How to Watch UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski Live Online Without Cable
Is there anything better in combat sports than a champion-versus-champion bout? What about a pound-for-pound No. 1 versus No. 2? UFC 284 will feature both of those in a single match. This weekend’s main event will see current UFC lightweight champion and No. 2 pound-for-pound fighter Islam Makhachev defend his title against UFC featherweight champion and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Alexander Volkanovski. UFC 284 broadcasts live from Perth, Australia’s RAC Arena this Saturday, Feb. 11 starting at 6 p.m. ET. As the main card is on ESPN+ pay-per-view, in addition to a subscription to ESPN+, you will have to buy the event for $79.99. You can watch with a subscription to ESPN+.
About UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski
The event in Perth will consist of three different sections of fights, beginning with the early prelims on ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET. That will be followed by the prelims on ESPN and ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, and finally the main card on ESPN+ pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.
UFC 284 is a very top-heavy card, featuring two of the best mixed-martial-artists on the planet in the main event, an interim title fight in the co-main, and an appearance by hometown hero and last year’s ESPN MMA Rookie of the Year, Della Maddalena.
In a true case of “no rest for the wicked,” Makhachev makes his first lightweight title defense against the man deemed the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world in Volkanovski. Makhachev comes in with an 11-fight winning streak with UFC, earning five-straight stoppage wins including his victory over Charles Oliveira for the belt last October. Meanwhile, Volkanovski is a perfect 12-0 in the UFC and on a 22-0 run overall which includes four straight title defenses. This has all the makings for an all-timer in Perth.
In the co-main event, we’ll see Yair Rodriguez take on Josh Emmett for the interim featherweight championship to see who will unite the belts against Volkanovski at a later date. Rodriguez won “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America” and is coming off a big win over Brian Ortega. Emmett holds five straight wins and is coming off of a “Fight of the Night” win over Calvin Kattar.
Can you watch UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski for free?
ESPN+ does not offer a free trial, but you can watch UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski as part of your subscription at no extra charge. If you want to save, you can get an entire year of ESPN+ for $99.99.
What devices can you use to stream UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski?
You can watch ESPN+ using Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, PlayStation, Xbox, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
UFC 284 Fight Card
|Islam Makhachev (C) vs. Alexander Volkanovski (C-FW)||Lightweight||UFC Lightweight Championship|
|Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett||Featherweight||UFC Featherweight Championship (Interim)|
|Jack Della Maddalena vs. Randy Brown||Welterweight|
|Justin Tafa vs. Parker Porter||Heavyweight|
|Jimmy Crute vs. Alonzo Menifield||Light Heavyweight|
|Tyson Pedro vs. Modestas Bukauskas||Light Heavyweight|
|Josh Culibao vs. Melsik Baghdasaryan||Featherweight|
|Shannon Ross vs. Kleydson Rodrigues||Flyweight|
|Jamie Mullarkey vs. Francisco Prado||Lightweight|
|Jack Jenkins vs. Don Shainis||Featherweight|
|Loma Lookboonmee vs. Elise Reed||Women’s Strawweight|
|Shane Young vs. Blake Bilder||Featherweight|
|Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Elves Brenner||Lightweight|
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