirier has closed the hole and as of January 8, sits as a +155 underdog to McGregor’s remaining the favourite at -180. As the chances presently stand, one would wish to guess $180 on McGregor to achieve a $100 revenue. A $100 wager on Poirier would yield a $155 return.
Conor McGregor document
- Title: Conor McGregor
- Nationality: Irish
- Born: July 14, 1988
- Peak: 5-9
- Attain: 74 inches
- Whole fights: 26
- File: 22-4
Dustin Poirier document
- Title: Dustin Poirier
- Nationality: American
- Born: Jan. 19, 1989
- Peak: 5-9
- Attain: 72 inches
- Whole fights: 33
- File: 26-6 (1 No Contest)
UFC 257 combat card
- Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier; Light-weight
- Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler; Light-weight
- Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood; Ladies’s Flyweight
- Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar; Light-weight
- Marina Rodriguez vs. Amanda Ribas; Ladies’s Strawweight
- Arman Tsarukyan vs. Nasrat Haqparast; Light-weight
- Brad Tavares vs. Antonio Carlos Junior; Middleweight
- Julianna Pena vs. Sara McMann; Ladies’s Bantamweight
- Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Marcin Prachnio; Mild Heavyweight
- Andrew Sanchez vs. Andre Muniz; Middleweight
- Nik Lentz vs. Movsar Evloev; Catchweight
- Amir Albazi vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov; Flyweight