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How to Watch UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze Online – Live Stream, Fight Card, Start Time

Written by Sachin Sharma
Published on August 27, 2021

It is often said that the action never stops in the UFC. And the same can be said for this weekend's UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze, as we are in store for another night of scintillating action.

The night's event will be headlined by what should be a certified classic in the featherweight division, as Edson Barboza and Giga Chikadze battle it out in their bid to get closer to title contention. The card also features a number of other exciting bouts. A total of 12 fights will take place in the Octagon in Las Vegas on Saturday, with several talented and highly rated names in action.

Ahead of the captivating event, we have all the information you need on how and where to watch UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze live online from anywhere in the world without cable.

When and Where to Watch UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze

UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze will kick off at 7 PM ET, with the preliminary matches. The main card will then follow at 10 PM ET, with the main event set to start at some time around 1 AM ET. This event is not one to be missed, so be sure to set your alarms and reminders.

How to Watch UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze the US? 

Fans who live in the United States can tune in to watch UFC Fight Night action without too much trouble. All you need to do is to get an active subscription to ESPN+, and you will be all set to watch the exciting UFC action. There is a new partnership deal between ESPN and UFC. As part of this deal, all UFC events are broadcast by the sports broadcasting giant. So if you want to watch UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze, you will need to get an ESPN+ subscription.

UFC Fight Nights are not pay-per-view events, so you do not need to pay extra fees or anything to watch them live. If you have an active ESPN+ subscription, you will be able to watch this weekend's UFC Fight Night and all other subsequent Fight Nights live. You can get a monthly subscription to ESPN+ for a fee of just $5.99. They also have the option of purchasing an annual subscription plan for a fee of $59.99.

And for that amount, you will not only be able to watch the UFC Fight Nights but also get access to a great deal of quality content and access to sports events. ESPN+ broadcasts and offers many live events - you can watch sporting events like the German Bundesliga, the Italian Serie A, the NHL, boxing fights, and several tennis and golf tournaments. You will also get access to some amazing on-demand original documentaries, studio shows, live analysis, podcasts, and several other forms of original content as part of the subscription. If you would like to get more information, you can read our review of ESPN+ here.

Where to Watch UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze in Other Countries?

Unfortunately, geo-blocks and restrictions mean that only those in the United States can watch the UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze live on ESPN+. But if you live outside the United States or are traveling, several other TV channels and streaming services will broadcast the event live in your country. Below we have all the information on the different channels and companies that will broadcast this weekend's UFC Fight Night live in select countries.

UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze Fight Card

Another fascinating night of UFC action awaits us on Saturday, as the latest edition of Fight Night takes place. This weekend's card is fully stacked with several explosive fights in store for us. Let' break down the fight card for UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze.

The headliners will collide in what should be a cracking contest in the Octagon. This has the potential to be one of the fights of the year between two talented and powerful strikers from the featherweight division, who are ranked ninth (Barboza) and tenth in the division (Chikadze).

The co-main event will also have a lot on the line as the Season 29 of The Ultimate Fighter wraps up on Saturday with Bryan Battle and Gilbert Urbina facing off. The two middleweight talents have shown great skills this season. And it will be interesting to see who comes out on top on Saturday.

Another Ultimate Fighter clash will see bantamweights Ricky Turcios and Brady Hiestand face off. The two TUF finalists will be fighting for a lot on Saturday, with a guaranteed UFC contract on the line.

The journey to the finals for all four fighters has been a hard and eventful one. The experience of taking part in the Ultimate Fighter series is unique and requires a lot of mental and physical strength, and victory will taste very sweet for the two who come out on top. This will no doubt be the biggest fight of the quartet's careers.

Also in action on Saturday will be welterweight division hopefuls Kevin Lee and Daniel Rodriguez. The two are quality fighters with the potential to battle it out for the titles, and the winner of this match gives himself a great chance of earning that opportunity down the line.

Middleweights Andre Petroski and Micheal Gillmore will also face off in the UFC Fight Night. The duo were contestants of the Ultimate Fighter season 29 but did not make it through to the final. But a chance to show their quality on the big UFC stage will hopefully lead to even bigger things for the talented duo.

Makhmud Muradov will be eyeing his fourth straight win in the UFC as he goes up against the veteran Gerald Meerschaert. Muradov is in red-hot form at the moment, and he has the chance to make a real impact in the middleweight division. Meerschaert is not exactly in form, but he is more than capable of pulling off an upset. The winner of this match-up will likely find himself in the upper reaches of the rankings.

In addition to these fights, there are several other exhilarating contests in store for us. Here is the full card for UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Chikadze.

Main Card
Category Fighters
Featherweight Edson Barboza vs. Giga Chikadze
Middleweight Bryan Battle vs. Gilbert Urbina
Bantamweight Ricky Turcios vs. Brady Hiestand
Welterweight Kevin Lee vs. Daniel Rodriguez
Middleweight Andre Petroski vs. Micheal Gillmore
Middleweight Gerald Meerschaert vs. Makhmud Muradov
Prelims
Category Fighters
Middleweight Alessio Di Chirico vs. Abdul Razak Alhassan
Middleweight Sam Alvey vs. Wellington Turman
Light Heavyweight Dustin Jacoby vs. Darren Stewart
Women's Flyweight JJ Aldrich vs. Vanessa Demopoulos
Featherweight Jamall Emmers vs. Pat Sabatini
Bantamweight Mana Martinez vs. Guido Cannetti


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