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Where To Watch UFC 280 Live Stream: How to watch Oliveira vs. Makhachev Free

UFC 280 is set to be one of the biggest fight cards of the year from the biggest MMA promotion in the game, but how can mixed martial arts fans watch all of the action via live stream?

The top of this card is already looking stacked, with Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev for the vacant UFC Lightweight Championship in the main event and Aljamain Sterling vs TJ Dillashaw in the co-main event.

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Sean O’Malley will also be hitting the octagon for the biggest challenge of his career when he takes on former Bantamweight Champion Petr Yan, so this is not a fight card to miss!

Here is everything you need to know about the Live Stream for UFC 280 on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 from Abu Dhabi.

From start time to live stream info, here’s how to watch UFC 280 live on ESPN+.

UFC 280 Start Time

The action begins later today (October 22) with preliminary bouts at 10:00 a.m. ET on ESPNews and ESPN+. The main card, which is available to purchase through ESPN+, is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. ET.


Along with Oliveira/Makhachev, the main card includes the following bouts:

  • Aljamain Sterling vs. TJ Dillashaw
  • Petr Yan vs. Sean O’Malley
  • Beneil Dariush vs. Mateusz Gamrot
  • Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot


UFC 280 is exclusive to ESPN+, so if you’re looking to stream this event, non-ESPN+ subscribers will need to sign up for ESPN+ (monthly or annual) and then purchase UFC 280, as PPVs are only available to ESPN+ subscribers. If you’re already an ESPN+ subscriber, you can purchase UFC 280 for $74.99. ESPN also offers two bundle packages:

UFC 280 & The Disney Bundle: This package provides you with a $13.99/month subscription to ESPN+, Disney+, and Hulu (ad-supported) and UFC 280 ($74.99) for $88.98 plus tax. You can also purchase an ad-free Hulu version of the bundle for $19.99/month.

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UFC 280 & ESPN+ Bundle: If you’re a new subscriber, ESPN is offering a bundle that includes one UFC PPV and a one-year ESPN+ subscription for $124.98. You can also purchase ESPN+ for $9.99/month and then buy UFC 280 for $74.99.

ESPN+ offers the ability to stream live, rewind, or replay on up to three devices at once and is available to watch on a variety of connected devices, including Roku, Fire TV, Xbox, Apple, Google Chromecast, PlayStation, and more.


You can also stream UFC pay-per-view events live on Hulu. Subscribers with the ESPN+ add-on, as well as those who signed up for The Disney Bundle, can watch live events and ESPN+ programming on the Hulu app or website. You need an active subscription to both Hulu and ESPN+ (individual plans start at $9.99/each or you can purchase the Disney Bundle) and then you can buy the event through ESPN+.

Once purchased, you can stream UFC 280 on the Hulu app,, or any supported devices. Again, per Hulu, only subscribers who have signed up for the standalone ESPN+ add-on or who subscribe to The Disney Bundle will be able to access ESPN+ content in the Hulu app. Visit Hulu’s UFC page for additional information.

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