On January 23, the two kick off 2021 with what promises to be an epic rematch that headlines UFC 257. Since then, McGregor has won titles in two weight classes, while Poirier secured an interim lightweight crown, both becoming UFC superstars in the process.
LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 257 Conor vs Poirier 2 fight card below, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN 2/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.
|Main Fight:||McGregor vs Poirier 2|
|Date:||Saturday, January 23, 2021|
|Start time:||10 PM ET (Main Card)|
|How to watch:||ESPN+ PPV (main card) | ESPN 2 (prelims)|
What is the UFC 257 UK start time?
TV coverage of the UFC 257 event will start at 11pm (UK time) on Saturday 23rd January 2021.
The main card is expected to start around 3am (UK time).
What channel is UFC 257 on in the UK?
UFC 257 will be shown live on BT Sport 1 and will also be available to stream on the BT Sport website and app for subscribers.
There are multiple ways to get BT Sport. If you already have BT Broadband, you can add BT TV and Sport to your existing contract from just £15.00 per month. You can add the ‘Big Sport’ package for £40 per month which includes all BT Sport and 11 Sky Sports channels via a NOW TV pass.
Live stream UFC 257 online
You can watch UFC 257 with a BT Sport monthly pass without signing up to a contract.
Regular subscribers can also stream matches via the BT Sport website or BT Sport app on a variety of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.
How to watch UFC 257 in US
US fans can watch the event live in the US via ESPN+.
On its own, EPSN+ costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year. You can purchase UFC 257 only for $64.99 or combine it with a ESPN+ annual subscription for $84.99, an over 25% saving.
You can also combine a Disney+ subscription with ESPN+ for just $12.99 per month, but the main event will cost extra.
Where is UFC 257 held?
The location for the UFC 257 event has not yet been revealed – we’ll update this page when the news is announced.
How to watch UFC 256 from outside your country
Read on for specific information on who is showing a Poirier vs McGregor UFC 257 live stream on TV and PPV in different countries including the US, UK, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
But the first thing worth mentioning is that anyone who finds themselves abroad for the event can still watch via their usual home broadcaster or service by using a VPN. Otherwise known as a Virtual Private Network, it’s a nifty bit of software that lets you access content from your home country completely legally. Crucially, this means you and won’t have to loiter around the internet’s sketchier corners for a stream.
UFC 257 live stream: watch Conor vs Poirier 2 and Saturday’s full card online in the US
You’ll need to be subscribed to ESPN+ in order to watch UFC 257 Poirier vs McGregor in the US this weekend. However, if you aren’t already a subscriber, there’s an easy way to save cash on your membership and PPV fight at the same time.
You can buy a year’s subscription to ESPN+ and access to this weekend’s fight for just $84.98. Considering members usually have to pay $64.99 for this fight on top of their subscription (that comes in at $49.99 a year), that’s an excellent offer. If you’re already a member you can pick up that PPV ticket by itself for the usual price of $64.99.
Early prelim coverage starts at 7pm ET / 4pm PT, followed by the main card at 10pm ET / 7pm PT, with Figueiredo vs Moreno expected to enter the Octagon some time from 12am ET / 9pm PT, depending on the pace of the other fights.
How to watch Conor vs Poirier 2 live stream UFC 257 and UK start time tonight
BT Sport has exclusive broadcast rights to UFC events right now, and the great news is that this weekend’s UFC 257 action won’t be a PPV event in the UK!
You’ll need to tune into BT Sport 1 for all the action from Vegas, with coverage beginning on the channel with their build-up preview show followed by prelims starting at midnight on Sunday ahead of the main show at 3am. McGregor vs Poirier are expected to enter the Octagon from 5am, just after the McGregor vs Poirier fight.
The broadcaster’s coverage of UFC is also available via the BT Sport app and on its website, so you can live stream UFC on most devices these days – and don’t forget that you can now get BT Sport without a massive commitment thanks to a BT Sport Monthly Pass.
How to watch UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier live stream in Canada
There are a number of pay-per-view providers offering a McGregor vs Poirier live stream in Canada this weekend.
There’s a full list up for grabs here, but it’s worth noting you can head to the likes of Shaw Direct, Bell and Rogers with pricing at CA$64.99. It’s also available on the UFC Fight Pass PPV.
Tune into the main card from 10pm ET / 7pm PT on Saturday, January 23.
How to watch UFC 257 live stream McGregor vs Poirier in Australia
You’ll find UFC 257 main card available on PPV via your choice of Foxtel Main Event, Fetch and UFC Fight Pass PPV.
It’s up for grabs for AU$54.95 and the main card will take place at 2pm AEDT on Sunday, which should mean that you won’t have to get up early to catch the main event. McGregor versus Poirier are expected to make their way toward the Octagon from 4pm.
You can also catch all the prelims and the main card using UFC Fight Pass and ESPN as well.
How to watch McGregor – Poirier Rematch live stream in New Zealand
Sky Arena is offering New Zealand viewers a Conor vs Poirier live stream this weekend, currently priced at NZ$39.95 for the live main card event.
You’ll want to make sure you’re watching ahead of the 4pm NZDT main card start time on Sunday to get all the action.
The headline Conor vs Poirier is expected any time from 6pm NZDT, depending on how the rest of the card plays out.
Can I watch the UFC 257 pay per view online?
Streaming the UFC 257 is possible and you can watch the entire fight night on the ESPN app easily. You will have to use the live streaming service to login along with the ESPN+ account. Also, you can have an add on always on the UFC 257 pay per view which features McGregor vs Poirier.
How can I watch UFC 257 live?
Watching UFC 257 is not that a hard thing in today’s times. With the availability of a number of TV channels and live streaming channels, it shouldn’t be difficult at all. Then there are also the free platforms and some of the live streaming platforms are chargeable. You have to check which one will suit your budget and needs.
UFC 257 will be telecasted live and you can watch it fairly easily. You can do that via live streaming channels and live TV. Also, there are free platforms to watch the event along with the pay per view. Choose the platform wisely and enjoy the fight night.