Cheapest ways to watch UFC 264 Poirier vs McGregor 3 in Australia

Posted: 9 July 2021 6:20 pm
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Irish superstar Conor McGregor and American rival Dustin Poirier are ready to square off again at UFC 264.

Here it is, the third and surely final instalment in the epic match-up of UFC standouts, Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier.

"The Notorious" claimed the first battle on his way to global superstardom way back in 2014, with "Diamond" Poirier squaring the ledger less than 6 months ago at UFC 257. Now the bragging rights, prize money and enhanced reputation in the Octagon await one of these men.

So what is your best option for tuning in? As we all know, pay-per-view events aren't cheap. Here are the ways to access UFC 264, which gets underway at 10am AEST on Sunday 11 July. It's also worth noting that with all of these options, you only get access to one stream, there are no opportunities to share a sign-up.

Stream McGregor vs Poirier on PlayStation - $49.95

The cheapest way to catch this trilogy event is via PlayStation 4. Using your PS4 console or your PlayStation 5 if you're lucky enough, look for Live Events in the PS Store. Once you have purchased the fight you can watch it through the "videos" menu. It costs $54.95, but that price is reduced to $49.95 for PlayStation Plus members.

Stream UFC 264 on Main Event via Kayo Sports

Last year, Main Event teamed up with Kayo Sports to give you a fresh option for catching a number of top-shelf PPV events.

Using this link, mainevent.kayosports.com.au, you can access UFC 264 regardless of whether you are a new, existing or even a returning Kayo customer.

You don't need to have an active account. This will cost you $54.95 and as a bonus, will give you access to Kayo from 11–15 July. Kayo has more than 50 sports for you to choose from and a bunch of unique special viewing features.

Stream McGregor vs Poirier 3 via Kayo Sports

Watch this trilogy fight live and in HD. No Kayo Sports account required. PPV costs $54.95.

If you are after more info about this huge trilogy fight, check out our full fight preview.

Watch Poirier vs McGregor 3 on Main Event - $54.95

This is the traditional way to access PPV events in Australia and will also cost you $54.95. If you are a Foxtel customer, you can place an order via the Main Event website, using your Foxtel remote, the My Foxtel app or over the phone.

You can also order the fight if you have Optus TV featuring Foxtel, over the phone only. Ordering through a phone agent is a little more expensive as this will incur an additional $2 booking fee.

Live stream UFC 264 on Fetch TV - $54.95

Fetch TV customers can also get their hands on this clash of Ireland vs USA. Again you can't avoid the $54.95 price tag with this option. Using your Fetch box, go to "manage" and then "subscriptions". Once you have made the purchase you can watch it on TV or on your mobile with the Fetch app.

Watch Poirier vs McGregor 3 on UFC Fight Pass - $54.95

You may also opt to join the UFC's own streaming platform or just buy this fight as a one-off event. Either way the PPV will cost you $54.95. You can also join UFC Fight Pass to get access to loads more MMA content. Subscriptions cost $10.99 per month or $104.99 for an annual pass.

Fight Pass is compatible with Apple TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV, iPad, iPhone and Android devices, Chromecast, Samsung smart TVs, Roku, LG smart TVs or on desktops and laptops.

Our verdict

Basically you are stuck paying $54.95 unless you decide to become a member of PlayStation Plus. You could also catch the fight if it is being shown at your local pub or club, provided you are not in lockdown in NSW.

We're pretty sure this fight and its undercard are going to be worth it, so the decision comes down to which platform you prefer or already have access to.

Keen to know about more upcoming UFC fights? Check out our full UFC schedule here. If you're still not sure who to stream with, we've got a Foxtel vs Kayo comparison so you can decide which one suits you best.

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