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Broadcast from Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 6, 2021, UFC 268’s main event pits Kamaru Usman against Colby Covington for the welterweight championship. Here’s how to stream it live at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.

How to Stream UFC 268 Live in the United States

The main card of UFC 268 will stream exclusively on ESPN+ in the United States. Subscribers to ESPN+ ($6.99 per month or $69.99 per year) or to the Disney Bundle (featuring Disney+, Hulu’s ad-supported tier, and ESPN+ for $13.99 per month) can order UFC 268 for an additional $69.99. New subscribers can get an annual subscription to ESPN+ along with the UFC 268 broadcast for $89.98.

The main event features a rematch between Usman and Covington, who last faced off in December 2019, when Usman held onto his title, which will once again be on the line. The secondary main event is a women’s strawweight title bout, with Rose Namajunas defending her title against Zhang Weili. The main card also includes a lightweight bout between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler, a featherweight bout between Shane Burgos and Billy Quarantillo, and a bantamweight bout between Frankie Edgar and Marlon Vera.

ESPN+ subscribers can also watch the preliminary bouts starting at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT, at no extra charge. The early preliminary bouts will stream on UFC Fight Pass ($9.99 per month or $95.99 per year) starting at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT.

Bypass Geographic Restrictions with a VPN

If you live outside the United States or are traveling, and you still want to access the ESPN+ or UFC Fight Pass broadcasts of UFC 268, the best plan is to use a VPN. That way you can bypass geographical restrictions and stream the fight on its designated platform.

ExpressVPN is our choice for the best overall VPN and the best for streaming. It’s a fast and easy-to-use way to watch UFC 268 wherever you’re located. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Download ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server located in the United States.
  3. Head to ESPN+ and purchase the main card broadcast, or sign in to your ESPN+ or UFC Fight Pass account to watch the preliminary bouts. You will need to supply a valid U.S. ZIP code.

ExpressVPN also offers a free trial, so if you aren’t satisfied with the service, you can cancel right after watching the fights.

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