UFC 237 is taking place on Saturday, May 11, and it will be streaming exclusively on ESPN+. Here's how you can watch the pay-per view event.
ESPN+ is Disney's streaming service for sports, and it has made a pretty big investment in UFC lately. Which is why the UFC PPVs are now exclusive to ESPN+. If you want to watch the entire PPV, you're going to need to subscribe to ESPN+ and luckily, it is offering a pretty awesome deal if you do want to purchase the UFC 237 PPV.
For those that are not current ESPN+ subscribers, you can get a year of the service and the UFC 237 PPV for $79.99. Breaking that down, that's $59.99 for the PPV (the normal price, via ESPN+) and then $20 for a year of ESPN+. Since ESPN+ is normally priced at $5 per month, you're still saving nearly 67-percent on the service with this bundle. Making it a really good deal.
If you are an ESPN+ subscriber, you can order the PPV for $59.99. That is actually $5 cheaper than its regular price, so even current ESPN+ subscribers are able to take advantage of this deal.
The schedule for UFC 237 starts at 6:15PM EST on ESPN+ with the early prelims. It then moves to ESPN for the prelims at 8PM EST - though you can still watch it via ESPN+. The main card starts at 10PM EST on ESPN+. With the post show starting at 1AM EST on ESPN+, to cap off the days' events.
The early prelims will see Luana Carolina (6-1) vs Priscila Cachoeira (8-2). As well as Warlley Alves (14-3) vs Sergio Moraes (14-5-1), Raoni Barcelos (13-1) vs Said Nurmagomedov (13-1), and Talita Bernado (6-3) vs Melissa Gatto (6-0-2).
Moving to the prelims, there are four fights which include: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (23-8) vs Ryan Spann (16-6), Thaiago Moises 12-3) vs Kurt Holobaugh (17-6), Irene Aldana (9-4) vs Bethe Correia (10-3-1), and B.J. Penn (17-13-2) vs Clay Guida (34-18).
The main card features five fights, with a co-main event featuring Rose Namajunas (8-3-0) vs Jessica Andrade (19-6-0) for the Women's Strawweight title. The co-main event is a middleweight bout with Jarod Connonier (11-4-0) vs Anderson Silva (34-9-0). On the Featherweight scene, there's Jose Aldo (28-4-0) vs Alexander Volkanovski (19-1-0). Thiago Alves (23-13-0) vs Laureano Staropoli (8-1-0) in a Welterweight bout. Finally, there is a Lightweight bout with Francisco Trinaldo (23-6-0) vs Carlos Diego Ferreira (15-2-0).
UFC 237 is bound to be another home run PPV, with plenty of great fights taking place on May 11. It's taking place at the Jeunesse Arena in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Which is bound to be a fun place for UFC to take place from.
ESPN+ is going to be the best way to watch the entire event, from start to finish. If you aren't a subscriber to ESPN+, what are you waiting on? ESPN has been adding more and more content to its streaming service, and if you're a UFC fan, this service is a must-have. ESPN+ streams plenty of baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer and much more, every single week. It also has some originals from legends like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and LeBron James. ESPN+ is available on most streaming platforms too, including Amazon Fire TV, Fire Tablets, Android, Android TV, Google Chromecast, Apple TV and much more.
You can sign up for ESPN+ and order the UFC 237 PPV through the link.