Unfortunately, you won’t be able to watch UFC 252 in the BT Sport. Perhaps you haven’t known this yet; the BT spokesperson confirmed that BT company would end the relationship with the UFC on December 3rd. That means BT Sports will no longer broadcast the UFC events on the channel. The UFC 252 event happens on Saturday, 15 August, 2020. But you can still purchase the PPV through the service.
ESPN+ is a new sports streaming platform of ESPN that provides original content. It allows users to watch live or recorded events from their devices. The ESPN+ platform can only be used by people in The United States of America. ESPN+ can be used to watch every sporting activity from UFC fights, Football, Wrestling, among other sporting activities. ESPN+ not only streams live events but also showcases recorded events. To achieve these, you need to have a subscription which is renewed either $5 a month, $50 annually, or $13 a month with Hulu and Disney Plus. For new subscribers, the UFC pay-per-view event with an annual subscription for $85 and existing monthly subscribers can get $65 for each PPV event.
The upcoming UFC 252 fight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship bout between Miocic vs Cormier 3 showdown will take place at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, though the state the UFC has yet to officially declare because of the three-month shutdown of the coronavirus pandemic. The main card will be scheduled at 11:00 p.m. ET on Saturday for on August 15, 2020, and live stream on ESPN PPV. UFC 252 early prelims card starts at 6:30 p.m. ET and the preliminary card start time 8:00 p.m. ET.
The US viewers can watch the UFC 252 event through the usual channels including Fox Sports and ESPN. But these only open access to the preliminary fights. Purchasing the PPV package is a crucial thing to do to enjoy the main event. The matchups of the UFC 252 will be part of the Fight Pass library in roughly a month after the actual event. So, if you have the Fight Pass credentials, you will be able to watch all the replays in one month later. UFC Fight Pass also provide the preliminary fights for free. If you are the subscriber, you are in luck. You can also view some of the preliminary fights via FOX Sports GO digital streaming service. Keep in mind that the PPV is the only official way to watch UFC 252 Main event live.