Join us Saturday night, July 10, 2021, for a LIVE ‘radio style’ play-by-play broadcast in the player above of the UFC 264 PPV (pay-per-view) MAIN CARD with LIVE updates, commentary, results & reactions, which will begin at 10PM ET, around the start of the Featured Prelim bout between Max Griffin and Carlos Condit, OR at the start of the Main Card opener between ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley and Kris Moutinho.
Throughout the telecast, our host, Matt Ryan & new co-host, Brendan Sokler, (plus Producer, Shakiel Mahjouri) will bring you every single important bit of violence, as Dustin Poirier returns to action to meet Conor McGregor in their trilogy bout! Please join us and be sure to subscribe to Combat Culture on YouTube.
The UFC showcases the big trilogy fight tonight! It’s going to be an all out battle for bragging rights between fight veterans Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor in the main event and Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson in the co-main event. The UFC 264 PPV event is being broadcast by ESPN+ from the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada – with a full capacity live crowd.
Returning to the octagon for that main event, we have Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier, entering the bout with a remarkable 27-6 record. The former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion, is currently ranked #1 in the UFC lightweight rankings and #6 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. Poirier will be banging it out in this lightweight tilt against ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor – for the third time around. McGregor, the former UFC Featherweight and Lightweight double-champion is currently at #5 in the UFC lightweight rankings and is entering the bout with his equally impressive, 22-5 record.
In the co-main event, we have a Welterweight scrap between #4 ranked, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, one of the most accomplished strikers in UFC history, and his opponent, #2 ranked, expert grappler, Gilbert ‘Durinho’ Burns. Thompson is coming at this on a two-fight win streak, defeating Geoff Neal & Vicente Luque, with a current 16-4 record, Meanwhile, Burns is coming off a loss to Kamaru Usman, with an impressive 19-4 record.
Also on the card, we have a Heavyweight bout taking place between Tai Tuivasa and Greg Hardy, a Bantamweight bout between Irene Aldana and Yana Kunitskaya, preceded by main card opening battle between Bantamweights ‘Sugar’ Sean O’Malley and Kris Moutinho, as well as an eight-bout preliminary card.
Our featured prelim bout will be between Welterweights Max ‘Pain’ Griffin and Carlos ‘The Natural Bork Killer’ Condit, as part of our extensive eight-bout undercard. What a wild night full of fights we have to share with you!
Here’s a look at the fight card & current fight records —
UFC 264: ‘POIRIER VS MCGREGOR 3’
ESPN+ MAIN PPV CARD | SAT. JULY 10 – 10PM/7PM ETPT
13. 155lbs – Dustin Poirier (27-6) vs. Conor McGregor (22-5)
12. 170lbs – Gilbert Burns (19-4) vs. Stephen Thompson (16-4)
11. 265lbs – Tai Tuivasa (12-3) vs. Greg Hardy (7-3)
10. 135lbs – Irene Aldana (12-6) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (14-5)
9. 135lbs – Sean O’Malley (13-1) vs. Kris Moutinho (9-4)
Remember that BloodyElbow.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 264 fight card right HERE, starting with the ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims at 6PM/3PM ETPT, and the ESPN+/ESPN Prelims at 8PM/5PM ETPT, with our Main ESPN+ PPV Card start time at around 10PM/7PM ETPT.
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Although we are not providing a radio-style play-by-play prelims show, we will have a results post for you here on Bloody Elbow. Here is a look at the Prelims Card:
ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
8. 170lbs – Max Griffin (17-8) vs. Carlos Condit (32-13)
7. 170lbs – Niko Price (14-4) vs. Michel Pereira (25-11)
6. 145lbs – Ryan Hall (8-0) vs. Ilia Topuria (10-0)
5. 185lbs – Dricus Du Plessis (15-2) vs. Trevin Giles (14-2)
UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+ EARLY PRELIMS | 6PM/3PM ETPT
4. 125lbs – Jennifer Maia (18-7) vs. Jessica Eye (15-9)
3. 185lbs – Omari Akhmedov (21-5) vs. Brad Tavares (18-6)
2. 125lbs – Zhalgas Zhumagulov (13-5) vs. Jerome Rivera (10-5)
1. 185lbs – Alan Amedovski (8-2) vs. Yaozong Hu (3-2)
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After the fights, join us for the 6th ROUND POST-FIGHT SHOW, for hot takes, possible next fights, results, and reactions to the overall event with your Bloody Elbow hosts, Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado. Find this in-depth analysis to the UFC 264 event on our BE Presents YouTube and SoundCloud channels. The Post-Fight Show link will be updated live RIGHT HERE after the fights are all wrapped up…
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