Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is holding a live pre-fight media day for select athletes competing at the UFC 257 mixed martial arts (MMA) event this Sat. night (Jan. 23, 2021) on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside Etihad Arena on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
Lightweight headliners Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier will not be in attendance because “Notorious” is big enough to command his own press conference, which takes place this Thursday under the watchful eye of UFC President Dana White (details here).
Today’s UFC 257 media lineup includes:
Dan Hooker – No. 6 UFC lightweight
Michael Chandler – UFC lightweight
Jessica Eye – No. 6 UFC women’s flyweight
Joanne Calderwood – No. 7 UFC women’s flyweight
Matt Frevola – UFC lightweight
Ottman Azaitar – UFC lightweight
Marina Rodriguez – No. 8 UFC women’s strawweight
Amanda Ribas – No. 9 UFC women’s strawweight
Arman Tsarukyan – UFC lightweight
Nasrat Haqparast – UFC lightweight
The live stream begins promptly at 9 a.m. ET.
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