News 21 January 2021


Subscribers across MENA can now enjoy UFC live events as well as an extensive Video-on-demand (VOD) Library on STARZPLAY and AD fight channel on Etisalat e-lifeTV


Abu Dhabi Media has announced the live broadcasting of the highly anticipated rematch between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, on the "UFC Arabia" application, the first Arabic language UFC application in the Middle East and North Africa.  

The action is scheduled to take place on January 24 at the Etihad Arena, in Abu Dhabi at 3:30AM UAE time (11:30PM GMT Time).

UFC 257: POIRIER vs McGREGOR 2 will also be aired live on STARZPLAY, the region’s fastest-growing subscription video on-demand service, and AD fight channel, the first Combat Sports channel in the region on Etisalat e-Life TV on channel 705.

The announcement comes after Abu Dhabi Media’s recent partnership with STARZPLAY to live-stream UFC events across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). As part of the partnership, STARZPLAY subscribers will have access to all UFC Live events as well as an extensive VOD content library of previous fights, shows, interviews, and special content such as Dana White’s Contender Series. UFC Arabia is available on STARZPLAY for just AED/SAR 18.99 (4.99$), in addition to existing subscription packages.

The UFC Arabia application is also downloadable through all major online stores, such as Apple Store and Google Play, and is available on web, smart phone, smart TVs, and tablets. The app allows fans to track real-time updates of all UFC events and live-stream fights, anytime, anywhere, enabling them to switch from English to Arabic with ease.

UFC Arabia subscription is available for a fee of 18.99 AED / month in UAE and 18.99 SAR/month in KSA, while, annual subscription will be offered at AED 189.99 / year in UAE and SAR 189.99 / year in KSA. The service is available in the following countries at a fee of US$4.99 /month or US$ 49.99 / year: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Live-stream of events will be provided for subscribers only within the countries specified in the Territory list.


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