The UFC246 Live Stream: Watch McGregor vs Cowboy Online

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On Saturday, the UFC returns with another pay-per-view event that is sure to go down in the history books. While there are a lot of exciting matches to be had, the main event is a welterweight bout between Connor McGregor and Daniel “Cowboy” Cerrone. If you’re interested in watching this PPV event, you won’t need cable. You can watch UFC246 online from start to finish! All you need to know to watch the UFC246 live stream is listed right here.


You can watch UFC246 using the online streaming service, ESPN+. As this is a PPV event, you don’t need to be a member of ESPN+, though if you want to sign up, there are deals available that give you both the UFC246 live stream and an ESPN+ membership. You can find out more in the sections below!


How to Watch UFC 246 Online

You can stream UFC246 on ESPN+ later tonight. The main card starts 10 pm ET and is the only part of the night that is part of the pay-per-view event. In other words, even though you can watch the Early Prelims and Prelims on other services, even if you’re an ESPN+ member, you’ll need to order the PPV separately.

You can watch the Early Prelims on ESPN+ at 6:15 pm ET, if you’re an ESPN+ member. Afterwards, you can switch to ESPN to watch the Prelims, starting at 8 pm ET. Finally, if you’ve set up the UFC246 PPV you can watch the main card at 10 pm ET on ESPN+. You have two choices for the PPV. If you’re already an ESPN+ subscriber, you can get the UFC246 live stream for $60 per month. If you’re not a subscriber, you can bundle UFC246 with one-year of ESPN+ for $80. That’s a $30 discount off of the normally annual price!

ESPN+ is the only place to watch UFC 246


Who is on the Fight Card for UFC 246?

You’ll be able to watch the Early Prelims on ESPN+ at 6:15 pm ET. This part of the UFC246 live stream is available to any ESPN+ member. Early Prelim matches include:

  • Aleksa Camur vs Justin Ledet
  • Tim Elliott vs Askar Askarov
  • Brian Kelleher vs Ode Osbourne
  • Sabina Mazo vs JJ Aldrich

At 8 pm ET, the Prelims air on ESPN including:

  • Maycee Barber vs Roxanne Modafferi
  • Sodiq Yusuff vs Andre Fili
  • Nasrat Haqparast vs Drew Dober
  • Grant Dawson vs Chas Skelly

Finally, the main card airs at 10 pm ET on ESPN+:

  • Conor McGregor vs Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone
  • Holly Holm vs Raquel Pennington
  • Aleksei Oleinik vs Maurice Greene
  • Claudia Gadelha vs Alexa Grasso
  • Carlos Diego Ferreira vs Anthony Pettis


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Get ESPN+ for a year with the PPV at a discounted price


ESPN+ offers sports content 24/7. As a standalone streaming service, much of the content available on ESPN+ can’t be found anywhere else. This includes PPV events! The standard service is available for $5 per month. If you haven’t signed up yet, but want to watch UFC246 live, you can get the UFC246 live stream and one-year of ESPN+ for $80. Of course, if you don’t want to subscribe to ESPN+, you can just order the UFC246 live stream for $60.

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What About the Prelims on ESPN?

While the Early Prelims and the Main Card air on ESPN+, in the middle of the event, you’ll be able to watch the Prelims on ESPN. If you don’t have cable, you can stream the UFC246 Prelims online with any of the following services:

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That covers everything you need to know to watch the UFC 246 live stream online without cable. If you still have questions, you can leave them in the comments!

Ashtyn Evans