UFC 263 Channel & Testing Information


Thank you for choosing to stream UFC 263 on Saturday, June 12. To ensure your best experience, please follow these steps below. If you are using a Roku device, click here.

1.) Log out of your UFC account (app or website)

If your account is still logged in from the last event, please log out before doing anything else. Your new activation will not go through if you remain signed in.

2.) Sign back in with your username and password

Your username is the email(s) you have given to Joe Hand Promotions. Unless you’ve changed it, your password should be joehand1.

3.) Test your stream as soon as possible

Your account should be activated already, but we urge you to test it as soon as possible. You can test now until the start of the event. You will know you are activated when you can play the LIVE Fight Pass 24/7 video. Use this feed to test your AV setup.

See screen examples below:

No padlock? You are ACTIVATED!
No padlock? You are ACTIVATED!
Padlock? You are NOT ACTIVATED!
Padlock? You are NOT ACTIVATED!
Call JHP immediately at 1-800-557-4263

Please note: If payment is not received by Friday at 12 p.m. ET, your account will be deactivated and you will need to use a backup account.

Click here for more detailed instructions on streaming setups and best practices!

Click here for special instructions for ROKU users!


Your DirecTV channel for UFC 263 will be available on channel 9539 in HD only.

You can test your signal by turning on channel 9539 anytime after 1 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Once activated, you should see the blue screen below. If not, please call JHP at 1-800-557-4263.

Please note: Activation can take up to an hour or two, especially on busy event days. If you just paid for the fight within the past hour or two, please wait before reaching out to us.

Dish Network

Your Dish Network channels for UFC 263 are channels 9698 in HD and 9696 in SD.

If you see any message along the lines of “programming not authorized,” please call Joe Hand Promotions at 1-800-557-4263.

Cox Cable

Your Cox Cable channel for UFC 263 will be 1974.

You can confirm the event is authorized once the countdown window opens. The image below is what will show when the service is activated.

If you see channel bars or an “off air” message after the countdown window starts, please contact the Cox Care center at 1-866-272-5777 or via chat. You can also contact Joe Hand Promotions at 1-800-557-4263 with any questions.

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