UFC (Ultimate Fight Championship) is a US-based MMA Company. It is considered as the first combat sport with a huge fan base. Have you ever thought, Why UFC is being everyone’s favorite???… There are many reasons for that, we will list you a few.
- First and foremost reason is, UFC is featured with the worlds best well trained and top-ranked fighters.
- There is no fighting style restriction, you can experience different fighting styles in one place.
- UFC provides worldwide event under Eleven Weight Categories. And these fights are approved by the Unified Rules of MMA.
- It is considered to be the most subscribed and preferred event irrespective of it charges.
- Finally, you can expect the best fights with high powered punches.
UFC 229 was being the headlines over recent weeks. It is all because of the fighters involved in this match. It is none other than the McGregor vs Khabib UFC 229 Fight. It is not just a fight, I consider this as a battle of The Notorious against The Eagle.
If you want to watch UFC on Xbox then this article will guide you.
UFC on Xbox
On hearing the word Xbox, the first thing the strikes in mind is gaming. If you too think like that, better change that thought. Apart from gaming, Xbox can now be used for various other purposes. One can use Xbox to stream their favorite content, install applications, etc… One can even watch matches of UFC on Xbox.
Let us now see, how to stream UFC content on Xbox. We have two methods, Official and Un-Official method. The official method requires a paid subscription to stream UFC on Xbox. Whereas in unofficial method we will be using a third-party software to stream UFC 229 on Xbox for free.
Official Method to stream UFC on Xbox One & Xbox 360
Xbox live, is an online service which has an average of 50 million+ users all over the world. The Microsoft Store/ Xbox Live is like a virtual marketplace, where you can purchase and download applications (games) and other forms of multimedia.
To stream UFC fight on Xbox follow the steps…
- Launch your Xbox Store /Microsoft Store and log in to your account.
- Go to the search bar and type UFC TV.
- Under the App Section, UFC TV will appear. Select it.
- Now click on Get.
- The app will start to download. A notification will in short saying that the UFC TV app is installed.
The installation is done now. This application brings you with two options, you can watch the UFC content either on the basis of PPV or using a UFC FIGHT PASS. It offers some special deal subscriptions too.
- PPV – Pay-per-View, this means you need to pay certain charges to watch a single match.
- UFC FIGHT PASS – This is like a subscription. Unlike PPV, in this, you will get access to the biggest library of fights, including the week’s exclusive live event streams.
- The UFC FIGHT PASS has a 7 days free trial option. To use this option within the UFV TV app, visit UFC.tv/Xbox to subscribe the UFC’s Streaming service. After you purchased the subscription, enter the login details in Xbox to activate it and enjoy its service.
This trail option is only for new users. If you are an existing user, then you need to pay $64.99 for PPV and $92 for UFC Fight Pass. The cost is pretty high for a single match right?! Don’t worry, we got a special trick on our sleeve to get the UFC Fight Pass for One-third of the original price.
You might be wondering how the heck is this possible? It’s possible due to currency inflation. The cost of the PPV subscription varies according to the country and its currency value. For instance, the cost of PPV subscription is 920 Peso, if you are accessing from Philippines IP address. And 3282 Yen, if you are accessing from Japan.
Now when you convert this to USD, The cost is around USD 17 and USD 29 respectively. So the next question will be How to change your IP? To do so, you need a VPN like IPVanish. By using a VPN, you can change your IP address and protect your Identity. What are you waiting for?
After getting IPVanish, connect to the Philippines server. Now go to UFC official site and proceed to Buy UFC Fight Pass. You will see the cost in Peso, now proceed to payment and use PayPal to complete the payment.
Un-Official Method: Using Kodi to stream UFC on Xbox
Kodi was once known XBMC (Xbox Media Centre), has made a rapid growth in its technology and now it’s beyond Xbox. Kodi is an open source media player software. It is best known for its versatility and compatibility with different platforms and devices. Kodi has a huge number of add-ons. Using these add-ons we can stream all the media content. Streaming of content includes Movies, Sports, Tv shows, Music, Documentaries, PPV events and much more.
Initially, Xbox doesn’t support Kodi, but now it is officially available in the Xbox store. To know how to install Kodi on Xbox refer to the following guide.
After installing Kodi in your Xbox, you have to download UFC addon to stream UFC on Xbox. These Addons act as the portals, which helps you to stream the Media content. Here we are talking about how to watch UFC content, so we will suggest you with the best Add-ons and their location, in which you can find all the Contents related to UFC.
Planet MMA is the best addon which provides a complete, dedicated and promising platform for MMA and UFC coverage. Most of the content in this addon is all about UFC events. This addon has 30 categories which includes Fight Night Live, UFC calendar, Fight Spotlight, Ultimate Fighter Series, and much more. There is a What’s New section, under this you will have all the list of the latest news content in and around MMA and UFC. Planet MMA is found in Supremacy Repository.
Repo URL: http://supremacy.org.uk/zip/repo/
Follow the below steps to install Planet MMA on Kodi. Go to kodi home screen and select settings.
Select File manager from the system settings window.
Now Select Add Source.
Select None to add the external file source.
Now Enter the Repository URL and give any for the Reposiotry. And Click Ok.
Head back to addons menu in home screen.
Select Package installer icon at the top left cormer.
Select Install from Zip File
Select Supremacy Repository Source.
Wait for few seconds till the repo get installed. Once the installation is completes, you will be notified.
Now select Install from Repository option.
From the list of available repository, select supremacy Repository.
Select the category as video addons.
From the list of available addons, select Planet MMA.
Click install on the information window to install it.
After successful installation, you will receive a notification stating that addon installed.
Thus you had successfully installed planet MMA on Kodi. Now to stream live UFC 229 on Xbox
- Open PlanetMMA on Kodi.
- Select Fight Nive Live section.
- Under this section, you will be provided with the live event streams.
Fight Night Live section is exclusive for Live events. It will list out the schedule of current day event along with the event time. This is a one-click addon, so you won’t be facing any server issues.
These are the ways to stream UFC content on Xbox. We hope this will be informative and helpful to you. If you have any issues to watch UFC on Xbox, kindly comment below.