Last Updated on January 19, 2021
Conor McGregor is back! With UFC 257 happening this weekend, the UFC gets its most attractive star back in the ring for what promises to be a very popular card. This is McGregor’s first fight since last January when he defeated Donald Cerrone by first round knockout at UFC 246.This is also McGregor’s second fight since losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in fall 2018. Regardless of when McGregor fights, his large fanbase and the nostalgia of his fights brings a large audience to the UFC, and DraftKings Sportsbook is offering a very generous bonus on the potential outcome of this fight.
At DraftKings Sportsbook for UFC 257, if new users wager $1 on Conor McGregor to win by knockout in the first round and that specific outcome occurs, it is a 257:1 odds win for those users. $1 can turn into $257. Let’s take a look at how to get in on this promotion, a look at McGregor vs. Poirier 2, and more.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) January 18, 2021
Bet $1, Win $257 on Conor McGregor at UFC 257
How often can you say a $1 bet can turn into $257? That could happen this weekend in UFC 257, thanks to DraftKings Sportsbook‘s promotion. The promotion is very simple. If Conor McGregor defeats Dustin Poirier by first-round knockout, anyone who wagered $1 on this promotion will return $257 into their accounts. That means new users are getting odds of +25700 on a McGregor first-round knockout.
These odds are boosted, and boosted massively. Currently at DraftKings Sportsbook, the odds for McGregor to win by KO, TKO, or DQ in the first round is +200. That means the odds are boosted by +25500 all the way to +25700. That explains the minimum of a $1 wager for this promotion for new users.
Will McGregor KO Poirier in Round 1?
In McGregor’s UFC career, he is 10-2. Of his 10 wins, he has five via knock out in the first round. With DraftKings’ promotion of a KO in round one leading to 257:1 odds, this has a solid likelihood of happening.
This is not the first time that McGregor and Poirier have fought, as the first matchup was on September 27th, 2014 at UFC 178. While it is almost seven years ago, McGregor did knock out Poirier in the first round, as you can see in the video below.
If McGregor is able to do this again, your $1 wager at DraftKings Sportsbook will become $257.
How to Take Advantage at DraftKings Sportsbook
Here is how to turn $1 into $257 at DraftKings Sportsbook for this weekend’s McGregor vs. Poirier fight.
- Sign up at DraftKings Sportsbook
- Deposit at least $5
- Go to the promotions part of the sportsbook by clicking “Boost this Fight”
- After betting $1 on McGregor to win by first round KO, your odds will be boosted.
- Odds will show as +25700 (or 257:1)
- Max Bet is $1
- New Users Only
- Must be located in CO, IA, IL, IN, NJ, PA, TN, or WV
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