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Between the Links, Live Edition: Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2, UFC 257 preview, Max Holloway’s masterpiece

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Between the Links returns for a special live edition ahead of the UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2021.

Host Mike Heck is joined by reigning BTL champion, MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew as he faces the man he called out after his most recent win, MMA Fighting deputy editor Steven Marrocco.

This week, the panel will discuss the highly anticipated lightweight showcase at UFC 257 this Saturday, headlined by the rematch between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, Max Holloway’s incredible performance against Calvin Kattar in the main event of the UFC’s debut on ABC. In addition, they take a look back at UFC Fight Island 7 and UFC Fight Island 8, and more.

Who will leave the virtual BTL arena with the most coveted title in MMA media? Find out at 5 p.m. ET / 2 p.m. PT on Thursday, Jan. 21.

Audio-only versions of the podcast can be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher and YouTube.