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How to watch UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor — 2 of UFC’s biggest stars face off in a trilogy fight this Saturday on ESPN+

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Six months after Dustin Poirier defeated Conor McGregor with a second-round knockout at UFC 257, the pair will face off for a third time in the main event of UFC 264. The fight is scheduled for July 10 and the main event is set to begin at 10 pm ET on ESPN+.

McGregor defeated Poirier in 2014 on his way to becoming UFC featherweight champion and one of the biggest stars in the sport. However, McGregor’s loss to Poirier at UFC 257 in January 2021 was just his third UFC fight since 2016. In that same time, Poirier has established himself at the top of UFC’s lightweight division, including a short reign as interim champion.

The winner of UFC 264’s main event will likely earn a chance to challenge current UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira, who claimed the title vacated by Khabib Nurmagomedov with a win over Michael Chandler in May.

UFC 264 will welcome a full crowd to Las Vegas for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The event will be held at the T-Mobile Arena with a capacity of 20,000 fans.

The UFC 264 main card costs $70 and requires an ESPN+ subscription for $6 a month or $60 a year. ESPN is also offering a bundle price of $89.98 for UFC 264 and one year of ESPN+; a 30% discount.

Here’s the fight card for UFC 264: Poirier vs. McGregor


UFC PPV matches are exclusive to ESPN+.


Early Prelims — 6:15 pm ET, 3:15 pm PT on UFC Fight Pass

  • Hu Yaozong versus Alen Amedovski [Middleweight]
  • Zhalgas Zhumagulov versus Jerome Rivera [Flyweight]
  • Omari Akhmedov versus Brad Tavares [Middleweight]
  • Jennifer Maia versus Jessica Eye [Women’s flyweight]

Prelims — 8 pm ET, 5 pm PT on ESPN+ and ESPN

  • Trevin Giles versus Dricus Du Plessis [Middleweight]
  • Ryan Hall versus Ilia Topuria [Featherweight]
  • Niko Price versus Michael Pereira [Welterweight]
  • Carlos Condit versus Max Griffin [Welterweight]

Main Card — 10 pm ET, 7 pm PT on ESPN+ for $70

  • Sean O’Malley versus Kris Moutinho [Bantamweight]
  • Irene Aldana versus Yana Kunitskaya [Women’s bantamweight]
  • Tai Tuivasa versus Greg Hardy [Heavyweight]
  • Gilbert Burns versus Stephen Thompson [Welterweight]
  • Dustin Poirier versus Conor McGregor [Lightweight]

How to watch UFC 264

The main event of UFC 264 will be streamed live via ESPN+ at 10 pm ET on July 10. The event is separated into three portions: the early prelims, the prelims, and the main card.

The early prelims start at 6:15 pm ET and are only available to UFC Fight Pass subscribers. The prelims will begin at 8 pm ET on ESPN+ and the ESPN cable channel. The main card is scheduled for 10 pm ET and is an ESPN+ exclusive pay-per-view event.

This means that you have to subscribe to the ESPN+ streaming service before you’re able to purchase the main card PPV. An ESPN+ membership costs $6 a month or $60 a year. The UFC 264 PPV event requires a one-time fee of $70 on top of your ESPN+ subscription.

You can access the ESPN+ app on all major mobile and streaming devices, including

Amazon Fire TV
, Apple, Android,

, PS4, Xbox One, Roku, Samsung smart TVs, and more.

Ways to save on the UFC 264 pay-per-view price

If you plan on signing up for ESPN+ to watch UFC 264, you can take advantage of a special discounted package.

New subscribers can purchase a year-long ESPN+ membership with access to UFC 264 included for a total of $89.98. That’s over 30% off the regular combined price of an annual plan and a PPV match. Following your first year of service, ESPN+ will renew for the regular annual price of $60.

Bundle the next UFC PPV with an ESPN+ Annual Plan to save over 30%