TV Guide: UFC 257 Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor on Main Event

UFC 257

• The last time Poirier and McGregor faced off was back in 2014

The first UFC event of 2021 is going ahead on Sunday, January 24th, headlined by fourth-ranked Conor McGregor taking on second-ranked Dustin Poirier in the lightweight division.

The last time Poirier and McGregor faced off was back in 2014, with McGregor winning in a first-round TKO. Since then McGregor has gone on to be the first UFC fighter ever to hold two belts simultaneously, while Poirier has won ten fights – including against fighters like Justin Gaethje, Max Holloway, and Dan Hooker

In the lead up to UFC 257, ESPN and ESPN2 will be covering all of the pre-match action. The main card fights will be shown on Main Event from 2pm AEDT on January 24th, and are available pay-per-view for $54.95.

UFC 257 Pre-Match on Foxtel’s ESPN (Channel 509) and ESPN2 (Channel 510)

Tuesday January 19, 2021
1pm AEDT, UFC 257 Countdown: Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 2, ESPN2

Wednesday January 20, 2021
12pm AEDT, UFC Fight Flashback: McGregor vs Diaz 1, ESPN2
3.30pm AEDT, UFC Fight Flashback: McGregor vs Diaz 2, ESPN2
4pm AEDT, UFC 257 Countdown: Poirier vs McGregor 2, ESPN2
11pm AEDT, UFC Main Event: Khabib vs McGregor, ESPN

Thursday January 21, 2021
8am AEDT, UFC Unleashed: Mendes vs McGregor, ESPN2
11pm AEDT, UFC Main Event, McGregor vs Poirier 1, ESPN2

Friday January 22, 2021
4pm AEDT, UFC Countdown: Poirier vs McGregor 2, ESPN2
5pm AEDT, UFC Fight Flashback: Poirier vs Gaethje, ESPN
5.30pm AEDT, UFC Fight Flashback: McGregor vs Diaz 2, ESPN
6pm AEDT, UFC Sound Waves: Conor McGregor, ESPN
9pm AEDT, SC: UFC Fight Camp, ESPN2
11.55pm AEDT, Live: UFC 257 Weigh-In: Poirier vs McGregor 2, ESPN

Saturday January 23, 2021
9am AEDT, SC: UFC Fight Camp, ESPN2
9.30am AEDT, UFC Live: Poirier vs McGregor 2, ESPN2
1pm AEDT, UFC Fight Flashback: McGregor vs Mendes, ESPN2
1.30pm AEDT, SC: UFC Fight Camp, ESPN2
4.30pm AEDT, UFC Fight Flashback: McGregor vs Diaz 2, ESPN2
6pm AEDT, SC: UFC Fight Camp, ESPN

Sunday January 24, 2021
7am AEDT, UFC Main Event: Khabib vs McGregor, ESPN2
8am AEDT, UFC Unleashed: Mendes vs McGregor, ESPN2
9am AEDT, UFC Main Event: McGregor vs Poirier 1, ESPN
10.30am AEDT, UFC Sound Waves: Conor McGregor, ESPN2
11.00am AEDT, UFC Live: Poirier vs McGregor 2, ESPN2
12.00pm AEDT, UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2 Prelims, ESPN2

Main Card from 2pm (AEDT) live on Foxtel’s Main Event (Channel 521)
Main Event:  Dustin Poirier (USA) v Conor McGregor (Ireland)  Lightweight Bout
Co-Main Event:  Dan Hooker (NZ) v Michael Chandler (USA)  Lightweight Bout
Jessica Eye (USA) v Joanne Calderwood (Scotland) Women’s Flyweight Bout
Matt Frevola (USA) v Ottman Azaitar (Morocco) Lightweight Bout
Marina Rodriguez (Brazil) v Amanda Ribas (Brazil) Women’s Strawweight Bout

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