How to Watch UFC 280, Oliveira and Makhachev Live Without Cable
One of the hottest UFC PPVs in recent memory pops off this Saturday when UFC 280 originates from Abu Dhabi on Saturday, Oct. 22. The main event features a matchup between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev for the vacant UFC Lightweight Championship, and the co-main event features a Bantamweight Championship bout between the champ Aljamain Sterling and challenger T.J. Dillashaw. We’ll also see a fight full of bad blood between Petr Yan and Sean O’Malley. The action starts at 10:30 a.m. ET for the prelims on ESPNEWS and ESPN+ and the main card kicks off at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN+ pay-per-view for $74.99. You can order UCF 280 with a Subscription to ESPN+.
How to Watch UFC 280
- When: Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10:30 a.m. ET (Prelims); 2 p.m. ET (Main Card)
- Where: Prelims: ESPNEWS, ESPN+ | Main Card: ESPN+ PPV
- Streaming: Watch with a Subscription to ESPN+.
In addition to the live stream, ESPN+ will offer an encore presentation of the PPV card on Oct. 22 at 10 p.m. ET.
About UFC 280
According to MMA experts, UFC 280 has all the makings of an all-time UFC event, and the top three fights on the card are a big reason why.
The vacant UFC lightweight title will be decided in a main-event bout between No. 1 ranked contender Charles Oliveira (33-8) and No. 4 Islam Makhachev (21-1). Former champ Oliveira looks to reclaim the title after he was stripped of it for missing weight back in May. Oliveira enters on an 11-fight win streak and is currently the record-holder for most submission victories and most finishes in UFC history. Makhachev sits one behind Oliveira in the consecutive wins department heading into Saturday’s main event and is riding a 10-fight win streak of his own.
The co-main is a bantamweight title fight between current champion Aljamain Sterling and second-ranked TJ Dillashaw. Sterling, who’s coming with a seven-fight win streak, will defend his title for the second time. Dillashaw is a two-time former champion and if he can reclaim the bantamweight title, he would be the second fighter in UFC history to claim the same belt on three separate occasions.
We’ll also get to see a highly-anticipated bantamweight matchup between No. 1 ranked Petr Yan and No. 11 Sean O’Malley. These two got into it basically any time they were across from each other and will hopefully keep their bad blood boiling into Saturday.
UFC 280 Fight Card*
|Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev||Lightweight||UFC Lightweight Championship (Vacant)|
|Aljamain Sterling (C) vs. TJ Dillashaw||Bantamweight||UFC Bantamweight Championship|
|Petr Yan vs. Sean O’Malley||Bantamweight|
|Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot||Lightweight|
|Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot||Catchweight|
|Belal Muhammad vs. Sean Brady||Welterweight|
|Makhmud Muradov vs. Caio Borralho||Middleweight|
|Volkan Oezdemir vs. Nikita Krylov||Light Heavyweight|
|Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Gadzhi Omargadzhiev||Welterweight|
|Armen Petrosyan vs. AJ Dobson||Middleweight|
|Muhammad Mokaev vs. Malcolm Gordon||Flyweight|
|Karol Rosa vs. Lina Lansberg||Women’s Bantamweight|
- Card subject to change. An existing fight between Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lucas Almeida was scratched due to “weight management” issues.
How to Stream UFC 280 on Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, Android, and iOS
There are six major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. Five of these providers allow you to watch UFC 280 using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web. You can stream it with ESPN+.
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