Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just over 24 hours away from the upcoming UFC 220: “Miocic vs. Ngannou” pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, locked and loaded for TD Garden Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sat., Jan. 20, 2018.
As the UFC “Embedded” video blogs roll on, the promotion zeroes in on the heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic (champion) and Francis Ngannou (challenger), as well as the 205-pound showdown pitting light heavyweight kingpin Daniel Cormier opposite division power puncher Volkan Oezdemir.
From the official YouTube description of episode five:
On episode 5 of UFC 220 Embedded, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic endures his teammates’ teasing through a boxing gym workout. Light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir sticks to his training routine, while champion Daniel Cormier dives into his weight cut. Heavyweight challenger Francis Ngannou meets a fellow imposing Cameroonian, Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid. Tensions rise when the fighters attend UFC 220 media day at Fenway Park, with Cormier and Oezdemir continuing their standoff later at the hotel. UFC 220 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the world heavyweight championship bout at UFC 220: Miocic vs. Ngannou on Saturday, January 20th on Pay-Per-View.
If you missed episode four, watch it below:
Episodes 1-3 here, here, and here.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 220 fight card on fight night (CLICK HERE), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
To see the rest of the UFC 220 fight card and line up click here.