How to unlock fighters in UFC 5: Emelianenko, Ali, Tyson & Lee

Fedor Emelianenko in UFC 5Electronic Arts

UFC 5 features an expansive roster of exciting fighters, from boxing superstars Muhammad Ali, and Mike Tyson, to MMA greats like Fedor Emelianenko. Here’s exactly how to unlock these fighters in the game.

The latest installment in EA Sports’ MMA sim franchise is UFC 5 and it’s available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S/X. There’s a big number of fighters players can choose from in this title including some that come from outside of the UFC roster but are still available to use.

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Some of the most notable fighters in the game are Fedor Emelianenko, Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and Bruce Lee, so if you’re wondering exactly how you can get your hands on these stars in the game, we’ve got everything you need to know right here.

Here’s how to unlock Emelianenko, Ali, Tyson, and Lee in UFC 5.

Still shot of UFC 5Electronic Arts

How to unlock Emelianenko, Ali, Tyson & Lee in UFC 5

If you want to get your hands on these 4 great fighters in UFC, you’ll need to have pre-ordered a copy of the game prior to its launch on October 27, 2023. This is because they are all premium characters are were only made available to those who pre-ordered either the standard or deluxe editions of the game.

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There also are four additional Bruce Lee avatars that can be unlocked by purchasing the game’s Bruce Lee DLC bundle, which can be done by searching for it on the PlayStation or Xbox digital stores.

At the time of writing it’s currently unknown whether the four fighters will be made available to purchase for fans for weren’t able to pre-order the game but we’ll be sure to update this page if any official information is revealed in the future.

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While you’re here, make sure to check out our UFC 5 review.

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