UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski: All information including how to watch and live stream exclusively on BT Sport

Who will be crowned the lightweight champion of the world in Perth between Islam Makhachev and Alexander Volkanovski? How to watch and live stream UFC 284 exclusively on BT Sport.

By George Mills Published: 10 February 2023 - 12.22pm

We've already had a decent start to 2023 in the world of MMA - but there's no doubt this is the card fight fans have been waiting for since the turn of the year as UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski comes to BT Sport screens exclusively live on Saturday night.

It's a truly mouthwatering contest that sees Islam Makhachev defend his 155lb title for the first time against the reigning featherweight king and current pound-for-pound champion Alexander Volkanovski, in front of a fevered sold-out crowd in Perth, Australia.

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And if that’s not enough for you, there’s more world championship action coming your way in the co-main event when Yair Rodriguez and Josh Emmett contest for supremacy of the featherweight division in Volkanovski’s absence, looking to be crowned interim champion and secure the next shot at the undisputed title whenever Volk returns to his native weight class.

Jack Della Maddalena, one of Australia’s most talented prospects in years, also features prominently on what could be a true breakout night if he continues his ferocious run of four first round finishes since joining the UFC against a tough veteran in Randy Brown.

With all that and so much more coming your way at UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski, here's all you need to know to watch or live stream the fights exclusively live on BT Sport.

UFC 284 UK time: When is Makhachev vs Volkanovski?

The event will be shown exclusively live at 1am UK time (3am main card) overnight on Saturday 12 February across BT Sport's TV and digital platforms. 

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UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski Card

Islam Makhachev (c) vs Alexander Volkanovski - Lightweight

Yair Rodriguez vs Josh Emmett - Featherweight interim title

Jack Della Maddalena vs Randy Brown - Welterweight

Justin Tafa vs Parker Porter - Heavyweight

Jimmy Crute vs Alonzo Menifield - Light heavyweight

UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski prelims

Tyson Pedro vs Zhang Mingyang - Light heavyweight

Joshua Culibao vs Melski Baghdasaryan - Featherweight

Shannon Ross vs Kleydson Rodrigues - Flyweight

Jamie Mullarky vs Francisco Prado - Lightweight

What if I can't watch UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski live?

No problem! Our brilliant enhanced video player is available on both the BT Sport app on mobile and tablet and BTSport.com.

You won't miss miss a second of the action thanks to our interactive timeline, which lets you control your own viewing experience by allowing you to scroll back through the entire card - or skip to your preferred fight using our 'chapters' feature.

And most importantly, the entire card will remain available to watch spoiler-free immediately after broadcast - as it will on our large screen device app. Bookmark this page and return at your leisure to tune in from the outset.

You can also watch a replay of the fight card on BT Sport on the Sunday night following the fights. Check the TV Guide for more information.

How to live stream UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski on a phone or tablet

Subscribers wanting to watch the fights can open the BT Sport app on the Saturday night and follow the link at the top of the homepage.

The app is available to download for free on iOS and Android phones and tablets.

How to live stream UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski on a laptop

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How to watch UFC 284: Makhachev vs Volkanovski on TV

If you prefer watching all the action on the big screen, just head to BT Sport 1HD in time for the beginning of the event. BT TV customers can find us on channel 430, while Sky customers can head to channel 413 and Virgin Media viewers to channel 527.

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To make the switch to a spoiler-free home page, open up the app and click 'More' in the bottom corner.

Under 'Settings' change the 'Landing page' option from 'Home' to 'Spoiler-free replays'.

You will then need to exit and close your app. Once you reload the app, your home page will default to the 'Spoiler-free' tab in the Sports navigation menu.

Once you're done in spoiler-free mode, you can either revert your home page back to the default option - or simply navigate away from the spoiler-free tab and check out some of our other must-see content across the app.