Third time’s the charm, at least that’s what UFC fans will be thinking as Conor McGregor steps back into the Octagon for another rematch with Dustin Poirier.
Previously facing off back in 2014, Poirier was handed a first-round defeat at the hands of McGregor, who would go on to be crowned champion of two weight divisions at the same time, something that had not yet been achieved in the history of the UFC. But McGregor suffered a second-round knockout in the UFC 257 rematch, meaning that technically, the two fighters are sitting at one victory apiece, making UFC 264 that much more exciting.
Taking place on July 11 in Las Vegas, how can Aussie fans catch McGregor Vs. Poirier 3? Find out in this Canstar Blue guide.
How can I watch the McGregor Vs. Poirier fight?
Both Kayo and Foxtel will be playing host to UFC 264, with coverage available through their pay-per-view channel, Main Event. For Foxtel customers, Main Event is channel 521, while both current and new Kayo subscribers can find it through the app homepage, although there’s an additional cost to watch the fight.
As the term ‘pay-per-view’ suggests, you’ll have to pay an additional charge on top of your regular subscription to tune into the McGregor Vs. Poirier, although you can sign up just for the fight through Kayo if you don’t already have a subscription. The McGregor Vs. Poirier fight will cost you $54.95 upfront regardless of whether you’re a new, existing or past customer, with new Kayo users given access to the sports streaming app until midnight on July 15, helping to take the sting out the cost.
What time does the McGregor Vs. Poirier fight start?
McGregor and Poirier’s fight will begin at 12pm (AEST) on Sunday, July 11, with live coverage of the UFC 264 card beginning from 10:30am (AEST). If you miss the live-stream, replays are available at both 6:30pm and 11pm (AEST) on July 11, along with 6am, 10:30am and 3pm (AEST) on Monday, July 12.
If you can’t wait that long for the big fight, or simply enjoy your UFC and MMA, you can always check out previous UFC fights, cards, documentaries and interviews over on Kayo to help the time past until UFC 264 kicks off.
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