Cord-cutters can watch UFC live without cable using one of the following 8 options: Sling TV, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, ESPN+, DirecTV Stream, Vidgo, YouTube TV, and UFC Fight Pass. For fans outside of the US in a few countries, DAZN will be your best option. In this article, we'll help you decide which streaming option is best for UFC. Let's get started.
Watch UFC on Sling TV
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Those looking to get the most UFC matches possible for a low cost should consider making Sling TV an option to explore.
Sling TV pricing and packages
Sling TV has three basic channel packages to offer potential subscribers. It mixes and matches channels in its two Sling Blue and Sling Orange packages, and offers all of its channels via Sling Orange+ Blue package.
If you just want to ensure you have ESPN to watch UFC without cable, you’ll need to opt for the Sling Orange package. Sling Orange comes with 30+ channels and includes ESPN and other Disney-owned networks. To learn more about Sling TV pricing, check here.
To see more information about Sling, check out our Sling review.
Watch UFC on Fubo
Fubo is a sports hub, but for most of its 5-year history, it's lacked ESPN. As of August 2020, ESPN is now part of its line-up, which means UFC content is now on the table for Fubo subscribers.
Fubo pricing and packages
This service offers a wide selection of package options for subscribers. You can sign up for the base Fubo Pro package to get access to ESPN and 160+ other sports and entertainment channels. Other premium packages offer more channels and boost your features.
Watch UFC on Hulu + Live TV
For those who want one of the best user experiences on the market, Hulu with Live TV offers an industry-leading experience.
Hulu with Live TV pricing and packages
Hulu reduces the complexity of internet TV and offers just one main streaming channel package with two options: ad-supported or ad-free. You can get Hulu with Live TV receive up to 90+ channels in most locations. To learn more about Hulu with Live TV's pricing, click here.
Check out our Hulu review for more information on this streamer.
Watch UFC on DirecTV Stream
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DirecTV Stream offers a lot of channels, but is a bit more expensive than the other picks on our list. Still, it's a reasonably good option if you want to watch UFC without cable.
DirecTV Stream pricing and packages
DirecTV Stream provides multiple channel packages, all of which include ESPN. The Entertainment is the cheapest, but you can pick whichever has the price, channels, and features you like better, depending on your needs. To learn more about DirecTV Stream's pricing and packages, click here.
Read our DirecTV Stream review here.
Watch UFC on ESPN+
ESPN+ is the new home of the UFC. It's the exclusive home of PPV matchups for UFC, and also hosts lots of other non-PPV matches for this fight competition. Learn more below, and see if it's right for you.
ESPN+ pricing and packages
With ESPN+’s single package, you'll be able to watch hours of live and on-demand content from ESPN+. That includes a ton of UFC matches, undercards and pay-per-view matches, as well as UFC documentaries and other fight sports content. To learn more about ESPN+ pricing, click here.
To learn more about ESPN+ as a platform, click here.
Watch UFC on Vidgo
UFC fans can take advantage of Vidgo's low price and easy access to any UFC event broadcast through ESPN.
Vidgo pricing and packages
Not sure about Vidgo? Take a look at our review.
Watch UFC on YouTube TV
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YouTube TV is obviously competing with all of the other services here, but in form and function, it's most similar to Hulu with Live TV. For users, that’s a good thing.
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YouTube TV pricing and packages
YouTube TV is another platform that only offers one subscription tier, but it has everything you’ll need. You’ll get 100+ channels with your subscription, including ESPN and many other popular sports, entertainment and news networks To learn more about YouTube TV's pricing options, click here.
Check out our YouTube TV review here.
Watch UFC on DAZN (outside US)
If you're outside of the US in a country where DAZN is available, there's good news for you. DAZN is the primary carrier for UFC matches including Germany, Italy, and Spain. It may also be possible to connect to DAZN from the US with a VPN like ExpressVPN.
DAZN Pricing and Packages
In the US, DAZN only has one available package:
Check out our review to see if DAZN is right for you.
Watch UFC on UFC Fight Pass
UFC Fight Pass will carry every major UFC event, but in the US, it won’t carry the main event for many of them, which is unfortunate for cord-cutting UFC fans. In some other countries, like Germany, Fight Pass actually carries entire fight cards. However, you can use Fight Pass to watch the entirety of past UFC events, so it’s a good option if you’re unable to watch events live. The service is $9.99 per month or $95.99 per year, and it offers a 7-day free trial.
How to watch UFC on Amazon Fire TV
You can watch UFC on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: Sling TV, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, ESPN+, DirecTV Stream, Vidgo, YouTube TV, UFC Fight Pass, and DAZN. Each of these apps is available on Amazon Fire TV through the Fire TV app store, including the standalone services from ESPN and UFC.
How to watch UFC on Roku
You can watch UFC on Roku with one of these streaming services: Sling TV, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, ESPN+, DirecTV Stream, Vidgo, YouTube TV, UFC Fight Pass, and DAZN. All of the listed apps are available through the Roku Channels store.
How to watch UFC on Apple TV
You can watch UFC on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: Sling TV, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV, ESPN+, DirecTV Stream, Vidgo, YouTube TV, UFC Fight Pass, and DAZN. Each app can be downloaded for free through the Apple TV App Store.
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