How to Watch UFC 253 Saturday, September 26

UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa will take place this Saturday, back on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Saturday’s events include a middleweight championship fight and a fight for the open light heavyweight championship. The main card will bring together the undefeated champion and the undefeated contender – UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, and the number two ranked contender Paulo Costa.

When to Watch

Coverage starts Saturday, September 25, at 7 pm ET with the main card taking place at 10 pm ET.

Where to Watch

ESPN+ will be home to UFC 253 coverage. This is a pay-per-view event that you can purchase through ESPN+.

You can sign up for an annual subscription to ESPN+ and PPV access to UFC 253 for $84.98 if you’re a new customer. Already a subscriber? You can buy access to UFC 253 alone for $64.99.

The UFC 253 Card

Main Card

Israel Adesanya (C) v Paulo Costa – Middleweight

Dominick Reyes v Jan Błachowicz – Light Heavyweight

Kai Kara-France v Brandon Royval – Flyweight

Ketlen Vieira v Sijara Eubanks – Women’s Bantamweight

Hakeem Dawodu v Zubaira Tukhugov – Featherweight


Brad Riddell v Alex da Silva – Lightweight

Diego Sanchez v Jake Matthews – Welterweight

Shane Young v Ľudovít Klein – Featherweight

William Knight v Aleksa Camur – Light Heavyweight

Juan Espino v Jeff Hughes – Heavyweight

Khadis Ibragimov v Danilo Marques – Light Heavyweight

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