UFC 259: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya is the UFC’s next PPV that will emanate from the UFC Apex on Saturday, 6th March 2021. The card is heavily stacked with fighters like Amanda Nunes and Petr Yan in stow.
The main event features a fight for the light heavyweight championship, with the current champion, Blachowicz, defending his title against the current middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya. There two other title fights, making this one of the biggest cards in recent history.
Amanda Nunes, the greatest female fighter of all time, will defend her featherweight title against Megan Anderson. ‘The Lioness’ dominated Felicia Spencer in her last fight in June 2020, and she has planned a move down to bantamweight after this fight.
The UFC Men’s bantamweight belt is also on the line as the current champion, Petr Yan, takes on the rising star, Aljamain Sterling. ‘No Mercy’ beat Jose Aldo to grab the vacant belt after former champion Henry Cejudo retired from the UFC.
Where and how to watch UFC 259
The broadcast of the main card will start in the USA on March 6, 10 p.m. ET. You can buy the pay-per-view from ESPN Plus. If you don’t have a subscription to ESPN Plus, then you can buy a bundle of one UFC PPV event (streaming in HD) and an ESPN Plus annual recurring subscription for $90.
People in the UK can watch UFC 259 on BT Sport. The main card starts March 7, 3 a.m. GMT. At the same time, Australian fans can watch the show through the Main Event on Foxtel. The main card will be broadcast on March 7, 2 p.m. AEDT.
If you’re an Indian fan, you can catch the fights live on Sony Ten 2 (English) and Sony Ten 3 (Hindi). The UFC 259 main card will commence at 8:30 AM IST on March 7, 2021. You can catch the bouts on your smartphone through the Sony LIV app if you have a premium subscription. A monthly premium subscription to Sony LIV costs ₹299, and a yearly subscription costs ₹999.
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