UFC 264 live stream results and play-by-play updates for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier trilogy will start to stream right here TONIGHT (Sat., July 10, 2021), beginning at approximately 6:15 p.m. ET with the early “Prelims” undercard on ESPN and ESPN+, which transitions to the ESPN/ESPN+ late “Prelims” promptly at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the pay-per-view (PPV) main card action at 10 p.m. ET (also on ESPN+). UFC 264’s headliner will feature the third and final showdown between McGregor and Poirier, with each combatant sporting a knockout win over the other. “Notorious” drew first blood at UFC 178, while “The Diamond” got his revenge at UFC 257. This weekend’s big bonanza inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, will also feature a Welterweight co-headliner between 170-pound contenders Stephen Thompson and Gilbert Burns, along with main card appearances from Greg Hardy (Heavyweight) and Sean O’Malley (Bantamweight), among others.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 264 fight card below, starting with the early Fight Pass/ESPN/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches at 6:30 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.
Keep in mind that we will also be the spot for the latest news, recaps, and post-fight analysis following “Poirier vs. McGregor 3.” Without further delay, see below for the latest UFC 264 results. (Note: This will go from the bottom up; therefore, scroll toward the bottom for the latest detailed round-by-round action.)
UFC 264 QUICK RESULTS:
Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor — Poirier def. McGregor by TKO (ankle injury) at 5:00 of Round One (WATCH HIGHLIGHTS)
Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson — Burns def. Thompson by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Greg Hardy vs. Tai Tuivasa — Tuivasa def. Hardy by KO (punches) at 1:07 of Round One
Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya — Aldana def. Kunitskaya by TKO (punches) at 4:35 of Round One
Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho — O’Malley def. Moutinho by TKO (punches) at 4:33 of Round Three (WATCH HIGHLIGHTS)
Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin — Griffin def. Condit by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Michel Pereira vs. Niko Price — Pereira def. Price by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria — Topuria def. Hall by KO (punches) at 4:47 of Round One (WATCH HIGHLIGHTS)
Dricus Du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles — Du Plessis def. Giles by KO (punches) at 1:41 of Round Two (WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!)
Jessica Eye vs. Jennifer Maia — Maia def. Eye by unanimous decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)
Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares — Tavares def. Akhmedov by split decision (28-29, 29-28 x2)
Jerome Rivera vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov — Zhumagulov def. Rivera by submission (guillotine choke) at 2:02 of Round One (WATCH HIGHLIGHTS!)
Alen Amedovski vs. Hu Yaozong - Canceled (full details here)
UFC 264 PLAY-BY-PLAY:
155 lbs.: Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
Round 1: McGregor comes out kicking, sending out spinning back kicks and low kicks. More low kicks. 1-2 just misses, leg kick connects. Poirier comes back with his own and a right hand. Another McGregor leg kick a minute in. Again, 1-2. Good 2-3 from Poirier, then a nice combination. He changes levels after eating a knee downstairs. McGregor looking for a guillotine and falls back for it. Poirier using the fence to his advantage two minutes in. He pops his head out and drops a hard left hand. Good elbow behind it. McGregor trying to elbow off of his back. Two minutes to go.
Solid elbows land for McGregor off of his back. Poirier answers with bigger ones. Brutal right hand and McGregor’s ear appears to be bleeding. More good GnP, posturing up to drop bombs. One minute to go. Hard upkicks by McGregor but they prompt another barrage from Poirier. McGregor briefly considers a guillotine, gets back to his feet. He throws a left hand and completely wrecks his ankle in the process; Poirier drops a few more heavy shots, but once the ref sees the damage, they wave it off.
Final result: Poirier def. McGregor by TKO (ankle injury)
170 lbs.: Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson
Round 1: Tentative start as they circle one another. Low kick from Thompson. Burns tries to blitz, fires a head kick that’s blocked. One minute in. Burns shoots and puts him on the fence. Thompson defending two minutes in. Short knees from Burns. He switches to a single-leg and gets him down into half guard with two minutes to go.
Short punches from Burns. Thompson trying to work his way to his feet. Hard right hands from Burns as Thompson stands. Burns swings wild when they separate. 10-9 Burns.
Round 2: Low kick lands for Thompson. Burns tries a head kick. Thompson attempts a spinning back kick and long right hand. One minute in. Body kick lands for Thompson. Side kick upstairs, then to the body. Burns falls short with a pair of heavy swings. Two minutes in. Thompson tries a body kick that doesn’t connect. Head kick attempt. Glancing wheel kick by Thompson and Burns rushes after him, landing a good right hand on the fence. Thompson with a left through the guard. Sharp jab. Two minutes to go.
Low kick lands for Thompson, 1-2 falls short. Burns low kick. Thompson tries a combo, limp-legs out of a shot. They collide with right hands. One minute to go. Thompson head kick attempt. Burns low kick and lead right, then a double-leg in the waning seconds. Short left hands. Thompson trying to work his way up. They sit there and hammer each other with right hands until the bell. 10-9 Thompson
Round 3: Thompson tries an early combination. Sending out some head kicks. Burns waving him on. Hard counter right by Thompson, slams a head kick against Burns’ guard. One minute in. Thompson pressuring him towards the fence, knocks Gilbert to a knee with a wheel kick. Wild exchange, both men land heavy right hands. Burns shoots, moves to a rear waist lock. Two minutes in. Burns spins him down into side control. Body punches from the top. Two minutes to go.
Burns using wrist control to stymie Thompson’s attempts to stand. Landing left hands. One minute to go. Thompson struggling to stand, gets mounted when Burns threatens a guillotine. Burns postures up and drops punches, about half of which land directly to the back of Thompson’s head. 10-9 Burns.
Final result: Burns def. Thompson by unanimous decision
265 lbs.: Greg Hardy vs. Tai Tuivasa
Round 1: Heavy low kicks from Tuivasa to start. Hardy with a right hand. More Tuivasa low kicks. Hardy rocks him with another sharp right that nearly takes out Tuivasa’s legs, but as he tries to charge, Tuivasa crushes him with a counter left hook. A couple more shots and that’s that.
Final result: Tuivasa def. Hardy by KO (punches)
135 lbs.: Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Round 1: Early technical difficulties; we’ll pick up about 90 seconds in. Kunitskaya low kick, heavy right from Aldana. Two minutes in. Kunitskaya marching forward, eats a hard body shot. Kunitskaya doubles up the body kick. Low kick soon after. Counter right from Aldana, who avoids a spinning back fist and eats a knee inside. Two minutes to go.
Another knee from Kunitskaya. She tries to follow up, only to get dropped by a check hook. Aldana follows her down into guard and drops some brutal shots. Elbows as well. One minute to go. Standing over Kunitskaya, who tries for deep half guard and eats some nasty left hands. Aldana turns it up and there’s the finish.
Final result: Aldana def. Kunitskaya by TKO (punches)
135 lbs.: Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho
Round 1: Moutinho on the advance. O’Malley circling, picking away with kicks and a straight right. Body kick, right hand. Check right hook as Moutinho tries to throw a combo. Big right cross from O’Malley, low kick behind it. Continuing to land counters. Moutinho low kicks a minute in. O’Malley lands a 2-1-2 and body kick. Good right from Moutinho, eats a series of jabs in return. He’s walking through all the return fire so far but eating plenty of it. 1-2 from O’Malley. More counters by O’Malley and he stumbles him with a left hook. Potshotting, tries a wheel kick. Moutinho still going forward and getting eaten alive. Two minutes to go.
More punches, body kick by O’Malley. Low kicks from Moutinho, who eats a left hand for his trouble. O’Malley body kick and left hands. More counters, eats a right hook in return. Body shot. Counter right. Moutinho tries to answer with a combo. One minute to go. Good low kick. Right hook, takes a low blow and shrugs it off. O’Malley slams home right hands and a knee. Moutinho tries to throw a combo in return. Big counter right from O’Malley. Two big counter rights finally drop Moutinho, who gets caught in a guillotine but gets saved by the bell. 10-8 O’Malley.
Round 2: Spinning back kick and counters from O’Malley. Moutinho still marching forward. O’Malley with a spinning back kick and more jabs. Brutal counter right. Body kick to head kick attempt. One minute in. More counters bouncing off Moutinho’s face. O’Malley body shots. Hard right hand upstairs. Two hard straight lefts and a head kick. Two minutes in. Another right cross, straight lefts. This is legitimately just target practice for O’Malley but Moutinho won’t stop coming. O’Malley low kick. Moutinho tries a body shot. Overhand left from O’Malley, body kick exchange. Two minutes to go.
O’Malley left hand, Moutinho right. More right hands from O’Malley. Sharp left hook. One minute to go. O’Malley body shot, slips away, lands a 1-2. They pause to put O’Malley’s mouthpiece back in. More and more counters. Moutinho right hand and he ties up, eating knees in the process. One more right hand by O’Malley. 10-8 O’Malley.
Round 3: Oblique kicks from O’Malley this time. Moutinho still talking as he wats forward and gets blasted. Good flurry from Moutinho, forcing O’Malley to the fence. One minute in. O’Malley back on his bike. Trading low kicks. Hard counter right by O’Malley. Body kick, counter right. Head kick attempt, right hand. Two minutes in. Moutinho presses forward with right hands, eats a counter, lands a leg kick. Right hand and body kick land for O’Malley. Moutinho leg kick. Two minutes to go.
More leg kicks from Moutinho, eats an insanely heavy combo that prominently features clean knees. Moutinho still marching after him and still getting mulched. Body kick and left hand from O’Malley, eats a right hand. More sharp counters with a minute to go. Hard right hand. Moutinho falling short with his shots. Brutal shots from O’Malley and a huge uppercut send Herb Dean into action to Moutinho’s fury.
Final result: O’Malley def. Moutinho by TKO (punches)
170 lbs.: Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin
Round 1: Griffin looking super aggressive early, landing leg kicks. Condit tries a combination, looks visibly troubled by a calf kick. Head kick attempt. One minute in. Right hand from Griffin, spins him around with another leg kick. Griffin landing to both legs as Condit switches stance. Really finding success so far after two minutes. Body kick from Condit. Nice body shot from Condit. Low kick lands for him. Both land right hands near the fence. Two minutes to go.
Condit tries a body kick, eats another leg kick. Another Condit body kick. Griffin left hand. Heavy combination from Griffin and down goes Condit. Griffin bombs away from guard , then lets him up when the finish isn’t there. One minute to go. Condit fakes a level change. Jumping knee attempt. Low kick from Griffin, blocks a head kick. 10-9 Griffin.
Round 2: Condit tries a head kick, eats a leg kick, lands a body kick. Low kick lands for him. Short right hand from Griffin. Counter right lands for Condit a minute in. Lead right from Griffin not long after. Condit leg kick. Jab comes back at him. Low kick and overhand as Condit lands to the body. Another Griffin low kick. Fancy takedown attempt from Condit, can’t get it. Sharp right cross. Nice combination behind it. Counter right by Griffin to answer a knee. Condit pops him with a jab. Counter right again from Griffin with two minutes to go.
Griffin to the body, leg kick. Condit shoots, denied. Griffin counter left. Condit pressing forward with combinations, lands a big right cross. Cartwheel kick attempt. Griffin two-piece and leg kick. One minute to go. Counter right by Griffin. They trade lefts. Condit combo, body kick. Jab exchange. Griffin left hook. Counter right. 10-9 Condit.
Round 3: 3-2 from Griffin. Condit tries a head kick. Combination lands for him. Griffin comes back with a 2-3, pressing forward. Big right cross kicks off a flurry. Body kick. Condit catches it, lands a right, walks into a left hook. One minute in. Combo from Griffin. Leg kick, 2-1. Good counter left. Condit pops him with a jab. Griffin left hook and counter right. Two minutes in. Condit left hook as they exchange. Griffin answers in kind. Big three-piece and he follows up with more. Condit continuing to march forward, rips the body. Stiff jab. Griffin low kick, Condit right hand. Two minutes to go.
Lead right lands for Condit, eats a leg kick. Two-piece from Griffin, eats another good body shot. Condit shoots, can’t get it, eats a knee to the body before they separate. Big counter right rocks Condit and Griffin takes him down with a minute to go. On top in half guard. Condit scrambles up, looks for a kimura when Griffin shoots back in. Nice kimura trap into a back take but no time to use it. 10-9 Griffin.
170 lbs.: Michel Pereira vs. Niko Price
Round 1: Pereira switching stance and circling. Counter jab lands for him, then the ESPN+ feed dies again. When it comes back, Pereira’s recovering from an eye poke. He does so and it’s back to circling as Price advances. Price catches a kick and lands a right hand before putting Pereira on the fence. One minute in. Pereira manages to circle away. Pereira catches a body kick for a takedown, kicks his legs a bit before letting him back up. Price tries a head kick two minutes in. Pereira tries his own, lands a leg kick. Superman punch off the fence and Price puts him on the fence again. Pereira hurts him with a right hand and back fist as he separates. Two minutes to go.
Stiff jab catches Price throwing. Low kick behind it. Left hook by Pereira, right hand after catching a kick. Pereira lets him up. Price counter right, Pereira left hook. Pereira with a nice knee against the fence. One minute to go. More knees and he separates. Switch head kick attempt. Price with a nice leg kick. Double left hook from Pereira. He tries a rolling thunder, lands a snap kick. 10-9 Pereira.
Round 2: Counter right lands for Pereira, then a body kick that draws a grimace. More kicks. Price throwing his own leg kicks. Pereira counters one with a body kick, then backflips past his guard into mount. Pereira hunting an americana a minute in. He abandons it, then uses another attempt to set up an arm triangle. Nothing doing, so he switches to punches two minutes in. Price gives up the back. Full body triangle, then back to mount. Some more punches, loses position chasing another americana. Holding onto a a rear waistlock. Price rolls for an unsuccessful leglock with two minutes to go.
Back to the feet. Price continuing to press forward and swing. Price going for it, walks through counters. Looking for his own takedown with a minute to go. Knees to the body from Pereira. Both land rights on the break. Pereira sending out jabs. Price ties up again, eats a knee and some heavy counters. 10-9 Pereira.
Round 3: Price marches in slugging, then changes levels. No dice. Back to distance, still pressing forward with punches. Pereira fires a body kick and catches Price right in the ghoulies. Price takes a bit of time to recover, then it’s back to slugging a minute into the round. Pereira still slinging counters at him. Flying knee attempt whiffs. Low kick from Price. Left hook connects. Counter right by Pereira. He ducks a head kick two minutes in. Price punches his way back into the clinch, then they separate. Price tries an uppercut, eats a body kick. Price continuing to march forward. Backfist just misses. Big trade on tha fence. Price with a heavy right hand, then a teep to the fence. Knees from Pereira in the clinch. Two minutes to go.
Price right hand, Pereira knee. Trading in the clinch. Both men visibly fatigued but Price still coming. He punches his way into the clinch, fights off a takedown, and lands elbows in the scramble. One minute to go. Price with a stiff left, really trying to put Pereira away against the fence. Pereira shoots, eats body shots, can’t get it. One last big exchange at the bell. 10-9 Price.
Final result: Pereira def. Price by unanimous decision
145 lbs.: Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria
Round 1: Hall circling, Topuria slowly advancing. Body kick from Hall. He tries a wheel kick a minute in. Hall rolls, nothing doing. Topuria stands over him and kicks at his legs until he stands. Another roll, Topuria tries but can’t get his back before disengaging. Another roll. Another, and this time he grabs a wrist but can’t do anything. Topuria looks for his back, lands a couple punches, then disengages. Left hand from Topuria on the feet, then a right hand that catches Hall rolling. Topuria waves him up again. Another roll, another disengagement after Topuria briefly gets side control. Two minutes to go.
Hall tries body kicks, rolls, denied. More rolls, still no success. Topuria body shot. Topuria tries a jumping knee that just misses. Avoids another roll. Hall tries a head kick with a minute to go. Topuria lands a couple glancing blows as he avoids the next roll. Hall tries a wheel kick. Topuria sneaks in some hammerfists on the next roll, then follows Hall all the way down and just annihilates him with punches.
Final result: Topuria def. Hall by KO (punches)
185 lbs.: Dricus Du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles
Round 1: Du Plessis tries a head kick, backs away from a combo. Low kicks land. Flying switch kick attempt, body kick and low kick land behind it. One minute in. Giles tries a head kick. Flying switch knee appears to land for Du Plessis. Giles connects with a body kick. Giles blitzes, eats a short right that backs him off. Two minutes in. Du Plessis leg kick, tries a head kick behind it. Another leg kick. Giles lands one of his own and a glancing check hook. Two minutes to go.
Du Plessis shoots, switches to a single-leg, can’t quite establish as Giles stands up against the fence. Giles tries to wrap up a guillotine and gets taken down into side control. Full mount in seconds, then the back. Du Plessis tries a Suloev stretch and gets swept for it. Giles holding onto a rear waist lock, gets swept into guard by a kimura. Du Plessis passes back to side control, then mount with 20 seconds to work. He wraps up a guillotine as Giles turns to slip out. 10-9 Du Plessis.
Round 2: Double jab and body shot from Giles, who walks him down and lands a knee to the body before stuffing a shot. One minute in. Right hand from Du Plessis, eats a counter as he does. Then the ESPN+ stream crashes for a bit. When it resumes, Giles appears to hurt Du Plessis with an elbow and punches, only to get knocked flat by a right straight. A few more punches and it’s over.
Final result: Du Plessis def. Giles by KO (punches)
125 lbs.: Jessica Eye vs. Jennifer Maia
Round 1: Eye advancing, sending out jabs. Getting the better of the early exchanges. One minute in. Eye lands body shots, eats a hard knee for her trouble. Maia fires a head kick, which gets caught. Eye elects not to engage on the ground. Low-high combo lands. Maia low kick, more Eye jabs two minutes in. Left hook from Maia. Another good one, met by an uppercut. Maia head kick, Eye body shot. Two minutes to go.
Nice punching exchange. Maia with a knee inside. Low kicks by Maia. One minute to go. Maia right hand, Eye jab. Combination from Maia. Stiff jab comes back at her. Both land hard right hands and Eye drags her to the mag. 10-9 Maia on the better late work.
Round 2: Maia lands a combination inside. Low kick from Eye in return. Jabs from Eye. 1-2-1-2 by Maia a minute in. Eye catches a body kick for a takedown, gets swept, eats an elbow before they separate. Maia sending out jabs. Two minutes in. 1-2. Jabs from Eye. Eye continuing to advance., eats a body kick, lands a leg kick. Two minutes to go.
Right cross lands for Maia, then a jab. Eye just avoids a knee after they exchange. Low kicks land for her. 1-2 by Maia. Counters from Eye. Trading in the center. One minute to go. Low kick from Eye. Good exchange. Hard left hook from Maia and she tries to attack, eats a left hook in return. Eye sporting a major cut on her forehead and puts Maia on the fence. Trading knees. 10-9 Maia.
Round 3: Replays show the cut’s from a headbutt.
Maia with a counter left. Both land stiff jabs. Maia checks a low kick. Counter right as she eats a leg kick. Both land nasty right straights a minute in. Good low-high rights by Eye. Jabs connecting. Maia right hand and 1-2. Eye responds to the body. Two minutes in. 1-2-3 by Maia as she circles. Eye digs a hard right hand downstairs. Maia left hand, then a combination. They trade in the center. Eye combo with two minutes to go.
Three-piece by Maia. Eye low kick. There’s a nice right cross. Uppercut catches Maia leaning. Maia right cross, Eye body shot. Good exchange. Eye doing well later in the round. One minute to go. Nice Eye body shot and she puts Maia on the fence. Maia tries a head kick when they separate. Trading jabs, hard knee by Maia, right cross from Eye in return. Eye winds up for a big right, lands it, then follows up with a jab as Maia tries to unload. Judging’s going to be interesting. 10-9 Eye.
Final result: Maia def. Eye by unanimous decision
185 lbs.: Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares
Round 1: Early exchange, right hand and stiff jab from Tavares. Akhmedov tries to flurry as Tavares steps in with a left. One minute in. Bit of a lull, then a 1-2 from Tavares to answer a leg kick. Tavares doing well with his jabs and low kicks two minutes in. Akhmedov falls well short with a spinning back fist. Akhmedov with a powerful double-leg that takes Tavares across the cage before putting him on the mat. Tavares pops right back up, reverses with underhooks, and separates with two minutes to go.
Good left hook from Akhmedov knocks Tavares off-balance and Akhmedov tries to jump on him. Pressing Tavares against the fence, lands a low blow. They restart in the center. One minute to go. Good combination from Tavares and a leg kick behind it. He tries a head kick, lands another leg kick. Akhmedov shoots, denied. Akhmedov blitzes and gets cracked with a 1-2-3. 10-9 Tavares.
Round 2: 1-2 from Tavares after eating a jab. Akhmedov shoots after a wild exchange and puts Tavares on his back. Right back to his feet. They separate a minute in. Trading jabs, Tavares low kicks. Nice jab and another calf kick. Akhmedov lands a right hand as he eats more calf kicks two minutes in. Akhmedov low kick. He catches a body kick, can’t use it, stings Tavares with a right hand but can’t follow up. Jab connects. Body shot. Two minutes to go.
Akhmedov counters a low kick with a right hand. Jabs from Tavares, eats another counter right. Heavy knee by Tavares and another low kick. One minute to go. Akhmedov shoots, denied. Counters fall short. 10-9 Tavares.
Round 3: Both land hard low kicks to start. Akhmedov right hand, Tavares jabs. Another leg kick knocks Akhmedov over and he eats another one as he stands. One minute in. Tavares working behind the low kicks and jabs. Akhmedov trying to counter. Jab exchange. Two minutes in. Tavares low kick and jab. Akhmedov falls just short with a right. Low kick connects for him, glancing 1-2. 1-2 from Tavares in return. Two minutes to go.
Akhmedov tries a low kick, shoots, denied. More jabs and low kicks from Tavares. Jab knocks Akhmedov’s mouthpiece out. One minute to go. More of the same, with Akhmedov struggling to find the mark with his punches. Tavares stings him with a combo and marches after him, landing a head kick and shrugging off a takedown. Akhmedov’s nose looks busted. Uppercut and cross. Spinning back kick attempt before the bell. 10-9 Tavares.
Final result: Tavares def. Akhmedov by split decision
125 lbs.: Jerome Rivera vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
Round 1: Rivera sending out kicks as they meet in center cage. Zhumagulov low kick, eats a body knee and answers with body punches. Rivera body kick. Another one to answer an overhand right. One minute in. More kicks by Rivera. Zhumagulov fires a combination. Next one falls short. Counter hook connects for him. Rivera ducks some big swings, maybe getting clipped by a forearm as he does, and shoots, only to get caught in a standing power guillotine that forces a tap.
Final result: Zhumagulov def. Rivera by submission (guillotine choke)
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