While most of the world was sleeping, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its open workouts for the upcoming UFC 243: “Whittaker vs. Adesanya” pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) event, airing this Sat. night (Oct. 5, 2019) on ESPN+ from inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
UFC 243 will be headlined by the five-round middleweight title unification bout between reigning division champion, Robert Whittaker, and current interim 185-pound titleholder, Israel Adesanya. Check out their open workout videos below:
In the UFC 243 co-main event, lightweight “Hangman,” Dan Hooker, looks to dazzle the hometown crowd against former title contender “Ragin’” Al Iaquinta. They also worked up a sweat for the crowd “Down Under” in the embedded videos below.
For much more on this weekend’s UFC 243 PPV event, which also features the heavyweight showdown between Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa and Sergey “The Polar Bear” Spivak, click here.