How to watch UFC 259 Adesanya vs Blachowicz live stream on ESPN Plus: PPV price, fight card ...

One of the most intriguing fight cards of the year will be on display as the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns with three championship title belt matchups all taking place on Saturday, March 6 at UFC 259. The most anticipated of the fights on the docket will of course be the intriguing light heavyweight title fight featuring undefeated current middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0-0) who moves up a weight class to take on an experienced and gritty fighter in current light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz (27-8-0).

Also of interest should be the co-main event and another title fight which will pit current champion Amanda Nunes (20-4-0) against rising star Megan Anderson (11-4-0) for the women’s featherweight championship belt. In a bout that will determine a bantamweight champion, current title belt-holder Petr Yan (15-1-0) will face off against a very capable challenger in No. 1 ranked Aljamain Sterling (19-3-0). The main card fights start at 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET with live coverage direct from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada and a live broadcast provided on ESPN Plus PPV.

Here’s a look at the complete fight card and the odds heading into each fight followed by complete preview information, the event schedule and more provided below as well as information about how you can watch the fights live online on ESPN+ PPV for as low as $70 if you are a current subscriber, and $20 more ($90) if you are new to ESPN+ and need to sign up for the bundle deal (see below for more details).


• Israel Adesanya (c) -240 vs. (c) Jan Blachowicz +185 — Light heavyweight title fight

• Amanda Nunes (c) -1200 vs. Megan Anderson +625 — Women’s featherweight title fight

• Petr Yan (c) -115 vs. Aljamain Sterling -105 — Bantamweight title fight

• Islam Makhachev -400 vs. Drew Dober +290 — Lightweight

• Aleksandar Rakic -165 vs. Thiago Santos +130 — Light heavyweight


• Casey Kenney -140 vs. Dominick Cruz +110 — Bantamweight

• Song Yadong -160 vs. Kyler Phillips +130 — Bantamweight

• Askar Askarov -130 vs. Joseph Benavidez +105 — Flyweight

• Kai Kara-France -145 vs. Rogerio Bontorin +115 — Flyweight


• Tim Elliott -105 vs. Jordan Espinosa -120 — Flyweight

• Carlos Ulberg -260 vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu +195 — Light heavyweight

• Sean Brady -220 vs. Jake Matthews +170, — Welterweight

• Amanda Lemos -245 vs. Livinha Renata Souza +185 — Women’s strawweight

• Uros Medic -175 vs. Aalon Cruz +135 — Lightweight

• Mario Bautista -225 vs. Trevin Jones +180 — Bantamweight


What: UFC 259

When: Saturday, March 6 - Main card fights begin at 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET (Complete schedule below)

Where: UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada (6650 El Camino Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89118)

TV Channel: ESPN+ Pay-per-view (this event is not available on traditional cable TV packages, but is available live on ESPN Plus PPV. Here’s a look at how you can watch ESPN+ live on your TV.)

Watch live stream online: You can watch a live stream of the fights for $70 on ESPN+ if you already have an ESPN+ subscription, or if you don’t already have an ESPN+ yearly subscription, you can purchase the bundle package at $90 which gets you the fight AND one year of ESPN+ subscriber access, which is a screaming deal. (A regular ESPN+ year long subscription runs $59.99, so you’re getting $30 off the list price.)

Is ESPN+ worth the money? It depends on how big a sports fan you are, and what sports are important to you. Our complete ESPN+ explanation guide should help you make an informed decision and help you find out how to get ESPN+ games on your TV.


  • Early prelims, 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET
  • Prelims, 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET
  • Main card, 7 p.m. PT/10 p.m. ET

Tim Brown, The Oregonian/OregonLive | @timfsbrown

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