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How to watch UFC fights live on ESPN+

How to watch UFC fights live on ESPN+

How to watch UFC fights live on ESPN+ 5

All UFC events, including this Saturday night’s UFC 265 fight card, now stream exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States.

ESPN+ is a digital streaming service that hosts a wide collection of live sporting events, leagues, and competitions, as well as exclusive video content, in-depth analysis, and special ESPN originals.

Fight fans in the United States will be especially interested in an ESPN+ subscription considering that all UFC Fight Night events air on the platform and the only way to watch live pay-per-view events is by first having an active ESPN+ subscription before also ordering the special event.

That means the only way to watch UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane this Saturday night is by getting an ESPN+ subscription and ordering the PPV here.

How to watch UFC 265 online

Here’s how to order a UFC PPV and watch UFC 265, including Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane.

ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the UFC 265 PPV for $69.99.

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Follow the on-page instructions to log in and access the order page
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

New ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the UFC 265 & ESPN+ Bundle for $89.99.

  1. Visit the ESPN website
  2. Choose one of the two available bundles (learn more below)
  3. Click “Get Now”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your order

An ESPN+ subscription is required to order and watch UFC 265 live on Saturday night. For fight fans without a subscription, the best way to get started is by purchasing the special UFC 265 & ESPN+ bundle deal to help unlock big savings.

The UFC 265 PPV and ESPN+ Bundle Deal costs $89.99 and includes the UFC 265 PPV ($69.99) as well as an annual ESPN+ subscription (normally $59.99). By purchasing both together here fans can save more than 30 percent compared to purchasing both a 12-month ESPN+ subscription and a UFC PPV separately.

How to watch UFC fights

Once you have purchased the official UFC 265 PPV from the ESPN website, the next step is to get your stream ready to watch on your preferred device.

ESPN+ subscribers can stream UFC fights to their TV by using the ESPN App on their Smart TV or by using a connected device such as a Roku, Chromecast, Amazon FireTV, Apple tvOS, XBOX, or Playstation. Simply navigate to the ESPN app and then access the ESPN+ menu to watch UFC 265 PPV only after ordering the PPV first.

Fans can also watch UFC fights on their mobile device, desktop computer, laptop, or tablet, simply by navigating to the ESPN website or app and watching content from the ESPN+ menu.

UFC 265 fight card

Saturday, August 7 – Houston, Texas

Main Card – 10:00 pm on ESPN+ PPV

  • Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane
  • Jose Aldo vs. Pedro Munhoz
  • Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque
  • Tecia Torres vs. Angela Hill
  • Song Yadong vs. Casey Kenney

Prelims – 8:00 pm on ESPN+

  • Bobby Green vs. Rafael Fiziev
  • Vince Morales vs. Drako Rodriguez
  • Ed Herman vs. Alonzo Menifield
  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Jessica Penne

Early Prelims – 6:00 pm on ESPN+

  • Manel Kape vs. Ode Osbourne
  • Miles Johns vs. Anderson dos Santos
  • Victoria Leonardo vs. Melissa Gatto
  • Johnny Munoz Jr. vs. Jamey Simmons
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