Abu Dhabi – FightBook MMA has your UFC 257 Embedded: Vlog Series Episode 5. You can watch the first episode in the video above.
The first UFC Pay-Per-View of 2021 will take place Saturday, January 23 at Etihad Arena on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
In the main event, #2 ranked Dustin Poirier (26-6) fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla. will take on #4 Conor McGregor (22-4) fighting out of Dublin. In the co-main event, #6 ranked lightweight contender Dan Hooker (20-9) fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand will take on the highly anticipated debut of Michael Chandler (21-5) fighting out of Boca Raton, Fla.
The main card will stream live on Pay-Per-View, exclusively on ESPN+ in the U.S. at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT in both English and Spanish. Preliminary fights will air nationally in English on ESPN and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes, as well as be simulcast in both languages on ESPN+ starting at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Early prelims will be available on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ (in English and Spanish) at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT. The event is in partnership with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi.
Straight from the YouTube description: Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker watch fights and stay sharp. Amanda Ribas downplays her singing skills. Dana White oversees a presser of bad dads where Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier come face to face.
UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2 fight card:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
- Dustin Poirier (156) vs. Conor McGregor (155)
- Michael Chandler (156) vs. Dan Hooker (156)
- Joanne Calderwood (126) vs. Jessica Eye (126)
- Amanda Ribas (156) vs. Marina Rodriguez (116)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Antonio Carlos Junior (185) vs. Brad Tavares (185.5)
- Sara McMann (135) vs. Julianna Pena (136)
- Marcin Prachnio (206) vs. Khalil Rountree (206)***
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6:15 p.m. ET)
- Makhmud Muradov (186) vs. Andrew Sanchez (186)
- Movsar Evloev (150) vs. Nik Lentz (150)
- Amir Albazi (126) vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov (126)
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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