When And Where To Watch UFC 264: Date, Timing And Other Details

Published 06/28/2021, 11:34 AM EDT


UFC 264 event will take place on July 10, 2021, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, United States. It will be the fourth event this year to feature a live crowd after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A blockbuster trilogy bout between Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier will headline the event. Both the lightweight mavericks are tied at one piece of win each and either would be desperate to claim the bragging rights.

In the co-main event, former welterweight title contender Gilbert Burns will clash against the high-flying karate specialist Stephen Thompson. This fight is touted as the championship eliminator clash.

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 23: (L-R) Conor McGregor of Ireland punches Dustin Poirier in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

The main card will also feature a heavyweight clash between Tai Tuivasa and Greg Hardy. In the women’s main card draw, a highly anticipated bantamweight clash between Irene Aldana and Yana Kunitskaya will take place.

With a fast-rising bantamweight star, Sean O’Malley looking to continue his winning momentum against Louis Smolka.

UFC 264: Date, timing, and live stream for the USA

For the viewers in the USA, the early prelims will start around 06:15 p.m EDT (3:15 p.m PDT) on July 10, with the prelims starting around 08:00 p.m EDT and 5 p.m PDT. People can expect the main card to start around 10 p.m EDT and 7 p.m PDT.

The viewers can expect to see Poirier and McGregor making their way to the ring around 12:15 (depending on the duration of other fights).

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The viewers in the USA and Canada can watch the live event through ESPN+. The PPV price for UFC 264 for ESPN+ subscribers is $69.99. While the new subscribers have the option of buying an annual ESPN+ subscription and the fights for $89.98.

Event timing and streaming for countries outside the US

Global viewers will need a subscription to watch the event on UFC Fight Pass. The monthly subscription is $9.99, and the annual subscription is $95.99. Viewers can access this from the promotion’s website.

In the UK, the main event will take place on Sunday, July 11, 2021. People can watch the prelims live from 01:00 a.m. GMT on Sunday and the main card at 3 a.m. GMT on Sunday, July 11, 2021. The event will be live-streamed on BT Sport 1 TV channel and BT Sport’s website and app for subscribers.

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Because of the time difference and zones of various users, the event timings will also vary accordingly. For users in Australia, the prelims will start around 10:00 a.m on July 11, 2021. The main card will start around 12 noon on the same date.

They can watch the event live on Foxtel. The viewers can even order it from their PlayStation or using the UFC app on their Xbox.

For viewers in India, the prelims will start around 05:30 a.m in the morning with the main card beginning somewhere around 07:30 a.m on July 11, 2021.

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Akshyay Mahapatra is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He wished to combine his passion for the UFC (that he has been following since 2008) as well as his love for writing. This motivated him to enter the world of combat sports journalism.

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