This Saturday, January 23, the octagon of Mcgregor, after your third retirement within 4 years. The Irish fighter will fight in the UFC 257 before Dustin Poirier in the 155 pound category. The match will be the main event of the night on Abu Dhabi’s ‘Fight Island’, being the first major match of 2021.
Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier They will see each other again this Saturday at ‘Fight Island’. The only precedent for both fighters is UFC 178, held on September 27, 2014. At that time, ‘The Notorious’ ended the good streak that the North American fighter was dragging through the technical knockout in the first round.
How do they get there?
Now the fighters will have their revenge, in the return of Mcgregor after a year of inactivity. The iconic fighter has seen no action since UFC 246 on January 18, 2020, when he faced Donald Cerrone. The Irishman’s last appearance in the Octagon lasted barely 40 seconds. That was the time it took to beat ‘Cowboy’ by knockout.
On the other hand, Dustin Poirier debuts in 2021 with a main fight. The American had his last fight on June 27, 2020, at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs Hooker. This comes after beating the New Zealander by unanimous decision in the city of Las Vegas. Now you will have a litmus test before a Mcgregor that hopes to return from the top.
Channels and schedules
The encounter Mcgregor–Poirier It will be broadcast for the entire American continent on ESPN screens. In Spain it can also be tuned to the DAZN signal. 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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