ESPN+ and UFC have partnered to make the ESPN owned streaming service the exclusive provider of UFC Pay Per View events in the US through 2025. UFC fans will now find the biggest events and best coverage of mixed martial arts through ESPN+.
UFC President Dana White says “Today’s announcement further establishes the strength of the partnership between UFC and ESPN.”
The partnership will start on April 13 with the UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 event.
Going forward, ESPN+ will be streaming 12 blockbuster live UFC events each year, according to the agreement that shows the pairing going through the year 2025. These events will include Main Event fights that will be streamed in high definition.
“With the addition of UFC PPV events, we are making ESPN+ an absolute must-have for any fan of the UFC and mixed martial arts,” said Kevin Mayer, Chairman, Direct-to-Consumer & International for The Walt Disney Company
Preliminary events will be available to all ESPN+ subscribers and those with UFC Fight Pass. Access to the UFC 236: Holloway vs. Poirier 2 event goes on sale April 8. Visit espnplus.com/ppv to purchase. Note: you’ll need to purchase the event on the web, then you’ll be able to stream the event on the web or through the ESPN+ app on any compatible device. Those who go through UFC.TV, UFC.com, or the UFC app will be directed to ESPN.com or ESPN+ to complete the purchase.
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