How to Watch UFC 239 PPV Online without Cable

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UFC 239 is a hotly anticipated pay-per-view event set to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The top two bouts will be the headline Light Heavyweight Championship match between Jon Jones and Thiago Santos and the co-headline event, the Women’s Bantamweight Championship bout between Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm. Fight fans won’t want to miss the action when it happens on Saturday, July 6. Not in Las Vegas? Keep reading and we’ll tell you how to watch UFC 239 PPV online without cable.


You can watch UFC 239 PPV online when you order the event from ESPN+. As this is a pay-per-view event you can order it whether you’re an ESPN+ subscriber or not. It only takes minutes to sign up and order the UFC 239 PPV live stream. The following sections will tell you everything you need to know about UFC 239 from who will be fighting to how to order and watch UFC 239 PPV online.


The Fight Card for the UFC 239 PPV Live Stream

The UFC 239 PPV main card starts at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+. The UFC action for the evening actually starts at 6:15 p.m. ET with the Early Prelims on UFC Fight Pass. The Prelims are next up and start at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Here are some of the matches you can expect to see throughout the night:

  • Julia Avila vs Melissa Gatto
  • Diego Sanchez vs Michael Chiesa
  • Edmen Shahbazyan vs Jack Marshman
  • Sean O’Malley vs Marlon Vera
  • Gilbert Melendez vs Arnold Allen
  • Jan Blachowicz vs Luke Rockhold
  • Jorge Masvidal vs Ben Askren
  • Amanda Nunes vs Holly Holm
  • Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos

Now let’s look at how you can watch UFC 239 PPV online!


Watch UFC 239 PPV Online on ESPN+

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ESPN+ is another addition to the sports streaming market. It offers an inexpensive way to watch a wide variety of sporting events including numerous UFC events. Packages start at $5 per month, but you can save by signing up for the annual plan, which is $50. ESPN+ is owned by ESPN, but they offer different content. If you want to watch the UFC 239 PPV live stream, you’ll need to order it from ESPN+. You can also watch other combat sports, MLS, MLB, Top Rank boxing, golf, tennis, and even some college sports.


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It’s important to note that this is a pay-per-view event. That means that even if you’re a current ESPN+ subscriber, you’d need to order this event separately otherwise you will not be able to watch it. If you’re not a subscriber and only want to watch UFC 239 PPV online, you can order the event without signing up. ESPN+ is offering one year of service plus the UFC 239 PPV live stream for $80 or just the PPV for $60. ESPN+ also offers a full on-demand library that features previous sporting events, highlights, commentary, and much more. Any original shows are also available in the on-demand library after they air. You can even find ESPN’s full 30 for 30 series with new films added after they air on ESPN. You can watch UFC 239 PPV online with Roku, Chromecast, mobile devices, computers, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and other devices.

ESPN+ highlights:

  • Plans start at $4.99 a month or you can pay $49.99 for a full year
  • Get the UFC 239 live stream along with one-year of ESPN+ for $80 or get the UFC 239 PPV stream on its own for $60
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  • Stream on Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices

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How to Watch the UFC 239 PPV Prelims Online

If you want to watch the UFC 239 Prelims live stream, you’re going to need ESPN. If you don’t have cable, there are still ways to tune in to watch UFC 239 without cable. The following services all offer ESPN, so you’ll have everything you need to catch the Prelims prior to watching the UFC 239 PPV live stream on ESPN+.

  • Hulu Live – Watch 60+ channels including ESPN and Hulu on-demand for $45/month
  • Sling TV – The Sling Orange plan offers ESPN and 30+ other channels from $25/month
  • PlayStation Vue – All four package options include ESPN. Plans start from $45 per month and include an on-demand library and cloud-DVR
  • DIRECTV NOW – Start with 40+ channels from $50 per month. Multiple packages are available. All packages include ESPN
  • YouTube TV – Watch over 70 channels including ESPN, AMC, FS1, local channels, and more for $50 per month

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Ashtyn Evans