After a year of ‘retirement’, Conor McGregor he will step on a fighting octagon again. The Irishman announced in 2020 his third withdrawal from activity in a period of four years. However, he will return to the highest level of competition tomorrow night against the American. Dustin Poirier. This Friday the public weigh-in took place in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, where the fight will take place.
After the regulation weigh-in this morning, the fighters were present at the Etihad Arena to do the famous ‘face to face’. Some 400 people were able to be in the most exciting moment of the event. Both McGregor and Portier got into fighting stance, to give the fans who were at the weigh-in some show.
Although there were no major problems, both said a few words to challenge each other for the fight this Saturday. McGregor never lowered his eyes to his rival and added a lot of curiosity to the previous one. However, Poirier had no better idea than to give his challenger a gift. The American surprised McGregor, who was not expecting a gift from him.
Poirier replied a few words to McGregor, and when they were about to take the usual photo to finish the confrontation, the American took out a bottle of hot sauce to give him. The Irishman took the gift gracefully and thanked it. After this moment, both embraced and the images were taken, ending with a good deal.
TV and Schedules
UFC 257 between McGregor and Poirier will be broadcast throughout Latin America on the ESPN screen. In Spain it can also be tuned by DAZN. The stellar combat will have its bell at 19:00 in Los Angeles; 21:00 from Mexico; 22:00 from Colombia; 23:00 from Venezuela; 00:00 from Argentina and Chile; and 04:00 from Spain.
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