UFC 264 main card will be live in India on July 11, 2021 from 7:30 AM IST and it will be headlined by the trilogy fight between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. In this video, we will take a look at the schedule for the event, fight card and some predictions from UFC Fighters.
UFC 264 will be live in India on Sunday 11 July 2021. UFC 264 main card will be live from 7:30 AM IST on SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN 1 HD in English and SONY TEN 3 and SONY TEN 3 HD in Hindi. You can also watch the event on SONY LIV.
UFC 264: POIRIER vs. McGREGOR will take place Saturday, July 10 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. All bouts will be simulcast on ESPN+ in English and Spanish beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET/3:15 p.m. PT with the UFC Fight Pass prelims. The prelims will continue exclusively on ESPN & ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and the ESPN+ Pay-Per-View main card will kick off at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
The UFC 264 main card will have five fights. Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor will be the main evet when Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson will be the co-main event. Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy, Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya and Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho will be the other fights on the main card.
Preliminary card will have names like Carlos Condit, Max Griffin, Niko Price, Ryan Hall and more. You can see the fight cards below.
Many UFC Fighters have given their thoughts about the upcoming Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier fight. We will take a look at some of them.
Former champion Khabib Nurmagomedov noted that if the fight goes beyond the first round, then Dustin Poirier will win the fight.
"Like I said before, I think if it goes past the first round, well I think McGregor takes the first round. If it goes past the first, it's Poirier's," noted the former UFC champion.
UFC legend and former UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre said that Conor McGregor will win by a second-round knockout.
“I think McGregor is very good in rematches — and I think he’s going to have the victory. I think he’s probably going to win in the second round by knockout,” GSP said.
Sean O’Malley, who will be fighting on the main card, said that Conor might win the fight as well.
"I haven't been able to really get a visual of how I see that fight playing out. You know, Conor Looked good in that fight. he looked fast, he looked focused, he looked sharp. Dustin landed the bigger shots and put his lights out but I don't think there's a lack of motivation from Conor. He looked good going into that fight and I'm a big fan of both of them. I'd like to see Conor win and see who he fights next,” Sean O’Malley said.
Khabib’s Coach Javier Mendez, UFC fighter Mike Perry and Dan Hooker picked Dustin Poirier when Artem Lobov picked Conor McGregor.
"It's not as simple as 'aw I'll just pick my leg up and turn.' He's got to adjust his whole stance. I would say adjusting your stance is the hardest thing a fighter can do. You can pick up new techniques, but adjusting your stance. Conor McGregor has always been southpaw, he's always been like super side on and always has his left hand super low,” Dan Hooker noted (H/T SportsKeeda)
Meanwhile, Javier Mendes had the following to say.
"I definitely think he can do it. Because I think the calf kicks were the deciding factor, and the second deciding factor was when Conor put a good one on Dustin, and Dustin took it. That's when he said, oh, I can take your shots. I'm a give you some of mine. I'm gonna go with Dustin because I like Dustin and I'm not a fan of Conor. I can never be a fan of Conor. I'm never a fan of his, never. I never want him to win so it is what it is. He doesn't want my guys to win I don't want him to win. Tough, it is what it is. I'm going with Dustin. A lot because I think he can do it. But also because I don't like the other guy,” he said.
What are your predictions for the fight? Let us know in the comments below.
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier Stats and Facts
Now, let’s take a look at some important facts and stats regarding the main event.
Dustin Poirier holds a record of 27-6 to his name when Conor McGregor is 22-5 in his MMA career.
Out of the 27 wins that Dustin Poirier has, 20 have come via knockout or submission. If we take Conor, he has 19 of his 22 wins via knockout. It also should be noted that Conor has not lost two consecutive fights in his career.
Who do you think will win when these two fight at UFC 264? Let us know in the comment section of the video below.