UFC 246, featuring a trio of title fights, will take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday 18th January 2020.
Once you buy the UFC 246 PPV, you can watch it on your TV, phone, computer, tablet or other streaming device. Here’s a complete rundown of everything you need to know to do that:
How to Buy UFC 246 PPV
You need a subscription to ESPN+ in order to purchase UFC 246, so your options for ordering vary depending on whether or not you’re already an ESPN+ subscriber:
If You Don’t Have ESPN+: You can get a special deal that includes a one-year subscription to ESPN+ ($49.99 value) and UFC 246 ($59.99 value) for just $79.98:
Buy ESPN+ & UFC 246
If You Already Have ESPN+: You can still get the special bundle price. But instead of starting a new ESPN+ subscription, you’ll just extend your current ESPN+ subscription by a year and get the UFC 246 PPV for a total of $79.98:
Upgrade ESPN+ & Buy UFC 246
If you already have ESPN+ and only want to purchase the UFC 245 PPV, you can go here and then select the “Only looking for UFC 246? Get it for $59.99 here”.
Where to Watch UFC 246
Once you’re signed up for ESPN+ and you’ve purchased the PPV, there are a number of different ways you can watch Usman vs Covington, Holloway vs Volkanovski, Nunes vs de Randamie and the complete UFC 246 main card.
You can watch the fights on your computer via ESPN.com, or you can watch on your phone (Android and iPhone compatible), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or other compatible streaming device via the ESPN app.
For all of those options, you’ll need to sign in with your ESPN+ account to watch the early prelims (ESPN+) and the main card (ESPN+ PPV). You can also watch the second set of prelims (ESPN2) this way if you sign in with a cable provider.
UFC 246 Preview
Conor McGregor will put his welterweight title on the line against “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event.
McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) hasn’t fought since October 2018, when he succumbed to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fourth-round neck crank at UFC 229 in the Dagestani’s first defense of the lightweight title.
The Irishman was hardly his usual trash-talking at a pre-fight press conference on Wednesday, commending Cerrone (36-13 MMA, 23-10 UFC) on a long, impressive career.
“It’s hard not to respect Donald right now at this stage,” McGregor said at Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference, according to ESPN. “He has my respect. And although there will be blood spilled on Jan. 18, it will not be bad blood. And for the Mystic Mac prediction, it will be a KO.”
McGregor, who briefly held the UFC featherweight and lightweight belts simultaneously, has only fought at welterweight twice before, splitting a pair of scraps with Nate Diaz.
“He’s the two-time, belt-holding champ, so you could definitely say this is, to date, the toughest battle,” Cerrone said, according to MMA Fighting. “I’m stoked, man, because this is, ‘Cowboy, can you fight the big fight? You never make it on the big fight.’ Well, motherf*cker, here’s the biggest one. Let’s see.”
The event will feature four other title fights: Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington, Maurice Greene vs. Aleksei Oleinik, Brian Kelleher vs. Ode Osbourne and Diego Ferreira vs. Anthony Pettis
UFC 246 Card
UFC 246 ESPN+ PPV Main Event:
170 lbs.: Conor McGregor vs. Donald Cerrone
UFC 246 Main Card 0n ESPN+ PPV (10 p.m. ET):
135 lbs.: Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington
265 lbs.: Maurice Greene vs. Aleksei Oleinik
135 lbs.: Brian Kelleher vs. Ode Osbourne
155 lbs.: Diego Ferreira vs. Anthony Pettis
UFC 246 Prelims Card 0n ESPN (8 p.m. ET):
125 lbs.: Maycee Barber vs. Roxanne Modafferi
145 lbs.: Andre Fili vs. Sodiq Yusuff
125 lbs.: Askar Askarov vs. Tim Elliott
155 lbs.: Drew Dober vs. Nasrat Haqparast
UFC 246 Early Prelims Card 0n ESPN+ (7 p.m. ET):
205 lbs.: Aleksa Camur vs. Justin Ledet
125 lbs.: J.J. Aldrich vs. Sabina Mazo