Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is inching closer to its upcoming UFC 221: “Rockhold vs. Romero” mixed martial arts (MMA) event on pay-per-view (PPV), locked and loaded for this Saturday night (Feb. 10, 2018) inside Perth Arena in Australia.
To help fans get hyped up for this weekend’s big shebang, the “Embedded” video series has made its return, featuring a closer look at the middleweight main event between Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero, as well as the heavyweight co-headliner pitting Mark Hunt opposite Curtis Blaydes.
From the official YouTube description:
On Episode 1 of UFC 221 Embedded, middleweight title contender Luke Rockhold braves the traffic patterns down under as he arrives in Perth to a traditional Australian meal. Opponent Yoel Romero braces himself for a week of media before his title showdown. Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes takes in the Big Game and recounts how he landed his big fight against local legend Mark Hunt. “The Super Samoan” moves into his fight week home, looks back on his career and hits the gym. Rockhold shops for organic produce and get Ali-inspired advice in the sauna. UFC 221 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the interim middleweight championship bout at UFC 221: Romero vs. Rockhold on Saturday, February 10th on Pay-Per-View.
Click here to watch episode one.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 221 fight card on fight night (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:30 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.
For much more on this weekend’s UFC 221 fight card click here.