Conor McGregor makes his return tonight when he faces Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event of UFC 246. Although the Irishman has not competed in mixed martial arts for almost 15 months, fans from around the world remain eager to see him compete inside the Octagon.
UFC 246 is a pay-per-view event and that means fans will need to order the event on ESPN+ if they wish to watch all of the fights — including McGregor vs. Cowboy — in the comfort of their own home.
The early preliminary card is scheduled to start at 7:00 am ET. The main card is only on PPV and starts at 10:00 pm ET. McGregor vs. Cerrone is the fifth bout on the main card and the expected start time is just after midnight.
Keep reading for more details regarding how and where to watch UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy tonight.
Where to watch UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy
Watch at home
The only way to watch UFC 246 live at home is by ordering the PPV on ESPN+. Here’s how to order UFC 246:
- 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
The PPV costs $64.99 and requires an ESPN+ subscription. The best way to save money is by ordering the UFC 246 and ESPN+ Bundle that includes the PPV and one-year of ESPN+ access ($49.99) for $84.99.
After ordering the PPV event, you can watch all of the fights via the web or the ESPN App on any of the eligible connected devices including: Roku, Chromecast, Amazon FireTV, Apple tvOS, XBOX One, Playstation 4, Samsung connected TVs, desktop computer, laptop, or mobile device.
Watch at a bar
Want to watch all of the action unfold at a bar near you?
The UFC has a convenient tool that allows fans to locate local bars that are showing the PPV event.
Simply enter your city, province, or postcode into the search bar and you’ll find all of the bars near you that are showing UFC 246: McGregor vs. Cowboy.
UFC 246 fight card and start time
Main Card (10 pm ET on ESPN+ PPV)
- Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone
- Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington
- Aleksei Oleinik vs. Maurice Greene
- Brian Kelleher vs. Ode Osbourne
- Anthony Pettis vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Preliminary Card (8 pm ET on ESPN)
- Roxanne Modafferi vs. Maycee Barber
- Andre Fili vs. Sodiq Yusuff
- Tim Elliott vs. Askar Askarov
- Drew Dober vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Early Preliminary Card (7:00 pm on ESPN+)
- Aleksa Camur vs. Justin Ledet
- Sabina Mazo vs. JJ Aldrich
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.