UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (22-1) faces Brian Ortega (15-1) on Saturday during UFC 266 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Volkanovski, who won his featherweight title in December 2019 against Max Holloway, makes his second title defense against Ortega, who is the third fighter in the division. according to UFC.com. Ortega was previously named Breakthrough Fighter of the Year 2017 at the World MMA Awards and won his most recent fight against Chan Sung Jang by unanimous decision in October 2020.
Both fighters will headlining a main card featuring Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy, Welterweight Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler, Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Flyweight Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo.
Here’s how you can watch the full Volkanovsky vs Ortega fight on Saturday night.
Which channel is UFC 266?
- Early preliminaries: UFC Battle Pass
- Preliminaries: ESPNews / ESPN +
- Main card: ESPN + (pay-per-view)
The main card for UFC 266 will air on ESPN +, although the event is pay-per-view. The first prelims and preliminaries can be watched on UFC Fight Pass and ESPNews / ESPN +, respectively.
What time does UFC 266 start?
- Early preliminaries: 6 p.m. ET
- Preliminaries: 8 p.m. ET
- Main card: 10 p.m. ET
The first preliminaries and preliminaries are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET, respectively. The main card is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. ET, with the main event happening around midnight.
How much does UFC 266 cost in PPV?
- Dated: saturday 25 sept.
- Network: ESPN +
The main card only broadcasts on ESPN +, with pay-per-view pricing to boot. Here are the ways you can subscribe to ESPN +.
|Product||Global price as of September 14|
|ESPN + monthly subscription||$ 6.99 / month|
|ESPN + annual subscription||$ 69.99 / year|
|The Disney Bundle with Hulu Ad-Supported||$ 19.99 / month|
|The Disney Bundle with Hulu No-Ads||$ 13.99 / month|
|UFC PPV standalone||$ 69.99 each|
|UFC PPV Package (UFC PPV & ESPN + Annual)||$ 89.98, then $ 69.99 / year|
|UFC PPV & The Disney Bundle||$ 83.98, then $ 13.99 / month|
UFC 266 Fight Card
- Manon Fiorot against Mayra Bueno Silva, flyweight women
- Karl Roberson vs. Nick Maximov, middleweight
- Matthew Semelsberger vs. Martin Sano, welterweight
- Marlon Moraes vs. Merab Dvalishvili, bantamweight
- Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast, lightweight
- Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chris Daukaus, heavyweight
- Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega for UFC Featherweight Championship
- Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy for UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship
- Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler, Weltwerwrights
- Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik, heavyweight
- Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo, Women’s Flyweight