Conor McGregor is set to make his much awaited return to octagon when he headlines UFC 229 against Khabib Nurmagomedov for the title fight what will be one of the most anticipated UFC fights in recent history. Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena will host the UFC 229 and there will be 10 other fights on what looks to be a very loaded undercard which takes place on Saturday, 06 October 2018. The PPV is priced at around $64.99 and can be bought on official UFC site UFC.TV. Since it will be one of the biggest PPV event in UFC history number of international broadcasters have bought the rights in different territories around the world and we take a look how you can watch McGregor vs Khabib live online through official sources and save money at the same time.
McGregor vs Khabib TV Coverage Details: UFC 229 will be an PPV event and US viewers can purchase the PPV through their local cable providers or through UFC.TV. BT Sports continue to broadcast all UFC events in the UK until end of the 2018 and they will have live coverage of McGregor vs Khabib on their regular channels (most likely non-PPV) however yet to be confirmed. The undercard fights begin at around 07:00 pm ET / midnight uk time with the preliminary fights followed by number of undercard fights.
|DATE & TIME||Saturday, 06 October 2018. Coverage begins at 07:00 pm ET / midnight uk time.|
|US Coverage||US Viewers will have to fork out $64.99 to buy the UFC 229 PPV through their local cable providers or UFC.TV. The coverage begins with the prelimnary fights at 07:00 pm ET.|
|UK Coverage||BT Sports are likely to continue showing all UFC cards live in the UK on their regular channels (non-PPV but subscription required). However they have yet to confirm the Channel, time and what fights they will be showing.|
|Undercards||There are number of undercard fights including Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis, Ovince Saint Preux vs Dominick Reyes, Derrick Lewis vs Alexander Volkov, Michelle Waterson vs Felice Herrig and many others like Sean O’Malley vs Jose Alberto Quinonez|
|Main-Event||Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov (not before 23:00 ET)|
How To Watch McGregor vs Khabib Online:
We will have extended guide couple of days before the fight on how you can access UFC 229 live online through official sources without having to spend massive PPV rate. There are many channels around the world showing the fight live in different parts of the world but they are geoblocked. However there is a simple trick you can use by getting a VPN account (cost around $5 to $10 a month) which get you IP address in any of the countries showing the fight live and you can watch UFC 229 live on cheaper rates.
HOW TO WATCH MCGREGOR VS KHABIB LIVE ONLINE THROUGH OFFICIAL SOURCES
UFC.TV is the official broadcaster of UFC 229 McGregor vs Khabib fight in most of the countries around the world. UFC.TV will be broadcasting the fight live in the Philippines both on TV and through their online platform. Which is a good news for people around the world who can not afford to pay massive PPV fee in countries like US, Canada and Austrlian etc. UFC.TV monthly package costs around PHP$920 (approx $17 USD). But this UFC.TV online streaming package is geoblocked and only available to Philippines IP adress. However with the use of VPN you can bypass that and subscribe to UFC.TV Philippines and not only have access to McGregor vs Khabib but also all other UFC fights in next 30 days.
ExpressVPN (Recommended): All you need is to setup an VPN service which will allow you to bypass geoblock on UFC.TV in philippines from anywhere in the world. We recommend ExpressVPN which comes with smartplay tech enabling high speed streaming and we tested it during World Cup and it worked like a charm. Tip: You can currently get a 49% discount if you buy a 12 month package, which comes with 3 extra months free – an unbeatable deal letting you watch the games all season.
How it Works:
- Signup for an VPN for an VPN at ExpressVPN.
Dowload the ExpressVPN app on any supported device like PC/Mobile/Xbox/PS4 etc and Connect to a VPN server in the Philippines
- Once connected to the Philippines VPN server, just visit the UFC.TV network and subscribe to the PPV which only costs around PHP$920 or $17 USD instead of 65$ USD
- Once subscribed to UFC.TV you are good to go and watch the fight live through official source. From there you can change the VPN server to your closest location for super fast streaming.