Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon for the first time in a year in the UFC 257 main event. The former two-division UFC champ will take on Dustin Poirier in a fight that could decide the next lightweight title challenger.
UFC 257: Inside the Octagon - Poirier vs McGregor 2
Dustin Poirier - The Diamond (26-6-0, USA)Dustin Poirier is turned pro in 2009. He had fought in both featherweight and lightweight divisions earlier and currently competes in lightweight category. He is positioned at #2 in the official UFC lightweight rankings as of January 27, 2020.
Dustin Poirier last bouts:
- Win(UD) over Dan Hooker (UFC on ESPN 12, Round 5 - June 2020)
- Loss(Submission) over Khabib Nurmagomedov (UFC 242, Round 3 - September 2019)
- Win(UD) over Max Holloway (UFC 236, Round 5 - April 2019)
- Win(TKO) over Eddie Alvarez (UFC on Fox 30, Round 2 - July 2018)
- Win(TKO) over Justin Gaethje (UFC on Fox 29, Round 4 - April 2018)
Conor McGregor - Notorious (22-4-0, Ireland)Conor McGregor was born in Dublin, Ireland. He began fighting at the Ring of Truth promotion in Ireland before turning professional, winning the CWFC Featherweight and Lightweight Championships. Dana White went to Dublin, where he was approached to sign Conor McGregor and he ended up eventually doing so.
Conor McGregor is one of the most celebrated fighters in the UFC. At UFC 194, he defeated Jose Aldo in thirteen seconds into the first round, to score the quickest victory in a UFC title fight. Conor McGregor took on Floyd Mayweather in one of the biggest fights in history. Even though Conor McGregor lost the fight, the pay-per-view had 4.3 million buys in North America, which was the second biggest number ever. The fight was stopped in the tenth round.
Conor McGregor recent fights:
- Win(TKO) over Donald Cerrone (UFC 246, Round 1 - January 2020)
- Loss(Submission) over Khabib Nurmagomedov (UFC 229, Round 4 - October 2018)
- Win(KO) over Eddie Alvarez (UFC 205, Round 2 - November 2016)
- Win(MD) over Nate Diaz (UFC 202, Round 5 - August 2016)
- Loss(Submission) over Nate Diaz (UFC 196, Round 2 - March 2016)
UFC 257 Fight Card
Where to watch Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier UFC 257 LiveYou can watch the even on ESPN+ , UFC PPV in US, BT Sport in UK. For full world TV listings check bellow:
|Hong Kong||FOX Sports|
|New Zealand||Espn 2, Sky Arena|
|South Africa||SuperSport Action, SuperSport Variety 3, SuperSport Grandstand, SuperSport MáXimo 1|
|UK||BT Sport Box Office|
|USA||UFC Fight Pass|
|World streams||UFC Fight Pass|