How to watch UFC 248 on Android

UFC 247 on Android
UFC 247 on Android (Image credit: Android Central)

UFC 248 is this weekend, and MMA fans want to be able to see all of the action on every device they own. Android devices like the Samsung Galaxy S10 series are among the most popular all around the world. Here's a match fans are glad to see made. Here's how to watch UFC 248 on Android, featuring Adesanya vs. Romero in the ESPN app.

How to watch UFC 248 through ESPN+ on Android

  1. Install the ESPN app (opens in new tab) from the Google Play Store.
  2. Once the installation has been completed, open the app and review its requested permissions.
  3. Otherwise, you'll be prompted to sign up.
  4. If you're a new subscriber, you'll have the opportunity to sign up for a year of ESPN+, including the the event, at a discounted price (opens in new tab).
  5. Otherwise, you can purchase the rights to watch the event, either through the ESPN+ app or on the ESPN+ website (opens in new tab).
  6. Tune in at 10 PM EST on March 7 to watch the event!

How much does the UFC 248 pay-per-view cost?

You aren't going to be able to watch UFC 248 for free. It's a PPV event. In terms of payment, you have two options.

  • The event on its own costs $49.99.
  • New ESPN+ subscribers can purchase UFC 248 and a year of ESPN+ at a discounted cost of $84.98 (opens in new tab).
  • Existing subscribers can also upgrade to an annual subscription and purchase the event, provided they're on a monthly plan.

How to watch UFC 248 outside the U.S.

ESPN+ blocks UFC pay per view content outside the United States. That doesn't mean you have to miss out if you're outside America, though. You can use a VPN to move your internet traffic to the U.S. so you're allowed to watch it.

Note that if you're watching the game on your phone (or streaming it to a smart TV), all you need to do is install it on the device. If you want to watch the game via an app on an Android TV, however, it gets a bit more complicated — you'll need a router that supports internal VPNs. Our recommended VPN is below.