Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier face off for the third and, probably, closing time of their careers on Saturday at UFC 264. Although there isn’t any championship belt on the road for the light-weight bout, the subsequent neatest thing is:
In response to UFC president Dana White, the winner of McGregor-Poirier 3 will transfer on to face light-weight titleholder Charles Oliveira, difficult him for his belt. McGregor, 32, hasn’t held the light-weight belt since 2016; a win on Saturday, then, would additional cement him as one of many biggest fighters the UFC has ever seen.
However he has to get by way of Poirier (once more) first.
The 2 fighters have traded TKO victories with the opposite, with McGregor (22-5) taking the primary victory at UFC 178 in 2014. Poirier (27-6-1) returned the favor with a second-round TKO within the rematch at UFC 257, although his victory got here one spherical later than McGregor’s.
Let’s have a look at how Saturday’s trilogy combat performs out:
What channel is UFC 264?
- Early prelims: ESPN / ESPN +
- Prelims: ESPN / ESPN +
- Essential card: ESPN+ (pay-per-view)
The UFC 264 predominant card will air on ESPN+, although the occasion will likely be pay-per-view. The early preliminaries and prelims can every be watched on ESPN or ESPN+.
What time does Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier begin?
- Early prelims: 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT
- Prelims: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT
- Essential card: 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT
- McGregor vs. Poirier 3: 12:15 a.m. ET / 9:15 p.m. PT
The early prelims and preliminaries are anticipated to start out at 6 p.m. and eight p.m. ET, respectively. The primary card is scheduled to start out at 10 p.m. ET, with McGregor-Poirier 3 going down shortly after midnight.
How a lot does UFC 264 price on PPV?
- Date: Saturday, July 10
- Community: ESPN+ (pay-per-view)
The primary card broadcasts solely on ESPN+, with a pay-per-view value as well:
- For present yearly subscribers, the value is $69.99 on the ESPN+ app.
- Present month-to-month subscribers can get UFC 264 and an upgraded bundle at a reduced charge of $84.99. They’ll additionally buy the occasion itself for $69.99.
- New subscribers will be capable of decide up a yearly recurring subscription and the PPV for $89.98, a financial savings of greater than 30 p.c.
UFC 264 combat card
- Jennifer Maia vs. Jessica Eye (girls’s flyweights)
- Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares (middleweights)
- Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jerome Rivera (flyweights)
- Hu Yaozong vs. Alen Amedovski (middleweights)
- Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin (welterweights)
- Niko Worth vs. Michael Pereira (welterweights)
- Ryan Corridor vs. Ilia Topuria (featherweights)
- Trevin Giles vs. Dricus Du Plessis (middleweights)
- Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor (lightweights)
- Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson (welterweights)
- Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy (heavyweights)
- Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya (girls’s bantamweights)
- Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho, (bantamweights)