UFC 261 will take place at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, USA this weekend. The event is scheduled for April 24, 2021. It will be 559 event in UFC history.
UFC 261 main event is a Featherweight clash between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. The main card also features Weili Zhang taking on Rose Namajunas in a 115 bout. You can view the bout schedule and UFC 261 fight card here.
We don’t blame you if you’re still trying to figure out how to live stream UFC 261 and see Usman vs. Masvidal 2. That’s because tonight’s event is spread across multiple channels, and you’ll also need a subscription to ESPN+. In this post, we will go in-depth on where and how you can watch UFC 261 main PPV card.
How To Watch ‘Usman vs. Masvidal 2’
UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2 airs this Saturday – in . The early prelims start at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN2 and ESPN+. The prelims kick off at 20:00:00 ET on ESPN/ESPN+ – learn how to watch prelims for free. The main PPV card at starts at 22:00:00 ET on ESPN+ PPV. To learn about UFC 261 live stream options, read on below.
Is UFC 261 PPV?
Yes, ‘Usman vs. Masvidal 2’-led card is a pay-per-view event.
How much is UFC 261?
The event costs $59.99. You also need a subscription to ESPN+.
How to order UFC 261?
You can watch UFC 261 through ESPN+. See the special bundle for new customers below.
Can I live stream UFC 261 for free?
Yes, but only the preliminary portion.
When is UFC 261?
UFC 261 takes place on the 24th of April 24, in . The early prelims start at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN2 and ESPN+. The prelims kick off at 20:00:00 ET.
Where is UFC 261 taking place?
‘Usman vs. Masvidal 2’-led card will be held at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
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UFC 261 Live Stream Options
UFC 261 and the UFC 261 main PPV card can only be ordered through ESPN+ (Google Play and App Store). All UFC PPV events now stream exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States. ESPN+ is a digital streaming service from ESPN that has exclusive coverage of UFC events for $4.99 per month. Unfortunately, ESPN+ no longer offers a free trial. The service had a free trial previously, but as ESPN+ grew the trial retired. However, ESPN+ lets you cancel a monthly subscription anytime. You can sign up for a month of ESPN+ right here.
New customers can purchase a special bundle that includes a one-year subscription to ESPN+ ($49.99 value) and UFC 261 ($59.99 value) for just $79.98. That’s normally a $109.99 value when purchased separately. You can buy that bundle here.
If you already have ESPN+, you can order UFC 261 here for $59.99. Please note if you’re not signed in to your ESPN+ account, the price may say $79.98, but once you sign in the price will change to $59.99.
Once you’re signed up for ESPN+, there are many ways you can stream the fights online. You can watch the fights on your computer via ESPN.com, phone, tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One via the ESPN app (Google Play and App Store). For all of these options, you will need to sign in with your ESPN+ account.
If you are looking for where to watch UFC 261 near you, check out a list of sports bars and pubs near you that will most likely be showing the fights here.
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