The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to ESPN on Sunday, February 17 with its first full event on the Worldwide Leader, UFC on ESPN 1. The event takes place at Talking Stick Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.
In the main event, former UFC heavyweight championship contender Francis Ngannou welcomes former titleholder Cain Velasquez back to action.
The event also features the debut of Kron Gracie, while Paul Felder vs. James Vick serves as the co-main event.
All of the information you need to catch the action can be seen below.
UFC on ESPN 1 Viewing Information
Event: UFC on ESPN 1
Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Venue: Talking Stick Arena
Main Card Time: 9:00 p.m. ET
How To Live Stream UFC on ESPN 1 Online
Your best bet for watching the UFC event via a live stream is WatchESPN. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computer or mobile device for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes ESPN and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
You can also live stream the event online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV also offers a free seven-day trial, so you will receive a full week free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the seven day period, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.
Watch UFC on ESPN 1 On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
If you can’t watch today’s event on your TV or computer, the Worldwide Leader has you covered with the WatchESPN app. As long as you have a cable or satellite provider, you can download the app for free in the App Store, the Google Play store, the Amazon App store or the Windows Store.
You can also watch the event on the Sling app. Sign up for a free Sling trial and download their app from the App store or Google Play store. There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV.
DIRECTV has a DIRECTV NOW app on App Store and Google Play store where you can watch the event for free, using your seven-day trial. You must cancel it before the trial period ends.
UFC on ESPN 1 Fight Card
MAIN CARD (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET)
- Francis Ngannou (258) vs. Cain Velasquez (248)
- Paul Felder (155.5) vs. James Vick (156)
- Cynthia Calvillo (116) vs. Cortney Casey (116)
- Alex Caceres (146) vs. Kron Gracie (146)
- Bryan Barberena (170.5) vs. Vicente Luque (171)
- Andre Fili (145.5) vs. Myles Jury (146)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET)
- Jimmie Rivera (135) vs. Aljamain Sterling (136)
- Manny Bermudez (140)* vs. Benito Lopez (135.5)
- Ashlee Evans-Smith (126) vs. Andrea Lee (125.5)
- Scott Holtzman (156) vs. Nik Lentz (155.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5:30 p.m. ET)
- Jodie Esquibel (115.5) vs. Jessica Penne (118)+
- Renan Barao (138)^ vs. Luke Sanders (135.5)
- Alexandra Albu (114.5) vs. Emily Whitmire (116)
* Bermudez missed weight and will be fined 30 percent of his purse
+ Penne missed weight and will be fined 20 percent of her purse
^ Barao missed weight and will be fined 20 percent of his purse