How to watch UFC live online with a VPN

Updated: December 6, 2021

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Stream UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier live on UFC Fight Pass

Price: 5.5 USD/month and up

All UFC Fight Nights and PPV events can be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. You also get access to the UFC Fight Library and exclusive original series and shows.

To watch UFC on UFC Fight Pass:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a VPN server location. For assistance, contact ExpressVPN Support via live chat.
  3. Go to UFC Fight Pass and subscribe.
  4. Enjoy the fight!

Want it on the big screen? Check out this handy guide.

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Live stream UFC 269 on ESPN+ PPV


  • ESPN+ PPV: 80 USD and up
  • ESPN+: 7 USD/month or 70 USD/year

UFC PPV events are exclusive to ESPN+ PPV in the U.S. Existing ESPN+ subscribers can buy the PPV for 80 USD, while new subscribers can buy the PPV fight and a monthly ESPN+ subscription for 87 USD. New users can also buy the PPV and a one-year ESPN+ subscription for 90 USD.

If you don’t want to purchase the main PPV event, you can tune in to the prelims live on ESPN+, which costs 7 USD/month. ESPN+ is also available in a bundle with Disney+ and Hulu’s on-demand service for 14 USD/month.

To watch UFC live on ESPN+:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to ESPN+ PPV (80 USD and up) to purchase the fight or go to ESPN+ (7 USD/month) to buy the prelims only. You will need to supply a valid U.S. postal code (e.g., 10001, 48104).
  4. Enjoy the stream!

Learn more about watching ESPN with ExpressVPN.

Want it on the big screen? Check out this handy guide.

Stream Oliveira vs. Poirier Prelims live on ESPN

Price: 10 USD/month and up

Channels: ESPN 2 and ESPN Deportes

You can tune in to the Oliveira vs. Poirier Prelims live on ESPN 2. ESPN Deportes, available as an add-on for Sling or Hulu, will provide a Spanish simulcast of the fights. You can watch the stream using various free trials (DirecTV Now does not offer a free trial).

To watch UFC on ESPN:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to fuboTV (65 USD/month), YouTube TV (55 USD/month and up), Sling TV Orange (10 USD/month and up), Hulu+Live TV (65 USD/month), or DirecTV Now (70 USD/month, no free trial) and sign up. You may need a valid U.S. ZIP code to subscribe (e.g. 08012, 60061)
  4. Enjoy the stream!

Learn more about watching fuboTV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Hulu+Live TV, and DirecTV Now with ExpressVPN.

Note: You will need a U.S. credit/debit card to subscribe to YouTube TV, fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu, or DirecTV Now. You can still subscribe to YouTube TV via Google Play, even if you don’t have a U.S. credit/debit card.

Want it on the big screen? Check out this handy guide.

Watch UFC 269 live on BT Sport Box Office

Price: BT Sport Box Office PPV

BT Sport Box Office has exclusive rights to UFC events in the UK. You will need to have a working TV box from BT TV, Sky, or Virgin Media. BT Sport Box Office is on Sky channel 490, BT channel 494, and in the live events section on Virgin Media. If you’ve bought the PPV event with a UK credit or debit card, you will be able to watch using the BT Sport Box Office app.

Sky TV and Virgin TV subscribers can also purchase the fight from BT TV. Note that these services also require specialized TV boxes.

If you do not have a TV box from BT TV, Sky TV, or Virgin TV, use the UFC Fight Pass stream.

Watch UFC highlights on YouTube

Check out the latest highlights, news, interviews, practices, conferences, and previews on the Ultimate Fighting Championship YouTube channel.

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location where YouTube is available.
  3. Go to the official UFC YouTube channel.
  4. Enjoy!

Learn more about watching YouTube with ExpressVPN.

Want it on the big screen? Check out this handy guide.

UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier start time

All the excitement comes to a head on December 11, when Charles Oliveira and Dustin Poirier face off at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Coverage of the main card begins at 10 p.m., Prelims start at 8 p.m., and Early Prelims start at 6 p.m. Eastern Time.

Oliveira vs. Poirier record: Who’s the better fighter?

Name and aliasCharles OliveiraDustin Poirier
Boxing Record31-8-0 (9 KOs)28-6-0 (14 KOs)
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Reach74 in (190 cm)72 in (183 cm)
Years active2008-present2009-present

UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier fight card

These two are the main draw, but don’t miss these delicious undercard matchups!

Main Card (ESPN+ PPV and UFC Fight Pass)

  • Charles Oliveira (31-8-0) vs. Dustin Poirier (28-6-0) – Lightweight
  • Amanda Nunes (21-4-0) vs. Julianna Pena (11-4-0) – Women’s Bantamweight
  • Geoff Neal (13-4-0) vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio (29-4-0) – Welterweight
  • Kai Kara-France (22-9-0) vs. Cody Garbrandt (12-4-0) – Flyweight
  • Raulian Paiva (21-3-0) vs. Sean O’Malley (14-1-0) – Bantamweight

Prelims (ESPN 2, ESPN+, and UFC Fight Pass)

  • Josh Emmett (16-2-0) vs. Dan Ige (15-4-0) – Featherweight
  • Pedro Munhoz (19-6-0) vs. Dominick Cruz (23-3-0) – Bantamweight
  • Augusto Sakai (15-3-1) vs. Tai Tuivasa (13-3-0) – Heavyweight
  • Jordan Wright (12-1-0) vs. Bruno Silva (21-6-0) – Middleweight

Early Prelims (ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass)

  • Andre Muniz (21-4-0) vs. Eryk Anders (14-5-0) – Middleweight
  • Miranda Maverick (11-3-0) vs. Erin Blanchfield (7-1-0) – Women’s Flyweight
  • Alex Perez (24-6-0) vs. Matt Schnell (15-6-0) – Flyweight
  • Ryan Hall (8-2-0) vs. Darrick Minner (26-12-0) – Featherweight
  • Randy Costa (6-2-0) vs. Tony Kelley (7-2-0) – Bantamweight
  • Gillian Robertson (9-6-0) vs. Priscila Cachoeira (10-3-0) – Women’s Flyweight

Oliveira vs. Poirier fight odds

+135 Charles Oliveira

-160 Dustin Poirier

What other UFC fights are happening in 2021?

Check out these UFC events throughout 2021! Dates here may be subject to change.

DateEvent (Main card)Location
December 11, 2021UFC 269: Oliveira vs. PoirierT-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
December 18, 2021UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. DaukausT-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV
January 15, 2022UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. ChikadzeTBD

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