Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just two more days away from its next pay-per-view (PPV) offering, as UFC 230 is set to go down this Saturday night (Nov. 3, 2018) inside Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y.
In the main event of the evening, current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) “champ-champ” Daniel Cormier will put his heavyweight title on the line against the heavy-hitting Derrick Lewis. With a win, “DC” loos to secure a big-money championship fight against Brock Lesnar before he puts a ribbon on his storied combat career.
In the co-main event, former Middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Ronaldo Souza will duke it out for a chance to get closer to a shot at the winner of the upcoming title fight between champion Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum, which is expected to go down in early 2019. Also, Israel Adesanya and Derek Brunson will tango in a pivotal 185-pound showdown which will allow the victor to move up the pecking order.
Before the fights go down, all of the combatants are putting the final touches of fight week in “The Big Apple.” From the official YouTube description:
On Episode 4 of UFC 230 Embedded, two-division champion Daniel Cormier sharpens all of his skills at Renzo Gracie’s New York City gym. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman feels at home alongside his coach Ray Longo and friend Gian Villante. At open workouts, middleweight Jacare Souza learns basketball skills on the fly, and heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis entertains the crowd. Weidman takes a break from shopping to make some media calls. Middleweight Derek Brunson enjoys time with his son, as opponent Israel Adesanya draws attention even in the middle of Times Square.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 230 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:15 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.