Get a special ESPN+ deal here to watch Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya and the rest of the UFC 243 PPV main card.
On Sunday morning in Melbourne, Australia, Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya will clash in the highly-anticipated UFC Middleweight Championship bout at UFC 243.
The fight takes place on Saturday night for fans in North America, with the ESPN+ PPV main card set to begin at 10 p.m. ET.
Read on to learn more about how to watch the UFC 243: Whittaker vs. Adesanya PPV live stream.
Whittaker vs. Adesanya live stream
Since joining forces with ESPN in 2019, all UFC PPV events are now exclusive to the ESPN+ digital streaming service for fans in the United States.
That means fans now require an ESPN+ subscription to watch Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya and the rest of the UFC 243 PPV main card on Saturday, October 5.
UFC 243 PPV Price
Since an ESPN+ subscription is required to watch UFC 243, the PPV price depends on whether fans have an existing subscription already.
Fortunately for new members, ESPN+ is running a limited-time promotion for those who wish to subscribe to ESPN+ and watch UFC 243. View the UFC 243 special promotion here.
The promotion allows new ESPN+ members to get UFC 243 (usually $59.99) and a one-year subscription of ESPN+ (usually $49.99) for the discounted price of $79.98 with this special offer.
Existing ESPN+ members can order UFC 243 here for $59.99. By signing into your ESPN+ account via the link above, you can access the PPV order page for UFC 243.
For more information regarding how to watch ESPN+ on your favorite devices, keep reading below.
UFC 243 Start Time
UFC 243 takes place in Melbourne, Australia, and will are in the United States at the following times on Saturday, October 5.
- Early prelims: ESPN+, 6:45 p.m. ET
- Prelims: ESPN2, 8 p.m. ET
- Main card: ESPN+ PPV, 10 p.m. ET
UFC on ESPN+ streaming guide
What devices can I watch ESPN+ on?
UFC 243 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 243 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 243 Fight Card
Melbourne, Australia – Saturday, October 5
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV, 10 p.m. ET)
- Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya
- Al Iaquinta vs. Dan Hooker
- Tai Tuivasa vs. Serghei Spivac
- Luke Jumeau vs. Dhiego Lima
- Justin Tafa vs. Yorgan De Castro
Prelims (ESPN+, 8 p.m. ET)
- Jake Matthews vs. Rostem Akman
- Callan Potter vs. Maki Pitolo
- Brad Riddell vs. Jamie Mullarkey
- Megan Anderson vs. Zarah Fairn
Early Prelims (ESPN+, 6:45 a.m. ET)
- Nadia Kassem vs. Ji Yeon Kim
- Khalid Taha vs. Bruno Silva
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.