Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor is the headliner for the UFC 257 main event, which is scheduled to take place Sat. Jan. 23 at the newly build Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. McGregor and Poirier 2 is expected to step at the ring at 12 pm ET/ 9 pm PT. Here we have guided you on everything you need to know.
UFC 257 event will be started with a fight in the early preliminary card between Amir Albazi vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov for Flyweight bout, this fight is set to start at 6:30 pm ET.
Nik Lentz and Movsar Evloev will fight for a Catchweight bout, this three-round fight will start at 7:00 pm ET, and Andrew Sanchez vs Andre Muniz clash for a Middleweight bout will start at 7:30 pm ET. All early preliminary fights are available live on ESPN/ESPN+ and also UFC Fight Pass.
UFC 257 preliminary card will start with a fight of Arman Tsarukyan vs Nasrat Haqparast for a lightweight bout at 8:00 pm ET. Julianna Pena vs Sara McMann will play for Women’s Bantamweight title clash at 8:30 pm ET, then Khalil Rountree Jr. vs Marcin Prachnio will run at Light Heavyweight fight at 9:00 pm ET and Brad Tavares vs Antônio Carlos Júnior for Middleweight draw take at 9:30 pm ET.
The Main card is officially scheduled to be started between Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Ribas for Women’s Strawweight title clash will take at 10:00 pm ET, a Lightweight title bout for Matt Frevola vs Ottman Azaitar is set at 10:30 pm ET, Jessica Eye vs Joanne Calderwood will battle for Women’s Flyweight fight at 11 pm ET.
The co-main event Dan Hooker vs Michael Chandler will be held for Lightweight title clash is expected to ring walk 11:30 pm ET and the long-waited return of Conor McGregor will face off Dustin Poirier for a Lightweight match will kickoff at 12:00 pm ET and all main card fight you can be viewed on ESPN plus pay per view.
UFC 257 fight card all time U.S. time
Main Card Poirier vs McGregor 2 (from 10pm – Saturday 23rd January)
|Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor||Lightweight|
|Dan Hooker vs Michael Chandler||Lightweight|
|Jessica Eye vs Joanne Calderwood||Women’s Flyweight|
|Matt Frevola vs Ottman Azaitar||Lightweight|
|Marina Rodriguez vs Amanda Ribas||Women’s Strawweight|
Preliminary Card (from 8pm – Saturday 23rd January)
|Brad Tavares vs Antônio Carlos Júnior||Middleweight|
|Khalil Rountree Jr. vs Marcin Prachnio||Light Heavyweight|
|Julianna Pena vs Sara McMann||Women’s Bantamweight|
|Arman Tsarukyan vs Nasrat Haqparast||Lightweight|
Early Preliminary Card (from 6:30pm – Saturday 23rd January)
|Andrew Sanchez vs Andre Muniz||Middleweight|
|Nik Lentz vs Movsar Evloev||Catchweight|
|Amir Albazi vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov||Flyweight|