How to Watch UFC 257 on Apple TV
By Christine Margret 6 minutes
Both Poirier vs McGregor 2 will headline the UFC 257 event in the United States. The fight will be broadcasted on various streaming channels worldwide, but if you’re are one of those fans with an Apple TV at home, consider yourself lucky as this guide will explain to you the best way to watch Poirier vs McGregor 2 on Apple TV for free. Yes, you heard it right, we will tell you how to watch it for free. So, keep reading to prepare yourself to watch this exciting MMA matchup on your Apple TV from anywhere in the world.
How to Watch UFC 257 on Apple TV Online
Watching MMA fights live becomes easy when you have a streaming channel available in your region that is offering free streaming of sports events. However, most of the time this isn’t the case. So, if you’re unlucky in this aspect, then worry not because we know a streaming channel that will broadcast the fight for free, that is MatchTV. But in order to access this channel, you need a VPN because MatchTV is a Russian channel and geo-restricted outside Russia. Well most of them are. By using FastestVPN, you can watch Poirier vs McGregor 2 with MatchTV easily.
But wait there is one issue, MatchTV is only available through the web. MatchTV doesn’t offer an app for Apple TV, which means the only way to watch UFC on Apple TV, you will need another device to screen mirror the whole event on your Apple TV. This way you will be able to enjoy the fight on Apple TV. So to do all this first you need to get FastestVPN to be able to access the MatchTV on your mirroring device.
Here is what you need to do:
- Subscribe to FastestVPN
- Get FastestVPN app on any iPhone/iPad device
- Launch the VPN app and connect to the Russia server
- Now on our iOS device, swipe up from the home screen to open the control panel
- Click on AirPlay button and select your Apple TV device to connect
- Once your iOS device starts to appear on your Apple TV, launch Safari and visit https://matchtv.ru/on-air
- That’s it, now you can watch UFC on Apple TV for free, from anywhere
With FastestVPN you don’t have to buy costly subscriptions to watch the fight on Apple TV, you can do so by accessing MatchTV, which is a free streaming channel and only available in Russia, bypass geo-blocks, and watch UFC 257 on Apple TV from anywhere be it UK, US, Australia, Canada or anywhere else.
Broadcasting Channels for UFC 257 On Apple TV
The UFC 257 will be broadcasted on various streaming channels worldwide. To know which channel is going to broadcast the whole event in your country or region, see the list below:
|United Kingdom||Eurosport/BT Sports|
How to Watch UFC 257 on Apple TV at Cheap Rates
The Poirier vs McGregor 2 Pay-per-view is available for $64.99 in the US, which seems pretty expensive. However, there is one way you can buy the PPV on UFC at cheap rates, and that is by using a VPN to change your location to a country where the PPV is available for cheap. You don’t have to worry about your current location, you just need to connect with a VPN switch your country to a different country.
The cost of PPV varies from country to country, which means, even if PPV cost $64.99 in the US, it will cost less in countries in Europe or Asia. So, once you have a VPN in place, you can connect to a different server to virtually appear in another country, thus fooling the website to believe that you are connected from a different country than your actual location.
Singapore is the country where UFC 257 PPV can be purchased for less. So, if you want to buy PPV to watch UFC 257 on Apple TV, you will need to connect with a Singapore IP address. Fortunately, FastestVPN offers high-speed server in Singapore.
How to Purchase UFC 257 PPV and watch UFC on Apple TV (4th Generation and above)
As shown above, you can buy UFC 257 PPV at cheap rates and watch Poirier vs McGregor 2 on Apple TV without any trouble. So to do all this, you must first get FastestVPN on Apple TV and then you will be able to switch your location to Singapore and watch the whole UFC 257 event easily on your Apple TV instantly.
Here is what you need to do exactly:
- Get FastestVPN
- Set up FastestVPN on Router and use our Singapore IP as your IP location during configuration.
- Connect your Apple TV to the VPN-enabled router.
- Now all you need it to Download the UFC app for Apple TV from App Store and sign up
- Purchase the fight at cheap rates and Done
- Enjoy watching UFC 257 on Apple TV at cheap rates from anywhere
UFC fight date and time
As the fight gets near, fans are getting excited and pumped up to see both champions in action. For those who don’t when and where the fight will take place, here are some important details about the fight.
- Date: January 24, 2021
- Venue: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, UAE
- Broadcasters: UFC Fight Pass, Pay-Per-View (PPV), ESPN+
UFC 257 fighting card
UFC 257 will also bring a lot of other great fights that you shouldn’t miss. If you haven’t seen the full UFC 257 fight card yet, here the full preview:
|Lightweight||Dustin Poirier||vs.||Conor McGregor|
|Lightweight||Dan Hooker||vs.||Michael Chandler|
|Women’s Flyweight||Jessica Eye||vs.||Joanne Calderwood|
|Lightweight||Matt Frevola||vs.||Ottman Azaitar|
|Women’s Strawweight||Marina Rodriguez||vs.||Amanda Ribas|
Final Thoughts UFC 257 on Apple TV Online
So, there you have it, a comprehensive guide for Apple TV fans who don’t want to miss out on their mega-fight and are looking for ways to watch on Apple TV. The athletes are hungry for power and ready to get to the top of MMA. What will happen, we can only wait and hope to get the best MMA entertainment from the venue to your Apple TVs. MatchTV will give you free live coverage but you cannot get access to it since it is only available in Russia, or can you? Yes, you can, once you have FastestVPN configured on Apple TV, bypass geo-restrictions on MatchTV wouldn’t be an issue. Though you must follow our above guides to be able to watch the fight on your Apple TV successfully. Once you do that, you are ready to catch all the live action of UFC 257 from anywhere.