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How to Stream and Watch UFC 253: Adesanya vs Costa

It will be a championship doubleheader on September 19, as UFC 253 features two of the biggest fights of the year. In the main event, a score will be settled at 185 pounds when UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya puts his belt on the line against explosive Brazilian contender Paulo Costa. These two rivals sport a combined 32-0 record, and with the bad blood boiling, fireworks are expected for five rounds or less. Plus, Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz battle it out for the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship in a highly anticipated co-main event showdown.

How to Stream UFC 253: Adesanya vs Costa

UFC 253 Fight Card: 

  • Main Event: Israel Adesanya vs Paulo Costa, middleweight championship
  • Co-main: Dominick Reyes vs Jan Blachowicz, light heavyweight championship
  • Kai Kara France vs Brandon Royval
  • Ketlen Vieira vs Sijara Eubanks
  • Hakeem Dawodu vs Zubaira Tukhugov
  • Brad Riddell vs Alex da Silva
  • Diego Sanchez vs Jake Matthews
  • Shane Young vs Nate Landwehr
  • William Knight vs Aleksa Camur
  • Juan Espino  vs Jeff Hughes
  • Khadis Ibragimov vs Danilo Marques

When is UFC 253? 

United States

Main Card: 10pm/7pm ETPT on ESPN+

Prelims: 8pm/5pm ETPT on ESPN ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes

Early Prelims: 7pm/4pm on UFC FIGHT PASSESPN, ESPN+, and ESPN Deportes

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Africa

Main Card: 3am WAT (Sunday), 4am SAST (Sunday) on SuperSport Action and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 1am WAT (Sunday), 2am SAST (Sunday), on SuperSport Action and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12am WAT (Saturday), 1am SAST (Sunday), on UFC FIGHT PASS

Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, Cambodia, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, East Timor)

Main Card: 10am HKT (Sunday) on Fox Sports and Fox+ (Hong Kong & Singapore)

Prelims: 6am HKT (Sunday) on Fox Sports and Fox+ (Hong Kong & Singapore)

Australia

Main Card: 12pm/10am AEST/AWST (Sunday) on Main Event, Fetch TVUFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass 

Prelims: 10am/8am AEST/AWST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and ESPN

Early Prelims: 9am/7am AEST/AWST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Brazil

Main Card: 11pm BRT on Combate

Prelims: 8pm BRT on Combate

Early Prelims + Preshow: 8pm BRT on Combate.comSporTV 3, Facebook, and Combate

Canada 

Main Card: 10pm/7pm ETPT on BELLRogersShawSaskTel,  VideotronTelus,  Eastlink and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 8pm/5pm ETPT on TSN and RDS

Early Prelims: 7pm/4pm ETPT on TSN and UFC FIGHT PASS

Central and South America 

Main Card: 9pm 11pm ARG/12am UTC-5/-4/-3 on ESPN2 and ESPN Play

Prelims: 9pm ARG/10pm UTC-5/-4/-3n on ESPN2 and ESPN Play

Early Prelims: 7pm ARG/8pm UTC-5/-4/-3n on ESPN2 and ESPN Play

Denmark

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Finland

Main Card: 5am EEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 3am EEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 2am EEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

France

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Germany

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Iceland

Main Card: 2am GMT (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 12am GMT (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 11pm GMT (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Republic of Ireland

Main Card: 3am BST (Sunday) on BT Sport 1

Prelims: 1am BST (Sunday) on BT Sport 1 and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 12am BST (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

India

Main Card: 07:30am (IST) (Sunday) on Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3, and Sony LIV

Italy

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Japan

Main Card: 11am JPT (Sunday) on WOWOW and UFC FIGHT PASS

Prelims: 9am JPT (Sunday) on WOWOW and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 8am JPT (Sunday) on WOWOW and UFC FIGHT PASS

MENA

Main Card: 6am GST (Sunday) on Abu Dhabi Sports 2, Abu Dhabi Sports 4, and UFC Arabia

Prelims: 4am GST (Sunday) on Abu Dhabi Sports 2, Abu Dhabi Sports 4, and UFC Arabia

Early Prelims: 3am GST (Sunday) on UFC Arabia

Mexico

Main Card: 9pm MEX on Fox Sports

Prelims: 7pm MEX Fox Sports and UFC Fight Pass

Early Prelims: 6pm MEX on UFC Fight Pass

Netherlands

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Kijk and SBS9

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST on UFC FIGHT PASS

New Zealand

Main Card: 2pm NZST (Sunday) on SKY Arena and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 12pm NZST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS, ESPNand PRIME

Early Prelims: 11am NZST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Norway

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Pakistan

Main Card: 7am (PST) (Sunday) on Ten Sports

Poland

Main Card: 4am CEST on Polsat Sport and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Russia

Main Card: 5am MSK (Sunday) on Wink, More.TVTricolor, and UFC FIGHT PASS

Prelims: 3am MSK (Sunday) on Wink, More.TVTricolor  and UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 2am MSK (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

South Korea

Main Card: 11am KST (Sunday) on SPOTV

Prelims: 10am KST (Sunday) on SPOTV

Early Prelims: 8am KST (Sunday) on SPOTV

Spain

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and  UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on DAZN and  UFC FIGHT PASS

Sweden

Main Card: 4am CEST (Sunday) on Viaplay

Prelims: 2am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

Early Prelims: 1am CEST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

United Kingdom

Main Card: 3am BST (Sunday) on BT Sport 1

Prelims: 1am BST (Sunday) on UFC FIGHT PASS and BT Sport 1

Early Prelims: 12am BST (Saturday) on UFC FIGHT PASS

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