Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero will collide in the main event later tonight (Sat., Mar. 7, 2020) at UFC 248 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, as “Last Stylebender” puts his undisputed UFC middleweight title on the line for the very first time. In the co-main event, newly-crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Weili Zhang will defend her belt for the first time against former champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
With just hours left before the PPV main card unfolds from Sin City, the promotion has released the latest and final episode of UFC 248 “Embedded,” which can be seen in the above video player. This time around, the action focuses on official weigh ins, ceremonial staredowns, and a new hairdo for the man known as “Sugar.”
From the official YouTube description:
The UFC 248 stars make weight Friday morning. Sean O’Malley watches tape and gets his hair braided. Champ Zhang Weili faces Joanna Jedrzejczyk and champ Israel Adesanya faces Yoel Romero at the PM weigh-in, with former champ Tony Ferguson backstage.
Only thing left to do is fight. And with two title bouts leading a talent-rich lineup of young contenders and rising stars, UFC 248 may deliver more than promised later tonight in Vegas.
If you missed episodes one, two, three, four, and five of UFC 248 “Embedded” click here, here, here, here, and here.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 248 fight card below, starting with the Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.