Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier square off in the rematch, battling it out in the headliner of UFC 257. MMA event takes place at Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi aka “Fight Island” on Saturday, January 23, which makes it Sunday, January 24 in Australia.
While in the United States UFC 257 airs live and exclusive on ESPN+ PPV, the broadcast information for Australia has been announced today (see below).
McGregor (22-4), former two-division UFC champion, hasn’t fought since January 2020, when he stopped Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds. Poirier (26-6, 1 NC), former interim lightweight champion, was in action last June, when he defeated Dan Hooker by unanimous decision. “The Notorious” won their first fight in September 2014 by TKO in the first round.
The co-main event at UFC 257 features Dan Hooker (20-9) up against former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler (21-5), who makes his first appearance inside the Octagon.
How to watch UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2 live in Australia
MMA fans in Australia can watch UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2 live via Main Event on Kayo and Foxtel. The date and start time is scheduled for Sunday, January 24 at 2 pm AEDT.
UFC 257 PPV live stream in Australia is on sale. Fans can order it now on Kayo. The PPV cost is $54.95.
The fight card can be found below.
UFC 257 fight card
The full UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2 fight card looks as the following:
- 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
- Nasrat Haqparast vs. Arman Tsarukyan
- Brad Tavares vs. Antônio Carlos Júnior
- Julianna Peña vs. Sara McMann
- Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Marcin Prachnio
Early preliminary card
- Andrew Sanchez vs. Makhmud Muradov
- Movsar Evloev vs. Nik Lentz
- Amir Albazi vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov