The Ultimate Fighting Championship kicks off the month of May north of the border with UFC on ESPN+ 9 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The event is headlined by a bout between lightweight contenders Al Iaquinta and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.
In the co-main event, Derek Brunson meets local favorite Elias Theodorou in a middleweight bout.
The event marks the second time that the UFC has made the trip to Ottawa, with the first visit coming in June 2016 with Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson headlining the show.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 kicks off at 5:00 p.m. ET with a bantamweight matchup between Mitch Gagnon and Cole Smith. The featured preliminary bout is a battle between promising women’s bantamweight contenders Macy Chiasson and Sarah Moras. The main card officially begins at 8:00 p.m. ET with The Ultimate Fighter alum Andrew Sanchez taking on Marc-Andre Barriault.
All of the information you need to catch Saturday’s event can be seen below.
UFC on ESPN+ 9 Viewing Information
Event: UFC on ESPN+ 9: Iaquinta vs. Cerrone
Date: Saturday, May 4
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Venue: Canadian Tire Centre
Main Card Time: 5:00 p.m. ET
UFC on ESPN+ 9 Fight Card
MAIN CARD (ESPN+, 8:00 p.m. ET)
- Al Iaquinta (155) vs. Donald Cerrone (155.5)
- Derek Brunson (185.75) vs. Elias Theodorou (184.5)
- Shane Burgos (146) vs. Cub Swanson (145.75)
- Merab Dvalishvili (136) vs. Brad Katona (135.5)
- Walt Harris (258) vs. Sergey Spivak (254.5)
- Marc-Andre Barriault (185) vs. Andrew Sanchez (184.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5:00 p.m. ET)
- Macy Chiasson (137)* vs. Sarah Moras (136)
- Vince Morales (136) vs. Aiemann Zahabi (135)
- Kyle Prepolec (170.25) vs. Nordine Taleb (170.5)
- Kyle Nelson (146) vs. Matt Sayles (145.75)
- Juan Adams (266) vs. Arjan Bhullar (244)
- Mitch Gagnon (136) vs. Cole Smith (136)
*Chiasson, who took the fight on 10 days notice, missed weight
How To Live Stream UFC on ESPN+ 9 Online
Your best bet for watching UFC on ESPN+ 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. ESPN+ is a service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand content on TVs, computer or mobile device. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial. Like UFC Fight Pass, if you cancel your subscription within seven days, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the Watch ESPN for your computer, phone or mobile device to start streaming.
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+ 9 On Phone, Tablet Or Mobile
If you can’t watch today’s fights 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 game 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.