It’s UFC 253 fight week and that means we’re now inching closer to the highly-anticipated UFC Middleweight Championship bout featuring Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa.
UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa is tonight!
Stream live on ESPN+ starting from 10pm ET.
- Main event: Adesanya vs. Costa 🏆
- Co-main event: Reyes vs. Blachowicz 🏆
The two undefeated fighters are scheduled to compete in the main event of UFC 253 this Saturday, Sept. 26, in the second title fight of the event. Before them, Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz will compete for the recently vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
These two title fights and the rest of the five-fight main card will stream exclusively on the ESPN+ digital streaming service.
Therefore, an ESPN+ subscription is required to watch all of the fights live from Abu Dhabi this Saturday night (main card starts 10 pm ET). And because the fight card is a UFC pay-per-view event, fans are also required to order the PPV event via the ESPN+ website.
Read on for more information about the UFC 253 PPV price and details regarding how to order the UFC PPV on ESPN+.
How much does UFC 253 PPV cost?
Existing ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the UFC 253 PPV for $64.99 here.
New ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the special UFC 253 bundle offer that includes the UFC 253 PPV and one-year of ESPN+ for just $84.98 (order here).
Here’s how to order UFC 253:
- Visit the ESPN+ website
- Click Buy Now
- Create an account or sign into your existing account
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order
After ordering the UFC PPV event via the official ESPN+ website, the fights can be streamed live to your preferred device on Saturday night (ET).
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.
UFC 253 & ESPN+ bundle
The UFC 253 & ESPN+ Annual Plan is the most cost-effective solution for UFC fans in 2020.
Fans will gain immediate access to the UFC 253 PPV and will be able to watch all of the action live and replays after the event.
In addition to the UFC PPV, the bundle also contains a full year of ESPN+ access. This membership allows fans to watch UFC Fight Night events for free, including these upcoming events:
- UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana (Oct 3)
- UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen (Oct 10)
- UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie (Oct 17)
The ESPN+ membership will also allow fans to purchase and watch the upcoming UFC 254 PPV featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje.
- UFC 254: Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje (Oct 24)
UFC 253 fight card
Saturday, September 26 – Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Main Card – 10:00pm (ET) on ESPN+ PPV
- Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa 🏆
- Dominick Reyes vs. Jan Blachowicz 🏆
- Kai Kara-France vs. Brandon Royval
- Ketlen Vieira vs. Sijara Eubanks
- Hakeem Dawodu vs. Zubaira Tukhogov
Prelims – 8:00pm (ET) on ESPN+ PPV
- Brad Riddell vs. Alex da Silva
- Diego Sanchez vs. Jake Matthews
- Shane Young vs. Ludovit Klein
- William Knight vs. Aleksa Camur
Early Prelims – 6:30pm (ET) on ESPN+ PPV
- Juan Espino vs. Jeff Hughes
- Khadis Ibragimov vs. Danilo Marques
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.