We’re just a few days away from Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier.
The pair are set to collide in a lightweight rematch that will headline the UFC 257 pay-per-view event taking place Saturday night in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
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It’s one heck of way to kick off the new year for the UFC as McGregor — the biggest star in the sport’s history — will be competing for the first time in over a year.
His last outing was at UFC 246 last January where he comfortably disposed of Donald Cerrone just 40 seconds into the first round.
He will face a much tougher test in Poirier this time as while he came away with the knockout win in their first meeting back in 2014, that was at featherweight and “The Diamond” has improved significantly since.
With an exciting lightweight co-main event between Dan Hooker and the debuting Michael Chandler also in-store, UFC 257 promises to be a can’t-miss event.
So with all that said, here’s everything you need to know about watching UFC 257 as well as pricing information.
How much does it cost to view UFC 257: McGregor vs. Poirier?
Meanwhile, British fight fans can watch the event by ordering it on BT Sport Box Office for £19.95.
UFC 257: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier fight date, start time
- Date: Saturday, January 23
- Prelims: 6:30 pm (ET) on ESPN+
- Main card: 10:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+ PPV
- Main event: 12 – 12:30 am (ET) ESPN+ PPV
The event takes place Saturday night with the main card kicking off at 10 p.m. EST/3 a.m. GMT. The main event is expected to start at approximately 12:00 a.m. EST/5:00 a.m. GMT but it ultimately depends on how the undercard goes.
UFC 257 Full Fight Card
Saturday, January 23 – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Main Card – 10:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+ PPV
- Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
- Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler
- Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood
- Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar
- Marina Rodriguez vs. Amanda Ribas
Prelims – 8:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+
- Nasrat Haqparast vs. Arman Tsarukyan
- Brad Tavares vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
- Julianna Pena vs. Sara McMann
- Khalil Rountree Jr vs. Marcin Prachnio
Early Prelims – 6:30 pm (ET) on ESPN+
- Andrew Sanchez vs. Makhmud Muradov
- Movsar Evloev vs. Nik Lentz
- Amir Albazi vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
UFC 257 streams live this Saturday, January 23, on the
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