Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just days away from its UFC 245 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 big shebang will be the 170-pound grudge match pitting reigning welterweight kingpin, Kamaru Usman, opposite bitter rival and division No. 1 contender, Colby Covington, who take center stage in the first episode of UFC 245 “Embedded.”
The UFC YouTube channel elaborates:
On Episode 1 of UFC 244 Embedded, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman goes from “scruffy” to polished at home and then hits the gym for more finishing touches. Rival Colby Covington arrives in Las Vegas and dedicates his upcoming success to a famous family. Featherweight title challenger Alexander Volkanovski makes the long trip from New Zealand with teammate and UFC 245 flyweight Kai Kara France. Featherweight champion Max Holloway works out and horses around with his team at UFC Performance Institute. 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.
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