The UFC returns after one-week break on Saturday with UFC 251, and the promotion’s in style “Embedded” collection is again to assist construct the joy forward of the motion.
UFC 251 takes place in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The primary card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Combat Go/ESPN+.
After the late addition of Kamaru Usman (16-1 MMA, 11-Zero UFC) vs. Jorge Masvidal (35-13 MMA, 12-6 UFC) for the welterweight on late discover, three title fights are official with Alexander Volkanovski (21-1 MMA, 8-Zero UFC) vs. Max Holloway (21-5 MMA, 17-5 UFC) set to rematch for the featherweight belt within the co-main occasion and Jose Aldo (28-6 MMA, 10-5 UFC) vs. Petr Yan (14-1 MMA, 6-Zero UFC) for the vacant bantamweight strap on the cardboard, too.
The primary episode of “Embedded” follows the big-name stars on the high of the cardboard as they journey to Abu Dhabi and settle into the “protected zone” arrange across the “FIght Island” occasions. Right here’s the UFC’s description:
Athletes like Max Holloway, Paige VanZant and Rose Namajunas get pleasure from caviar, PJs and doorways on a UFC-chartered jet to Abu Dhabi. When the principle occasion modifications, champ Kamaru Usman’s new opponent Jorge Masvidal arrives in Las Vegas for his spherical of assessments.