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How to watch UFC fights on ESPN+ in 2021

How to watch UFC fights on ESPN+ in 2021

  • How to stream UFC fights online with ESPN+
  • Learn how to order and watch UFC 264 this Saturday
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All live UFC events stream exclusively on ESPN+ (ESPN Plus) in the United States.

Fans are required to have an active subscription to watch the UFC 264 PPV event happening this Saturday.

A subscription immediately gives access to the live event as well as a wide range of events including UFC Fight Night’s and Dana White’s Contender Series and also allows users to order UFC PPV events for $69.99 or $89.98 when combined with an ESPN+ annual plan.

So, what’s ESPN+ all about?

Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch UFC on ESPN Plus in 2021, including how to sign up and start watching the fights, including McGregor vs. Poirier 3 at UFC 264.

What is ESPN+?

ESPN+ is a sports video streaming subscription service owned by Disney Media Networks.

The service is currently available in the United States and acts as an add-on to existing ESPN networks, with thousands of unique live events available to watch on the platform.

Subscribers can watch UFC, Top Rank Boxing, college sports, soccer, cricket, rugby union, golf, tennis, as well as NHL, MLB, and other major leagues. ESPN+ is also the home of many original shows and the complete 30 for 30 library.

ESPN Plus is the only way to stream UFC events online in 2020.

How to watch UFC on ESPN+?

UFC fans with an active ESPN+ subscription can watch every UFC Fight Night event live on the streaming service, including the upcoming events at UFC Fight Island.

Subscribers can also stream UFC PPV events. Users can watch UFC on ESPN+ and UFC PPV events such as McGregor vs. Poirier 3, which includes three title fights.

Furthermore, subscribers gain access to UFC archives, Dana White’s Contender Series, Professional Fighters League, and much more.

Which UFC fights are on ESPN+?

ESPN+ is the only place to watch all UFC Fight Night events and UFC PPV events, including:

July

  • UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 (July 10) BUY PPV
  • UFC on ESPN:  Makhachev vs. Moises (July 17)
  • UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw (July 24)
  • UFC on ESPN: Hall vs. Strickland (July 31)

August

  • UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane (Aug 7)
  • UFC Fight Night 191 (Aug 14)
  • UFC on ESPN: Cannonier vs. Gastelum (Aug 21)
  • UFC Fight Night 192 (Aug 28)

September

  • UFC Fight Night 193 (Sep 4)
  • UFC Fight Night 194 (Sep 18)
  • UFC 266 (Sep 25)

How much does ESPN+ cost?

An ESPN+ subscription costs $5.99 per month.

The best and only way to save on your annual ESPN+ subscription is to purchase the special ESPN+ & UFC PPV Bundle for $89.98.

Order ESPN+ PPV Bundle

The bundle includes the next upcoming UFC PPV ($69.99) and one-year of ESPN+ for $89.98.

For example, you can watch the UFC 264: McGregor vs. Poirier 3 event and all upcoming UFC Fight Night events by ordering the ESPN+ bundle.

How much does UFC PPV cost on ESPN Plus?

ESPN+ subscribers can purchase and stream UFC PPV events for $69.99.

The only opportunity to get a discounted price on UFC PPV events is by purchasing the UFC and ESPN+ PPV Bundle.

How to order UFC PPV events?

UFC PPV events can now only be ordered via the ESPN website.

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Click Buy Now
  3. Create an account or sign into your existing account
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

Can I watch UFC PPV replays on ESPN+?

Yes. Replays of all UFC PPV events are available on the ESPN+ platform for fans who purchased the event. UFC PPV replays are available for 15 days following the live event.

Can’t watch UFC 264 live and would like to watch a replay? Order the PPV here to watch the fights whenever you like.

How many UFC fights are on ESPN+?

All UFC Fight Night events are streamed live and exclusively on ESPN+. Typically, two or three UFC Fight Night events are scheduled every month.

UFC PPV events are only available on ESPN+ in the United States. Every UFC PPV can be ordered by existing subscribers. There is usually one PPV event per month.

Can I watch UFC fights for free?

No. An ESPN+ subscription is required to watch UFC Fight Night and UFC PPV events in 2020. It is not possible to stream UFC fights online or watch ESPN Plus PPV events for free.

An ESPN+ subscription costs $5.99 and allows subscribers to stream UFC fights online.

Subscribers can also order and watch UFC PPV events for $69.99.

Can I watch UFC fights online?

Yes. All UFC fights are now available online to ESPN+ subscribers. These events can be streamed via the web or the ESPN App on your mobile device.

Can I watch ESPN+ on my TV?

Yes. There are many ways to watch UFC fights and ESPN+ on your TV. Ultimately, it comes down to your personal preference for streaming content.

Some of the most convenient ways to stream ESPN+ and UFC fights to your TV include: Roku, Chromecast, Amazon FireTV, Apple tvOS, XBOX One, Playstation 4, and Samsung connected TVs.

Alternative options include watching ESPN+ on the web on your desktop, laptop, or mobile, or via the ESPN App on your mobile device.

Is ESPN+ worth it?

ESPN+ is the only way to watch all live UFC content. An ESPN+ subscription gives you access to all live UFC Fight Night events and a subscription is required if you wish to order and watch any UFC PPV event.

Subscribers can also watch every Dana White’s Contender Series event and archives of the UFC’s greatest fights.

There’s also a lot more than just UFC and mixed martial arts on ESPN+ (see below).

What sports does ESPN+ show?

ESPN+ is also home to thousands of live events, including MLB, NHL, MLS, Serie A, FA Cup, Top Rank Boxing, and more. The subscription also gives users access to watch a variety of college sports such as football, basketball, and lacrosse.

Does ESPN+ have a free trial?

No, there is no free trial option available for ESPN+. The subscription commences immediately when a new user signs up to the service.

Previously, there was an ESPN+ free trial available for new users.

Where is ESPN+ available?

ESPN+ is only available in the United States.

When is the next UFC PPV event?

UFC PPV events are only available to watch on ESPN+. Get the special UFC 258 PPV bundle now for $89.98.

  • UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor 3 (July 10) BUY PPV
  • UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane (Aug 7)
  • UFC 266 (Sep 25)

UFC 264 Fight Card

Full UFC 264 Fight Card

Saturday, July 10 – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

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

  • Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
  • Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson
  • Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy
  • Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya
  • Sean O’Malley vs. Kris Moutinho

Prelims – 8:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+

  • Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin
  • Niko Price vs. Michel Pereira
  • Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria
  • Dricus du Plessis vs. Trevin Giles

Early Prelims – 6:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+

  • Jennifer Maia vs. Jessica Eye
  • Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares
  • Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jerome Rivera
  • Alen Amedovski vs. Hu Yaozong

What time does UFC 264 start?

The UFC 264 main card commences at 10:00 pm (ET) and is only on ESPN+ PPV.

The UFC 264 prelims commence at the standard time of 8:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+.

The UFC 264 early prelims start at 6:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+.

When is UFC 264?

UFC 264 is Saturday, July 10. The UFC 264 main card live stream will begin at 10:00 pm ET in the United States.

When is Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3 is the main event of UFC 264 on Saturday, July 10.

The main event bout is expected to start a little after midnight.

Where is UFC 264?

UFC 264 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada

When is the next UFC Fight Night event?

All UFC Fight Night events are included in an ESPN+ subscription. Fans can watch all of the preliminary and main card fights live on the streaming service.

  • UFC on ESPN:  Makhachev vs. Moises (July 17)
  • UFC on ESPN: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw (July 24)
  • UFC on ESPN: Hall vs. Strickland (July 31)

August

  • UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane (Aug 7)
  • UFC Fight Night 191 (Aug 14)
  • UFC on ESPN: Cannonier vs. Gastelum (Aug 21)
  • UFC Fight Night 192 (Aug 28)

September

  • UFC Fight Night 193 (Sep 4)
  • UFC Fight Night 194 (Sep 18)
  • UFC 266 (Sep 25)

Can I watch multiple ESPN+ streams?

Yes. It’s possible to watch up to three streams from ESPN+ at any given time.

Can I watch UFC PPV and ESPN+ on Roku?

Yes. By purchasing an ESPN+ subscription and/or ordering an upcoming UFC PPV event, fans can watch live fights and replays on Roku devices.

  1. Purchase ESPN+ and/or the next UFC PPV
  2. Add the ESPN channel to your Roku device
  3. Access the ESPN app
  4. Select the ESPN+ option

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Can I watch UFC PPV and ESPN+ fights on PS4?

Yes. After purchasing an ESPN+ subscription and/or ordering the next upcoming UFC PPV event, you can watch live content and replays via the ESPN app on your Playstation 4.

  1. Purchase ESPN+ and/or the next UFC PPV
  2. Login to your PS4
  3. Access the ESPN app
  4. Select the ESPN+ option

Can I watch UFC PPV and ESPN+ on Xbox One?

Yes. Watching UFC on Xbox One is as simple as purchasing an ESPN+ subscription and/or ordering the next upcoming UFC PPV event before accessing the ESPN app on the console.

  1. Purchase ESPN+ and/or the next UFC PPV
  2. Login to your Xbox One
  3. Access the ESPN app
  4. Select the ESPN+ option
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