How to Watch UFC on PlayStation

By Lore Apostol / February 15, 2022

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is one of the most popular sporting events in the world, and millions of fans watch them every time their favorite fighters enter the arena. To watch the UFC fights, you need a subscription. However, the UFC pay-per-view (PPV) fights need to be purchased separately. UFC matches are available on a lot of devices considering their popularity, including on iOS, Android, consoles, smart TVs, and streaming devices, so let's see how to watch UFC on PlayStation.

Where to Watch UFC

You can watch UFC fights through the ESPN+ platform or the UFC Fight Pass service.

UFC Fights on ESPN+

You can watch your favorite Fight Nights live with one simple step: all you need to do is to subscribe to ESPN+. You can either select the monthly plan, which costs $6.99 per month, or a yearly plan for a better price overall and pay $69.99 per year. Since UFC Fight Nights are not pay-per-view events, nothing more is required.

Besides the standalone ESPN+ subscription, there's also another option. You can save 25% compared to the monthly cost of subscribing separately to each of these three services if you choose to bundle ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+. The Disney Bundle costs $13.99 per month with ad-supported Hulu or $19.99 with Hulu No Ads. If you're also interested in the PPV events, read below.

UFC PPV Events on ESPN+

We should mention that an ESPN+ subscription only allows you to watch the Main Card of a UFC PPV event. So, if you want to see all the bouts, you can go for the UFC Fight Pass subscription. This service offers access to the Early Prelims from the biggest UFC pay-per-view cards along with over 200 live events from promotions such as Invicta FC, GLORY Kickboxing, QUINTET (Team Submission Grappling), Eddie Bravo Invitational, Polaris, and many more for $9.99 per month or $95.99 per year.

What Supported PS Devices Are Supported by ESPN+?

We can surely tell you that Sony PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles are definitely compatible. Here is a breakdown of the console models that can run the ESPN app, as per the ESPN Plus website:

How to Watch UFC on PlayStation

You can use the following steps to watch UFC on Sony PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 through an ESPN Plus subscription. We should note that the process is slightly different to download and install the ESPN app on PS4 and PS5.

1. First, turn on your PlayStation console and log in to your PS account.

2. PS5: Now, From the home screen, go to the Media tab, then the All Apps section. (PS4: From the home screen, go to PlayStation Store, then Apps.)

3. Then, search for ESPN using the on-screen virtual keyboard.

4. Select ESPN from the results and then download the app.

5. PS 5: Launch ESPN from the App Library section under the Media tab. (PS4: After it's installed, launch the ESPN App from the App Library. )

6. Use the Log In button, then enter the credentials belonging to the ESPN+ account.

7. After that, use the Log In button again, and your subscription will be linked to your Sony PlayStation console.

8. Now, select Settings on the top right of the ESPN app (the gear icon), then Subscriptions > ESPN+ > Log In.

9. If you are prompted to activate your PlayStation device, visit "" on another device (such as a computer) and enter the code provided on your TV screen.

10. Click Continue and log in using your ESPN account username and password.

11. Finally, access the ESPN+ tab and the UFC section on your PS console to find and watch the fight.


If you're prompted to subscribe when you already have an active ESPN+ subscription, you might need to relink your subscription to your ESPN+ account.

UFC Schedule

15 Jan 07:00 PM UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Chikadze UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
22 Jan 10:00 PM UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane Honda Center, Anaheim, CA
07 Feb 08:00 PM UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Strickland UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
12 Feb 10:00 PM UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2 Toyota Center (Houston), Houston, TX
19 Feb 07:00 PM UFC Fight Night: 2/19 UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
26 Feb 07:00 PM UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Makhachev UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
05 Mar 10:00 PM UFC 272 T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
12 Mar 07:00 PM UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev UFC APEX, Las Vegas, NV
26 Mar 06:00 PM UFC Fight Night: Blachowicz vs. Rakic Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH
09 Apr UFC 273 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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