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UFC Fight Night: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya on ESPN + | Live stream, start time, how to watch 2021 MMA fights (Saturday March 6)


The UFC returns on Saturday with UFC 259.

The card features three title fights, highlighted by Jan Blachowicz’s main event putting the light heavyweight championship on the line against current middleweight defending champion Israel Adesanya.

Blachowicz has won four back-to-back wins, capped by Dominick Reyes via second-round TKO at UFC 253 to win UFC gold for the first time.

Adesanya won the interim belt in a back-and-forth against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 236. Six months later at UFC 243, Adesanya knocked out Robert Whittaker in the second round to become the undisputed champion.

You can watch the entire UFC Fight Night event exclusively on ESPN +, which requires a subscription.

Start time: The main card starts at 10 p.m. EST | Preliminary: 8 p.m. EST

TV channel / program: N / A – The event will not air on any TV channels and can only be broadcast via ESPN + in the US, however, you can watch the fight on your TV by adding ESPN + on your smart TV or streaming device such as a Roku or Amazon Fire Stick.

Direct: ESPN + | The Prelims can be streamed on standard ESPN + as well as fuboTV, which comes with a seven-day free trial.

what ESPN + – ESPN + does not replace a normal ESPN subscription through your cable provider. Instead, it’s an ancillary service that provides original content and live sports. It also allows customers to access exclusive content on and access to pay-per-view MMA events.

UFC Fight Night Card: Complete Fights List

Main card

  • Jan BÅ‚achowicz (c) against Israel Adesanya for Blachowicz’s Light Heavyweight title
  • Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Megan Anderson for Nunes Women’s Featherweight Title
  • Petr Yan (c) v Aljamain Sterling for Yan bantamweight title
  • Islam Makhachev vs. Drew Dober; Lightweight
  • Thiago Santos v Aleksandar Rakić; Light heavyweight

Preliminary map

  • Dominick Cruz vs. Casey Kenney; Bantam-weight
  • Song Yadong vs. Kyler Phillips; Bantam-weight
  • Joseph Benavidez v Askar Askarov; Fly weight
  • Rogério Bontorin against Kai Kara-France; Fly weight
  • Lívia Renata Souza against Amanda Lemos; Straw weight for women
  • Tim Elliott vs. Jordan Espinosa; Fly weight
  • Kennedy Nzechukwu vs. Carlos Ulberg; Light heavyweight
  • Sean Brady vs. Jake Matthews; Welterweight
  • UroÅ¡ Medić v Aalon Cruz; Lightweight
  • Mario Bautista vs. Trevin Jones; Bantam-weight