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UFC 253 ‘Embedded’ video, Ep. 3: ‘He gassed out signing the poster’

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UFC 253 is set to go down this Saturday night (Sept. 26, 2020) from inside Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, as Israel Adesanya will defend his Middleweight title against Paulo Costa. In the co-headlining act, Jan Blachowicz will face Dominick Reyes for the right to be called the promotion’s newest Light Heavyweight champion.

Before then, get a behind-the-scenes look of the always-hectic final preparations each combatant must make during fight week thanks to the ever-present cameras of “Embedded.”

From the official YouTube description:

Kai Kara France and champ Israel Adesanya train, bolstered by their COVID-era camp. Challenger Paulo Costa does interviews and signs posters. Jan Blachowicz hits the game room; Adesanya takes the game to his room for a UFC4 rematch.

To see episodes one and two of “Embedded” click here and here.

Remember that MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 253 fight card this weekend, starting with the early ESPN 2/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance (also on ESPN 2/ESPN+) at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

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