5 Things You Need to Know About Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier (UFC 257)

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It’s been seven long years since Conor McGregor knocked out Dustin Poirier in fewer than two minutes on September 27, 20214, at UFC 178. The rematch is finally here in the form of UFC 257, slated for “Fight Island” on January 23.

Let’s get you primed for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier Part II with everything you need to enjoy this cultural event, from the total amount of pennies needed to purchase it to the latest online betting odds.

1. Essential UFC 257 Info

Before we dive into topics like how to watch the event, what to look for between the fighters, and the latest MMA odds, let’s get you caught up on the essentials.

Date: Saturday, January 23, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. ET

Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Main event: 12:15 a.m. ET

Where to bet: BetMGM

2. How to Watch

Like all major UFC events these days, you can catch the action on ESPN+. This bad boy will set you back $69.99 if you already subscribe to ESPN+, or there’s an $89.99 bundle option for new subscribers.

3. How Not to Watch

If you’re thinking of consuming the fight via illegal streams, UFC President Dana White has some not-suitable-for-work words of advice for you.

100% do not.

4. Tale of the Tape

Here’s a breakdown of records and bios for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier.

Conor McGregor

Nationality: Irish

Born: July 14, 1988

Age: 32

Record: 22-4 (19 KO wins; 1 submission victory)

Dustin Poirier

Nationality: American

Born: January 19, 1989

Age: 31

Record: 26-6-1 (No contest) (12 KO wins; 7 submission victories)

5. UFC 257 Odds

If you’re trying to get some skin in the game, we recently gave you the UFC odds for the full card, but you can expect these lines to change as we get closer to the event.

As of January 18, McGregor remains a -275 favorite, with Poirier the underdog at +225.

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