Streaming this Weekend: Wilder vs Fury 2, UFC Auckland, Bellator and more

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As streaming services continue to take over the combat sports industry, there are more and more events being broadcast on platforms like ESPN+, UFC Fight Pass, DAZN and YouTube.

BJPENN.Com’s Streaming this Weekend series keeps fans up to date on the best combat sports action across the industry’s major streaming platforms.

With so much happening this weekend, here’s a day-by-day breakdown of what’s coming:

Friday, February 21:

  • Bellator 239: Headlined by a welterweight matchup of Ed Ruth vs Yaroslav Amosov, this card features plenty of exciting matchups. The lineup includes: Brandon Girtz vs Myles Jury, Tyrell Fortune vs Timothy Johnson, and Chris Lencioni vs Salim Mukhidinov. The main card will begin at 9pm ET and be streamed on DAZN.
  • LFA 82: The light heavyweight title is on the line in the main event as Alex Polizzi takes on Jamal Pogues. The co-main event will be a featherweight fight between Nate Togbah (7-1) vs Jake Childers (7-0), and also on this event, Factory X’s Pauline Macias takes on Dana Grau. The main card will begin at 9pm EST and will be streamed on UFC Fight Pass
  • Eternal MMA 50: Following LFA, Eternal will hit UFC Fight Pass. There will be no titles on the line in this event, but it will showcase some of the young talent in New Zealand and Australia. Eternal MMA 50 takes place at 12am EST following LFA.

Saturday, February 22: 

  • Bellator Dublin: The main event of Bellator Dublin will be a women’s featherweight fight between Leah McCourt and Judith Ruis. The co-main event will see former lightweight champion Brent Primus take on Chris Bungard. Other notable names fighting on the card: Aaron Chalmers, Kiefer Crosbie, Bec Rawlings, and Ricky Bandejas. The action will begin at 11am ET on DAZN
  • Foster vs Ried 2: The super-bantamweight title is on the line for Queensberry Promotions as Brad Foster and Lucien Reid rematch from their first fight back in September which ended in a draw. This event will take place at 2:30pm ET on ESPN+
  • UFC Auckland: Felder vs Hooker will be available on ESPN+ in the United States and on UFC Fight Pass in other countries. The main event will feature an important lightweight scrap between top-contenders Dan Hooker and Paul Felder. The co-main event will be between rising light heavyweights Jimmy Crute and Michal Oleksiejczuk. The action will begin at 4:00pm EST on ESPN+
  • Wilder vs Fury 2: Boxing’s biggest rematch in years is finally here and fight fans will have their options when choosing how to watch it. This epic heavyweight showdown will be available on ESPN+ and FOX Sports PPV. The action will begin at 5pm ET with the prelims being shown on ESPN+.

Sunday, February 23

  • Submission Underground 11: SUG 11 will have a main event of Craig Jones vs. Nick Rodriguez, and the co-main event will feature UFC veterans Al Iaquinta taking on Mike Perry. The action begins at 6pm ET and will stream on UFC Fight Pass.

These are the top events on the industry’s biggest streaming services this week.

What will you be watching?

This article first appeared on on 2/20/2020.   

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