How to Watch UFC 290: Volkanovski vs. Rodríguez Live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & More on July 8




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The UFC returns to T-Mobile Arena for UFC 290: Volkanovski vs. Rodríguez which will feature a pivotal matchup in the Featherweight division. The 14-bout card will feature a UFC Featherweight Championship unification bout between Alexander “ The Great” Volkanovski and “El Pantera” Yair Rodriguez in the main event.

Volkanovski is 25-2 inside of the Octagon and is the current reigning UFC Featherweight Champion. He has 12 wins by knockout and is ranked as the second-best Pound-for-Pound fighter in the world. Fighting out of Australia, Volkanovski is coming off of a UFC Lightweight Championship defeat against Islam Makhachev at UFC 284, which took place in Perth, Australia.

Rodriguez is the reigning Interim Featherweight Champion and is 15-3 in the UFC. The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America tournament winner has 9 wins by knockout or submission. El Pantera won the title at UFC 284 which made him the second ever Mexicon-born UFC champion. This will be his first PPV main event.

Find out how to watch UFC 290, below.

When to Watch

The early prelims begin on Saturday, July 8, at 6:00 PM ET, with the prelims following at 8:00 PM ET, and the main card starting at 10:00 PM ET.

How to Watch

Subscribers to ESPN+ can watch all of Saturday’s fights inside the Octagon. Current subscribers can purchase Saturday’s fight for $79.99, and new subscribers can save 30% by purchasing UFC 290 and signing up for an ESPN+ Annual plan for $124.98.

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ESPN and ABC will also air the prelims and you can watch by subscribing to DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TVVidgoYouTube TV, or any live TV streaming service that carries the network. ABC is available to watch for free with an antenna.

The Card

Early Prelims – 6:00 PM ET

  • Tatsuro Taira vs. Edgar Cháirez (Catchweight (130 lb))
  • Vitor Petrino vs. Marcin Prachnio (Light Heavyweight)
  • Cameron Saaiman vs. Terrence Mitchell (Bantamweight)
  • Shannon Ross vs. Jesús Santos Aguilar (Flyweight)
  • Kamuela Kirk vs. Esteban Ribovics (Lightweight)

Prelims – 8:00 PM ET

  • Robbie Lawler vs. Niko Price (Welterweight)
  • Jack Della Maddalena vs. Josiah Harrell (Welterweight)
  • Yazmin Jauregui vs. Denise Gomes (Women’s Strawweight)
  • Jimmy Crute vs. Alonzo Menifield (Light Heavyweight)

Main Card – 10:00 PM ET

  • Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs. Yair Rodríguez (ic) (UFC Featherweight Title Bout)
  • Brandon Moreno (c) vs. Alexandre Pantoja (UFC Flyweight Title Bout)
  • Robert Whittaker vs. Dricus du Plessis (UFC Middleweight title eliminator)
  • Jalin Turner vs. Dan Hooker (Lightweight)
  • Bo Nickal vs. Val Woodburn (Middleweight)

Don’t miss a second of Saturday’s fights inside the Octagon by purchasing UFC 290 on ESPN+.

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