How to watch UFC 273 Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie live in Australia
Australia's UFC Featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski will put his title on the line this week when he takes on the pocket rocket Korean Zombie.
New South Welshman Alexander Volkanovski enters this fight with a 23-1 record, with 11 victories by knockout. This is his third quest to defend his title having claimed it over Max Holloway in 2019, before defending it against the same fighter in 2020.
He defended it a second time against Brian Ortega in UFC 266 last year.
Jung Chan-sung, otherwise known as the Korean Zombie, is a former kickboxer who has won 17 of his 23 UFC fights. He is also a blackbelt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
When is UFC 273 Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie in Australia?
This card gets underway on Sunday 10 April with the main card getting underway at 12pm AEST at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
The preliminary cards will begin at 10am AEST.
How to watch UFC 273 Volkanovski vs the Korean Zombie in Australia
There are a range of viewing options for UFC 273. ESPN is showing the preliminary card which means you can watch with a regular subscription on any of Foxtel, Kayo Sports, Foxtel Now, Fetch TV and UFC Fight Pass.
However, if you're after the main card of UFC 273 that features the Volkanovski while the main card is only available via pay-per-view. Your options for that are Main Event on Kayo, Foxtel IQ, UFC Fight Pass, Fetch TV and PlaySation.
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How to watch UFC 273 Volkanovski vs the Korean Zombie preliminary card
Live stream UFC 273 prelims via Kayo Sports
Kayo has more than 50 sports for you to choose from, including access to every single UFC Fight Night. You can get a Basic subscription to Kayo for $25 a month which allows you to watch on 2 screens. For $35 a month a Premium subscription gives you 3 screens.
Kayo offers a 14-day free trial so you can see if Kayo is right for you.
It boasts a range of features and is compatible with iOS and Android devices, PCs, Mac, Android TV, Telstra TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV (2018 model or later), Chromecast and AirPlay. You can check out our full Kayo review for more information.
How to watch UFC 273 with Main Event
If you have a Foxtel subscription, UFC 273 will set you back $54.95. You can place an order via the Main Event website, using the My Foxtel app, your Foxtel remote or over the phone. You can also order the fight if you have Optus TV featuring Foxtel, only over the phone. Ordering through a phone agent will incur an additional $2 booking fee.
New, returning or existing Kayo Sports customers have an opportunity to secure this massive fight directly through Main Event. Using the link mainevent.kayosports.com.au, you can sign up and watch it through your usual Kayo platform. All the information you need about getting Main Event on Kayo can be found here.
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Watch Volkanovski vs Korean Zombie on UFC Fight Pass
The UFC's official website is another option for watching the fight. It will cost you $54.95 through UFC Fight Pass. You can also sign up to Fight Pass for $10.99 a 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.
How to watch Volkanovski vs the Korean Zombie on PlayStation
If you have a PlayStation 4 or PS5 console, look for Live Events in the PS Store. Once you have purchased the fight you can watch it through the "videos" menu. It is $54.95 or discounted to $49.95 for PlayStation Plus members.
How to watch UFC 273 with Fetch TV
Volkanovski vs the Korean Zombie will also cost you $54.95 with Fetch TV. Using your Fetch box, go to "manage" and then "subscriptions". Once you have made the purchase you can watch it on TV or your mobile with the Fetch app.
UFC 273 Volkanovski vs the Korean Zombie full card
- UFC Featherweight Title: Alexander Volkanovski (c) vs "the Korean Zombie" Jung Chan-sung
- UFC Bantamweight Title: Aljamain Sterling (c) vs Petr Yan
- Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev – welterweights
- Mackenzie Dern vs Tecia Torres –strawweights
- Kelvin Gastelum vs Nassourdine Imavov – middleweights
- Irene Aldana vs Aspen Ladd – bantamweights
- Ian Garry vs Darian Weeks – welterweights
- Dricus du Plessis vs Chris Curtis – middleweights
- Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Marcin Tybura – heavyweights
- Albert Duraev vs Anthony Hernandez – middleweights
- Mickey Gall vs Mike Malott – welterweights
- Gavin Tucker vs Pat Sabatini – featherweights
- Julio Arce vs Daniel Santos – bantamweights
- Mark Madsen vs Vinc Pichel – lightweights
- Piera Rodriguez vs Kay Hansen – strawweights
Who will win UFC 273 Volkanovski vs the Korean Zombie?
Looking at this fight, we can focus on striking as there is a huge discrepancy in the numbers.
Volkanovski lands 6.42 strikes per minute on average compared to 4.07 for Jung.
Volkanovski has landed 603 strikes in his last 4 fights compared to 216 for Jung.
Conversely Jung has a good record with takedowns and submissions. If Volkanovski turns this into a striking contest you'd sense he'd overpower Jung. We feel it might turn out exactly like that with a commanding victory.
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