One of the most awaited UFC events of this year takes place this weekend, as Stipe Miocic faced off against Francis Nganou at UFC 260, live streaming on ESPN +.
Three years after their first meeting ended in a unanimous decision for Miocic, he was reputed to be one of the world’s most prominent fighters, both of whom met again for Miocic vs. Ngannau 2: Rematch.
When is Miocic vs Nganou? UFC 260 date and time
Miocic vs. Ngannou takes place on UFC 260, scheduled for Saturday, March 27. The initial starting card of UFC 260 is scheduled to start at 6.30pm ET / 3.30pm PT / 11.30pm GMT, 10.30am AEDT, with prelims kicking off. 8pm ET / 5pm PT / 1am GMT (Sunday), 12pm AEDT (Sunday)
It is slated to debut on the main Miocic vs Nganou card at 10pm ET / 7pm PT / 3am GMT, 2pm AEDT – with two MMA stars expected to enter the Octagon at around 12pm ET / 9M PT / 5AM GMT / 4pm AEDT is.
UFC 260 Fight Card:
- Marc-Andre Barialt vs Abu Azitar
- Shane Young vs Omar Morales
- Modestas Bukauskas vs Michel Oleksijuk
- Jared Gooden vs Abubakar Nurmagomedov
- Alonzo Manifield vs Fabio Cherry
- Jamie Mularkey vs Khama Worth
- Gillian Robertson vs Miranda Maverick
- Sean O’Malley vs Thomas Alameda
- Tyron Woodley vs Vicente Luke (Co-Main Event)
- Stipe Miosik (C) vs Francis Nganou (Main Event)
How to watch UFC 260
This year the UFC formed a new partnership with ESPN. This is great news for the UFC and the expansion of MMA’s game, but bad news for consumer choice. Especially if you are one of those UFC fans who want to see the UFC live in the US.
In the US, if you want to know how to watch UFC 260, you will only get fight nights on PPV via ESPN Plus. The cost structure is a bit misleading, but here are the options to watch UFC on ESPN according to ESPN’s site:
Current annual ESPN Plus subscribers can order an upcoming UFC fight for $ 70.
Existing monthly ESPN Plus customers will be able to either upgrade to an annual plan and purchase a UFC PPV for $ 85 or the ability to view the UFC event on PPV themselves for $ 70.
New ESPN Plus subscribers can purchase a UFC PPV event (streaming in HD) and a bundle of ESPN Plus annual recurring memberships for $ 90. This is a decent deal. The previous bundle gave a savings of 25% but this new bundle is a savings of 35%. ESPN Plus annual ESPN membership will auto-renew after one year, at the cost of ESPN Plus annual subscription at the time of auto-renewal.
UFC 260 Live Stream: How to Watch Miocic vs Ngannou in America
The exclusive right to US coverage rests with ESPN Plus UFC, meaning it is a place to watch. Early initial coverage starts at 6.30pm ET / 3.30pm PT, followed by the main card at 10pm ET / 7pm PT, with Miocic vs Ngannou expected to enter the Octagon sometime from 12pm ET / 9pm PT – Fights based on other’s speed.
There are three options at cost, depending on whether you already subscribe to the service or not.
- Existing ESPN Plus subscribers
If you already enjoy the fruits of ESPN Plus, then it is far ahead. This is a classic pay-per-view scenario, and you will need to spend $ 69.99 to watch the UFC 260.
- UFC 260 + ESPN Plus
If you don’t subscribe to ESPN Plus yet, you can take advantage of this great value proposition. You will need to go for the UFC bundle, which will cost you $ 89.98. This gets you both a year-round subscription to the UFC 260 PPV and ESPN +, which usually costs $ 60 alone!
- UFC 260 + Disney Plus / ESPN Plus / Hulu Bundle
Your last option is to purchase access to UFC 260 for $ 83.98 and, with it, get access to the Disney Plus Bundle for a month. So because everything on Disney Plus is a 30-day jam-packed – think of Marvel, Pixar, The Simpsons, Star Wars and more – a full list of live sports and documentaries on ESPN +, and hundreds of box sets and movies. .
How to live stream on UFC 260 without PPV in Europe
As we say, if you are in the U.S. This is a PPV or bust.
Not so in Europe – probably because it happens during midnight! Instead, it is sports streaming specialist DAZN which has rights.
So if you are a UFC fan in any of Austria, Italy, Germany or Spain, get yourself on the DAZN website.
Even better news… you can actually watch absolutely free in some areas (we can confirm that this is so in Germany for example). Thank you for the 30-day free trial, that if you have never subscribed before, you can take advantage of it.
How to watch Miocic vs Ngannou: UFC 260 live stream tonight in UK
BT Sport currently has exclusive broadcast rights on UFC events, and the big news is that this weekend’s UFC 260 action will not be a PPV event in the UK!
You will need to tune into BT Sport 2 for all the action from Vegas, with coverage on the channel beginning at 11.30pm on Saturday night with its build-up preview show followed by coverage for prelims prelims at midnight of the main show before. 3 o’clock on Sunday morning. Miocic vs Ngannou is expected to enter the Octagon from 5 am.
The broadcaster’s coverage of the UFC is also available on the BT Sport app and its website, so you can stream UFC on most devices these days – and don’t forget that you can now get BT Sport without a massive commitment to BT Huh. Sport Monthly Pass.