Everything is on the line on Saturday night in Abu Dhabi ... except for the lightweight title. UFC 257 is set to commence from the Etihad Arena with two of the best at 155 pounds in the main event when Conor McGregor takes on Dustin Poirier. The pair sit within the top five of the lightweight rankings and are looking to get one step closer to the coveted title shot in a rematch of a bout that first took place six years ago.
In the time since the first meeting in 2014, so much has changed. Poirier made the leap up to 155 pounds immediately after the contest and began a torrid run through the division, amassing an impressive 10-2 record with wins over the likes of Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje, Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway. McGregor, meanwhile, went on the collect both the featherweight and lightweight titles before a one-off boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2017, which he lost by TKO.
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While McGregor-Poirier will get all the headlines, the co-main event may be just as important to the lightweight title picture. Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler will make his promotional debut when he takes on Dan Hooker. Chandler, who held the Bellator title three times, is looking to add another trinket to his already loaded resume. Hooker, meanwhile, is looking to get back into the title picture following a disappointing loss to Poirier last summer.
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Below is all the information you need to catch UFC 257 on Saturday night.
How to watch UFC 257 prelims
Date: Jan. 23 | Location: Etihad Arena -- Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Time: 8 p.m. ET
Channel: ESPN | Stream: fuboTV (Try for free)
How to watch UFC 257 main card
Now, here's a look at the UFC 257 main fight card and betting odds via William Hill Sportsbook. CBS Sports will be with you the entire way on Saturday bringing you all the results and highlights in our live blog.
UFC 257 main card, odds
Conor McGregor -310
Dustin Poirier +250
Dan Hooker -140
Michael Chandler +120
Joanne Calderwood -120
Jessica Eye +100
Amanda Ribas -330
Marina Rodriguez +260
Makhmud Muradov -140
Andrew Sanchez +120
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