It all goes down tomorrow night (Sat., April 13, 2019) at UFC 236 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, as UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway moves up in weight to challenge streaking lightweight contender Dustin Poirier for the UFC’s interim 155-pound title. The co-main event will pit former Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum against undefeated rising star Israel Adesanya for the interim UFC middleweight strap.
In preparation for UFC’s PPV debut on ESPN+, the promotion has dropped the latest and greatest episode of UFC 236 “Embedded,” which can been seen above in its entirety. This time around the action focuses on weight-cut preparation, wardrobe tips, main card predictions, and more behind-the-scenes training.
From the official YouTube description:
On Episode 5 of UFC 236 Embedded, middleweight title contender Kelvin Gastelum takes in the view from his balcony. Opponent Israel Adesanya stays sharp by following his coaches’ instructions in the gym and remembering the drudgery of his desk job. Featherweight champion Max Holloway receives fashion feedback from heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Lightweight title contender Dustin Poirier predicts a Fight of the Night in his UFC 236 main event, then both headliners begin their weight cuts. UFC 236 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the two title fights taking place Saturday, April 13th on Pay-Per-View, available on ESPN Plus.
To see episode one, two, three, and four of ‘Embedded’ click here, here, here and here.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 236 fight card, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the ESPN+ PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.
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