Welterweights Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz square off at UFC 279, broadcast from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas at 10 pm ET/7 pm ET.
How to stream UFC 279 live in the US
The UFC 279 main card airs exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States. Current subscribers to ESPN+ ($9.99 per month or $99.99 per year) or the Disney Bundle (with ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu’s ad-supported tier for $13.99 per month) can order UFC 279 for an additional $74.99. New subscribers can get a year of ESPN+ along with UFC 279 for $124.98.
In addition to the welterweight bout between Diaz and the undefeated Chimaev, the UFC 279 main card includes another welterweight bout between Li Jingliang and Tony Ferguson, a catchweight bout between Kevin Holland and Daniel Rodriguez, a women’s bantamweight bout between Irene Aldana and Macy Chiasson, and a light heavyweight bout between Johnny Walker and Ion Cuțelaba.
Preliminary bouts for UFC 279 will be available to all ESPN+ and Disney Bundle subscribers beginning at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. 6 p.m. Eastern Time / 3 p.m. Pacific Time.
Bypass geo-restrictions with a VPN
If you live outside the United States or are traveling abroad and still want to stream UFC 279 on ESPN+ or UFC Fight Pass, your best option is to use a VPN. With a VPN, you can bypass geo-restrictions and stream UFC 279 on its designated platforms.
ExpressVPN is our pick for best VPN overall and best VPN for streaming. It’s a quick and easy way to watch UFC 279 wherever you are. Here’s how to get started:
- Download ExpressVPN.
- Connect to a server located in the United States.
- Head over to ESPN+ to purchase the main card stream, or log in to your ESPN+ or UFC Fight Pass account to watch the preliminary bouts. You will need to provide a valid US ZIP code.
ExpressVPN also offers a free trial, so if you’re not satisfied with the service, you can cancel immediately after watching UFC 279.