5 places to watch the Conor McGregor-Dustin Poirier fight
UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 is here and Ultimate Fighting Championship fans are in for a treat as they get ready to watch Conor McGregor make his return to the octagon and squares off against and Dustin Poirier in the main event to headline UFC 257, which will take place at Etihad Arena on Yas Island.
Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
Lightweight: Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler
Women’s Flyweight: Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood
Women’s Strawweight: Marina Rodriguez vs. Amanda Ribas
Middleweight: Andrew Sanchez vs. Makhmud Muradov
The main event of UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 is as close to guaranteed fireworks as one can expect. Fan-favorite Conor McGregor (22-4) hasn’t fought since his January 2020 destruction of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at welterweight. Considering the fight is at lightweight, McGregor looked great on the scales and easily weighed in exactly at 155 pounds.
Here are some venues around the Valley that will be showing the fights.
With almost 100 large screen TVs, 29-degree draft beers, craft cocktails and scratch-made food, this is the place to watch. Guests must spend a minimum of $25 per person on food and drinks and be over 21 to come in. All three Valley locations will be showing the fight. Twin Peaks locations: 2135 E Camelback Rd. in Phoenix; 8787 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. in Scottsdale; and 6922 N. 95th Ave. in Glendale. For more information click here.
Dave & Buster’s Tempe Marketplace
Dave & Buster’s Tempe Marketplace is the official sports bar of UFC and one of the best places to be for fight night. Book a viewing party or watch it with friends on one of our many big screen TVs. There is a small cover charge for guests 18+.
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Conor McGregor is back with a vengeance. Kicking in the next decade at UFC 247. And Dustin Poirier is ready to welcome him with closed fists. Two legendary fighters. One legendary night. And there’s no better place to watch than Buffalo Wild Wings. January 18. With your crew. At the bar. You cannot miss this fight.
One of the Valley’s hidden gems, Desert Rose Pizza and Gastro Pub in Glendale features indoor seating and patio seating, 35 huge TVs and seating at the bar.
Desert Rose Pizza and Gastro Pub is located at 6729 N. 57th Dr. B, Glendale, AZ 85301.
Looking for a place to relax while you watch the fight? The Porch is an upscale yet relaxed restaurant with three current locations in Arcadia, Tempe, and Gilbert.