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UFC 242 ‘Embedded’ video (Ep. 5): ‘Everybody try to smash me in media’

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Reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will try to keep his perfect MMA record in tact tomorrow afternoon (Sat., Sept. 7, 2019) at UFC 242 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, when he defends his tbelt against surging interim titleholder Dustin Poirier, who is coming off a unanimous decision win over pound-for-pound standout Max Holloway.

In advance to Khabib’s lightweight title defense against Poirier, the promotion has released the latest and greatest episode of UFC 242 “Embedded,” which can be seen in the above video player. This time around, the action focuses on final fight preparations, official weigh ins, and a backstage chat between Khabib and UFC president Dana White.

From the official YouTube description:

On Episode 5 of UFC 242 Embedded, Thursday brings about Ultimate Media Day. Lightweights Paul Felder and Edson Barboza talk about the differences they expect from their impending rematch, and divisional champ Khabib Nurmagomedov chats backstage with UFC President Dana White. Opponents face off, with staredowns that feature featherweights Zubaira Tukhugov and Lerone Murphy, flyweights Joanne Calderwood and Andrea Lee, heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Shamil Abdurakhimov and lightweights Islam Makhachev and Davi Ramos. Finally, Nurmagomedov squares off with interim champion Dustin Poirier, promising a definitive result in the main event. All of the athletes hit their goals at Friday morning’s official weigh-in, which is attended by newly-crowned strawweight champion Weili Zhang. UFC 242 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the lightweight unification bout taking place Saturday, September 7th at a special time of 2 pm ET/11 am PT. Order the Pay-Per-View at

See the entire UFC 242 fight card and line up here. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 242 fight card on Saturday (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FX Network at 12 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

For much more on UFC 242 check out our complete event archive by clicking here.

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