UFC 258 will be headlined by the first title fight of 2021 as former teammates square off for welterweight gold.
Kamaru Usman will look to defend his 170-pound title for the third time when he faces his former teammate at American Top Team in the No. 2-ranked Gilbert Burns at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Usman (17-1) has yet to taste defeat during his tenure in the UFC that started in 2015 when he won The Ultimate Fighter 21. He became champion when he dominated Tyron Woodley in 2019 and has defended his title against rivals Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal.
There may not be bad blood between Usman and Burns, but the Brazilian has been riding a winning streak of his own as a winner of six straight and four in a row after returning to the welterweight division in 2019. Burns has earned victories over Woodley, Demian Maia and Gunnar Nelson to put himself in a position to challenge for UFC gold.
Here’s everything you need to know about watching the UFC 258 event including price and how to live stream Kamaru Usman vs. GIlbert Burns.
UFC 258 PPV price: How much does Usman vs. Burns cost?
The early prelims and preliminaries UFC 258 are free to watch on ESPN+ for those who are already subscribed to the streaming service. The pay-per-view portion (i.e., the main card) can be purchased for $69.99.
New subscribers can pay a bundle price of $89.98, which includes the fight and an annual subscription to ESPN+.
Click here to learn about the different pricing and bundling options with the ESPN+ platform.
What TV channel is UFC 258 on?
Viewing options will be split into three parts for UFC 258:
In Canada, the main card pay-per-view is available on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus, Eastlink, and UFC PPV on UFC Fight Pass. The prelims are available on TSN.
What time does Usman vs. Burns start?
Usman vs. Burns will be the last of 11 fights at UFC 258. The main card — which includes four fights before the main event — is expected to start at 10 p.m. With that, it’s likely Usman and Burns won’t get to their title bout until midnight or later.
UFC 258 Fight Card
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