The UFC returns after a one-week break Saturday with UFC 251, and the promotion’s well-liked “Embedded” sequence is again to assist construct the thrill forward of the motion.
UFC 251 takes place in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The principle card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on UFC Battle Cross/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 sixth episode of “Embedded” follows the featured fighters as combat week continues, as they end up their last preparations. After media obligations, the fighters hit the scales and sq. off for the ultimate time earlier than combat night time.
Max Holloway makes use of the Abu Dhabi air to chop weight; Alexander Volkanovski sticks to a sauna. Kamaru Usman talks about going through Jorge Masvidal. After official weigh-ins, Dana White presides over faceoffs between opponents, together with Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo.
Atone for earlier episodes: