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How to order UFC 257 PPV: McGregor vs. Poirier on ESPN Plus

How to order UFC 257 PPV: McGregor vs. Poirier on ESPN Plus

  • Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor takes place on Jan. 23
  • Learn how to order and watch the UFC 257 PPV
How to order UFC 257 PPV: McGregor vs. Poirier on ESPN Plus 6

On January 23, Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon in the UFC 257 main event. The former two-division champion will step back inside the cage for the first time since defeating Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds in January last year.

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At UFC 257, McGregor will face former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier in a fight that will likely determine who goes on to compete for the UFC Lightweight Championship next. For Poirier, it’ll be an opportunity to avenge his earlier defeat to McGregor at UFC 178 in September 2014.

UFC 257 is a pay-per-view event and that means fans will be required to order the event via the official ESPN website.

In 2019, the UFC finalized a deal with ESPN that would see all live UFC pay-per-view events move to the ESPN+ digital streaming service. It’s no longer possible to order and watch UFC PPV events via traditional cable or satellite providers.

All UFC PPV events — including UFC 257 — can only be viewed live on ESPN+.

An ESPN+ subscription is required to access the UFC 257 event as well as all other live UFC PPV events in 2021. ESPN+ is a digital streaming service that enables fans to watch live sports and shows on their TV’s, computers, laptops, phones, and other smart devices.

How to order UFC 257 PPV

The only way to order the UFC 257 PPV is via the ESPN website.

Existing ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the PPV for $69.99.

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Follow the on-page instructions to login and access the order page
  3. Log in and click “Get Now”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

New ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the UFC 257 & ESPN+ Bundle for $89.99.

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Choose UFC 257 & ESPN+ Bundle
  3. Click “Get Now”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

UFC 257 & ESPN+ Bundle

New ESPN+ subscribers can save over 30% by purchasing the special UFC 257 & ESPN+ Bundle. The UFC 257 bundle offer includes the UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor PPV ($69.99) and one-year of ESPN+ ($59.99) for just $89.99.

The UFC 257 & ESPN+ Bundle offer is undoubtedly the most cost-effective solution for fans looking to order the UFC 257 PPV and stick around for more live fights and other sports in the next 12 months.

Fans will gain immediate access to ESPN+ and will be able to watch UFC Fight Night events for free, including these upcoming events:

  • UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar (Jan 17)
  • UFC Fight Night Chiesa vs. Magny (Jan 21)

The ESPN+ membership will also allow fans to purchase and watch other upcoming UFC PPV events including UFC 258 and UFC 259.

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How to watch UFC 257 PPV

After ordering UFC 257 via the ESPN website, every main card fight, including the Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor rematch, can be streamed live to your preferred devices on January 23.

Fans can stream UFC fights via the web or using the ESPN App on connected devices. The fights can be streamed on a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, mobile device, or by using any of these convenient methods: Roku, Chromecast, Amazon FireTV, Apple tvOS, XBOX One, Playstation 4, and Samsung connected TVs.

UFC 257 Fight Card

Saturday, January 23 – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

Main Card – 10:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+ PPV

  • Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
  • Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler
  • Jessica Eye vs. Joanne Calderwood
  • Matt Frevola vs. Ottman Azaitar
  • Marina Rodriguez vs. Amanda Ribas

Prelims – 8:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+

  • Nasrat Haqparast vs. Arman Tsarukyan
  • Brad Tavares vs. Antonio Carlos Junior
  • Julianna Pena vs. Sara McMann
  • Khalil Rountree Jr vs. Marcin Prachnio

Early Prelims – 6:30 pm (ET) on ESPN+

  • Andrew Sanchez vs. Makhmud Muradov
  • Movsar Evloev vs. Nik Lentz
  • Amir Albazi vs. Zhalgas Zhumagulov
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  • It sucks to be a UFC fan which I am. I am actually a huge sports fan of NFL, NBA, and MLB. I am able to watch all my favorite sports and stay up to date with everything for basically no cost unless I attend an event which I do as often as I can afford. I would definitely pay to see UFC fights as I live in Phoenix so Vegas is a short trip. But, paying so much to watch the PPV part of the fights just isn’t available to me especially right now. I was tuning in to one of the sights that allowed you to watch the events I guess illegally but that sight has been taken down. I saw a video where Dana White was angry at “streamers” and I have decided not to pursue this anymore. It looks like I will lose touch with the UFC and not be a participating fan anymore. UFC is a rich man’s sport. I have never been that and even if I were the PPV price is exorbitant for just me to watch. I don’t have any other UFC friends so splitting the cost is out of the question. I really wish there was a way for me to stream the fights. I buy lost of fan gear for all the sports I love and try to collect memorabilia so it’s not like I am not contributing at all. If anyone from the UFC reads this please consider doing something for huge fans that can’t afford to pay so much. I would watch all of the events and attempt to go to fights once the covid situation allows. Isn’t that enough for a dedicated fan? Please help.

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