UFC 259 is poised to be a big event: three title fights containing four champions across different weight classes. The main event begins tomorrow night on Saturday, March 6th at 10 p.m. ET with the PPV event streaming exclusively on ESPN+. Preliminary bouts begin two hours prior, at 8 p.m. ET. If you don’t have ESPN+ yet, check out this great deal that gives you access to all of UFC 259 plus a year of ESPN+ for just $89.99.
How to Watch UFC 259
ESPN+ is currently the exclusive home of UFC PPV events in the United States. If you’re a current ESPN+ subscriber, you can purchase the UFC 259 PPV event for $59.99. If not, there’s a great bundle deal that includes access to the entire UFC 259 fight card as well as an entire year of ESPN+ to enjoy exclusive sporting events and original series, while saving you a cool 30% in the process.
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To take advantage of this deal, head over to this page and click the “Get Now” UFC 259 & ESPN+ section to sign up. Purchased separately, a year of ESPN+ and UFC 259 would cost you $129.98, so you save $40.
Keep in mind, your ESPN+ subscription will automatically renew at $59.99 per year unless canceled prior to renewal.
UFC 259: Full Event Details
UFC 259 headlines with current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz defending his title against Israel Adesanya, the current UFC Middleweight Champion who gained 20 pounds to advance into the next weight class to take on the reigning champ. Adesanya boasts an undefeated 20-0 record in his MMA career so far and has held his title since 2019.
Amanda Nunes also looks to defend her title against Megan Anderson in the Women’s Featherweight Title Bout, while Petr Yan faces off against Aljamain Sterling and tries to hold onto his belt during the Bantamweight Title Bout.
Here are all the planned matches for Saturday’s showdown (matches are subject to change, of course):
UFC 259 FIGHT CARD
- Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya (Light Heavyweight Title Bout)
- Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson (Women’s Featherweight Title Bout)
- Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling (Bantamweight Title Bout)
- Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober (Lightweight Bout)
- Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic (Light Heavyweight Bout)
- Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney (Bantamweight Bout)
- Song Yadong vs. Kyler Phillips (Bantamweight Bout)
- Joseph Benavidez vs. Askar Askarov (Flyweight Bout)
- Rogerio Bontorin vs. Kai Kara-France (Flyweight Bout)
Get the ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ Bundle
Alternatively, you can purchase the Disney Bundle which includes ESPN+, Hulu (ad-supported), as well as Disney+ for $12.99/month. If you opt for this route, you’ll need to purchase the UFC 259 PPV event separately for $59.99 to watch it.
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The Disney Bundle is a great way to watch all of your favorites including live sporting events, next-day TV shows, and the latest Disney movies and original series’ while saving roughly $6 per month.
How to Watch ESPN+
You can stream ESPN+ just about anywhere you currently stream videos: on iOS and Android, as well as most major smart TVs. You can also find it on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Google TV, as well as consoles such as PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and more.