UFC 257 – Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 LIVE RESULTS: Main event UP NEXT – stream, UK start time, TV, latest

CONOR McGREGOR makes his UFC return TONIGHT with a huge Fight Island showdown against Dustin Poirier.

The eagerly-awaited UFC 257 bout is a rematch of their 2014 fight which McGregor won with a first round TKO.

  • Live: Chandler def. Hooker TKO1
  • Start time: Main card started at 3am UK time/ 10pm ET
  • Expect McGregor vs Poirier at around 5am UK time
  • TV/ live stream: BT Sport Box Office (UK) / ESPN+ (US)

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Follow ALL of the latest updates from Fight Island below…

  • James Orr

    TALE OF THE TAPE

    The main event is on NEXT! Here is how the fighters compare…

  • Wally Downes Jr

    MAIN EVENT TIME!

    Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier is up next.

    The Notorious is stripped off and warming ip with coach Owen Roddy.

    Can they follow this finish?

  • James Orr

    CHANDLER WINS

    What a UFC debut for Michael Chandler!

  • Wally Downes Jr

    WINNER TALKS

    Chandler says: "Every road has led me to this, I have pulled myself up by my boot straps, let's get this title soon.

    "I have to get soemthing off my chest, this is the greatest moment in my professional life.

    "Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Khabib Nurmagomedov need to fight this new guy."

  • Wally Downes Jr

    THE CHAN MAN

    Chandler stalked Hooker all over the cage until a looping left hand folded him into the deck.

    The Kiwi covered up and tried to survive but he was pummelled further until the ref had to dive in.

    The new boy is going to be a problem for the UFC's deepest division.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    CHANDLER WINS RD1 KO!

    Three-time Bellator champ Chandler making his UFC debut right now.

    The wrestler believes he comes through his New Zealand rival and races on to a lightweight title shot.

    Beanpole Hooker 20-9 has big height and reach advantages but 21-5 Chandler looks like a tank.

    Chandler's first shots are body punches but Hooker retaliates with leg kicks until a massive left hand drops Hooker and hammer fists end the job early.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    NOTORIOUS LANDS

    Conor McGregor arrives at the Etihad Arena in a crisp blue suit and shirt…

  • Wally Downes Jr

    DAN HOOKER VS MIKE CHANDLER NEXT

    The winner of this lightweight clash will be looking for a title shot…

  • James Orr

    CALDERWOOD WINS

    Huge win for Scotland's Calderwood who takes it by a split decision!

  • Wally Downes Jr

    FLOWER OF SCOTLAND

    JoJo Calderwood punched, kicked and kneed her way to that win.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    CALDERWOOD WINS UD!

    The judges said: 30-27, 30-27 and 29-28.

    The Brit said: "I am glad she is in good health and I beat the vest version of her.

    "I like making it hard for myself, it's the Scottish way!"

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND THREE

    Calderwood should be coasting with the judges now, Eye has done nothing of note.

    Eye has been slashed open around her left eye and as the bell goes the two brave women colllapse to the floor.

    Calderwood won that final round with front kicks, punches and knees.

     

    But the judges need to confirm it…

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND THREE

    Eye's corner is happy with the second round and do not tell her she needs a KO to win.

    Calderwood is pinned up against the cage wall again but she is on her feet and shipping zero punishment.

    The ref breaks it up and resets the fight in the middle of the cage, Calderwood scores with knees to the torso.

     

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND TWO

    Calderwood is flowing smoothly now, landing at will when Eye races in clumsily.

    Eye scores a takedown though after Calderwood misses with a high-risk spinning elbow.

    But Eye adds nothing to the takedown before the bell goes.

     

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND TWO

    Calderwood has a blinding start, a head kick, a couple of right hands and a knee all land.

    Eye is getting peppered at range, Calderwood landing flush on the backfoot with a range of strikes.

    Eye cracks in an uppercut when a clinch breaks but Calderwood has a proven chin.

    Eye gets her skull rattled again with a knee to her head as another clinch breaks down.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND ONE

    Eye thuds in some body blows while Calderwood is pinned to the wall.

    It's an ugly opener but fast paced and promising.

    Calderwood's corner tells her to slow down and relax, "let you hands go before you kick," they say.

     

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND ONE

    Calderwood swapped Scotland for Las Vegas – unimaginable why – and has impressed since.

    Eye pins her to the cage wall early but it comes to nothing and they reset in the centre of the cage.

    Calderwood looking for knees in the clinch and lands a right hand when they break.

    Back to the fence with Eye in control.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    JESSICA EYE VS JOJO CALDERWOOD NOW

    An American faces the Scotswoman in the flyweight division now.

    Eye is ranked 6th with Calderwood one below in 7.

    These two ladies prefer a points win so expect a full three-rounder

  • Wally Downes Jr

    WINNER TALKS

    Muradov says: "I have had three fights on short-notice now, maybe the next time I can have some notice.

    "MMA is growing in my country and I dedicate this win to my daughter who was born in May.

    "I am ready for anyone at anytime."

  • Wally Downes Jr

    MURADOV KO WIN R3!

    Team Sanchez tell their man to finish their combinations with a left hook.

    Muradov has landed head kicks and right hands in this final session but Sanchez shows no sign of dropping.

    Sanchez lands a right hand but is then brutalised with another right hand and his legs betray him.

    Flying knee and haymakers make the ref dive in to save a stunned Sanchez.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND TWO

    Muradov lands a two-punch combo but has cooled his assault on Sanchez's savaged left calf.

    Sanchez is almost matching Muradov for boxing.

    Muradov cracks a right hand into Sanchez's jaw but the merican is tough.

    Round ends.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND TWO

    Sanchez's team say it was a close round and he needs to be careful of the right hand now.

    Muradov needs a break after Sanchez accidentally kicks him in the scrotum.

    Sanchez has improved this round, lands a right hand and tries a takedown.

    Muradov tagged with another right hand when the jab he throws is short and sloppy.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND ONE

    Muradov enters a clinch and fires off an elbow shot out of the Conor McGregor playbook that shattered Donald Cerrone's nose.

    Sanchez scores with a jab but it's not a punishing one.

    Muradov's legs kicks and have turned his left lead calf blushing pink.

    Round ends

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ROUND ONE

    Muradov is on a 13-fight win streak and has a little pray before he enters the cage.

    Sanchez has a wonderful little mullet.

    Muradov looks so long, any limb looks ready to land on Sanchez's chin very soon.

    Sanchez fails with a takedown and then gets pinged with a right hand.

  • Wally Downes Jr

    ANDREW SANCHEZ VS MAKHMUD MURADOV NEXT

    The middleweight bout has Muradov as the slight favourite, his record is 24-6 while Sanchez is 12-5.

    Muradov is from Tajikstan – didn't even know that was a place.

    Sanchez is from America, where they just had the orange haircut as president.

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