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How to Watch UFC 264 Online – Live Stream, Fight Card, Start Time

By Sachin Sharma / July 9, 2021

A packed card filled with some awesome bouts awaits us this weekend as UFC 264 will take place this Saturday, headlined by two of MMA's biggest stars, Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor. The bitter rivals go into the decider with one TKO each, and the winner of this weekend's bout could go on to challenge for the lightweight crown.

Ahead of UFC 264, we have all the information you need on how to watch the event live from anywhere in the world without cable.

When and Where to Watch UFC 264?

How to Watch UFC 264 in the US Without Cable?

If you live in the United States and want to watch all the action from UFC 264 live, you can live stream the UFC 264 event on ESPN+, as there is a partnership between the two sports giants.

Since UFC 264 is a pay-per-view event, an ESPN+ subscription will not be enough to get access to it. You will have to pay extra money on top of your ESPN+ subscription in order to watch the event live. The cost structure and payment plans introduced by ESPN+ for the UFC events are very complicated, but here we have all the information you will need before making the purchase.

UFC fans who do not have an ESPN+ subscription beforehand can buy their first, and only UFC pay-per-view event live in HD, along with an annual subscription to ESPN+, for a combined fee of $89.99. This is a great deal - it gives you live access to one UFC pay-per-view event, as well as an annual ESPN+ subscription. An annual ESPN+ subscription costs $59.99 by itself, so this deal is an absolute steal since you will only be paying an extra $30 for the UFC 264 pay-per-view event.

But this offer is only available for new subscribers. If you are an existing subscriber to ESPN+, there are a couple of options you can choose from. You can either switch from your monthly ESPN+ subscription to a yearly one with the same deal as mentioned above. Or you can purchase the UFC 264  pay-per-view event for a fee of $69.99. 

In addition to being able to watch UFC events, you can also get other benefits with an ESPN+ subscription. This is a must-have for all sports fans, as you can watch several sporting events on this streaming service. Other events that ESPN+ has rights to include the German BundesligaItalian Serie A, NHL, boxing fights, tennis and golf events, etc. In addition, an ESPN+ subscription also gives you access to tons of on-demand video content, podcasts, analysis, interviews, live studio shows, and original documentaries.

If you want to watch the UFC 264 Prelims live, you can do that on ESPN, ESPN+, and ESPN Deportes, while UFC Fight Pass and ESPN will broadcast the Early Prelim bouts. If you do not have an ESPN subscription, you can watch the Prelims, and Early Prelims live on one of the live TV platforms mentioned below.

A great and popular option is fuboTV, which will allow you to watch all your favorite sporting events live for just $64.99 a month. It also includes a ton of other channels that make it a great service. Another option is Sling TV, which includes ESPN as part of two of its bundles. Depending on the one you choose, it will cost you between $35/mo or $50/mo. If you are looking at other alternatives to choose from, you can also consider Hulu + Live TV and YouTube TV.

Where to Watch UFC 264 in the Other Countries?

UFC is one of the most popular sports in the world. And with Conor McGregor in action, this weekend's UFC 264 event is sure to get a lot of attention from people all over the world. Millions of people from every corner of the world will tune in to watch this highly anticipated main event as well as the other fights on the card. Here we have all the information you need on how to watch UFC 264 live from select countries across the world.

UFC 264 Fight Card

If you thought the UFC 263 card was packed, wait till you see the UFC 264 Fight Card. All eyes will be on the Octagon in Las Vegas this weekend as Conor McGregor makes his eagerly awaited return for his trilogy fight against Dustin Poirier. There is no love lost between these two long-time rivals, and McGregor will no doubt want to gain revenge after being shocked by Poirier when the two met in January.

Dustin Poirier rejected the chance to fight for the lightweight title but instead chose a big-money rematch against Conor McGregor. The winner of Saturday's bout could very well be next in line for a shot at the title, which was vacated after Khabib Nurmagomedov's sudden retirement. There will be a lot at stake for both fighters, and McGregor will have his reputation on the line, having lost two of his last three fights.

The rest of the card is also packed with exciting fights and potential show-stealers. Stephen Thompson will take on Gilbert Burns in the co-main event as he looks for another shot at the welterweight title. The veteran fighter goes into the bout as the favorite. Heavyweights Tai Tuivasa and Greg Hardy will also tangle in the Octagon on Saturday.

Another intriguing contest will see two top-five bantamweights aiming to rise up the rankings face off. Irene Aldana will square off with Yana Kunitskaya as they look to close in on a title shot. The winner of this weekend's clash could be in pole position to face the winner of Amanda Nunes' fight against challenger Julianna Pena in August.

Getting the main card underway will be talented bantamweights Sean O’Malley and Kris Moutinho. This fight has the potential to be a show-stealer, with O'Malley one of the most hyped young fighters in the division.

The prelims and early prelims also contain some must-watch fights with the likes of Carlos Condit, Niko Price, Michel Pereira, and Jennifer Maia, among those in action. All in all, UFC 264 promises to be an unmissable event with a stacked card from top to bottom. Here is the Full Card for UFC 264.

Main Card
Category Fighters
Lightweight Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor
Welterweight Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson
Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa vs. Greg Hardy
Women's Bantamweight Irene Aldana vs. Yana Kunitskaya
Bantamweight Sean O'Malley vs. Kris Moutinho
Prelims
Category Fighters
Welterweight Carlos Condit vs. Max Griffin
Welterweight Niko Price vs. Michel Pereira
Featherweight Ryan Hall vs. Ilia Topuria
Middleweight Trevin Giles vs. Dricus Du Plessis
Early Prelims
Category Fighters
Women's Flyweight Jennifer Maia vs. Jessica Eye
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov vs. Brad Tavares
Flyweight Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs. Jerome Rivera
Middleweight Yaozong Hu vs. Alen Amedovski


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