How to Stream UFC 249 Ferguson vs. Gaethje Live Without Cable on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS and Android
The UFC is coming back on May 9th at a time when sports fans are desperate for some entertainment. UFC 249’s main card features Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje and takes place in Jacksonville. Fla. The match will be available on ESPN+ beginning at 10 p.m. ET.
Stream UFC 249 Ferguson vs. Gaethje Fight
- When: Saturday, May 9 at 10 p.m. ET (main event)
- Stream: ESPN+ PPV
How Much Does the UFC 249 Cost?
New ESPN+ subscribers will be able to bundle a UFC PPV for $84.99 (normally $109.98). The price won’t just be for the UFC 249 PPV, but you’ll also get a year-long subscription to ESPN+ (that would normally cost $50 alone).
After a complete month off due to COVID-19, the UFC makes a comeback for a night packed with action. On the main card is Tony Ferguson going up against Justin Gaethje. Ferguson comes into the match as the number one lightweight contender, former interim lightweight champion, Ultimate Fighter Season 13 champion, collegiate wrestling champion and boasts 20 wins by knockout or submission.
However, Gaethje comes in as the fourth-ranked lightweight, a former World Series of Fighting Lightweight champion and a NCAA Division 1 All-American in wrestling, with three of his five UFC fights having won Fight of the Year honors. With impressive records to protect as well as the backing of excited fans, this match-up is sure to have the sparks flying.
Ferguson vs. Gaethje may be the highlight, but the preceding match-ups are also promising some fireworks. Also on the card: Current bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo goes against former two-time UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Francis Ngannou, a former title challenger and number two ranked heavyweight in the world, will also face off against Jairzinho Rozenstruik, a Surinamese kickboxer and the sixth-ranked heavyweight.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the matches are expected to take place “in an empty arena with practically no one in attendance but the fighters, a referee and a tripped back broadcast team,” CNET reports alt:nofollow.
UFC 249 prelims start at 6 p.m ET while the main event begins at 10 p.m. ET.
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