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When is UFC 259? PPV cost, start time, how to watch and order Blachowicz vs. Adesanya

When is UFC 259? PPV cost, start time, how to watch and order Blachowicz vs. Adesanya

Israel Adesanya before UFC 259

Three titles are on the line this Saturday at UFC 259.

In the main event, Israel Adesanya makes his move up to the light heavyweight division to face champion Jan Blachowicz. Adesanya, the middleweight champion, gets his chance to become a two-division champion in the UFC.

Amanda Nunes will defend the UFC Featherweight Championship against Megan Anderson in the UFC 259 co-main event. Before then, Aljamain Sterling will challenge Petr Yan for the UFC Bantamweight Championship.

These three title fights are part of the five-fight UFC 259 PPV main card. That means fight fans are required to purchase the fight card on ESPN+ to watch all of the fights live.

UFC 259 date and start time

UFC 259 takes place this Saturday, March 6, at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Because the fight card is happening in the United States, that means fight fans can enjoy the event at the standard UFC PPV start time.

The UFC 259 prelims will commence at 5:15 pm (ET) and feature a total of ten fights before the main card gets underway at 10:00 pm (ET). The UFC 259 main card includes three title fights and two other exciting bouts to open up the PPV section of the event.

The main event bout featuring Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya is expected to start just after midnight.

UFC 259 PPV cost

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

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Follow the on-page instructions to log in 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 259 & ESPN+ Bundle for $89.99.

The UFC 259 & ESPN+ Bundle includes one-year access to ESPN+ (normally $59.99), representing a huge saving for new subscribers.

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Choose UFC 259 & ESPN+ Bundle
  3. Click “Get Now”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

UFC 259 Full Fight Card

Saturday, March 6 – UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada

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

  • Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya 🏆
  • Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson 🏆
  • Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling 🏆
  • Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober
  • Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic

Prelims8:00 pm (ET) on ESPN+

  • Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney
  • Song Yadong vs. Kyler Phillips
  • Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov
  • Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France

Early Prelims 5:15 pm (ET) on ESPN+

  • Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa
  • Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg
  • Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews
  • Livia Renata Souza vs. Amanda Lemos
  • Uros Medic vs. Aalon Cruz
  • Mario Bautista vs. Trevin Jones

UFC 259 streams live this Saturday, January 23, on the ESPN+ digital streaming service. Here’s how to order and watch the Blachowicz vs. Adesanya PPV on ESPN+.

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