UFC 269 takes place this Saturday and no one is going to want to miss this event LIVE Online. UFC 269 not only features two incredibly compelling title fights, but also hosts some potential Fight of the Year contenders.
UFC 269: Oliveira vs Poirier airs live on pay-per-view from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday, December 11. The ufc night and its lineup features a series of live bouts with two titles being contested on the same evening.
In the main event, Charles Oliveira defends his UFC lightweight title against former interim champion Dustin Poirier.
Riding the nine-fight win streak Oliveira (31-8, 1 NC) is making the first defense of his belt, which he claimed in May by second-round technical knockout against Michael Chandler.
Prior to that, he scored a unanimous decision against Tony Ferguson and submitted Kevin Lee in Round 3. Poirier (28-6, 1 NC) is coming off a pair of consecutive wins against Conor McGregor and a unanimous decision against Dan Hooker.
In September 2019, he challenged for the UFC lightweight title, but was submitted in the third round by then-champ Khabib Nurmagomedov.
In the co-main event, two-division UFC champion Amanda Nunes defends her bantamweight strap against Julianna Pena.
Nunes (21-4) won her previous fight by first-round submission against Megan Anderson, which marked her second successful featherweight title defense. Pena (10-4) won her previous outing by submission in the third round against Sara McMann.
How to watch UFC 269 LIVE and LIVE Online for Free
The UFC now has a partnership with ESPN. That’s good news for UFC and the expansion of the sport of MMA, but bad news for consumer choice. Especially if you are one of the UFC fans who wants to watch UFC in the U.S. But for free I don’t think we will find much, but read on it’s not expensive and we will be able to enjoy our favorite sport LIVE ONLINE.
In the U.S., if you want to know how to watch UFC 269, you will only find the fight night on PPV via ESPN Plus . The cost structure is a bit confusing, but these are the options for watching UFC on ESPN, according to ESPN’s site :
Existing annual subscribers to ESPN Plus can order the next UFC fight for $70 .
Existing monthly ESPN Plus subscribers will be able to upgrade to an annual plan and purchase UFC PPV for $85 or buy the ability to watch the UFC event on PPV for $70 on their own.
New ESPN Plus subscribers can purchase a package of a UFC PPV event (HD broadcast) and a recurring annual ESPN Plus subscription for $90. This is a decent deal. The previous package gave a 25% savings, but this new package is a 35% savings. The annual ESPN Plus subscription to ESPN will automatically renew after one year, at the price of an annual ESPN Plus subscription at the time of auto-renewal.