How to watch UFC on DStv

How to Watch UFC on DSTV

Would you like to watch a UFC match on DStv rather than on Netflix? Are you wondering which DStv channel airs fights with your favorite MMA artists? If yes, then you’re on the right page. In this article, I will walk you through how to watch UFC on DStv, so you won’t miss any of the fights.

DStv is a direct broadcast satellite service that serves Sub-Saharan Africa. The pay television service is available in over 50 countries, including Nigeria, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.

It is well-known for providing free access to Showmax, a dedicated channel for WWE, fascinating lifestyle shows, featured sports channels, etc.

SuperSport 6 is exclusive to DStv, providing a platform to watch UFC matches and other sports. SS6 offers live, HD streaming of UFC matches and is accessible on channel 226. Read on, as we walk you through how to watch UFC matches on DStv.

Requirements to Watch UFC Matches on DStv

You must possess the following to watch UFC on DStv.

  • An installed DSTV decoder and dish with DStv Compact Plus subscription
  • Your DSTV remote control to enable you change channel, adjust volume, etc.
  • A television set, preferably 32″ LED or 43″ UHD

Related: How to Watch UFC Matches on Netflix.


Reasons to Watch UFC on DStv

Below are the major reasons why you should watch the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matches on DStv.

  • Unlimited streaming without data charges
  • Live and HD viewing
  • User-friendly interface
  • Smooth video buffering

Three Steps to Watch UFC on DStv

Follow the instructions below to watch UFC on DStv:

  • Check if your DStv decoder is connected to your TV. Also, confirm your DStv subscription.
  • Turn on your TV and DStv decoder.
  • Once your DSTV has loaded, tune to channel 226. (Your TV will then start streaming the sport.)
SuperSport on DStv

But if you’re not subscribed to Compact Plus yet, you can change your plan via the steps below.

  • Download the MyDStv App from Google Play Store or Apple Store.
  • Launch the app and sign in to your account.
  • Tap “Change package”.
  • Select “Compact Plus”.
  • Follow the prompts to complete the upgrade process.

UFC Events that are Available on DStv

Below is list of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matches that you can watch on DStv:

  • UFC “Numbered” events, which currently airs on Pay-Per-View (PPV) platforms
  • UFC “Fight Night” events, which presently airs on ESPN+
  • UFC “The Ultimate Fighter Finale” events, which currently airs on ESPN+
  • UFC on ABC events, which presently airs on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) network
  • UFC on ESPN events, which currently airs on ESPN
  • UFC on Fox events, which presently airs on Fox
  • UFC Live events

UFC Fighters to Watch Out For on DStv

As of now, there are 2,938 fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), comprising of 2,658 male athletes and 280 female athletes. Here is a list of the most popular MMA UFC male and female fighters worldwide.

Male UFC Fighters

  • Danny Abbadi – Lightweight
  • Nariman Abbassov – Lightweight
  • Tank Abbott – Heavyweight
  • Hamdy Abdelwahab – Heavyweight
  • Shamil Abdurakhimov – Heavyweight
  • Daichi Abe – Welterweight
  • Papy Abedi – Middleweight
  • Klidson Abreu – Light Heavyweight
  • Scott Adams – Heavyweight
  • John Adajar – Welterweight
  • Ricardo Abreu – Middleweight
  • Juan Adams – Heavyweight
  • Anthony Adams – Middleweight
  • Zarrukh Adashev – Flyweight
  • Israel Adesanya – Middleweight
  • Fabio Agu – Middleweight
  • Sam Adkins – Light Heavyweight
  • Nick Agallar – Lightweight
  • Marcello Aguiar – Welterweight
  • Kevin Aguilar – Featherweight

Female UFC Fighters

  • Mariya Agapova – Women’s Flyweight
  • Jessica Aguilar – Women’s Strawweight
  • Patricia Alujas – Women’s Strawweight
  • Estefani Almeida – Women’s Flyweight
  • Sarah Alpar – Women’s Flyweight
  • JJ Aldrich – Women’s Flyweight
  • Irina Alekseeva – Women’s Bantamweight
  • Ericka Almeida – Women’s Strawweight
  • Alexandra Albu – Women’s Strawweight
  • Shauna Bannon – Women’s Strawweight
  • Shayna Baszler – Women’s Bantamweight
  • Maycee Barber – Women’s Flyweight
  • Nina Nunes – Women’s Flyweight
  • Viviane Araujo – Women’s Fllyweight
  • Izabela Badurek – Women’s Strawweight
  • Rayanne Amanda – Women’s Strawweight
  • Jaqueline Amorim – Women’s Strawweight
  • Megan Anderson – Women’s Featherweight
  • Jessica Andrade – Women’s Strawweight
  • Deanna Bennett – Women’s Flyweight

Upcoming UFC Events that Would Air on DStv

  • March 2, 2024 – UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev, would take place at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • March 9, 2024 – UFC 299: O’Malley vs. Vera 2, would take place at Kaseya Center, Miami, Florida, USA
  • March 16, 2024 – UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura, would take place at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • March 23, 2024 – UFC Fight Night: Ribas vs. Namajunas, would take place at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • March 30, 2024 – UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot, would take place at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
  • April 6, 2024 – UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs. Allen, would take place at UFC Apex, LV, Nevada, USA
  • April 13, 2024 – UFC 300: Pereira vs. Hill   , would take place at T-Mobile Arena, LV, Nevada, USA
  • April 27, 2024 – UFC Fight Night 243, would take place at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • May 4, 2024 – UFC 301, would take place at RioArena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • May 11, 2024 – UFC Fight Night 244, would take place at Enterprise Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • May 18, 2024 – UFC Fight Night 245, TBD station
  • June 1, 2024 – UFC 302, would take place at Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA
  • June 22, 2024 – UFC Fight Night 246, would take place at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • June 29, 2024 – UFC 303 , would take place at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • September 14, 2024 – UFC 306, would take place at Sphere, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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