UFC, DirecTV Resolve Issue To Provide UFC 234 This Saturday
We have a 1 fight deal for this weekend with @directv for Whittaker vs Gastelum and Adesanya vs Silva. So it will be on DirecTV and in bars and on every other platform. I will have this shit all worked out in the next couple weeks. Thank u pic.twitter.com/BkcDINaMdo
— Dana White (@danawhite) February 8, 2019
For now, UFC fans that use DirecTV for pay-per-view are in luck.
The two sides have reached an agreement to provide Saturday’s UFC 234: Whittaker vs. Gastelum event on DirecTV, with the promise of resolving the matter in the coming weeks.
“We have a one fight deal for this weekend with DirecTV for Whittaker vs. Gastelum and Adesanya vs. Silva,” UFC president Dana White posted on Twitter. “So it will be on DirecTV and in bars and on every other platform. I will have this shit all worked out in the next couple weeks.”
The card features Robert Whittaker defending his middleweight title vs. Kelvin Gastelum from Australia.
Below is the current fight card:
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MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)
UFC Middleweight Championship
Robert Whittaker (c) vs. Kelvin Gastelum
Middleweight: Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva
Bantamweight: Rani Yahya vs. Ricky Simon
Lightweight: Devonte Smith vs. Dong Hyun Ma
Light Heavyweight: Sam Alvey vs. Jim Crute
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN/8 p.m. ET)
Featherweight: Shane Young vs. Austin Arnett
Female Flyweight: Montana De La Rosa vs. Nadia Kasseum
Flyweight: Kai-Kara France vs. Raulian Paiva
Bantamweight: Teruto Ishihara vs. Kyung Ho Kang
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)
Lightweight: Lando Vannata vs. Marcos Rosa
Lightweight: Jalin Turner vs. Callan Potter
Bantamweight: Wuliji Buren vs. Jonathan Martinez