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UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date January 23, 2021
UFC Fight Night 185 UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 UFC Fight Night 186
UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will take place on January 23, 2021, at a location to be announced.
2 Fight card
3 Announced bouts
4 See also
A lightweight rematch between former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor and former interim champion Dustin Poirier is set to headline this event. They met previously in a featherweight bout at UFC 178 in September 27, 2014, where McGregor won by first round TKO.
A bantamweight bout between promotional newcomers Umar Nurmagomedov and Sergey Morozov was initially scheduled to take place at UFC 254, but Nurmagomedov pulled out due to an illness. The pairing was rescheduled for this event.
A flyweight bout between Amir Albazi and Zhalgas Zhumagulov was expected to take place at UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. Clark, but Zhumagulov pulled out due to visa issues and the bout was rescheduled for this event.
Women’s Flyweight bout: Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood
Middleweight bout: Brad Tavares vs. Antônio Carlos Júnior
Women’s Strawweight bout: Michelle Waterson vs. Amanda Ribas
Middleweight bout: Andrew Sanchez vs. Andre Muniz
Lightweight bout: Nasrat Haqparast vs. Arman Tsarukyan
Lightweight bout: Ottman Azaitar vs. Matt Frevola
Bantamweight bout: Umar Nurmagomedov vs. Sergey Morozov
Featherweight bout: Shane Burgos vs. Hakeem Dawodu
Flyweight bout: Amir Albazi vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov