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How to watch UFC 249 Live

Don't miss UFC 249 live on May 9th

The UFC returns on May 9 with a stacked UFC 249 card featuring an interim lightweight title bout between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje.

With a combined 17 post-fight performance bonuses, Ferguson and Gaethje have thrilled fans like no other duo over the last several years, defeating the likes of Donald Cerrone, Anthony Pettis and Edson Barboza. And now with a title on the line, expect to see the best from the best as these top contenders collide in a five-round bout to air live on pay-per-view.

In the co-main event, former world champion Dominick Cruz makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon to challenge Henry Cejudo for the UFC bantamweight crown.

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Two explosive heavyweight showdowns from the UFC Columbus event have found a home on the UFC 249 card, as well, as Francis Ngannou squares off with Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Greg Hardy takes on Yorgan De Castro.

Plus, there’s a rematch of welterweight action heroes Vicente Luque and Niko Price that has the potential to steal the show on this stacked card, as well as another rematch pitting veteran superstars Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone against each other.

These fights and many more make UFC 249 a must see event. 

Find start times and how to order in your country:
United States

Main Card: 10pm/7pm ETPT on ESPN+

Prelims: 8pm/5pm ETPT on ESPN and ESPN+

Early Prelims: 6pm/3pm on UFC FIGHT PASSESPN and ESPN+ 

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Africa

Main Card: 2am WAT (Sunday), 4am SAST (Sunday), 4am CAT (Sunday), 5am EAT (Sunday) on SuperSport and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 12am WAT (Sunday), 2am SAST (Sunday), 2am CAT (Sunday), 3am EAT (Sunday) on SuperSport and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 10:30pm WAT, 12:30am SAST (Sunday), 12:30am CAT (Sunday), 1:30am EAT (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Australia

Main Card: 2pm/12pm AEST/AWST (Sunday) on Main Event, Fetch TVUFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass 

Prelims: 12pm/10am AEST/AWST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and ESPN

Early Prelims: 10am/8am AEST/AWST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and ESPN

Brazil

Main Card: 11pm BRT on Combate

Prelims: 7pm BRT on Combate

Canada

Main Card: 10pm/7pm ETPT on BELLRogersShawSaskTel,  VideotronTelus,  Eastlink and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 8pm/5pm ETPT on TSN and RDS

Early Prelims: 6pm/3pm ETPT on UFC FIGHT PASS

Denmark

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Finland

Main Card: 5am EEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 3am EEST (Sunday) on Viaplay and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1:30am EEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

France

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on Facebook and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday)  on Facebook and  UFC FIGHT PASS

 

Germany

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Republic of Ireland

Main Card: 3am BST (Sunday) on BT Sport

Prelims: 1am BST (Sunday) on BT Sport and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 11:30pm BST on UFC FIGHT PASS 

Italy

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

MENA

Main Card: 6am GST (Sunday) on UFC Arabia

Prelims: 4am GST (Sunday) on UFC Arabia

Early Prelims: 2:30am GST (Sunday) on UFC Arabia

Netherlands

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Kijk

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST on UFC FIGHT PASS

 

NEW ZEALAND

Main Card: 4pm NZST (Sunday) on SKY Arena and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2pm NZST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS, ESPNand PRIME

Early Prelims: 12pm NZST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and ESPN

Norway

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Poland

Main Card: 4am CEST on Polstat Sport and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on Polstat Sport and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Russia

Main Card: 6am MSK (Sunday) on Wink, More.TV and UFC FIGHT PASS

Prelims: 4am MSK (Sunday) on Wink, More.TV and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 2am MSK (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

South America

Main Card: 10pm/11pm/12am UTC-5/-4/-3 on Fox Sports

Prelims: 8pm/9pm/10pm UTC-5/-4/-3n on Fox Sports and UFC Fight Pass

Early Prelims: 6pm/7pm/8pm UTC-5/-4/-3n on UFC Fight Pass

Spain

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Sweden

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12:30am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

United Kingdom

Main Card: 3am BST (Sunday) on BT Sport

Prelims: 1am BST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and BT Sport

Early Prelims: 11:30pm BST on UFC FIGHT PASS

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