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With heavy-hitting lightweight and strawweight championship fights, UFC 274 will likely be another exciting night of combat. The year’s fifth UFC event sees lightweight champion Charles Oliveira defending his title against Justin Gaethje, while Rose Namajunas will try to keep her strawweight belt from Carla Esparza.
If you’re looking to live stream UFC 274, read on: below is everything you need to know about UFC 274, including how to buy tickets and how to watch UFC 274 online.
When Is UFC 274? Date, Time, Location
UFC 274 is slated for tonight, Saturday, May 7 at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona.
Oliveira and Gaethje’s UFC 274 main card kicks off at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. UFC 274 prelims start at 8pm ET / 5pm PT, and early prelims begin at 6pm ET / 3pm PT.
UFC 274 Tickets: Pricing, Buy Online
If you’re in the Phoenix area on May 7, head to VividSeats.com and buy tickets to watch UFC 274 in person. The ticketing site — which always offers a Buyers’ Guarantee to ensure authenticity and ticket delivery (either digitally or by mail) before the event — is showing prices as low as $193, as of writing.
How to Watch UFC 274 Online: Where to Live Stream Oliveira vs. Gaethje
Anyone looking to live stream UFC 274 online will need to buy the UFC 274 pay-per-view stream and get an ESPN+ membership. The ESPN-owned streaming service now has exclusive rights to UFC live streams, making ESPN+ the only way to watch UFC 274 online (or on TV).
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How to Watch UFC 274 Online Free
Sadly, there is no way to watch UFC 274 for free, but you can live stream UFC 274 prelims for free online. With an ESPN+ subscription, you can watch UFC 274 prelims for free, and you can get UFC 274 highlights and post-fight analysis for free as well. If you want to watch the main card, however, you’ll need to get an ESPN+ subscription and the UFC 274 PPV stream above.
How to Watch UFC 274 on TV
UFC is no longer broadcasting on cable TV, making ESPN+ the only way to stream UFC 274 live. But once you get an ESPN+ subscription with the UFC 274 PPV stream, you can stream the ESPN+ app on any smart TV, including Roku, Fire Stick, or a Smart TV, as well as your laptop, tablet, or smartphone if you need to live stream UFC 274 on the go.
UFC 274 Fight Card, Odds
The odds are close for UFC 274. As of writing, Caesars Sportsbook has Oliveira as the slight favorite with money line odds of -170, and Gaethje with +150. Even Drake is getting in on the action, putting a $550,000 bet on Gaethje to win (and the rapper stands to make a big payday with a win too).
And it’s the same story with Namajunas vs. Esparza: Caesars has Esparza as the underdog with +180 and Namajunas as the favorite with -210.
Both title fights have UFC fans counting the hours till Saturday’s event. Oliveira has racked up a record-breaking 15 submissions over his UFC career, knocking out Chandler to take the belt last year and retaining it by choking-out Dustin Poirier in December. But Gaethje has a fantastic record and ferocious power that could be enough to take Oliveira’s belt.
The strawweight fight between Namajunas and Esparza, meantime, re-ignites a competition that started eight years ago after the two clashed in The Ultimate Fighter. Esparza won that fight, but Namajunas has gone on to become the reigning champ after defeating some of the division’s best fighters. Like Oliveira vs. Gaethje, this is a hard one to call.
Other than the two title fights, there’s still more than enough excitement happening in the UFC 274 prelims. Michael Chandler is set to duke it out with Tony Ferguson, Ryan Bader is taking on Cheick Kongo, and Macy Chiasson will face Norma Dumont, among other matchups.