How to Watch UFC PPV on Firestick

UFC PPV Firestick

Getty It'll be Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic for a third time at UFC 252 on Saturday.

Just because you can no longer order UFC pay-per-views through your cable provider doesn’t mean you can’t watch UFC 252 and any future PPV’s on your TV. Once you order the PPV through ESPN+, you’ll be able to watch the fights on any connected-to-TV streaming device that supports the ESPN.

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One such popular device is the Amazon Firestick or Amazon Fire TV. There has been some previous confusion about how to order through ESPN+ and then watch on your TV, so here’s a complete guide on how to order and watch UFC 252 on your Firestick or Fire TV device:

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How to Order UFC 252

The first step to watching UFC 252 on your Firestick is to purchase the PPV. When doing so, you have a couple different options, which depend on whether or not you already have a subscription to ESPN+:

If You Don’t Have ESPN+: You can get a special bundle deal that includes a one-year subscription to ESPN+ ($49.99 value) and UFC 252 ($64.99 value) for $84.98, which works out to about 26 percent savings:

If You Already Have ESPN+: You can buy the UFC 252 PPV by itself for $64.99 right here. Or, if you currently have a monthly subscription (and don’t have the Disney+ bundle), you can also get the special package deal. In that case, you’ll simply extend your current ESPN+ subscription by a year and get the UFC 252 PPV for a total of $84.98.

How to Watch UFC 252 on Firestick

Once you’re signed up for ESPN+ and have purchased the UFC 252 PPV, you can then watch the fights through the ESPN app on your Firestick device. Here’s how:

  • 1. Navigate to your Firestick home screen
  • 2. Select the “APPS” tab on the right to access the Amazon App Store
  • 3. Scroll down and find the ESPN app under either the “ENTERTAINMENT” or “SPORTS” category
  • 3a. You can also use the search function and type in “ESPN” to find the app
  • 3b) If your Firestick is compatible with voice search, you can also use that to search for the ESPN app
  • 4. Select the ESPN app and install it
  • 5. Open the ESPN app and sign into the ESPN+ account you used to purchase the PPV
  • 6. Go to the “FEATURED” tab and select the UFC 252 main card

  • Where Else Can You Watch UFC 252?

    If you don’t want to watch on your Firestick, you can do so on any other phone, tablet or streaming device that supports the ESPN app. This includes, but isn’t limited to:

    Roku or Roku TV
    Apple TV
    PlayStation 4
    Xbox One
    iPhone or iPad
    Android phone or tablet
    Oculus Go

    For all of those options, you’ll need to sign in with your ESPN+ account to watch both the prelims (ESPN+) and the main card (ESPN+ PPV).

    What Other Events are Upcoming on ESPN+?

    Here’s a look at the UFC on ESPN+ upcoming schedule:

    Date Event Early Prelims Prelims Main Card
    Sat, Aug 15 UFC 252: Miocic vs Cormier 3 ESPN/ESPN+ ESPN/ESPN+ ESPN+ PPV
    Tue, Aug 18 Dana White Contender Series ESPN+
    Sat, Aug 22 UFC Fight Night: Munhoz vs Edgar ESPN+ ESPN/ESPN+
    Tue, Aug 25 Dana White Contender Series ESPN+
    Sat, Aug 29 UFC Fight Night ESPN+ ESPN+
    Sat, Sep 19 UFC 253: Adesanya vs Costa ESPN/ESPN+ ESPN/ESPN+ ESPN+ PPV
    Sat, Oct 24 UFC 254: Khabib vs Gaethje ESPN/ESPN+ ESPN/ESPN+ ESPN+ PPV

    What Other UFC Content is on ESPN+?

    In addition to the aforementioned live events, ESPN+ also comes with an extensive library of on-demand UFC content.

    If you’re looking for individual fighters, there are dedicated sections for fighters such as (this is just to name a few):

    Conor McGregor: Fights vs Eddie Alvarez, Chad Mendes and Khabib Nurmagomedov
    Anderson Silva: Fights vs Chael Sonnen, Rich Franklin, Chris Leben, Nick Diaz, Michael Bisping and Stephan Bonnar
    Max Holloway: Fights vs Jose Aldo and Ricardo Lamas
    Michael Bisping: Fights vs Luke Rockhold, Silva, Dan Henderson, Georges St-Pierre and Kelvin Gastelum
    Brock Lesnar: Fights vs Shane Carwin, Alistair Overeem, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir

    If you just want to binge a random assortment of memorable UFC moments, there are also sections broken up by different themes:

    UFC Reloaded: Full event replays of recent PPV’s and Fight Nights
    UFC Unleashed: Top fights organized into different 45-minute videos
    UFC Main Event: Provides backstories to certain fights
    UFC Top 10: Best submission artists, knockout artists, upsets, title fights, etc.
    UFC 25 Greatest Fights: Over 12 hours of content breaking down the top fights in history.

    What Other Content is on ESPN+?

    Live Sports

    In addition to UFC, ESPN+ features a wide array of other live sports. In almost every case, sports or events that are on ESPN+ won’t be on any other channels in the United States.

    1. International Soccer: ESPN+ has exclusive rights to all Serie A, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Copa del Rey matches in the US. Also includes EFL, Coppa Italia, Copa America, A-League, Dutch Eredivisie, Indian Super League, W-League and more
    2. Boxing: Dozens of Top Rank fights, which includes Vasyl Lomachenko and Tyson Fury
    3. College Sports: Hundreds of football and men’s and women’s basketball games (including many Big 12 games), as well as lacrosse, hockey, wrestling, volleyball, softball, baseball, swimming, gymnastics and more
    4. Tennis: Grand Slam events, including exclusive coverage of every Wimbledon and US Open match not televised on the ESPN or ESPN2
    5. International cricket: Matches featuring New Zealand, India and others
    6. International Rugby: Including Guinness PRO14 and Super Rugby matches
    7. MLB: One daily out-of-market game
    8. NHL: One daily out-of-market game
    9. MLS: All out-of-market matches

    Documentaries & Films

    Every documentary in the entire 30 for 30 library, including classics such Chuck & Tito, Nature Boy and I Hate Christian Laettner, is included in the vast ESPN+ on-demand movie library.

    Additionally, a lot of ESPN documentaries and films that aren’t included in the actual 30 for 30 series are also available on ESPN+, such as D. Wade: Life Unexpected, Venus vs, The ’99ers and others.

    Original Series

    The list of ESPN+ originals continues to grow. It includes Ariel & The Bad Guy, Peyton’s Places, The Boardroom with Kevin Durant, NBA Rooks, The Fantasy Show and Alex Morgan: The Equalizer.

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