If combat followers are fortunate, Saturday’s rubber match between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 will be a part of a few of the best trilogy fights in UFC historical past. On the very least, it’s going to give one of many fighters everlasting bragging rights over the opposite in lieu of a championship belt.
Poirier (27-6-1, 13 KOs) enters Saturday’s bout because the No. 1 contender within the firm’s light-weight division, having gained six of his final seven fights. That features his final bout, a second-round TKO victory over McGregor at UFC 257 on Jan. 21, which avenged his earlier loss to the Irishman (first-round TKO) at UFC 178 in 2014.
In the meantime, McGregor (22-5, 19 KOs) is the No. 5 light-weight fighter beneath the UFC banner. He has fought solely thrice within the Octagon since 2018, dropping each fights within the division (by way of submission to Khabib Nurmagomedov in UFC 229 and the TKO defeat to Poirier in UFC 257). The previous double champion would love nothing greater than to take down the highest contender whereas avenging his earlier loss.
Will McGregor precise his revenge? Or will Poirier set up himself because the clear high menace for Charles Oliveira’s light-weight title? Here is how one can verify in on their combat:
What time does UFC 264 begin immediately?
- Early prelims: 6 pm ET / 3 pm PT
- Prelims: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT
- PPV most important card: 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT
- McGregor vs. Poirier 3: 12:15 a.m. ET (approx.) / 9:15 p.m. PT (approx.)
The primary card for UFC 264 is projected to begin at 10 p.m. ET, with the primary occasion happening at roughly 12:15 a.m. ET.
What channel is UFC 264 on?
- TV channels: ESPN/ESPN+, PPV
Viewers can watch each the early preliminaries and prelims on ESPN or ESPN+, however should pay the PPV value to view the primary card on ESPN+.
UFC 264 combat card
- Jennifer Maia vs. Jessica Eye (ladies’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 (ladies’s bantamweights)
- Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho, (bantamweights)