Chimaev against Diaz?  Here’s Why Every UFC Fan Needs ESPN+ – The Streamable

Chimaev against Diaz? Here’s Why Every UFC Fan Needs ESPN+ – The Streamable

Chimaev against Diaz?  Here’s Why Every UFC Fan Needs ESPN+ – The Streamable

On Saturday, Khamzat Chimaev (11-0), the No. 3 ranked welterweight and breakthrough fighter of the year 2020, will enter the octagon on ESPN+ Pay-Per-View to put his undefeated record on the line when he faces Nate Diaz. (20-13), the season 5 winner of “Ultimate Fighter”, who is fighting in the last game of his UFC contract.

For UFC 279, new ESPN+ subscribers can get UFC 279 on the ESPN+ annual subscription for just $124.99, a $50 savings over the regular price of $174.99. Don’t miss a second of UFC 279 with an ESPN+ subscription.

How UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz . to watch

Existing ESPN+ subscribers can purchase the PPV for just $74.99. If you don’t already have ESPN+, you can get the fight plus a year of ESPN+ for just $124.99, which is 30% off the regular price.

About UFC 279: Chimaev vs. diaz

Khamzat Chimaev is one of the fastest rising stars in the UFC, winning 10 of his last 11 fights by knockout or submission; he also holds the record for fastest consecutive wins in the modern UFC era with two wins in just 10 days. This will be Chimaev’s first PPV main event and his sixth UFC bout. He comes from a decision win over former title challenger Gilbert Burns at UFC 273.

His match against Nate Diaz will put him in the spotlight with his most famous opponent to date. Although Diaz has lost three of his last four fights, he remains one of the most popular fighters in MMA. He has 11 wins by submission and is best known for being the first fighter in the UFC to defeat Conor McGregor.

As of now, this is Nate Diaz’s last fight of his UFC contract, which first appeared in 2007. Will he be able to go out with one last win like he did over Anthony Pettis, Cowboy Cerrone and Jim Miller?

If Chimaev wins, he could finally line up for a title fight against welterweight champion Leon Edwards after stunning former champion, Kamaru Usman, with a fifth-round knockout at UFC 278.

Watch the teaser for UFC 279:

UFC 279 Fight Card

card subject to change

Main map

Position on map Fighter Division
head Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz welterweight
bottom card Li Jingliang vs. Tony Ferguson welterweight
bottom card Kevin Holland vs. Daniel Rodriguez Catch weight (180 lb)
bottom card Irene Aldana v Macy Chiasson Women’s Bantamweight
bottom card Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cuzelaba Light Heavyweight

Preliminary rounds

Position on map Fighter Division
head Hakeem Dawodu vs. Julian Erosa featherweight
bottom card Jailton Almeida vs. Anton Turkalj Catch weight (220 lb)
bottom card Denis Tiuliulin vs. Jamie Pickett middleweight
bottom card Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett Heavyweight

early preliminaries

Position on map Fighter Division
head Norma Dumont vs. Danyelle Wolf Featherweight ladies
bottom card Chad Anheliger vs. Alateng Heili bantamweight
bottom card Melissa Martinez vs Elise Reed Women’s Straw Weight
bottom card Darian Weeks vs. Yohan Lainesse welterweight

Why you need ESPN+ if you’re a UFC fan?

Since the UFC has partnered with ESPN+, the global leader in sports streamers has become a must-have service for all MMA fans. Not only are the promotion’s main events available via ESPN+ Pay-Per-View, but the platform is also home to “Dana White’s Contender Series”, “The Ultimate Fighter”, “UFC Live”, “UFC Embedded”, ” DC & RC,” and a host of other original UFC-focused content.

The service also has an extensive archive of UFC’s earliest events dating back to UFC 1, highlights from recent maps, a library of title fights, past PPVs and more – all of which can be viewed on-demand on ESPN+.

Whether it’s the biggest events in the sport, the best behind-the-scenes content, or original programs you can’t miss, ESPN+ has become the go-to outlet for all things Ultimate Fighting. The streamer is invaluable to UFC fans all year round, but especially on Saturdays for UFC 279.

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