Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) continues to roll out its UFC 245 “Embedded” video blogs for this weekend’s end-of-year extravaganza, featuring a championship tripleheader available only by way of ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) on Sat., Dec. 14, 2019 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Headlining this weekend’s fight card will be the 170-pound grudge match pitting reigning welterweight kingpin, Kamaru Usman, opposite bitter rival and division No. 1 contender, Colby Covington. In addition, Max Holloway defends his featherweight title against Alexander Volkanovski, while Amanda Nunes gives Germaine De Randamie a second chance to make history on the PPV main card.
If you missed Episode 1 of UFC 245 “Embedded” click here.
From the UFC YouTube channel:
On Episode 2 of UFC 245 Embedded, welterweight title challenger Colby Covington enjoys the familiar faces and fond memories at a Las Vegas wrestling tournament. Featherweight title challenger Alexander Volkanovski cruises through his workout but struggles with a hotel mini-fridge. Featherweight king Max Holloway leads his team on a hike at Red Rock Canyon and demonstrates his questionable tracking skills. Double champ Amanda Nunes does media hits and sightsees in LA. UFC 245 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the three title fights taking place Saturday December 14. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV.
After scrolling through the YouTube comments I was troubled to see I’m not the only one who thinks Holloway sounds “sleepy” again, a condition that had ex-champion and UFC commentator, Michael Bisping, worried ahead of UFC 226 back in July 2018.
I would love nothing more than to be wrong.
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