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UFC 243 ‘Embedded’ video, Ep. 3: Israel Adesanya mingles with NBA champion Paul Pierce

We’re just a few more days from UFC 243, which is set to go down this Saturday night (Oct. 5, 2019) inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, and will feature a Middleweight title unification bout between Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya on pay-per-view via ESPN+.

In the co-main event, Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker will battle it out in a pivotal Lightweight bout, while Tai Tuivasa battles Sergey Spivac in Heavyweight action.

Before all of the combatants throw down in “The Land Down Under,” take a look at all of the hustle and bustle they go through during fight week thanks to the ever-present cameras of “Embedded.”

From the official YouTube description.

On Episode 3 of UFC 243 Embedded, interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya meets NBA legend Paul Pierce, gets his own championship ring, and trains alongside lightweight teammates Dan Hooker and Brad Riddell, who are also on the fight card. Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa drops weight and sharpens skills in the gym. At fighter check-in, lightweight Al Iaquinta makes plans for Hawaii with welterweight Maki Pitolo, bantamweight Khalid Taha pays respects to divisional king Henry Cejudo, welterweight Dhiego Lima gets food delivered, and middleweight champion Robert Whittaker keeps it understated as he braces for “the biggest fight ever.”

To see episodes one and two of “Embedded” click here and here. And to see the entire UFC 243: “Whittaker vs Adesanya” fight card click here.

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