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UFC 243 open workout videos for ‘Whittaker vs Adesanya’ in Melbourne

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UFC 243 Whittaker v Adesanya: Open Workouts Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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:

Robert Whittaker:

Israel Adesanya:

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.

Dan Hooker:

Al Iaquinta:

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.