Las Vegas will play host to a thrilling night of MMA at UFC 255 on Saturday, when Brazilian powerhouse Deiveson Figueiredo defends his flyweight title against Alex Perez. The co-featured bout sees Valentina Shevchenko defend her crown against Brazil's Jennifer Maia. Scotland's Paul Craig will be in action against 'Shogun' Rua, too. Follow our guide below on how to watch a Figueiredo vs Perez UFC 255 live stream.
Those living in Italy, Spain or Germany can watch UFC 255 live and free using DAZN's 30-day trial. Going to be abroad? You can use a VPN to safely access your preferred streaming service from anywhere. Here is a full list of UFC broadcasters covering the rest of the world.
UFC 255 returns to Sin City this weekend as former hairdresser and sushi chef Deiveson Figueiredo (19-1) defends his flyweight title for the first time. Figueiredo – now better known to fans as "The God of War" – will take on American fighter Alex Perez in what should be the highlight of UFC 255.
The prelims will get underway about 1am GMT. The main card starts around 3am GMT, with Figueiredo vs Perez expected around 5am GMT.
Figueiredo has reigned supreme this year, having twice defeated top UFC fighter Joseph Benavidez. The 32-year-old will be looking to finish the year – and his opponent – in style. If things go his way, he's nailed-on to win Fighter of the Year.
Alex Perez is no pushover, mind. The ferocious Californian (23-5) has proven he's a class act, taking out Jussier Formiga with a TKO last time out.
And before Figueiredo and Perez take to the Octagon, there's the co-main event to look forward to. No-nonsense women's champion Valentina "The Bullet" Shevchenko will face off against Jennifer Maia in defence of her flyweight crown.
Read on to find a UFC 255 live stream and watch the MMA from anywhere in the world.
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How to watch UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez for free
If you're lucky enough to live in Italy, Spain or Germany, you can watch UFC 255 live and free.
How? DAZN has the rights to broadcast UFC255 live in Italy, Germany and Spain. Subscription to the sports streaming service costs around $20 per month but new users enjoy a FREE 30-day trial. Good to know, right?
Figueiredo vs. Perez free live stream with DAZN 1 month trial
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DAZN doesn't have the rights to stream UFC 255 outside of Italy, Spain and Germany. So if you're going to be abroad this weekend, you'll need to use a VPN. That way, you can access your DAZN account as if you were at home.
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UFC 255 live stream anywhere in the world using a VPN
Even if you have subscribed to the relevant rights holders, you won't be able to access these streaming services when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, such that the servers and services you’re accessing aren’t aware of what you’re doing. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.
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Once you’ve made your choice, all you need to do is sign in to your VPN service through whichever device you’d like to use to watch the fight, and pick a server which is based in the country whose content you’d like to access. Then navigate to the relevant video streaming service and you’re in.
US: UFC 255 live stream – Figueiredo vs Perez
ESPN+ has the exclusive rights to broadcast UFC 255 in the States. Existing subscribers can watch the prelims for free but the main card will be a pay-per-view affair. It's a one-off fee of $64.99 – ouch!
New subscribers to ESPN+ get a far better deal. They can get a discount bundle that includes a year's ESPN+ subscription (worth $49.99) plus this weekend's main card for a total of only $84.99.
UK: UFC 255 live stream – Figueiredo vs. Perez
Good news: UFC 255 is NOT a pay-per-view event in the UK! That means you won't have to shell out any extra cash.
BT Sport customers can download the BT Sport app on PS4, Xbox, Apple TV, NOW TV and Samsung Smart TVs (2015 models onwards).
The coverage starts around 1am Sunday morning. The main cards start at 3am and the big fight is expected at 5am. Don't fancy staying up? The entire card will be available, spoiler-free, right after the event on the BT Sport app.
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package includes the NOW TV Sky Sports Pass (RRP £33.99 per month) and all BT Sport channels.
Existing BT customers can upgrade to the sport channels for as little as £10 per month.
Sky TV users can also add BT Sport to their existing package from £30 a month, but that will not include any 4K viewing. It's also worth looking out for bundled Sky Sports and BT Sport deals.
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The other option is to buy a UFC Fight Pass. If you want to stream the main card live, you'll need the annual pass, which costs £72 and includes over 1,000 hours of live combat sports.
Prefer to listen to the commentary? Full radio commentary for the event will be live on talkSPORT 2.
Australia: UFC 255 live stream – Figueiredo vs. Perez
If you want to watch UFC 255 in Australia, you'll need to pay-per-view via Foxtel Main Event.
It'll cost AU$54.95. Live coverage starts at 2pm AEST on Sunday 22nd November ut you can watch the replay whenever suits.
UFC 255 fight card
Deiveson Figueiredo vs Alex Perez
Valentina Shevchenko vs Jennifer Maia
Mike Perry vs Tim Means
Katlyn Chookagian vs Cynthia Calvillo
Maurício Rua vs Paul Craig
Brandon Moreno vs Brandon Royval
Joaquin Buckley vs Jordan Wright
Antonina Shevchenko vs Ariane Lipski
Daniel Rodrigues vs Nicolas Dalby
Alan Jouban vs Jared Gooden
Kyle Daukaus vs Dustin Stoltzfus
Louis Cosce vs Sasha Palatnikov
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