It’s McGregor fight week! Conor McGregor will return to the octagon to fight Dustin Poirier in the headliner of UFC 257 this Saturday, January 23rd. The fight will be held on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
McGregor hasn’t fought since his 40 second TKO of Donald Cerrone last January. Conor had hoped to be active in 2020, but the pandemic threw a wrench in those plans and friction with the UFC resulted in a fake retirement and him being out of action for the year. The win over Cerrone was Conor’s first win in the UFC since knocking out Eddie Alvarez to win the lightweight belt and become a two-division champ in 2016.
This McGregor vs Poirier fight is a rematch, with McGregor having knocked out Poirier in the first round of a featherweight fight way back in 2014. After that fight Poirier moved up to lightweight and he’s gone 10-2-1 since, establishing himself as an elite lightweight contender. Poirier lost his title shot to Khabib in 2019, but bounced back with a hard fought win over Dan Hooker this past June in order to set up this fight.
McGregor is still the biggest draw in the UFC, and Dustin Poirier has built a great following for himself as well since their last fight in 2014. I expect UFC 257 to be yet another monster Conor McGregor event both in terms of PPV buys and betting handle.
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Here is a screenshot of the odds for the fight (taken on January 20th):
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I’m personally laying the money and betting on Conor McGregor to win the rematch. I think Conor has more weapons to potentially catch Poirier early and finish this fight. The longer the fight goes the more it favours Poirier, but I also think Conor has the ability to dig deep and fight smart late if he turns out he needs to win 3 of the 5 rounds.
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