The UFC returns with a highly anticipated pay-per-view event this Saturday, live from T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas Nevada.
The main card is loaded with two welterweight thrillers! Rising UFC star Khamzat Chimaev takes on fan-favorite veteran Nate Diaz and former UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson returns to welterweight against Li Jingliang. UFC 279 also features an exciting catchweight bout in Kevin Holland vs. Daniel Rodriguez.
Chimaev looks to continue his undefeated streak as he prepares to “handle Nate Diaz’s funeral with the UFC.” The Swedish mixed martial artist is a heavy favorite coming off a “Fight of the Night” performance against Gilbert Burns at UFC 273.
Diaz enters his final fight with the UFC against an opponent he never even wanted, but that’s no reason to count him out. An upset win could solidify his legendary status among fans.
It’s likely the UFC pay-per-view event featuring Nate Diaz, so all the more reason to watch the UFC 279 stream. Don’t miss all our UFC coverage leading up to this loaded card, cataloged here.
If you’re not heading to a bar or watching with friends, allow us to point you in the right direction for the only place to watch UFC 279 online:
ESPN+ is the only place to stream UFC 279. And if you’re a new subscriber, sign up now for a $50 discount on the UFC 279 PPV.
UFC 279 main card start time is 10PM ET / 7PM PT. Prelims start at 5:00 PM PT. Chimaev vs. Diaz will probably go down around 12 AM ET / 9 PM PT — plan accordingly.
Below, our guide for how to watch the UFC 279 stream online via ESPN+, on all your favorite devices.
How to watch the UFC 279 stream via ESPN+
Step 1: As you probably know by now, the UFC has a deal with ESPN so fight fans can watch UFC PPVs via ESPN+.
It’s easy to sign up for an ESPN+ account so you can watch the UFC 279 stream. After you buy the fight on your phone or computer via ESPN+, you can stream UFC 279 on your smart TV in a number of different ways.
How much is the UFC 279 stream?
There are a couple of options: The fight is $74.99 if you have ESPN+ and just want the PPV. You can also purchase an ESPN+ annual subscription and PPV for $124.98, for new subscribers only. Or you can purchase an ESPN+ monthly subscription and PPV for $84.98.
You can also buy the UFC 279 Main Event with an option to buy the Disney+ bundle for $13.99 a month.
If you don’t have ESPN+ or the Disney+ Bundle:
The landing page to stream UFC 279 via ESPN+ looks like this on your mobile device:
If you already have ESPN+
You can watch the UFC 279 prelims live on ESPN+.
First, log-in to your ESPN Plus account. Second, all you have to do to buy the PPV is go to the ESPN+ UFC landing page (right here) and then hit “Already have ESPN+?”
You’ll be able to login and buy the fight so you can watch Chimaev vs Diaz in the main event.
How to watch the UFC 279 stream at home:
Now that you have ESPN Plus and you bought the UFC 279, it’s time to tune-in and watch the stream. Here’s how you watch UFC 279 on a number of devices, including the following:
- Computer by logging into ESPN.com
- Phone by downloading the ESPN app on board Android or iPhone.
- Tablet by downloading the ESPN app
- TV via the following devices and your smart TV, all of which you can download the ESPN app on – Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and more.
All you have to do is sign into your ESPN+ account that you bought the PPV with.
Then you’re all set to watch UFC 279 via the ESPN+ PPV.
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