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UFC 257 start time, TV schedule for Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2

Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 weigh-ins
Dustin Poirier will clash in the UFC 257 main event against Conor McGregor.
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The UFC 257 start time and TV schedule for the Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 2 fight card at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night is below.

The fight card is broken into three different parts and airs on three different mediums. This post will help explain which fights are airing where and at which times.

The card kicks off with a two-bout prelim card on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET.

Nik Lentz vs. Movsar Evloev

Amir Albazi vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov

The prelims then head to ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET with a last-minute lightweight contest between Arman Tsarukyan and Matt Frevola headlining this portion.

Arman Tsarukyan vs. Matt Frevola

Brad Tavares vs. Antonio Carlos Junior

Julianna Pena vs. Sara McMann

Khalil Rountree vs. Marcin Prachnio

The pay-per-view portion kicks off at 10 p.m ET on ESPN+. A rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier headlines the contest. McGregor defeated Poirier via first-round TKO at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014.

Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor

Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler

Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood

Andrew Sanchez vs. Makhmud Muradov

Marina Rodriguez vs. Amanda Ribas

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