UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie – Start Time, live stream, fight card, how to watch on ESPN+ PPV
UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie will be a ppv fight exclusive to ESPN+. The main fight card starts at 10:00 p.m. ET with the preliminary bouts at 8:00 p.m. ET and early prelims at 6:00 p.m. ET.
In the main event, Chan Sung Jung (17-6-0) challenges Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski (23-1-0) after Max Holloway pulled out of the main event due to injury. Volkanovski is on a 20-fight win streak and has defended his title twice already.
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UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla., on Sat., April 9, 2022, with a world championship doubleheader that will see Featherweight champion, Alexander Volkanovski, defend his 145-pound title against No. 4-seeded contender, “Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. In UFC 273’s pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event, Bantamweight kingpin, Aljamain Sterling, will run it back with interim titleholder Petr Yan, who coughed up his belt to “Funk Master” one year ago thanks to an illegal knee. Undefeated Welterweight sensation, Khamzat Chimaev, will also be in action, looking to continue his eye-popping assault of the 170-pound ranks at the expense of No. 2-ranked division contender, Gilbert Burns. We’ll stockpile all the real-time UFC 273 updates, odds, start time, tickets, weigh ins, predictions, previews, video highlights, press conferences, winners, losers and much more from “The Sunshine State” right here before, during and well after the ESPN+-streamed live PPV show concludes.
The main card will air on ESPN Plus PPV:
Early prelims (6 p.m. ET) on UFC Fight Pass
- Alexey Oleynik vs. Jared Vanderaa (Heavyweight division)
- Anthony Hernandez vs. Josh Fremd (Middleweight division)
- Piera Rodriguez vs. Kay Hansen (Women’s Strawweight division)
- Julio Arce vs. Daniel Santos (Bantamweight division)
Prelims (8 p.m. ET) on ESPN Plus and ESPN
- Ian Garry vs. Darian Weeks (Welterweight division)
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Marcin Tybura (Heavyweight division)
- Aspen Ladd vs. Raquel Pennington (Women’s Bantamweight division)
- Mickey Gall vs. Mike Malott (Welterweight division)
Main Card (10 p.m. ET on ESPN Plus)
- Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs. Chan Sung Jung for the UFC Featherweight Championship
- Aljamain Sterling (c) vs. Petr Yan (ic) for the UFC Bantamweight Championship
- Gilbert Burns vs. Khamzat Chimaev (Welterweight division)
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Tecia Torres (Women’s Strawweight division)
- Vinc Pichel vs. Mark Madsen (Lightweight division)
How much does the event cost?
If you are subscribing to ESPN+ for the first time you can get deal for $89.98 that saves you $40 on a year of ESPN+ and the UFC 273 fight card. Buying the two separately would cost $129.98. Just go here and click Get Now under UFC 273 & ESPN+.
What is ESPN Plus?
ESPN Plus is a streaming service available from ESPN with a huge selection of live games from pro and college sports, including UFC, college football and basketball, international and Major League Soccer, MLB and more. It also has its own original TV series, and your subscription gets you access to exclusive content from ESPN Insider on ESPN.com.
How much does ESPN Plus cost?
$6.99 a month, or $69.99 a year. The subscription doesn’t include access to certain pay-per-view events, such as UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie. Those events cost extra, but are still exclusive to the ESPN+ service.
How to live stream UFC 273 in the US
You’re going to need ESPN Plus(opens in new tab) to watch UFC 273 live streams, because you’re not about to go without the main card, which starts at 10 p.m. ET, are you? The main prelim fights are on both ESPN and ESPN Plus, so those who haven’t subscribed to the latter yet can get a taste of it all for themselves, before forking out the cash.
Watch UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie in the UK and Australia
UFC 273 is another late-night affair for fight night fans in the UK — you’ll likely watch Volkanovski vs The Korean Zombie start at approximately 5 a.m. GMT (on Sunday morning) if you’re tuning in live. It’s live on BT Sport Box Office(opens in new tab), where it costs £19.95. Prelims are on UFC Fight Pass.
Watch UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie live streams in Canada
Our neighbors in the great white north will watch the early prelims on UFC Fight Pass, while the prelims are on TSN and RDS. UFC 273’s main card is available on various providers, including BELL and Rogers.