UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs Waterson is a mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for May 8th, 2021. The event will be held at the Apex Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC practice facility has been used for a lot of televised events since COVID-19 started impacting the events. The main bout will be a UFC Women’s Flyweight match up between #6 ranked Marina Rodriguez and #9 ranked Michelle Waterson. The prelims will start at 5pm ESTs with the main card beginning at 8pm EST.
The ESPN+ streaming service is your best source for UFC events. Fans of UFC Fight Pass will want to sign up for ESPN+ to watch both the Fight Night and UFC pay-per-view events. This will give you live access to both the prelims and main card for all future UFC Fight Night events. You can then purchase the PPV events through the ESPN+ app. However, you will need to be located in the United States to stream the events. What happens if you want to watch your favorite fighter while traveling outside the country? The answer is to connect to a VPN server in the United States. Doing so will give you an IP address in the US and allow you to access content in the states. Here are some of our favorite VPNs for live sporting events.
How to Watch UFC Fight Night Events with a VPN
You will be able to access ESPN+ from abroad by following our guide:
- Sign up for ExpressVPN (includes a 30-day risk-free money-back guarantee)
- You can download the ExpressVPN app on as many devices as you want and connect on up to five at once. This is especially helpful when traveling.
- Connect to an ExpressVPN server in the United States.
- If you haven’t already, sign up for ESPN+ streaming service
- This will give you access to stream UFC Fight Night events. Just remember to connect to a VPN server in the US anytime you are outside the country.
- The ExpressVPN support team is available 24 hours a day to answer any questions.
UFC Fight Night Bouts
Here is the full list of fights for the main card. You can expect the bouts to start at 8:00 PM EST.
- Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson (Women Flyweight)
- Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Morono (Welterweight)
- Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal (Welterweight)
- Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogério de Lima (Heavyweight)
- Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie (Lightweight)
- Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill (Women Strawweight)
Interesting in prelims? If so you can watch them on ESPN+. The preliminary fights will start at 5:00 PM EST.
- Ben Rothwell vs. Philipe Lins (Heavyweight)
- Phil Hawes vs. Kyle Daukaus (Middleweight)
- Ludovit Klein vs. MikeTrizano (Featherweight)
- Ryan Benoit vs. Zarrukh Adashev (Flyweight)
- Park Jun-yong vs. Tafon Nchukwi (Middleweight)
- Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris (Welterweight)