The UFC 169 live stream online and televised fight card arrives on Saturday, Feb. 1, just a day ahead of the major NFL game. The latest mixed martial arts will take place in Newark, New Jersey with Urijah Faber vs. Renan Barao for the UFC Bantamweight championship the main event. There’s also a UFC Featherweight title match on the card, in addition to several other high profile and prelim fights on the free TV, pay-per-view and live streaming UFC 169 fight card.
The Fan Sided website reported on Feb. 1 that there will be free live stream preliminary fights ahead of the televised prelims and main pay-per-view. These will feature three new fighters in the octagon with Magomedov, Martin and Umalatov, as well as three “Ultimate Fighter” veterans with Enz, Hester and Magny. Hester and Magny made it as far as the semifinals when they competed on the hit MMA show. Tonight they’ll get a chance to advance even further with victories. Viewers can watch the free live streaming fights on UFC Fight Pass, beginning at 6:30 p.m. EST. The UFC Fight Pass is available on a free trial basis for subscribers through Feb. 28, with a $9.99 charge starting per month after.
Beginning at 8 p.m. EST, it’s time for the free televised preliminary fights. There’s four total, and they’ll be shown on Fox Sports 1 for cable and satellite TV viewers. Featured in these bouts will be Makdessi vs. Patrick, Cariaso vs. Martinez, Catone vs. Watson and Iaquinta vs. Lee. The free televised live prelim fights will run for about two hours leading into the main show on pay-per-view. Viewers with DIRECTV can find FOX Sports 1 on channel 219 and those with DISH Network can find it on channel 150. Viewers with Cox Cable in Roanoke can find the prelims on channel 47.
The main event on pay-per-view starts at 10 p.m. EST and is available on cable or satellite PPV for order, or through various live stream sources including ROKU, PlayStation, Xbox, USTREAM, Yahoo! Sports, UFC.TV, YouTube and Samsung Apps, as well as Android or Apple mobile devices. The main event should last about 3-4 hours and will feature not only Faber vs. Barao for the Bantamweight title, but also Alistair Overeem vs. Frank Mir in a heavyweight fight with major implications for their careers. Also on the card, Jose Aldo defends the Featherweight title against Ricardo “The Bully” Lamas.
Viewers in the Roanoke area may also be able to head over to the local Hooters restaurant to see the pay-per-view shown live inside the establishment for patrons. It all begins at 6:30 p.m. EST for the free preliminary fights online, and then 10 p.m. EST for the UFC 169 live stream and TV pay-per-view.