Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Australia for the first time since 2019. The UFC 284 main event will feature a high-voltage bout as the lightweight title is on the line. UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev will defend his title against UFC featherweight champion and hometown hero Alex Volkanovski. The event will take place on Saturday (Sunday in Australia), February 11, 2023, inside RAC Arena in Perth, Australia. This article will guide you on how to watch UFC 284 live stream from anywhere, and the date, main event start time, fight card, and more.
UFC 284 Main Event: Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski
UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev‘s (23-1, 4 KOs) title will be on the line tonight when he faces the UFC featherweight champion and hometown hero, Alexander Volkanovski (25-1, 12 KOs).
In UFC 280, in October 2022, Islam Makhachev beat Charles Oliveira via submission to win the vacant UFC lightweight title. The 31-year-old Russian will defend his title for the first time tonight.
Makhachev is on an 11-fight winning streak. He is currently the #2 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
The UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is on a 22-fight winning streak. He never lost in the UFC. “The Great” defeated Max Holloway via a unanimous decision to clinch the UFC featherweight title, in UFC 245, in 2019. He has defended his belt four times since then, against Brian Ortega, Jung-chan Sung, and Max Holloway twice.
The 34-year-old Aussie is currently the #1 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
UFC 284: Date, Time, and Venue
- Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023 (Sunday in Australia)
- Time: 10 pm ET / 3 am GMT / 11:00 am Perth Time
- Main Event Cagewalks (approx): 1 am ET / 6 am GMT
- Venue: RAC Arena in Perth, Australia
UFC 284 event will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, on Sunday in Australia. The event will take place inside the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia.
The main card is set to go underway at 10:00 pm ET, which is 3:00 am GMT and 11:00 am local time in Perth.
The main event cagewalks will start approximately at 1:00 am ET, depending on how long the undercards go.
UFC 284 Fight Card
The UFC 284 will feature an electrifying main event between two champions, Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski. Moreover, Yair Rodriguez will lock horns with Josh Emmett in a featherweight co-main event. Here’s the Islam Makhachev vs Alexander Volkanovski full fight card.
- Islam Makhachev vs. Alexander Volkanovski; For Makhachev’s UFC Lightweight title
- Yair Rodriguez vs. Josh Emmett; For the interim UFC Featherweight title
- Jack Della Maddalena vs. Randy Brown; Welterweight
- Justin Tafa vs. Parker Porter; Heavyweight
- Jimmy Crute vs. Alonzo Menifield; Light heavyweight
- Tyson Pedro vs. Modestas Bukauskas; Light heavyweight
- Joshua Culibao vs. Melsik Baghdasaryan; Featherweight
- Shannon Ross vs. Kleydson Rodrigues; Flyweight
- Jamie Mullarkey vs. Francisco Prado; Lightweight
- Jack Jenkins vs. Don Shainis; Featherweight
- Loma Lookboonmee vs. Elise Reed; Women’s strawweight
- Shane Young vs. Blake Bilder; Featherweight
- Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Elves Brenner; Lightweight
How to Watch UFC 284 Live Stream
The UFC 284 pay-per-view event will take place inside the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia, where 15k people can enjoy the event from the arena live. However, you can watch the event’s live coverage from your home in several ways. Here’s where you can watch UFC 284 live stream.
- U.S.: ESPN, ESPN+ PPV
- UK: BT Sport
- Australia: Main-Event Channel (Foxtel)
- Germany: DAZN
- Italy: DAZN
- Portugal: Sport TV
- Mexico: TV Azteca
- India: Sony Ten, Sony Ten 2, Sony LIV app
- UFC Fight Pass
In the United States, fight fans can enjoy the UFC 284 main card live stream via ESPN+ pay-per-view. To get access to the live coverage, fans need to pay the PPV price.
For current ESPN+ subscribers, the PPV will cost $79.99, and for new subscribers, it will cost $124.98. The main card coverage will start at 10:00 pm ET on Saturday.
BT Sport will provide live coverage of Islam Makhachev vs. Alex Volkanovski in the United Kingdom. Moreover, the PPV will also be available on the BT Sport app. The coverage will start at 1:00 am GMT.
In Australia, fans can tune in to Main-Event Channel (Foxtel) to watch the event.
Indian fans can watch UFC 284 live for free. Sony Ten and Sony Ten 2 will provide live coverage for free on TV. Moreover, fans can watch the live stream for free on the Sony LIV app. However, you need to buy a subscription to access the app.
Sony Liv subscription plan is priced at Rs 999 for 12 months. The per-month plan is priced at Rs 299, and the 6-monthly plan comes at Rs 699.