Today is fight day in Abu Dhabi. At UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier are set to go head-to-head, with the winner walking away as the undisputed champion of the division.
The early prelims commence at 10:15 am ET / 7:15 am PT on ESPN+, where eight fights will take place on the preliminary section of the card before moving on to the PPV main card later at 2 pm ET/ 11 am PT.
Since the UFC joined forces with ESPN earlier this year, all UFC PPV events now stream exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States.
That means the only way to watch UFC 242 and Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier is by ordering and watching it via the ESPN+ digital streaming service.
UFC 242 PPV price
There’s a special promotion running for UFC fans this weekend.
If you don’t have an ESPN+ subscription you can make the most of a limited-time promotion that enables new subscribers to get UFC 242 (usually $59.99) and one-year of ESPN+ (usually $49.99) for just $79.99 total.
To learn more about what an ESPN+ subscription involves, including the long list of sports and streaming options, read further below.
If you already have an ESPN+ subscription, order the UFC 242 PPV here for $59.99.
Where to watch UFC 242?
Once you have ordered the UFC 242 PPV via the ESPN+ website, the event 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
How to watch UFC 242 on my TV?
After ordering the UFC 242 via the ESPN+ website, 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.
The alternative is to use one of the other connected devices such as a Chromecast or PS4 to stream the event to your TV.
What’s on ESPN+?
An ESPN+ subscription enables you to watch all UFC Fight Night events, Professional Fighter’s League, boxing, and plenty of other sports. See the full ESPN+ September combat sports schedule here.
- College Football – 23 games on ESPN+ on 9/7
- UEFA European Qualifiers featuring Spain, England, France, Portugal, Italy and Germany from 9/5-9/10
- US Open tennis continues through 9/8
- FIBA Basketball World Cup featuring Team USA continues through 9/14
- UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Gaethje on 9/14
- Top Rank Boxing: Tyson Fury vs. Otto Wallin on 9/14
- South Africa Cricket Tour of India beginning 9/15
- UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens on 9/21
- UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier on 9/28
- West African Cup of Nations beginning 9/28
UFC 242 Fight Card and Start Time
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
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.