- The only place to watch UFC 242 in the United States is on ESPN+
- Find out how to watch the live stream online this Saturday
This Saturday, Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon. The undefeated lightweight champion is scheduled to battle with the interim champion of the division, Dustin Poirier, in a five-round bout in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Because UFC 242 is happening in Abu Dhabi, the event will air at a special time in the United States. The early prelims commence at 10:15 am ET and the PPV main card begins at 2 pm. Order the PPV main card here.
Watch UFC 242 live stream on ESPN+
The UFC teamed up with ESPN+ in March this year to start streaming all UFC PPV events exclusively on the ESPN+ digital streaming service.
Fans now require an ESPN+ subscription to watch Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier and the rest of the UFC PPV main card.
UFC 242 PPV Price
Because all fans require an ESPN+ subscription to order and watch UFC 242, the PPV price depends entirely on whether you have an existing subscription already.
ESPN+ is running a special promotion this week for new subscribers only (get it here).
Fans can order the upcoming UFC 242 PPV event (usually $59.99) and a one-year subscription of ESPN+ (usually $49.99) for the heavily discounted price of $79.98 by clicking here.
The UFC 242 and ESPN+ Yearly Plan Bundle allows fans to watch Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier as well as the rest of the UFC 242 PPV main card this Saturday.
We have more information regarding how to watch ESPN+ on your favorite devices further below.
Existing ESPN+ members can order UFC 242 here for $59.99. By signing into your ESPN+ account via the link above, you can access the PPV order page for UFC 242.
UFC 242 Start Time
- Main Card (ESPN+ PPV, 2 p.m. ET)
- Prelims (ESPN+, 12:00 p.m. ET)
- Early Prelims (ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
UFC 242 Replay Start Time
Can’t watch the event live? You can watch the UFC 242 replay on ESPN+ later in the day.
UFC on ESPN+ streaming guide
What devices can I watch ESPN+ on?
UFC 242 can be streamed via the web or on the ESPN app on connected devices.
Streams can be accessed via the ESPN app on mobile and TV devices, including platforms such as Amazon Fire, Apple, Android, Chromecast, PS4, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox One and more
Can I watch ESPN+ on my computer?
Yes, you are able to stream UFC 242 and ESPN+ to your computer browser and any of the connected devices mentioned above.
Can you use ESPN+ on multiple devices?
Yes, users are able to watch up to three ESPN+ streams at any given time.
Can you watch UFC on Roku?
Yes, fans with an ESPN+ subscription can stream UFC events to their Roku players and Roku TVs.
How do I get ESPN+ on my TV?
Fans can watch ESPN+ on their TV by opening the ESPN app on their TV. The ESPN app can be installed via the channel store or device app. From here, simply login to an existing ESPN+ account to start streaming UFC on ESPN+ to your TV.
UFC 242 Fight Card
Abu Dhabi – Saturday, September 7
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV, 2 p.m. ET)
- Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier
- Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
- Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
- Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
- Mairbek Taisumov vs. Diego Ferreira
Prelims (ESPN+, 12:00 p.m. ET)
- Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
- Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
- Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
- Ottman Azaitar vs. Teemu Packalen
Early Prelims (ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
- Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
- Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
- Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
- Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam