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Here’s how to watch UFC 266: ‘Volkanovski vs. Ortega’ TONIGHT live on ESPN+ PPV

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The wait is finally over as UFC 266 sets sail later tonight (Sat., Sept. 25, 2021) live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Alexander Volkanovski defending his UFC featherweight title in the main event against growing rival Brian Ortega.

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CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLEHEADER! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to T-Mobile Arena with a pair of thrilling world championship bouts. The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 29 coaches collide when Featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski, defends his title against No. 2-ranked contender, Brian Ortega. UFC 266’s co-main event will see women’s Flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko go for her sixth consecutive title defense when she meets No. 3-seeded contender, Lauren Murphy. Last, and certainly not least, Nick Diaz returns against former Welterweight roost ruler, Robbie Lawler, in a five-round banger.

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In addition to the 145-pound headliner, reigning UFC women’s flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will put her title on the line against Lauren Murphy in co-main event action, and MMA legend Nick Diaz will return after a six-year hiatus to run things back with Robbie Lawler in a five-round middleweight fight. Not to mention the “Prelims” barn burner between lightweight contenders Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast, which almost didn’t happen.

Take a look below at UFC 266’s complete fight card line up and start times:

Main Card (ESPN+ PPV)
10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT

Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega
Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy
Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler
Curtis Blaydes vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo

‘Prelims’ Undercard (ESPN News/ESPN+)
8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT

Marlon Moraes vs. Merab Dvalishvili
Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Chris Daukaus
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos

Early ‘Prelims’ Undercard (Fight Pass/ESPN+)
6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT

Uros Medic vs. Jalin Turner
Cody Brundage vs. Nick Maximov
Matthew Semelsberger vs. Martin Sano Jr.
Jonathan Pearce vs. Omar Morales


  • UFC 266: “Volkanovski vs. Ortega” PPV main card can be viewed via the ESPN+ streaming app.
  • Subscriptions cost $5.99 per month. The UFC 266 PPV will cost $69.99 for current subscribers.
  • UFC 266: “Volkanovski vs. Ortega” undercard “Prelims” can be viewed via ESPN+ as well.




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