Here’s What’s on ESPN+ Next Week: Exclusive Content, MLB Spring Training & More





Mark your calendar, starting March 7, 2020, 30 For 30 Featuring Michael Vick will be moving exclusively to ESPN+. In addition to the documentary series, here’s the line up for next week in sports:


  • UFC 248 featuring Adesanya vs Romero on 3/7
  • Key fighters:

o    Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero:

  • Adesanya – 1 of 2 undefeated UFC Champions, Voted Fighter of the Year in 2019, 1st Nigerian born champion in UFC history, Decorated kickboxing champion
  • Romero – World Champion in Freestyle Wrestling and Olympic Silver Medalist, 2x title challenger, #3 ranked UFC middleweight, Born in Cuba

o    Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk:

  • Zhang – 1st Chinese born champion in UFC history winning the title in 42 seconds, #3 ranked women’s pound for pound fighter
  • Zhang has won 20 fights in a row and this will be her first title defense
  • 17 of her 20 wins are by knockout or submission
  • Zhang has been praised by celebrities like Tom Brady, Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson and Rhonda Rousey after her title win at UFC Fight Night Shenzhen
  • Joanna – Former Strawweight champion, multiple Muay Thai and Kickboxing champion, 1st Polish UFC champion
  • Joanna has the most title defenses in UFC Strawweight history
  • If she wins against Zhang, she’ll be UFC’s first 2-time Strawweight champion

College Basketball 

  • Men’s College Basketball
    • There are 60+ College Basketball games on ESPN+ this week, including three Big 12 games
    • Full schedule can be found here
    • Priority games include:
      • TCU vs #1 Kansas on 3/4
      • #4 Baylor vs West Virginia on 3/7
      • Iowa State vs Kansas State on 3/7
      • George Washington vs #3 Dayton on 3/7

Champ week on ESPN+

    • Starting 3/3 through 3/15, ESPN+ subscribers can stream 180 exclusive conference tournament games from 15 conferences across the country
    • See Champ Week conference schedule here


  • MLS season kicked off last week! As a refresher, ESPN+ is the exclusive home of 345 out-of-market games!
    • On-demand replays of ESPN+ matches are posted immediately after each broadcast
    • Daily coverage and analysis from expert panel at ESPNFC. Condensed highlights from weekly matches via MLS Review
    • Exclusive ESPN+ Originals such as We Are LAFC and 30 for 30
  • MLS Week 2: 10 Matches on 3/7 including:
    • Toronto FC vs New York City FC
    • Atlanta United FC vs FC Cincinnati
    • LA Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC
    • See full MLS on ESPN+ schedule here
      • Please note that dates/times/teams are subject to change

International Soccer 

  • FA Cup 5th Round
    • Portsmouth vs Arsenal on 3/2
    • Chelsea vs Liverpool on 3/3
    • Sheffield Wednesday vs Manchester City on 3/4
    • Derby County vs Manchester United on 3/5
  • Coppa Italia Semifinals Leg 2
    • Serie A games over the weekend were postponed due to Coronavirus. If covering Coppa Italia, please be sure to check games are being played as scheduled
    • AC Milan vs Juventus on 3/4
    • Inter Milan vs Napoli on 3/5
  • Copa del Rey Semifinals Leg 2
    • Mirandés vs Real Sociedad on 3/4
    • Granada vs Athletic Bilbao on 3/5


  • 12 NHL games on ESPN+ this week – full schedule here
  • Priority games include:
    • St. Louis Blues vs New York Rangers on 3/3
    • Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks on 3/5
    • Vegas Golden Knights vs Winnipeg Jets on 3/6

ESPN+ Originals

  • 30 for 30: Vick comes exclusively to ESPN+ on 3/7
    •  A comprehensive look back at each chapter of Michael Vick’s saga: the incredible rise, shocking fall, and polarizing return.
  • The Harder Way Episode 9, Fathers Sons Brothers on 3/3
    • Penny and his staff are more than coaches — they are father figures and mentors for a team made up of young men. And through it all, while the coaches push the players and challenge them to be the best versions of themselves, Coach Hardaway manages his relationship with his son, Jayden, a redshirt freshman on the Tigers roster.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Stay tuned for more information about ESPN+ March Madness content opportunities around bracket tools and Originals – ESPN+ will not have any March Madness games
  • UFC Fight Night Brasilia featuring Kevin Lee vs Charles Oliveira on 3/14 (more details to come next week!)
  • Top Rank: Stevenson vs Marriaga Undercards on 3/14
  • Top Rank: Michael Conlan vs Belmar Preciado on 3/17
  • UFC Fight Night London featuring Tyron Woodley vs Leon Edwards on 3/21
  • MLB Spring Training on ESPN+
    • New York Yankees vs Philadelphia Phillies on 3/19
    • New York Mets vs St. Louis Cardinals on 3/20
    • Houston Astros vs New York Mets on 3/21
    • Los Angeles Dodgers vs Los Angeles Angels on 3/22
    • San Diego Padres vs Chicago Cubs on 3/23
    • Los Angeles Angels vs Los Angeles Dodgers on 3/24
  • FA Cup Quarterfinals (Matches TBD) on 3/21
  • MLB Opening Day (Schedule TBD) on 3/26

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