UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier: Get the Australian live stream here

Posted: 24 January 2021 3:00 pm
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Conor McGregor's rematch with Dustin Poirier in UFC 257 is here. This is how to watch UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier.

The UFC is back for another year with a huge rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier to kick-start 2021 in the Octagon.

It is being held at Fight Island in Abu Dhabi and for the first time since way back in March last year, there will be some spectators in attendance to provide some atmosphere.

On a great card, New Zealand star Dan Hooker will attempt to avenge his loss to Poirier in June 2020 when he fights former Bellator champion Michael Chandler on the co-main event.

When is UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier?

Anticipation is building for this massive day of fighting, which all gets underway with the early prelims at 10:15am AEDT on Sunday 24 January. The preliminary card then starts at midday AEDT, with the main card commencing at 2pm AEDT.

Here's what time you need to be at the ready for the UFC 257 main card:

  • Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Hobart: 2pm AEDT
  • Adelaide: 1:30pm ACDT
  • Brisbane: 1pm AEST
  • Darwin: 12:30pm ACST
  • Perth 11am AWST

UFC 257 Poirier vs McGregor

Check out our full card preview.

How to watch UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier main card

Watch McGregor vs Poirier on Main Event: If you have a Foxtel subscription, UFC 257 will cost you $54.95. You can order it via the Main Event website, using the My Foxtel app, your Foxtel remote or over the phone. You can also order the fight if you have Optus TV featuring Foxtel, on the phone only. Ordering through a phone agent will incur an additional $2 booking fee.

Stream Poirier vs McGregor on Kayo Sports: You can also now watch select Main Event broadcasts through Kayo. Starting with some huge boxing events in 2020, Main Event on Kayo became an option for UFC 257. It is available to new, returning or existing Kayo customers.

Stream McGregor vs Poirier 2 via Kayo Sports

Watch UFC 257 MCgregor vs Poirier on Main Event via the Kayo Sports app. No Kayo Sports account required. PPV costs $54.95.

Live stream McGregor vs Poirier on UFC Fight Pass: The UFC's official streaming site is another option. It also costs $54.95 through UFC Fight Pass. You can also sign up for Fight Pass for $10.99 per month or $104.99 for an annual pass. It is compatible with desktops and laptops, Apple TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, iPad, iPhone and Android devices, Chromecast, Samsung smart TVs, Roku or LG smart TVs.

Watch McGregor vs Poirier on PlayStation 4: If you have a PlayStation 4, you also have access to the fights. Look for Live Events in the PlayStation Store. Once you have purchased the fight you can watch it through the "videos" menu. It is $54.95. If you are a PlayStation Plus member it is $49.95.

Watch McGregor vs Poirier on Fetch TV: Using your Fetch TV box, go to "manage" and then "subscriptions". Once you have purchased the event for $54.95, you can watch it on TV or your mobile using the Fetch app.

How to watch UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier preliminary card

Watch McGregor vs Poirier on Kayo Sports: Kayo typically has more than 50 sports for you to choose from. A Basic subscription to Kayo is $25 per month which allows you to watch on 2 screens. For $35 per month a Premium subscription gives you 3 screens. Kayo also has a 14-day free trial. It has a range of features, such as SplitView, where you can watch four sports at once. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices, PCs, Mac, Android TV, Telstra TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV (2017 model or later), Chromecast and AirPlay. Check out our full Kayo review for more information.

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Check out our 2020 UFC schedule here.

Foxtel iQ: If you have a Foxtel iQ subscription including the Sports HD pack, you are all set for the prelims of UFC 257 on ESPN. You can also stream ESPN on your laptop or mobile using Foxtel GO or the ESPN app. If not, you need the Sports HD pack ($25 per month) and Foxtel Plus package ($49 per month), blowing the total out to $74 per month. Foxtel is the only broadcaster in Australia that currently offers 4K sports content. Foxtel iQ deals are regularly available.

Foxtel Now: This is the pay TV giant's digital streaming service. You have to subscribe to the Essentials pack in addition to the Sport pack which costs $54 per month in total. If you haven't tried it yet, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial so you can watch on ESPN. We have also put together a full guide which includes the list of compatible devices.

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UFC 257 full card

Main card

  • Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor
  • Lightweight: Dan Hooker vs Michael Chandler
  • Women's Flyweight: Jessica Eye vs Joanne Calderwood
  • Lightweight: Matt Frevola vs Ottman Azaitar
  • Women's Strawweight: Marina Rodriguez: vs Amanda Ribas

Preliminary card

  • Lightweight: Nasrat Haqparast vs Arman Tsarukyan
  • Middleweight: Brad Tavares vs Antonio Carlos Junior
  • Women's Bantamweight: Julianna Pena vs Sara McMann
  • Light Heavyweight: Khalil Rountree Jr vs Marcin Prachnio

You can see a comparison of Kayo vs Foxtel here. Want more information on combat sports? Check out our guide on how to stream boxing live online.

Image source: Kayo Sports website

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