The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns with UFC 243 at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The pay-per-view event takes place on Saturday, October 5, with the biggest mixed martial arts bout in Oceania history headlining the thrilling night of fights.
In the main event, Australia’s own Robert Whittaker puts his middleweight championship on the line against Nigerian-born Israel Adesanya, who fights out of New Zealand and is the proud owner of the 185-pound interim title fight. The winner will walk away with the unified title and crown of undisputed champion.
In the co-main event of the night, lightweights Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker go toe-to-toe.
How can you tune in to the pay-per-view event?
All of the information you need to watch UFC 243 can be seen below.
UFC 243: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Venue: Marvel Stadium
Main Card Card Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, ESPN 2, ESPN+
How To Watch UFC 243 Online
The UFC 243 event will begin this Saturday, October 5, at 10:00 P.M. and can be watched online – without cable subscription – via UFC Fight Pass, UFC.TV, UFC.TV App, and Sling TV. Here are your options in detail:
UFC Fight Pass
UFC 243 preliminary fights will begin at 8:00 P.M. and can be streamed via UFC Fight Pass. It’s a subscription service which offers one-month, six-month and 12-month subscription options. It costs $9.99 a month, $8.99/month with a 6-month commitment, or $7.99/month with a 12 months commitment. You can start a 7-day free trial with any plan, and if you cancel before the trial ends, you will not be charged.
UFC 243 ESPN prelims begin at 8:00 P.M, you may stream the fights for via WatchESPN or ESPN+. 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. Once signed up, simply download the Watch ESPN for your computer, phone or mobile device to start streaming.
UFC 243 PPV card will start at 10:00 P.M. and can be watched online on the UFC.TV and UFC.TV app (App Store, Google Play Store) in select regions. The event will cost $64.99 for HD stream and $54.99 for SD stream.