Are you ready for UFC 289? This Saturday, one of the greatest fighters in MMA history, Amanda Nunes, returns to the ring to defend her title against fellow bantamweight Irene Aldana. If you’re looking for ways to watch tonight’s battle for the bantamweight title, know this: UFC 289: Nunes vs. Aldana will be available only as a pay-per-view bout via ESPN+, with prelims streamed on ESPN and streamed free on ESPN+ for subscribers. The early preliminaries will also play on UFC Fight Pass. Don’t want to miss the action? Here’s how to watch UFC 289, including how to order the pay-per-view event, start times and fight card details, how to stream the fight live for free with a VPN and more.
How to watch UFC 289: Nunes vs. Aldana in the US
Date: Saturday, June 10, 2023
Start time of the first preliminaries: 7 p.m.
Preliminary start time: 8 p.m. ET
Main card start time: 10 p.m. ET
Location: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada
Free live stream: vpn
Where to stream the UFC 289 main card and prelims
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How to watch UFC 289 without ESPN+ or PPV in the US:
What time does the UFC fight start?
The UFC travels to Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday. The PPV fight will kick off with early prelims at 7 p.m. ET, followed by prelims at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+, and the main pay-per-view event is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. ET.
Who is the UFC headliner this weekend?
Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will defend her title against Irene Aldana at this weekend’s UFC 289 PPV event.
The co-main event will see former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira take on Beneil Dariush, who is seeking his first shot at the division title.
UFC 289 full card (subject to change)
Main Card – 10 p.m. ET (ESPN+PPV)
• Women’s bantamweight: Amanda Nunes (C) against Irene Aldana
• Lightweight: Charles Oliveira vs. Beneil Dariush
• Welterweight: Mike Malott vs. Adam Fugitt
• Lightweight: Dan Ige vs. Nate Landwehr
• Middleweight: Marc-André Barriault against Eryk Anders
Prelims — 8 p.m. ET (ESPN, ESPN+)
• Flyweight: Matt Schnell vs. David Dvorak
• Light Heavyweight: Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Nate Daukaus
• Middleweight: Nassourdine Imavov against Chris Curtis
• Featherweight: Hakeem Dawodu against Lucas Almeida
Early Preliminaries – 7 p.m. ET (ESPN+UFC Fight Pass)
• Bantamweight: Aiemann Zahabi against Aoriqileng
• Featherweight: Kyle Nelson vs. Blake Bilder
• Women’s strawweight: Diana Belbita against Maria Oliveira
• Women’s Flyweight: Miranda Maverick vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius
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