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

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

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

At UFC 257 this Saturday, Conor McGregor steps back into the Octagon for the first time since defeating Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone last January. The Irishman will face #2 ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier in a fight that is likely to decide who goes on to fight for the UFC Lightweight Championship next.

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When Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor stand across from each other this Saturday, January 23, you’re not going to want to miss it. Fans can watch every fight live by ordering the UFC 257 pay-per-view via the official ESPN+ website.

How to order UFC 257 on ESPN Plus

UFC 257 is a pay-per-view event and that means fans are required to order the event to watch the fights live on Saturday night. The PPV can only be ordered via the official ESPN+ website.

Existing ESPN+ subscribers

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

New ESPN+ subscribers

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Choose one of the two available bundles (read more below)
  3. Click “Get Now”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

UFC 257 PPV price on ESPN Plus

Existing ESPN+ subscribers can order the UFC 257 PPV for $69.99 here.

The most cost-effective option for new subscribers is to purchase the UFC 257 PPV and ESPN+ Bundle Deal for $89.99 here.

Non-subscribers are required to purchase an ESPN+ subscription first before being able to order and watch the UFC 257 event. Fortunately, new members can purchase a special UFC 257 PPV deal that includes one-year of access to ESPN+ as well as the UFC 257 PPV event, including the McGregor vs. Poirier fight.

The UFC 257 & ESPN+ Bundle deal represents more than 30% in savings as the total comes to $89.99 but includes the UFC 257 PPV ($69.99) and an annual subscription to ESPN+ ($59.99).

How to watch UFC 257 on ESPN Plus

After ordering UFC 257 via the official ESPN+ website, fans can log in to ESPN Plus on their preferred devices and start streaming the fights live on Saturday night.

Nothing beats streaming the UFC fights to your TV, so we recommend using Roku, Chromecast, Amazon FireTV, Apple tvOS, XBOX One, Playstation 4, or Samsung connected TVs to access the ESPN app and begin streaming the fights live in maximum quality.

Alternatively, if you’re at home or on-the-go, you can also stream UFC fights on your desktop, laptop, or mobile, or via the ESPN App on your mobile device.

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What time does UFC 257 start?

UFC 257 takes place this Saturday, January 23, at the Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Fighters will be competing in the early hours of the morning (local time) so that the event can be broadcast live on ESPN+ at the usual night time slot of 7 pm ET prelims and 10 pm ET for the main card.

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Who fights at UFC 257?

Full 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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What is ESPN Plus?

ESPN Plus (ESPN+) is a digital streaming service owned by Disney Media Networks and is one of Disney’s three streaming services together with Disney+ and Hulu.

The service is currently available in the United States and operates as an extension of the ESPN core networks, with thousands of unique live events airing on the digital streaming service.

Of particular interest to UFC fans, ESPN+ is the only way to watch every UFC Fight Night event and Top Rank Boxing event in 2021.

Upcoming UFC on ESPN+ schedule:

  • UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Magny (Jan 21)
  • UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2 (Jan 23)
  • UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov (Feb 6)
  • UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns (Feb 13)
  • UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Lewis (Feb 20)
  • UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Prochazka (Feb 27)
  • UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya (Mar 6)
  • UFC Fight Night: TBA (Mar 13)
  • UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland (Mar 20)

ESPN+ subscribers have access to all UFC Fight Night and UFC on ESPN events. PPV events such as UFC 257, UFC 258, and UFC 259 can be ordered and streamed live on ESPN+.

The digital streaming service also airs college sports, cricket, rugby union, soccer, golf, tennis, and more. The service is also the home of many ESPN-exclusive shows such as the complete 30-for-30 library and other shows and productions.

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