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UFC 257

Former UFC double champ, Conor McGregor -- the promotion's biggest box office draw -- returns after a year-long hiatus to rematch No. 2-ranked Lightweight contender, Dustin Poirier, in UFC 257's ESPN+-streamed pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which will take place inside Etihad Arena on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. McGregor and Poirier first met at UFC 178 back in Sept. 2014, with "Notorious" scoring a first round technical knockout finish. The winner of the highly-anticipated showdown will likely earn a crack at the 155-pound belt later in the year. We'll stockpile all the real-time UFC 257 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from "Fight Island" right here before, during and well after the live show concludes.

Mac Leaks UFC 257 PPV Buys

UFC 257 pay-per-view (PPV) buys leaked by former lightweight champion Conor McGregor, who was knocked out by Dustin Poirier last January in Las Vegas, Nevada.

McGregor Demands Commission From Pacquiao Loss

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor believes Manny Pacquiao owes him a commission for losing to Yordenis Ugas last weekend in Las Vegas.

Poirier Won’t Buy Diaz ‘Wolf Tickets’

Dustin Poirier vs. Nate Diaz? "The Diamond" claims UFC has not contacted him about fighting the Stockton slapper, or anyone else for that matter.

Trilogy Transformations!

Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier side-by-side pics detailing their trilogy transformations starting with UFC 178, continuing with UFC 257, and ending with UFC 264.

Free Fight! Watch Mac-Poirier 2 In All Its Glory

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier full fight video from UFC 257 ahead of their UFC 264 trilogy on July 10 in Las Vegas, featuring a knockout win for "The Diamond."

Poirier: McGregor ‘Ghosted Us’ Over Donation Money

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor was called out by lightweight rival Dustin Poirier for making a hefty donation promise and then failing to keep it.

Poirier Vs. McGregor 3 Pushed Back To July

With recent developments in the UFC’s lightweight division a trilogy bout between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor has been pushed back to July at the earliest.

Oliveira Jumps Out To Early Favorite Over Chandler

UFC 262 odds: Charles Oliveira jumps out to early betting favorite over Michael Chandler for their lightweight title fight at the May 15 pay-per-view (PPV) event.

Azaitar Refuses To Explain ‘Fight Island’ Bag Incident

Lightweight contender Ottman Azaitar issues his first official statement following his incident on "Fight Island" back in January.

McGregor Just Doubled His Net Worth

Former UFC champ Conor McGregor reportedly doubled his net worth by selling Proper 12 Irish Whiskey alongside manager and business partner Audie Attar.

What’s In The Bag?!?

Manager finally reveals the contraband that nearly got UFC fighter Ottman Azaitar cut from the promotion though his "Fight Island" duffel bag contents may surprise you.

Poirier Awaiting ‘Right Deal’ For McGregor Trilogy

Dustin Poirier is ready to book a trilogy bout with Conor McGregor if the right deal comes along.

Rogan Explains McGregor’s Loss To Poirier: ‘Dustin Got A Lot Better’

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan discusses Conor McGregor’s recent TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 and what went wrong for the Irishman.

‘Ugly Ass’ Record Means More Risk-Taking For Hooker

Dan Hooker talks about his recent woes inside the Octagon, saying that now that he has an "ugly ass" record, it will allow him to take more risks.

Dan Hooker Is Finally Back In New Zealand

40 days after leaving New Zealand, Dan Hooker is finally back home ... but still stuck in a quarantine hotel.

Azaitar Given ‘Second Chance’ Following ‘Fight Island’ Safety Breach

Undefeated lightweight prospect Ottman Azaitar has been given a second chance to fight for UFC after running into trouble on "Fight Island" earlier this year.

Poirier Vs. McGregor 3 Targeted For The Summer, Won’t Be For Title

UFC president Dana White confirms a trilogy bout between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor is being targeted for the summer.

Poirier’s UFC 257 Fight Kit Sells For $26K

Dustin Poirier recently put up his Reebok fight kit he used for his rematch against Conor McGregot up for auction and earned a cool $26,000, which will go toward his Good Fight Foundation.

Report: UFC Wants Poirier-McGregor 3 In May

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier trilogy possible for May according to a new report from ESPN, which further complicates the lightweight title picture.

Fury Agrees Inactivity Killed McGregor At UFC 257

Heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury is in agreeance that Conor McGregor looked a little off in his recent TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257.

Pic: Lumpy Mac Still Swollen From Calf Attack

Conor McGregor Instagram page reveals photos of lumpy, swollen leg from UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier on Jan. 23 on "Fight Island" in Abu Dhabi.

Overeem: Lesnar Win Better Debut Than Chandler

Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem believes his UFC 141 victory over Brock Lesnar was a bigger and better debut than Michael Chandler’s UFC 257 win over Dan Hooker.

UFC Just Released A Dozen Fighters

UFC quietly parts ways with a dozen fighters across multiple weight classes, part of the promotion’s ongoing roster cuts to stay profitable.

Chandler: Poirier Could Be ‘Passed Up’ For UFC Title

Michael Chandler believes Dustin Poirier could be passed up for UFC title shot following weird rejection because the promotion wants the division to move forward.

McGregor Details What Went Wrong At UFC 257

Conor McGregor gives a detailed breakdown explaining what happened during his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 while expressing his excitement for a trilogy fight.

Poirier Still Interested In ‘Exciting’ Diaz Fight

Dustin Poirier knows a Nate Diaz fight doesn’t make sense for the lightweight division, but he still thinks it would be a fun and exciting bout for the fans (and himself).

Sizzle Reel! Watch Michael Chandler’s Best Bellator MMA Knockouts

Here’s video of Michael Chandler destroying grown men on his way to UFC 257 ...

Rogan Picks Chandler To Beat McGregor

UFC color commentator picks Michael Chandler to beat Conor McGregor and believes that fight is dangerous for the promotion’s ability to make "Notorious" money.

‘I Just Wasted Four Months Of My Life’

UFC lightweight veteran Dan Hooker reacts to his Michael Chandler loss in Abu Dhabi and insists he won’t retire because he’s not good at anything but MMA.

Pacquiao: McGregor Lost Because He Underestimated Poirier

Former potential McGregor superfight opponent Manny Pacquiao shares what he thought of Conor’s loss at UFC 257.

NSFW Video! Lentz Goes ‘Carnival Style,’ Removes Stitches From Own Eye

Watch former UFC fighter Nik Lentz remove stitches from his own eye after his loss to Movsar Evloev last weekend at UFC 257.

UFC 257 ‘Thrill And Agony’ Video! Poirier’s Wife Seeks Out McGregor Backstage

UFC 257: "Thrill and Agony" video showcases the joy and disappointment of such stars as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and more at the UFC 257 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Jan. 23, 2021 from "Fight Island."

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