On Saturday, September 7, UFC will premiere in the United Arab Emirates. In this eagerly anticipated fight to unify titles, Master Khabib Nurmagomedov joins Master Dustin Poirier. Here's how to watch the fight live.
How to follow the fight live in the US.
In the US, UFC 242 is exclusive to ESPN +, the ESPN streaming service. You'll need to sign up for ESPN + and then win the fight as a pay-per-view event.
Main Battle Report coverage begins at 2:00 pm Eastern Time (US), and preliminary rounds begin at 1
ESPN + usually costs $ 4.99 a month. However, you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. To see UFC 242 live, you'll have to spend another $ 60.
If you're new to ESPN +, you can buy UFC 242 PPV along with a one-year ESPN + $ 79.99 subscription.  Currently it is not possible to follow the fight live on cable TV or any other streaming service in the US. You can follow the preliminary rounds in the US (and the main card outside the US) via UFC's FIGHT PASS.
Are you having problems handling geographical limitations? Use a VPN
Whether you are traveling from your home country or living in a place where ridiculous restrictions exist, the solution to circumventing restrictions is always to use a VPN that looks like it would you come from another place. Our VPN picks are:
ExpressVPN: This VPN option is incredibly fast, easy to use and has very user-friendly clients for every platform. To track the fight:
- Download Express VPN.
- Connect to a server in the US if you want to use ESPN + or to a server that has UFC TV available if you want to watch TV that way.
- Go to ESPN + and buy the fight. You must provide a valid postal code.
StrongVPN: This VPN is not that easy to use, but it's very fast and can be used to work around restrictions, as it's not that widely known.  In general, the ability to work around limitations is to move the VPN server to another country that has access to the website you want to view. If it is still blocked, try another server. Both options offer free trials, so you do not have to pay for something that does not work for you.