UFC 264: Stars Descend in the Arena as Game of Thrones Crew Donald Trump and Other Celebrities Attend Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 3

Published 07/10/2021, 9:24 PM EDT


The UFC 264 PPV is the biggest MMA event of the year. The trilogy fight between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor will headline the event. Therefore, fans and critics from all around the world are excited to see how this epic trilogy ends.

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Apart from the trilogy fight between “Notorious” and Poirier, the event has a plethora of glorious bouts scheduled for the night. Fans and celebrities from all around the world will attend the event. Many celebrities, including the likes of Donald Trump, Kevin Durant, and Kourtney Kardashian are expected to be in attendance.

Minutes before the event, fans saw Game of Thrones star Kit Harington entering the arena. Along with him were the cast and crew of the hit tv show ‘It’s always sunny in Philadelphia.’

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The UFC 264 event has fighters like Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, and Sean O’Malley competing at the event. Also, the fact that fans will enter the T-Mobile Arena for the first time since March of last year, justifies the surrounding hype.

Justin Bieber who is an MMA enthusiast, Travis Barker, and MMA legend Chuck Liddell were also seen in attendance at the show.

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Apart from TV stars and other celebrities, various UFC fighters are also planning on attending the UFC 264 event. The UFC lightweight champion, Charles Oliveira, is one such fighter.

Charles Oliveira will have a personal interest in the main event fight between Poirier and McGregor. This is because the winner of this lightweight clash will most probably face ‘Do Bronx’ for the title.

The UFC 264 event is set to be the most popular MMA event of the year

Whenever Conor McGregor headlines any UFC event, that event creates a buzz much more than any normal Fight Night or PPV. Therefore, as ‘Notorious’ competes in the UFC 264 main event, that too in a trilogy fight, it is bound to be a success.

There is so much hype surrounding UFC 264 that as soon as the tickets for the event went online, they were sold out in literally seconds. At the press conference, UFC President Dana White claimed that the event broke all pre-PPV buys records in the UFC.

Even former President Donald Trump was seen at the event. The former President is a supporter of combat sports and is often spotted at many high-end events.

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Which fight are you most excited to watch at UFC 264? Let us know in the comments.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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